The Fish Cottage



Seafood Restaurant & Takeaway

Fish Cottage Sandsend located 20yds from the beach in the beautiful seaside village of Sandsend, we’re just a short drive from the popular fishing town of Whitby, North Yorkshire.

Fish Cottage Robin Hoods Bay is our second site, serving traditional fish and chips. Located in the heart of Robin Hoods Bay, North Yorkshire

We have a real love for the sea and pride ourselves in serving the finest, locally caught sustainable fish and seafood.

Festive Opening Hours

  • Tuesday 19th Dec Open
  • Wednesday 20th Dec Open
  • Sunday 24th Dec 11:30 – 5pm
  • Monday 25th Dec closed
  • Tuesday 26th Dec closed
  • Wednesday 27th Dec Open
  • New Years Eve Open
  • New Years Day Open
  • Tuesday 2nd Jan 24 Open
  • Wed 3rd Jan 24 Open
  • Jan 8th – Jan 26th closed for maintenance 
  • Re-Open as normal Jan 27th

1st Fish & Chip Restaurant in Sandsend | EST 2020


We recommend making a reservation. You must provide names and contact numbers when dining with us.  Guests are welcome to arrive without a reservation on the understanding that we may not be able to seat you.

Sandsend Restaurant Opening Hours

  • Monday 11:30 – 10pm (last seating 8pm)
  • Tuesday closed 
  • Wednesday closed
  • Thursday 11:30 – 10pm (last seating 8pm)
  • Friday 11:30 – 10pm (last seating 8pm)
  • Saturday 11:30 – 10pm (last seating 8pm)
  • Sunday 11:30 – 7pm (last seating 5pm)

Dine Outdoors at Fish Cottage

Enjoy the best of Fish Cottage in our beautiful garden. A lovely place to relax, especially on warmer, sunnier days. Parasols are provided to protect guests from the changeable Sandsend weather. The upper terrace area is for restaurant customers only, but we review this daily depending on how busy we are.

No Reservations On The TerraceTables are allocated on a first come, first served basis.


We’ve recently changed our policy on dogs. So, from 1st December ‘23 onwards well behaved dogs are now allowed in the restaurant too. They must be kept on a lead at all times. We reserve the right to refuse entry if we have any doubts about our guest’s comfort or safety. 

Well behaved dogs are allowed in the garden and terrace area as always. It should go without saying, but if your dog leaves a deposit, you must clean it up. Thank you.

Just A Takeaway?

When our takeaway hatch is open please feel free to grab your food and drinks, take them home, to the beach or use any available tables. Tables are allocated on a first come, first served basis. The upper terrace area is for restaurant customers only, we review this daily depending on the weather and how busy we are.

Sandsend Takeaway Opening Hours

  • Monday 11:30 – 7pm
  • Tuesday closed 
  • Wednesday closed
  • Thursday 11:30 – 7pm
  • Friday 11:30 – 7:30pm
  • Saturday 11:30 – 7:30pm
  • Sunday 11:30 – 5pm