Staithes Festival of Arts and Heritage

Staithes Festival has established itself as one of the friendliest festival on the coast – a must-go-to event in the regional arts calendar.

During the weekend some 100+ cottages in the village become temporary art galleries in a unique selling exhibition. Staithes heritage is also celebrated in fossils, fishing, historic photographs and film shows.

North York Moors, Scarborough Borough Council and Welcome to Yorkshire
Light Art

Glenn Kilpatrick

Where to Eat and Drink in Staithes

Staithes has two pubs in the old village: the Royal George and the Cod and Lobster serving food and drink all day throughout the Festival. There are a variety of cafe’s and tearooms: Dotty’s Vintage Tearoom, the Seadrift Cafe on the harbourside. The Beacon Farm Ice Cream van will also be on the habourside. Lyth’s Butchers will be open on Saturday morning for meat and vegetables and throughout Saturday for locally made pies and sausage rolls. The Lisa Chapman will be cooking at the Endeavour restaurant. The Cobbles will be open for dinner but booking is recommended. At the top of the village there is the popular Tea Shop,  the newly refurbished Captain Cook Inn and Excelsior Fish and Chips.

Beyond the village in Dalehouse the Fox & Hounds serves food along with the Fox at Roxby. At Goldsborough there is the highly respected Fox & Hounds restaurant. The Estbek, the Hart Inn and the Bridge Cottage Bistro are at Sandsend as is the upmarket Raithwaite Hall. Dunsley Hall is under new management. At Port Mulgrave the lovely Ship Inn is a licensed tea room and B & B.

In addition local home owners will open their houses as pop-up tea-rooms and cafes.

All the food and drink outlets will be marked on the map in the Festival programme

If you would like to be considered as a caterer during the Festival click here.