The Seabirds Inn

“Definitely one for fish lovers”



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Just under two miles east of this 200-year-old village pub is the distinctive chalk promontory of Flamborough Head and its famous 1806 lighthouse, which you can tour. A welcoming place, with inviting log fires in winter, the inn makes the most of the neighbouring North Sea with plenty of fish dishes, particularly haddock fillet Mornay; pan-seared sea bass; and luxury fish pie. In other respects, the menu sticks to staples like slow-cooked British beef in shortcrust pastry, with shallots and red wine gravy; chargrilled chicken breast with garlic butter; oven-roasted fresh salmon; and trio of sausages with mash and garden peas. Sunday lunchtime regulars are leg of lamb, topside of beef, pork loin and turkey crown, all with Yorkshire pudding, golden roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables.

The Seabirds Inn
Tower Street, FLAMBOROUGH, YO15 1PD


About the area

Discover East Riding of Yorkshire

Yorkshire’s East Riding is the only one left of a trio of ‘ridings’ which existed up until 1974. The North and West are gone, to be replaced by North, South and West Yorkshires. The East Riding rises up from the Hull side of the Humber estuary, until it reaches Flamborough Head. This is an impressive headland with sheer white cliffs, serving as a home to large colonies of seabirds. The area is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and a Special Area of Conservation (SAC).

The county has plenty of beachy coast, including the seaside towns of Hornsea and Bridlington. The first of these is between the sea and a large freshwater lake called Hornsea Mere. This is also an SSSI and an SAC, and is great for watersports and fishing. The area was also known for its pottery, which has sadly gone into decline in recent years. Further north, Bridlington is a family-friendly summer beach resort. Kingston upon Hull is the largest city in the county, and was one of the few places outside London that suffered widespread bombing during WW2. It’s long ago come back from that though, and was the 2017 UK City of Culture. 


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