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The Wetherby Whaler

#119 of 664 Restaurants in York
#143 of 750 Places to Eat in York
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Ings Lane | Nether Poppleton, York, England
01904 784500
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 17
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  • 8
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistently good

The quality of food in this restaurant is always of a good standard. Haddock and chips cost £8.90, which includes a hot drink plus bread and butter. Fish has light and crispy batter. We were served quickly even though the staff were busy dealing with a bus party. Located just off the outer ring... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Durham, United Kingdom
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kidderminster
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We visited here because I had seen in online and read some of the reviews. All I can say is we found it excellent. The staff were brilliant very polite and seemed very genuine. Ben was our waiter and Wetherby Whaler you should be giving this guy a pay rise and promotion! He has excellent people skills he was excellent... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Always delicious and great value for money - as evidenced by us visiting every fortnight. Staff are always friendly and helpful. Best fish and chips inland.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The quality of food in this restaurant is always of a good standard. Haddock and chips cost £8.90, which includes a hot drink plus bread and butter. Fish has light and crispy batter. We were served quickly even though the staff were busy dealing with a bus party. Located just off the outer ring road with parking both next to... More 

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york england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I've been going here for years. greta fish and chips (and other things) in a pleasant environment. Now I have to eat Gluten free food I am relieved that I can get that here. Even the Gluten free bread tastes good! Easy to find an lots of free parking.

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Billingham-on-Tees, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I love my Fish and Chips. Its my favorite dish and its the dish that this country is known for world wide. It's something to be taken seriously. Everything should be right from the batter, the Fish itself, and of course the Chips. Getting it right, is an art form. People have worked a whole life time getting it prefect.... More 

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York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We called in mid-week after visiting a local amateur art exhibition. It was not busy & we were duly pointed towards a table rather than shown to one! We ordered standard fare of Haddock Chips & Mushy peas x 2 (one large Haddock) with bread & butter & tea for two. The tea arrived almost immediately rather than with the... More 

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Boldon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Fish and chips were freshly cooked to order and were delicious!! Staff friendly and pleasant - I'll certainly return soon

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Excellent food. The Great British Takeaway - Fish & Chips and more at this takeaway and restaurant. Well cooked and always piping hot. The restaurant area is spacious and comfortable. Wide selection menu and special deals for Senior Citizens. Highly recommended!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This fish & chip restaurant always maintains a high quality menu and service. The three course senior meal with tea, bread & butter is excellent value.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Travelled from barnsley purely as it's the only fish and chip shop open on Sundays nearest my house. Lovely food

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Additional Information about The Wetherby Whaler

Address: Ings Lane | Nether Poppleton, York, England
Phone Number: 01904 784500
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: British, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ings Lane | Nether Poppleton, York, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: 01904 784500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?