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The Fishermans Wife

9 Weetwood Lane, Headingley, Leeds LS16 5LT, England
+44 113 278 5679
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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11:45 am - 9:30 pmAll hours
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Weetwood Lane, Headingley, Leeds LS16 5LT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very easy access fish restaurant in Headingley which has just changed hands. The new Team are working hard to ensure good quality and value for customers but significant improvements naturally take a little time. Extensive menu to suit all tastes and appetites. Don't be...More

1  Thank check_check
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch I visited the fishermans wife todo with some friends. I had cod Nd chips my friends both had the haddock sll three mains were beautiful light crispy batter perfo cooked chips homemade tartare sauce and mushy peas by far the best fish n chips...More

1  Thank Samguin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a lovely little find , all twinkling lights and Noelean the front of house and server made us very welcome .... She was knowledgeable with the menu I can only say it's a must try and you won't be disappointed 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

1  Thank Trio646903
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Under new ownership. Busy Saturday evening only two staff on duty. One young boy chasing his tail one young girl who needed a rocket behind her. Tables uncleared Fish and chops were fabulous but we had to try very hard to attract attention. We waited...More

Thank GPB45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are staying at the village hotel Leeds north. My niece who lives in Leeds recommended the restaurant. We would highly recommend the restaurant for the food , & for excellent service. A huge thank you to Noreen (Friday night manager) who rescued us ,...More

1  Thank Sharon B
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Very peaceful, well organised and friendly fish and chip diner. Nice staff and excellent meals. Well worth a sit down meal but, takeaways are also available.

Thank WalkingPoint
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Lovely fish and chips but this is the second time i have been and noticed a terrible smell (toilets or drains) as you enter. More people would go if this were eradicated. Good value for money

1  Thank Oedipa
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

We've been here around 12 times now in the past couple of years. We've had all types of fish, scampi, pies, sausages, all condiments and so on. Never ever had a bad meal. The tastiest batter I've ever tried. A sell as the best food,...More

2  Thank Toni P
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

You'll see I've reviewed this several times. It's been a favourite place for good Yorkshire fish and chips whenever we were in Leeds. Very disappointed last night. Not enough to formally complain but definitely not what it was. My fish was pretty meaty at one...More

1  Thank GPB45
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Popped in on Maundy Thursday, went for the large haddock, too much for me to finish, but it was delicious. Mate had battered halloumi which he loved

1  Thank football_spoon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:45 am - 9:00 pm
11:45 am - 9:00 pm
11:45 am - 9:30 pm
11:45 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Weetwood Lane, Headingley, Leeds LS16 5LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds  >  Headingley
  • Phone Number: +44 113 278 5679
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The Fisherman's Wife is delighted to have taken over Bryan's iconic fish and chip restaurant and takeaway located in Headingley, Leeds. Our speciality is simply serving excellent fish and chips to the people of Headingley, and with over 50 years of cooking experience, you are guaranteed a great meal with every visit. You can now benefit from a friendly relaxing atmosphere, a newly modernised menu, and lowered prices when you visit our air conditioned, fully licensed restaurant and takeaway. We are also now serving both skinless and boneless haddock and cod. We only use the finest quality produce, our fish is sustainably sourced from the cold deep waters of Iceland and Norway, our potatoes are locally grown and freshly cut and cooked on-site daily, and our delicious homemade desserts are definitely worth a try.
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