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Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway

12-14 North Lane, Headingley, Leeds LS6 3HE, England
+44 113 232 3344
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“mushy peas” (9 reviews)
“haddock” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Fast Food, British, French, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
12-14 North Lane, Headingley, Leeds LS6 3HE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a sad state of affairs. This was one of our favourite fish & chip restaurants anywhere, but talk about downhill this is Olympic proportions. We ordered & half an hour later our food arrived. The chips were scrawny bits of potato, the batter on...More

1  Thank PhilB505
givememorewine, Owner at Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi there I am sorry you had such a terrible experience.. can you please tell me what day you came? I cN then see who was serving you? If you give me a direct email address I would like to personally invite you back for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Top notch fish and chips! Lovely crispy but soft batter. Chunky and well cooked chips. And some perfect mushy peas to top it all off. I would definitely recommend!

Thank Jack D
CharlieBretts, General Manager at Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jack D Thank you for taking the time out to review our restaurant. We are so glad that you would recommend us and we very much look forward to seeing you next time. many kind regards All the CB team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charlie Brett must be turning in his grave. I know it was late, 20 mins before closing time, but you took my order and my money and produced a meal thatg I would not have fed to my dog. Five mins later the shutter came...More

1  Thank ough2nj
CharlieBretts, General Manager at Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ough2nj We appreciate all feedback and take all postives and negatives on board. We have investigated with the kitchen team and management and have checked with our in house CCTV and camera's, We were actually nearer to 5 mins to closing and we had...More

Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

We were coming back to Headingley to reminisce our student days, way back in 1984, our first year. Lupton Flats is where we lived. A pint at The Original Oak. And 33 years later, the new generation of students enjoying themselves. After that it was...More

Thank Javid R
CharlieBretts, General Manager at Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Javid Thank you for your lovely comments. We are so happy you enjoyed your fish and chips with us. We very much look forward to seeing you on your next visit. kind regards All the CB team

Reviewed January 21, 2018

As fairly regular customers at North Lane I have to say one weakness of Charlie Bretts has always been the weakness of their cafetiere/filter coffee. It often seems they measure the input in teaspoons rather than heaped desertspoons of ground after-dinner grade roast beans. Better...More

Thank AdrianHeadingley
CharlieBretts, General Manager at Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Adrian Thank you for taking the time out to review our Headingley restaurant. We have been serving Fish and Chips the Brett's way for nearly 100 years and we are so pleased you enjoyed your dinner. We are looking at new ways into serving...More

Reviewed September 30, 2017

If you love quiet places, and good food, go for it! It is one of the loveliest restaurant I've been too while I was living in England. it is one of these places that make you feel welcome as soon as you come in. I...More

Thank Lili-Faust
CharlieBretts, General Manager at Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2017

Dear Lili-Faust, Thank you so much for reviewing our restaurant. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. We very much look forward to seeing you on your next visit. From all the CB team

Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Great relaxed atmosphere and setting. Really enjoyed the battered plaice and my wife enjoyed the haddock.

Thank Emma M
CharlieBretts, General Manager at Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

Thank you for your review. We look forward to a seeing you next time. All the CB team

Reviewed September 15, 2017

This restaurant offers a varied selection of seafood based dishes and has a very attractive interior. Offers good service and value for money.

Thank David H
CharlieBretts, General Manager at Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

Thank you for your review. We all look forward to seeing you on your next visit. From all the CB team.

Reviewed August 24, 2017

Charlie Bretts is a pretty place in the residential street of Headingley, with pleasant décor and a lovely outdoor terrace (when it does not rain, that is). We went on a Monday night and there was just another table of people eating, so we had...More

Thank Lucio F
CharlieBretts, General Manager at Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Dear Lucio, Thank you so much for reviewing our restaurant. We are very glad that you enjoyed your experience with us and we would like to thank you for your kind words. We have recently developed our outdoor terrace area as well as our 'new'...More

Reviewed August 18, 2017

We travelled from Cheshire to see a Leeds Rhinos game. We wanted to eat at Brett's as we had heard how good it was. It appears that on match days there is only a limited menu with no starters available and a choice of three...More

Thank MuchtravelledCheadle
CharlieBretts, General Manager at Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Dear MuchlovedCheadle, Thank you for taking the time out to review Charlie Brett's Headingley. We hope you enjoyed your fish and chips. With regards to Rhino's games, we always have a limited menu on and have done for over 15 years on match day's. We...More

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Richard F
April 7, 2018|
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Response from Solomos | Reviewed this property |
Dear Richard Thank you for your enquiry. We very much look forward to welcoming you to Charlie Bretts on North Lane. Kind regards All the CB team
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Josh B
September 28, 2017|
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Response from PeterScott-Leeds | Property representative |
Beef dripping. The ONLY medium for Yorkshire Fish and Chips.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$13 - $43
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12-14 North Lane, Headingley, Leeds LS6 3HE, England (Formerly Bretts Fish Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds  >  Headingley
  • Phone Number: +44 113 232 3344
  • E-mail
Description
A headingley & Leeds institution that has been feeding the public since 1919. We specialise in Fish and modern british cooking in the restaurant and have a famous takeaway section with its own dining area. Reservations and walk-ins accepted. Fresh fish delivered daily and a wonderful award winning wine and beer list. We look forward to your visit soon.
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