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“As good as it gets”
Review of Mother Hubbard's

Mother Hubbard's
Ranked #15 of 355 Restaurants in Scarborough
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
England
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27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“As good as it gets”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

We have tried the majority of fish & chip serving restaurants in Scarborough and this has to be the best.

Service is always quick and efficient but the best thing about Mother Hubbards is the quality of the fish and chips. The fish always tastes of fish (sounds strange but some places do sell tasteless fish, usually having been frozen), and the chips are well cooked and plentiful.

There is an extensive menu which also includes a gluten free option.

The price is very reasonable and they have recently started accepting credit cards.

There are currently stairs to climb to access the restaurant but I believe that they have lift access planned for later this year.

  • Visited March 2013
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1 Thank Elvis-World-Tour
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Doncaster
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Excellent fish and chips!”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

My wife and I went for a meal about 5pm on Saturday evening after it being recommended by a number of people to us.

We both had the medium haddock and chips with peas and had a bottle of Chardonnay. There is a limited wine menu and they are publicising that they now take credit cards.

The menu was limited with chips being served with everything, but if you're going for good fish and chips then the quality in my opinion is as good as the Magpie in Whitby.

The decor is a bit cafe style but there was plenty of room and found the waitresses very friendly and helpful. Be aware this only opens during the day, closing at 6.30pm on an evening.

Enjoy!

  • Visited March 2013
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1 Thank MrHopkins
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Kissimmee, Florida
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“The best fish & chips - ever !”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

I have been eating fish & chips here for years and they are always consistently good. Now I've moved 4,000 miles away I still travel back for them ! I can't recommend them highly enough. Friendly & efficient staff too.

  • Visited December 2012
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3 Thank Alison C
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driffield
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Difty unclean staff not bothered”
Reviewed March 17, 2013

Dirty unclean stale bread covered in butter needs filing doing where there has been a leak. Miss this olace

  • Visited March 2013
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5 Thank DriffieldMikes
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york
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67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Our favourite in Scarborough”
Reviewed March 17, 2013

Old people know where to find the best fish and chips, and this place is full of both. It seats nearly a hundred customers but the food still arrives within a few minutes of ordering. Often very busy and you have to queue at peak times. It's worth it.

  • Visited February 2013
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1 Thank teacherphil
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