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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
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PMAll hours
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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11 - 20 of 75 reviews

Reviewed 5 April 2017

Ate in the restaurant on a Saturday evening and were suspicious about being the only ones in there. However, once the food arrived we couldn't understand why. We had a mixture of fish dishes and were all impressed. Would definitely recommend the fish and chips!

Thank Thomas J
CharlieBretts, General Manager at Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Dear Thomas Thank you for your 5 Star review. We are so glad you enjoyed your dinner with us. We look forward to seeing you next time. kind regards all the team at CB

Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a fish and chip shop/restaurant in a beautiful stone built cottage. The setting is in the centre of Headingley, 10 mins walk from the cricket/rugby stadium. The food is great, served in a room that looks like my grandma's front room, it was...More

Thank Loiner527
CharlieBretts, General Manager at Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Dear Loiner Thank you for taking the time for writing a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your meal even doing a little 'celeb' spotting in our restaurant too! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Many kind regards all the team at...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

......has not lost any of its charm, service or quality. The main difference is that the menu has been extended and now caters for all. Fish and chips still great but if you do want anything else don't go when the Rhinos are playing at...More

Thank Green-Banana-Man
CharlieBretts, General Manager at Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Mr Green banana man Thank you for your review! we look forward to welcoming you at Charlie Brett at the allerton on your next visit. All the CB team

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We used the take away with a little trepidation following some of the reviews on here. This was our first visit since it changed hands. The take away seating area has been significantly improved with the addition of heaters and doors! The haddock & chips...More

Thank BenfleetAndy
CharlieBretts, General Manager at Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Hi Benfleet Thank you so much for your review! We look forward to seeing you on your next visit!

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Leeds for a weekend We went to charlie bretts on saturday evening We both ordered the fish and chips and also a bottle of wine The food did take a while to arrive however this was not a problem as it was...More

Thank leigh c
Reviewed 2 March 2017

What a great find. The place serves fish and chips and has a takeaway next door but is so much more than a fish restaurant. The dining room is all white table cloths , comfortable chairs and tables set for dining. While looking at the...More

Thank Wenesburylad
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

After visiting their remarkable Charlie Brett's at the Allerton in Alwoodley I thought I would try the famous branch in Headingley over Christmas too. A large 'house' style building off set from the bustling North Lane, Charlie Bretts ouzes character & style. They run the...More

1  Thank Solomos
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Worst fish and chips ever. Every other chip bad and mouldy, slimy wet fish. Can't believe the person who prepared it couldn't see how bad it all was. Won't b going again, got full refund.More

Thank Sandra C
givememorewine, Director of Sales at Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Hi there. I think it's important that reviewers know the full facts first. Our head chef (michelin star trained) cooked your fish and chips and half an hour later you returned with no fish left and a handfull of chips complaining that they were terrible...More

Reviewed 30 November 2016

The mood was sombre following a funeral for my mother and we thought we'd give her a good Yorkshire send off with fish & chips from Charlie Bretts at the Allerton. The food was excellent and the staff very attentive and exceedingly helpful. We all...More

Thank SpamulaMacSpamula
CharlieBretts, Manager at Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2016

Hi SpamulaMacSpamula, We're very pleased to hear your afternoon with us went well and thank you for your kind comments. Hope to see you soon for a more cheerful experience. Charlie Brett's

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Saturday evening fish and chips with my mum and two children. The fish and chips were delicious! Crispy batter and quality fish, and yummy ice cream and strawberries for dessert. The children enjoyed colouring crayons and paper and there was even a small children's play...More

Thank xamypogsonx
CharlieBretts, Manager at Charlie Bretts Fish Restaurant & Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2016

Hi xamypogsonx, We're really pleased you enjoyed your visit to us. From your review, I see you were at Charlie Brett's at The Allerton, which now has it's own TripAdvisor page. The children's area is proving to be very popular and we know these little...More

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Beef dripping. The ONLY medium for Yorkshire Fish and Chips.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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