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The Wetherby Whaler

Ings Lane | York Business Park, Nether Poppleton, York YO26 6RA, England
+44 1904 784500
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish and chips” (124 reviews)
“soup” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Ings Lane | York Business Park, Nether Poppleton, York YO26 6RA, England
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1 - 10 of 462 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

6 of us with an additional 2 high chaired babies were seated in a superb position and every care taken to see that we were alright. The babies only chewed on a chip each, preferring their own slop from a container, whilst we had delicious...More

1  Thank Martin L
Reviewed 1 week ago

10 of us arrived, all senior citizens, and within minutes tables were arranged to accommodate all of us. Our orders were very quickly taken and we ordered a variety of dishes from the seniors menu. For starters there were fruit drinks or a choice of...More

1  Thank ginandave
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived on Wednesday at 13:00 expecting to wait for a table. We were seated immediately and our order taken within minutes. Our 3 course seniors meal with haddock and chips main course, tea, bread and butter was absolutely delicious. We will definitely be back. Great...More

1  Thank Roy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fish here is absolutely lovely they must have a special recipe for the batter. The portions are huge with bread and butter and pots of tea etc. Well recommended.

Thank HelenShan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and outstanding warm friendly service from Chloe , thank you will be returning. It's great when staff go the extra mile to enhance your experience

1  Thank sharmayne r
Reviewed 1 week ago

You usually associate whalers & fish/chips in Whitby but this is an excellent fish restaurant on the outskirts of York.My grandaughter and I were served with 1 standard & 1large haddock by pleasant & efficient young lady.The batter was crispy & the chips done to...More

Thank Donald B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travel nearly 50 miles because usually so good .7pm visit Sunday 2nd July .The fish batter (gluten free)was hard and flat ,just a covering ,the fish was pink and wet.The chips were like leather.My husbands (normal )were no better .It was busy ,quite a few...More

Thank Roslyn D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everytime you go you know what you will get which the restaurant always delivers on. Good food, good price, good service. Go for the main meal, desert is not what the restaurant is about.

1  Thank granizadodelimon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food for a small budget. Excellent service from smiling staff. Fish was deliciously fresh. No complaints.

Thank RDMacLeod
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used to work at York Business Park next door and called in at the Wetherby Whaler regulary for a Friday treat. Never had a bad fish their yet. Not a chip lover, so I usually go for large haddock, peas & breadcake. The fish used...More

1  Thank Chris P
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Response from Dara d | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure that the place is dog friendly, I would expect it would be guide dog friendly. I can however recommend the Forresters Arms in Kilburn (YO61), it is so pro dogs I landed up buying a house 100 yards from it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ings Lane | York Business Park, Nether Poppleton, York YO26 6RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York  >  Nether Poppleton
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 784500
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