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Wetherby Whaler

Denby Dale Road Calder Calder Island Way, Wakefield WF2 7AW, England
+44 1924 298800
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (254 reviews)
“rice pudding” (13 reviews)
“quality fish” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Seafood, Fast food, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Denby Dale Road Calder Calder Island Way, Wakefield WF2 7AW, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took my grandparents for their Sunday lunch to this restaurant and they loved it. The service was exceptional, every member of staff that we encountered was happy to help. They accommodated our party of six straight away even though the restaurant was packed. Price is...More

Thank misswoodhead
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Called in to Wakefield Wetherby Whaler for a quick meal before heading off to the theatre. We had the Seniors Fish and Chips deal that is great value for money - 3 courses fir under £10. Instead of soup or fruit juice we opted to...More

Thank Jackie K
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I frequently visit this restaurant. Prices are reasonable and foods good,with fish and chips you get side order, bread and butter and tea or coffee. Desserts are delicious ample sized portions...no good if your watching your waistline. Staff are very friendly and...More

Thank Gill H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought we would try this place one Sunday aft and the busy car park suggested it was popular. Young lady showed us to the other end of the fish restaurant and pushed two small tables together to seat the four of us. It wasn't long...More

Thank Barratty14
Reviewed 1 week ago

We’re regulars here and normally love it, however today we were served by the grumpiest sarcastic woman I’ve met in a while! The rest of today’s staff were friendly and helpful apart from this one woman (black hair, lots of lipstick!) My elderly mum asked...More

Thank talulahbeige75
BigWhaler, Owner at Wetherby Whaler, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Talulah, I am sorry that you found your service not up our usual standard on your last visit to our Wakefield restaurant. As a regular customer you will know that we pride ourselves on the level of table service that we give. As a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We often visit here for the Haddock and Chips. These are cooked to order. Are always cooked to our preference and the fish is of good quality. Staff are friendly. Overall good value for money.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on Friday with my boyfriend for lunch. Fish and chips are fabulous. We both really enjoyed them, however... the temperature of the restaurant is hotter than the surface of the sun, which makes eating fish and chips and a pot of tea a...More

Thank L32b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been numerous times to this establishment, and the fish chips and peas are always fantastic. Keep up the good work guys.

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for the take away option, supposed to be bigger and better inside. Top quality fish n chips and peas,

Thank h8rovers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mmm. I went there a couple of days ago with my dad and he loves the Baracuda but I finally got him to say the Wetherby whaler is way better. The fish is excellent and the batter is lovely and crispy and so are the...More

Thank Evie T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Denby Dale Road Calder Calder Island Way, Wakefield WF2 7AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: +44 1924 298800
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