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Drakes Fish and Chip Restaurant and Take Away

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11 Finkle Street, Ripon, England
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Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just had the most fantastic fish and chips in the drakes restaurant. As a family of six we all had fish and chips and peas. It was all very fresh and hot the service was excellent. It was very busy in the takeaway and restaurant and you could see that staff were all busy but we were still... More 

Thank johnK2529XW
Hamilton, Bermuda
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Living in Bermuda, you rarely have an urgent need for F&C and if you do - the F&C experience leaves you sorely disappointed. So on a trip back to Ripon no healthy offerings from Booths were good enough - we needed F&C - pronto. The embraceable aromas from Drakes drew us in like a sirens song sapping our health hearts... More 

Thank Sean R
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can I say one of the best restaurants in Ripon I use this restaurant a lot once a week I live locally and anybody visiting Ripon will not be disappointed the workers in there are always pleasant and pleased to help you I am looking forward to visit again

Thank Stephen B
Ripon, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

we were on the way in for our Friday lunch fish and chips and it started to rain so we went into the restaurant for the first time. good decision. very friendly waitress, very generous portion of good quality fish and chips with fresh bread and warm tea. it was not expensive either. just how it should be. all good.

Thank AllGoodPopester
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

went on a recommendation and wasn't disappointed and the bonus that the salt and vinegar was on the counter to put on the chips yourself was a nice touch.

Thank Dean W
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Visited today with my aged mother for a rare lunch treat. Service was excellent with bread and butter brought almost immediately and order taken quickly. We both ordered fish and chips. The order arrived quickly (perhaps too quickly?) and we both thought the fish looked as if it had been re-cooked. The taste seemed to confirm our suspicions as it... More 

Thank Val F
St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We came over from Lancashire and decided to treat our daughter, son-in-law and two grandsons to supper at 6 pm (you are open until 8 pm). We have been coming to Drakes for about 20 years. In all this time we have always been treated with utmost courtesy and the food excellent. However, the lady who was on duty on... More 

Thank Norma N
Ashington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I visited Ripon again yesterday ( last time was 30 yrs ago) for a day out with my 80 yr old dad. i did research before visiting to places to eat. I chose on Drakes Fish and Chip Restaurant. I was not disappointed. The food was great and it was hot ( not like most places where the food will... More 

Thank Terry R
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266 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Lunch here is awesome, the portions are great and the fish is fried beautifully, nice light batter and a really nice piece of white fish. Nice pot of tea complimented with sliced bread just right for a "chip butty", excellent service throughout, a must visit if you are in Ripon.

Thank YorkshireShacko
North Wales, UK
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147 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Called in for a late fish and chip lunch on the go. Everything was cooked to order, sizable portions, friendly staff, nothing to fault really! Definitely worth seeking it out near the workhouse.

Thank TravellerFromNWales

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Seafood, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Finkle Street, Ripon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Ripon
  • Phone Number: 01765602406

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?