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Drakes Fish and Chip Restaurant and Take Away

3-5 Silver Street, Knaresborough HG5 8AJ, England
+44 1423 864864
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“fish and chips” (236 reviews)
“pudding” (28 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3-5 Silver Street, Knaresborough HG5 8AJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Have been coming here since a child I'm now in my 50s it has always been lovely cooked fish just the right amount of chips cooked well too not greasy very good value the prices haven't been put up to much like some places service...More

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 5 days ago

What can you say... excellent fish and chips. So good we went twice and both times really fab tasting, plenty big portions and the batter cooked to perfection. Thumbs up

Thank caroline v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fish and chips, highly recommended, beautiful white fish and lovely chips, not a scrap left on the plate

Thank Gordon T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good fish and chips at a bargain price. Good, prompt friendly service and plenty of tables. Toilets could be a bit more comfortable, they were clean, but a bit more work on these would do the place proud. A lovely restaurant and we would...More

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1  Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited several times. Staff lovely. Clean and good service. Consistent good food and freshly made. Recommended

1  Thank Sue S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a hot sunny bank holiday Monday so expected it to be busy everywhere. Arrived to a queue but no organisation at all. People were queuing behind people waiting for food and no one seemed to know who was next in line. Shaggy from...More

1  Thank steveclark1805
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a popular place as it is right in the centre, so expect a queue. The haddock was nice; very white with a cripsy batter. The chips were just ok; i think they could have been cooked a bit longer as some were still quite...More

Thank scott j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Haddock and chips, tea, bread and butter and a dessert , £9.95 each special. Just perfect. Best fish and chips we've had in a long time and a good selection of desserts to choose from. There were other specials on the board too as well...More

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1  Thank Debbieyorks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit Knaresborough regularly and it wouldn't be the same without a visit to Drakes. Staff are always friendly and it is very good value for money.

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1  Thank janicestamper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch, it was great, hot and not too much. Restaurant was clean and staff friendly, will definitely come again.

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1  Thank liliansnaith
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Questions & Answers
Joyce M
September 9, 2017|
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Response from drakesf | Property representative |
hi yes we are a restaurant as well as a takeaway if you would like to give us a call I will get it book are number is 01423 864864 hope to see you soon
August 19, 2017|
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Response from 7,269,999 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately not but they do f&c to take away.
April 28, 2017|
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Response from drakesf | Property representative |
the restaurant does not have a licence at the moment but we are expecting to get one soon. thankyou
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:59 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:59 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:59 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:59 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:59 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:59 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:59 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5 Silver Street, Knaresborough HG5 8AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Knaresborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 864864
  • E-mail
The Drakes team wishes you a pleasant and enjoyable experience sampling the true taste of Yorkshire. If you are visiting Knaresborough, you will be able dine in our restaurant, if you don’t have time to stop don’t worry simply have a takeaway. Our team at Knaresborough will welcome you as we have many others, we have had amazing feedback based on our food and service.
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