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The Hook and Line

37 - 39 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, England
+44 1904 633388
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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37 - 39 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, England
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1 - 10 of 480 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went in on a Thursday night,,, approx 7:00pm,,, nice and quiet,,, staff excellent,, music and decor great,,,,, and the food was fantastic, couldnt fault anything,,,, even the Peroni was wonderfully chilled,, we are only here three nights but will be back again. Highly reccommend!!

Thank tommystewart
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here. Got the silver surfer lunchtime deal. When fish and chips is as good as this you realise why it is our favourite meal. Sea fresh haddock in crunchy tasty golden brown batter. Chips perfectly cut and deep fried, silver dish of mushy...More

Thank brian M
Andrew P, General Manager at The Hook and Line, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Brian for leaving a great review. I'm really pleased you enjoyed our fish and chips and all of us at The Hook & Line look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for dinner and really liked our food. The fish was moist with a crispy crust and the french fries were good along with the mushy peas. When we arrived, the music was playing so loud I could hardly stand it. I asked if...More

Thank SharonSCalifornia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cosy place. Good menu with lots of choice. Tables in windows are best - if you cannot sit outside. Seafood linguine very good. Most enjoyable evening, very friendly staff!

Thank Sabine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been before last year and enjoyed it so we came back again it had all changed all updated very nice we were welcomed in by a lovely smiling blond lady who showed us to our seat and promptly brought over the menus and...More

Thank wlw1961
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paid 2 visits there. Spot on service even though they thought we were OAP,s ere don't think so . Good value meals . Good selection Would I go again we'll this is the second time in a year we've been when in York .

Thank swarbi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent fish and chips sit down restarant slice of bread and cup of tea ,good value for money ,honest staff in here me mate left his phone and didnt notice until next morning we back tracked where we had been and it was in this...More

Thank peter c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd give this a 7 out of 10 but tripadvisor doesn't allow for that. It was an odd experience. I ordered a small fish and chips with peas and then the server started making up what was clearly a regular but she was making 3...More

Thank scott j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good fish and chips, nice breaded scampi. Big portions and quick service. Still a fast food place, so no frills but good honest food.

Thank michele4444
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was good, no issues with that. However a hair was found in one of our dishes, this was pointed out to staff who offered a complimentary pot of tea rather than any money refunded. Also, we requested an extra portion of bread and...More

Thank Cat R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 - 39 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, England (Formerly Mr Chippy Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 633388
  • E-mail
The Hook and Line, formerly Mr Chippy, is well known for its quality fish and chips. Now completely refurbished and re-branded, we now offer, together with our award-winning fish and chips, many other seafood dishes. Also available for cakes, coffees and sandwiches throughout the day or finer dining evening restaurant.
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