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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“haddock” (45 reviews)
“mushy peas” (38 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Ings Lane | York Business Park, Nether Poppleton, York YO26 6RA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were amazed at the surroundings, the staff and of course the food! Fantastic fish and chips (my husband is somewhat of a specialist!) with all the usual trimmings. Amazing staff member (Daniel) who was courteous and attentive - we noticed he was completely charming...More

2  Thank Cathryn2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you like Fish & Chips. Clean, friendly and good quality Fish & Chips. They have an excellent menu and will accommodate kids without issue. For those who like a beer or wine, there is a choice. Try the extra large Fish and Chips (think...More

Thank LachieMhor
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you order the Giant Fish option, please make sure you have a huge appetite, as the portion sizes are massive and the Fish was probably the biggest I've ever had!. That said, the quality was excellent & offered superb value for money. I visited...More

1  Thank Leobolly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered one large fish and chips at £12.50 which is in the photo 😂 and one pensioners special which gives you a starters of soup or fruit juice a small fish and chips and a sweet for£9.45 both exceptional meals would recommend this place...More

Thank leswasniowski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good range of menu to cater for those that don't eat fish, quick pleasant service and great mushy peas. The fish was perfect in crispy batter and good portions too.

Thank Quirky-Bird-Gardener
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, good portion size. Fresh to order and beautiful fish. Great customer service thank you very much!

1  Thank Joe B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can eat in the restaurant but the take away is always busy and excellent . Good portions well packaged to get them home. If you want to get a huge portion try the whaler just ask for it when you get in and it...More

Thank Clarky57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here to celebrate a birthday. It's quite difficult to find and not somewhere you would just bump into by accident. This is restaurant style fish and chips at its best. In the summer you can also be seated outside. The regular fish are...More

Thank Julian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly one of the best fish and chips we have ever had. Not greasy, very hot and delicious. Excellent kids menu and our children even got a decent present each afterwards which was a nice touch and unexpected. Great and friendly service too. We can't...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

travelling north from Derby lunch is a take away from the Whaler! easy access off the A1M -and back on again.The haddock is good - chips great - and excellent value.Parking in the square - never had a problem. All in all a good honest...More

1  Thank barry c
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24 August 2016|
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Response from NewcastleHenry | Reviewed this property |
No, guide dogs only. The village of Poppleton is only a mile away from the Whaler. The White Horse is dog friendly and the food is superb: new owner came in about three months ago he is an accomplished chef.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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