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Wetherby Whaler

Denby Dale Road Calder Island Way, Wakefield WF2 7AW, England
+44 1924 298800
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (216 reviews)
“rice pudding” (13 reviews)
“quality fish” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Fast food, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Denby Dale Road Calder Island Way, Wakefield WF2 7AW, England
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1 - 10 of 739 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We decided to eat in for a change we had fish &chips plus peas tea bread & butter absolutely loved it service was brilliant waitress very friendly very kindly gave me an extra tea bag as I like builders tea .Not the cheapest but worth...More

Thank Richard I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant is usually very busy and noisy with uncleared tables and sometimes queuing Food is ok but better at the Kingfisher

Thank spiderPig2k14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So looking forward to our tea but 4 hours later am being reminded of them. The over cooked batter was a real cheek ripper yet with a somewhat soggy interior. The fish was overcooked and DEFINITELY DOWNGRADED. Doubt if there was anything fresh about it...More

1  Thank Tellitasitis213
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Haven't been for a few years. We found the food average. The prices too high. Service not great.The surroundings looking a bit tired.

1  Thank pauljax
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went to the Wetherby Whaler one very busy friday about 6.00 pm , the food was excellent especially the large Whaler which had nice crispy batter and no grease. This isnt a cheap place to eat fish and chips but the quality is always...More

Thank dogoil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service is excellent. The fish and chips are delicious and the portion size is very generous. We often call for a take away and sometimes we eat in the restaurant. I would definitely recommend the Wetherby Whaler as being the best by far in...More

Thank thepollards1967
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was quick and helpful. We asked for the music to be turned down so we could talk to each other. Plate was full of gorgeous fish and chips and we had to have the mushy peas. Wonderful.

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For a lover of fish and chips call me biased but this restaurant is outstanding, the quality of the food is out of this world and even though the prices are high the waiting time for the food isn't and the food as I have...More

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I have to say, the take away fish and chips are far superior to the restaurant fish and chips which were not as hot and the chips were not as hot as straight out of the pan - we love the place; but surely the...More

1  Thank bobtaylor20
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Once again the whaler did not fail to delight. We had fish and chips with mushy peas and a haddock salad. Both fish were cooked to perfection with crispy batter, and the accompany chips really tasty . Cannot recommend highly enough.

Thank genorth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 19
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: Denby Dale Road 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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