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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%
Travellers talk about
“haddock” (46 reviews)
“mushy peas” (38 reviews)
“fish n chips” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ings Lane | York Business Park, Nether Poppleton, York YO26 6RA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

In December The Wetherby Whaler were very helpful and dealt with change in number of guests and arranged tables together so that we were all on one table(in effect). The food was excellent as each person selected there own from the menu and were able...More

1  Thank crouse257
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Relatives brought us here for lunch while we were visiting with them and it was an amazing experience. We had tried many fish and chips places while in England and this is, by far, one of the best. The gingerbread sponge was also incredibly delicious...More

1  Thank Naila R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very busy restaurant but staff are well trained and they don’t keep us waiting long.. The quality and quantity is always first class and we’ve been using the york restaurant from the opening and never once had a complaint. As our son and his...More

1  Thank BARRY M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

another stop at the Wetherby Whaler. The place has had a makeover which was overdue as parts were a bit tatty, new decor and seat coverings. Menu is still the same and freshly made. Had haddock and chips, time for them to start selling cod...More

2  Thank granizadodelimon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of the best best fish and chip in Yorkshire. Live 300 miles away but always visit when in York area. Sit in & take away both excellent.

1  Thank John N
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Generous portion of Haddock, chips and mushy peas. The batter was crisp and tasty and at first glance I thought it was going to be too much (for my fairly small appetite) but it was too good to leave and I managed to clear my...More

2  Thank PeteLuton_England
Reviewed 13 December 2017

A must when visiting York only three or so miles from the city centre on the Northern Ring Road at Nether Poppleton, and next door to The Nth West Premier Inn. Fabulous surroundings and the same goes for the food, which is plentiful and well...More

1  Thank Lawrence Paul J
Reviewed 13 December 2017

As always our meal was lovely. However the restaurant was so cold we had to eat with our coats on. The waitress sympathised and said she was freezing also and that the heating took ages to warm up. This was at 1.30 pm. Lots of...More

Thank mayfair46
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Went here once for fish chips and peas. Found it expensive and food only ok compared to our local chippy

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Brilliant food and good choice, all freshly prepared. Reasonably priced and quick service. Always visit when we are in the area. Even if the cue is out the door you never wait long to get seated.

2  Thank Katie A
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25 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
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
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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