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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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“mushy peas” (63 reviews)
“fish” (112 reviews)
“custard” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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37 - 39 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

On a group trip to York we spotted this small restaurant and enquired if they could accommodate 10 people for an evening meal, we were ushered in and tables quickly arrange for our party. The food menu was varied, well prepared and served efficiently by...More

Thank AMSAS8
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here yesterday for lunch. We had travelled to York for the Christmas markets but because it was wet we wanted to sit in somewhere. We got 3 haddock and chips with tea. Was nice but extremely greasey. Waited ages and after eating the baby...More

Thank TheeAlice17
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a lovely clean and well presented restaurant. I had the haddock, chips, mushy peas with crusty bread, butter and homemade tartare sauce and my girlfriend had the cod, chips, minted garden peas with homemade tartare sauce. Which we both really enjoyed, the batter on...More

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled to York for a weekend of Xmas shopping. We enjoyed a lovely meal in The Hook and Line. The lasagne is the best I have ever tasted. The fish was huge and coated in the nicest batter I’ve ever had. The waitress was...More

Thank Shelle J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a whole days xmas shopping myself and husband just wanted some nice fish and chips, and this is the place to get them We enjoyed a lovely fish, lovely chips and peas, and a very nice cuppa :) The restaurant is a very busy...More

Thank Thesc0users
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited today for the first time. Had used a Groupon offer. Arrived early but that wasn't a problem. Couldn't have asked for better food or service. Best fish and chips we've had in a long time. Will definitely visit again next time we're in York.

Thank _katemorris177
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a reincarnation of ''Mr.Chippy'' with a much improved menu. They have added light bites to the menu so that the elderly ,such as I , can eat a meal without leaving food on the plate and wasting it. An excellent idea.

Thank kevin d
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fancied some fish and chips while attending the Xmas Market and initially went to the Hook & Lines takeaway restaurant and saw the advert in the door way for their sit down restaurant round the corner so thought we’d take a look. What a good...More

Thank Shaun D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the hook and line with a groupon voucher for 4 last night and we were certainly not disappointed. The gentleman who served us was attentive and funny. The food arrived quickly and was very well received by us all. Definitely visit if your...More

Thank debs3011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely lunch of fish pie and crab cakes, nice puds too. Our waitress was extremely friendly and helpful. Good choice of drinks and reasonable prices.

Thank Karen R
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Clare R
9 November 2017|
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Response from MichelleAyres | Reviewed this property |
we used on a Friday and don't think there are any restrictions apart from booking in advance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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