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Wetherby Whaler

) #10 of 343 Restaurants in Wakefield €€ - €€€ Seafood, Fast food, British
Denby Dale Road Calder Island Way, Wakefield WF2 7AW, England
+44 1924 298800
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (225 reviews)
“rice pudding” (12 reviews)
“quality fish” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Denby Dale Road Calder Island Way, Wakefield WF2 7AW, England
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1 - 10 of 708 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Clean and tidy place very good value if your a pensioner.Three course meal for less than a tenner.Choice of starter soup or fruit juice.good size portion haddock fish plenty of chips,bread and butter plus tea.I do however feel that it would be nice if you...More

Thank dympnafoster
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been many times but only recently been doing Trip Advisor reviews - without doubt the best fish and chips I've ever had, knocks Magpie Whitby out of the ring. Been 3 times in last 4 weeks - makes my mouth water thinking about...More

Thank bobtaylor20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fish: check Chips: check Peas: mushy, check It's a fish and chip restaurant and they do the job excellently. As often with these places the portions are on the large size. My picky daughter ordered a starter-sized portion instead. Prices are very reasonable. You really...More

Thank Adam I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Whaler is rightly famous, and serves excellent fish and chips. Pots of tea, bread and butter. exactly as you would expect and done as well or better than any similar establishment. Its a big place so rarely so busy that you have to wait....More

Thank Sggaunt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wife and self took Sister and Brother in law for lunch,we all had a Haddock and Chips Mushy Peas Bread and Tea Followed by Ice Cream .All perfect and Tony should definitely be on the stage,kept us all amused.

Thank Grizzly277
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting the area and needed a quick dinner. Stopped at the Whaler originally hesitant due to the large queue outside. We decided to try it and we were dealt with very quickly and efficiently and the food was lovely. We were considering eating...More

Thank warminsterwink
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday I visited this restaurant with my family. All staff we encountered were pleasant. We all had regular fish and chips with a cup of tea/coffee and all of us enjoyed our meals. The batter on the fish was lovely and crispy. Would return.

Thank Emilyloulou
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met 2 friends here for an evening meal, had wine which was a ridiculous price for the quality, but the food was good and plentiful.

1  Thank Hodroyd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brisk trade being done on our arrival but we were quickly greeted and found a table. Excellent standard of fish and chips with fresh, moist fish in a crisp batter and good chips. Service was enthusiastically efficient (perhaps a bit too "sing songy". I managed...More

Thank LamplighterYork
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was a great surprise the atmosphere is is lively and friendly the food is fantastic and for a fish and chip restaraunt it smelled as clean as it looked with good sized portions

Thank popcorncharlie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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