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Drakes Fish and Chip Restaurant and Take Away

3-5 Silver Street, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8AJ, England
+44 1423 864864
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Seafood, Fast food, British, Gluten Free Options
3-5 Silver Street, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8AJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Takes a lot for me to be bothered to complain however our experience of a Drakes take away this evening has left me annoyed. My partner went in and ordered. When the food was being wrapped she mentioned she'd asked for two battered sausages. The...More

1  Thank Boogs1971
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was so good. Far, far superior to anything near where we live. Ultra fresh fish, crispy batter, non greasy. I had the jumbo haddock and chips £11.50 all mains come with pot of tea & bread & butter. Service was a touch slow (but...More

Thank ningaloo25
Reviewed 6 days ago

Arrived by train in Knaresborough for an afternoon Pub Trip,but after 3 Pints required food to mop up the Beer where else but Drakes.I had Jumbo Haddock and Chips with Curry Sauce Fabulous.Cup of tea with bread and Butter for a very reasonable price,kept me...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely fish & chips, had the special offer was great value. Restaurant and staff great. Will visit again.

Thank oochezza
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just enjoyed some wonderful food at this restaurant. The fish and chips were excellent along with nice cup of tea included in the price along with dessert afterwards. Prices nominal and atmosphere was good to just relax with your partner and enjoy the meal...More

Thank Graham59Buderim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in on a whim, not particularly busy considering it was a Friday evening. Staff all very courteous but they looked liked there uniforms needed a good wash. The chips were ok but the fish covered with far to much batter, I did eventually find...More

Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Drakes Fish Restaurant last week and thoroughly enjoyed my meal as it was hot and fresh from the pan. It was served by a lovely young woman and the staff were all courteous and helpful. Drakes is a fish restaurant I visit from...More

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Thank neferet2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best chippy around by far the food is lovely and the staff are very happy and helpful will be coming back again with the family

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Thank lee-orionv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to Drakes as we don't often visit Knaresborough.We followed the lovely aroma of fish and chips and found ourselves here.Lovely meal,reasonably priced and very pleasant staff,would definitely recommend and will call again if visiting Knaresborough.

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Thank Joan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's great to have a local Fish and Chip cafe in the centre of town. I often go to the Ripon cafe. Always enjoy the food. Speedy Service and wonderfully hot. Would like to have some reading matter available. I am often on my own.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is your restaurant in the evening licenced or TYO ? thanks
28 April 2017|
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Response from drakesf | Property representative |
the restaurant does not have a licence at the moment but we are expecting to get one soon. thankyou
Thanks - I posted a letter to you yesterday which you should receive tomorrow.
29 December 2016|
Response from yellowday | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no question has arrived
I'm Secretary of Doncaster Wheatley Hills Senior Citizens and am hoping to arrange a visit to Knaresborough on a Tuesday in September next year for a group ,of about 25 of our members. I hope to arrange a lunch for us - I understand you cater for groups - can you please let me have an idea of menu and prices.
24 December 2016|
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Response from drakesf | Property representative |
hi yes we would be able to cater for you .if you would like to contact us on 01423 864864 thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 10:59
11:00 - 10:59
11:00 - 10:59
11:00 - 10:59
11:00 - 10:59
11:00 - 10:59
11:00 - 10:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5 Silver Street, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate  >  Knaresborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 864864
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