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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Seafood, British
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Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great way to end a few days on Moors, rather than find somewhere in Scarborough, broke up the journey here. Large piece of fish for the regular size, chips, peas and tea, really good value, no scrimping on quality or quantity, ample parking, food with...you within 10 minutes. The waitress showing people in was in constant motion 3pm on a Saturday afternoon, wouldn't hesitate to come here again if passingMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All 5 of us ate and it was all gorgeous.. very fresh and super warm..huge portions lovely staff..service was very quick. Worth every penny

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. Lovely big portions...very much value for money. I had the black and blue burger... but I was well jealous when I saw the fish and chips. I would have gone for that if I had known. The staff were friendly and attentive. I...would go back anytime. A yardstick for future food. A real winner... keep up the good work. Would recommend it to anyone. If you are ever in the Yorkshire area, you need to hit this place. ❤️More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Purchased the fish meal, fish was a good size, nice enough, chips were not so good. Few were over cooked, some not cooked enough, sloppy chips. Not a great experience unfortunately. Would not want to try again.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my local chippy and usually top notch. They seemed to, disappointingly, be having a bad day this time. I’m sure they’ll be unhappy about this but, having spent £50, I certainly feel disappointed. Staff were their usual helpful selves but seemed frazzled and...struggling to keep on top of things though it wasn’t as busy as I have seen it previously. Our order was taken quickly but we had a significant wait for our meal to arrive. It felt like our order was forgotten as others seemed to be served. The portions were much smaller than they’ve previously been and, sadly many of our chips were hard and undercooked. The fish (though small) was perfectly cooked. Hoping you’ll be back to 5* next time. Fingers crossed!!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter had been unwell during the week and took my granddaughter there for lunch. Mid way through my daughter felt very unwell faint and dizzy, but the staff all rallied around to make sure that they were both ok until I got there. Luckily...she recovered and managed the short drive home. Such kindness and concern was shown by everyone - thank you so much. First Class service! Oh and the fish and chips we took home were delicious!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s too fantastic for words. Incredible fish plus all the extras. Queuing out the door and a packed car park at 6pm on a Sunday. A brilliant operation. Best we have been to in the UK

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 9 March 2024

fantastic establishment , very friendly staff and excellent food - we came for a birthday meal and it did not disappoint , will be back , this restaurant is second to none.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 March 2024

Have driven past many times but finally had the chance to pop in. Thompsons delivers a classic 'fish tea'. Haddock, chips, mushy peas with tartar sauce, a wedge of lemon, bread'n'butter and a proper pot of tea. Lots of other options on the menu, but...almost everyone was opting for the classic fish supper. On a Saturday lunchtime the restaurant was buzzing but service was super-efficient and friendly. They clearly have mastered the formula and deserve the reputation they've built. Give it a visit if you can face the traffic on the York ring road.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 26 February 2024

Great takeaway. We frequent regularly. Suprised to see someone complaining about the salt and vinegar ratio, might suggest if you’re finicky about this you request to apply you’re own condiments rather than moan about an establishment that provide the best fish and chips in the...country. We don’t have a single complaint and the staff are great!More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 23 February 2024

Absolutely fantastic food and service in the restaurant this evening. It was very busy but we got seated quickly. We must mention Jenny our waitress and Jo on the bar who were absolutely fantastic. We will be returning. Thanks so much

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 22 February 2024

Thank you Joanne and the wonderful team for another delicious lunch. We travel from Bawtry to your restaurant, it’s worth the drive every time. The fish and chips are always cooked the same, fresh white fish delicious light batter, the chips are so flavoursome never...greasy. Looking forward to our next visit. Many thanks Suzie, Gary & the family.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 22 February 2024

Popped in for a takeaway on our way home after a trip to York. Absolutely delicious as always and we were all stuffed afterwards. Lovely friendly staff. We'll definitely be back

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 21 February 2024

Wow what do I say stopped here for my dinner last week and staff was brilliant as soon as i walked in, I asked what they recommend as I didn't fancy fish and chips for once 🙄 they recommend I tried the hot platter and...wow I wasn't disappointed in the slightest filo prawns, calamari you name it was to die for lovely atmosphere and smiles all round.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 21 February 2024

Great for my grandmas 90th birthday ! Large group all catered for suitably. Jo was extremely hospitable. And the staff had no problem fulfilling difficult orders including gluten free.

Date of visit: February 2024
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THOMPSONS FISH RESTAURANT, York - Updated 2024 Restaurant Reviews, Menu & Prices - Tripadvisor

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Yes, Thompsons Fish Restaurant offers takeaway services.

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Thompsons Fish Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5