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The Hook and Line

37 - 39 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, England
+44 1904 633388
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“mushy peas” (60 reviews)
“haddock” (31 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 18:30All hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
37 - 39 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Myself and my two sisters went in here for lunch. We wanted what is known as a fish tea. Fish and chips, bread and butter, and tea. We were waited on by a waiter who seemed to be too busy doing lots of other stuff...More

Thank Bernadetteere
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went for lunch on Wednesday. Had 2 fish courses each (they do plenty of non fish dishes too). Service was very friendly and efficient. Food was delicious. Pleased to recommend. Some comments say it's pricey but it's a city centre restaurant and they do have...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went in last night on my own. Had a very nice tasty plate of haddock and chips with mushy peas. Let down only by the £1.44 ‘service charge’ which was optional but assimilated into the bill without even being asked if I was prepared to...More

Thank rdkirby
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful fish and chip restaurant in the centre of york. Very clean, very pleasant staff and great menu. In top of that, the food was excellent, very tasty and piping hot

Thank A P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit this restaurant for the first time and I can definitely say first impressions we woundful it's clean fresh you get welcome soon as you walk though the door service is fantastic we had the 3 course set meal it was done to frefection hot...More

Thank Lynn760
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best fish and chips I’ve ever had! And I’m the wrong side of fifty 😆 superb service and right in the heart of York .... truly recommend you give them a try and you’ll be ‘hooked’ 😉

Thank Maxine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here on a Groupon deal on Friday night and was very impressed. The service and the food were both excellent. My son had calamari for starter followed by cod and chips and both were cooked very well. As I am not a fish eater...More

Thank MichelleAyres
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here a few times now and I love it here! Always beautiful fish and chips, A real hidden gem!!!

Thank Kristofire93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Omg, the food was great, I had the 3 starter which was haddock,fried calamari, fried halloumi cheese. The batter was the best I have had the fish was fresh and when asking the head waiter or owner don’t know which where the fish came from,...More

Thank Kurt E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reasonably priced fish and chips for York. Very, very clean and good service despite it being extremely busy when we visited. Would definitely recommend.

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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, Reservations, 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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