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The Hook and Line

37-39 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, England
+44 1904 633388
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
37-39 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bought a Groupon voucher which claimed to include 10 tapas dishes and a bottle of wine for each person (the voucher was for 4 people), but after arriving and redeeming the voucher the staff informed us it was only for 10 tapas dishes and 1...More

Thank Edward M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Picture on internet doesn't do this place justice. Was creeted by friendly staff. Was clean and set out lovely. Good was displayed lovely on the plate and was delicious well worth a visit to this new restaurant is with a visit.

Thank Justine C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for some of their Tapas and were surprised at their portion size and price. The calamari was delicious as well as their boson pork belly. We topped it off with their chips and curry dip.

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for lunch with my daughter recently and sampled some of the new, freshly prepared items off the menu. The mushroom starter was fabulous - I wish I had the recipe. The fish, chips and mushy peas were very good. The fish was beautifully...More

Thank kirsty60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in for lunch with my other half on a Saturday. I ordered haddock and chips all inclusive and my good lady had just chips and mushy peas. £3.25 for a poor sized portion of chips is a bit steep. I asked for curry sauce...More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came in for lunch, nearly empty and staff touting on the pavement - but I like fish so why not? Had fish pie which was average, little fish and mainly mash plus an expensive beer at £5.50. Service was ok if a little over attentive...More

Thank Alistair K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eaten in the restaurant once before and had deliveroo from mr chippy which was great, however the experience in the restaurant today was poor and I won’t be returning. My boyfriend ordered fish and chips ‘all inclusive’ and I ordered the regular fish and chips,...More

Thank lauren3212017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend bought a Groupon here for a surprise treat while we were visiting York. I had the Calamari which was lovely, Seafood Tagliatelle which was OK and the Creme Brulee which was FAB. Jake and the waitress were amazing and could not do enough...More

Thank Sharley P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a lovely place to visit. Had a delicious 3 course meal, the pudding (Creme brûlée) was really good!Check out the specials before looking at the menu! 😍 I like to have a laugh whilst out socialising and the waiter Jake was very welcoming...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled on this place whilst wandering the lanes of York, what a great find. Really good menu, very well priced, we had tapas style dishes.. delicious, beautifully cooked and presented. Friendly service , highly recommend.

Thank gardeninggirl
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Leila H
17 February 2018|
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Response from MacTraveller21 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know. Call them - the waiting staff were very helpful and friendly
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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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
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The Hook and Line is a family owned independent 90seat restaurant well known for quality seafood, fish and chips and many other a la carte dishes. Also available for cakes, coffees and sandwiches throughout the day and fine dining in the evening with exemplary service standards.
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