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Wackers Fish and Chip Restaurant

45-49 Gillygate, York YO31 7EA, England
+44 1904 672279
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Fast food, British
45-49 Gillygate, York YO31 7EA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From the staff to the atmosphere to the cleanliness. Was really impressed by the place the moment I walked in. Everyone was super friendly and the food was top notch. I'd even go to say it's even better than Harper's fish and chips. Worth the...More

Thank picklepot93
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and my myself had a day at york recently and found it very interesting and a great day out with lots to do and loads of interesting shops....but the food was quite expensive until we paid a visit to wackers,the fish and chips...More

Thank lesinnes2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not as busy as we've found it in the past - not that it makes the food arrive any quicker! Usual high quality food, the staff could perhaps present a bit better with clean uniforms - it is a food establishment after all.

Thank AndiPayne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have a great deal on early breakfast - includes coffee or tea. Very friendly service as well!!!!!

Thank PeterDCanada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a Saturday night about 7.30pm when I expected it to be heaving but we were pleasantly surprised to find it less crowded than two hours earlier. I had ordinary sized haddock and chips meal deal which included bread and butter, tea and...More

Thank PiffyPooPar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

dined here twice in four days! children go free and have dedicated plates and portions...and the food is delicious

Thank ellie-dario
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There was only one man cooking in the take away section who after asking him many times took my order then after cooking it (during this time three sets of customers had come in given up and walked out) he shouted the only other member...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We visited came here as a small family group after my son's wedding at the registry office. The fish and chips were very nice with lovely batter. Chips cooked well and golden which made the crispy on the outside and soft in middle. Mushy peas...More

Thank 2b4everyoung
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Nice surroundings, friendly service at your table after ordering at the till. Had the meal deal many times - good sized fish, chips, peas, drink and bread and butter. Very nice although the fish can be just a little greasy underneath sometimes. Kids eat free...More

Thank Ian Y
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Nothing fancy here, just good plain food. We visited this restaurant twice this week. The service very good, meal delivered to your table with a smile. We enjoyed the cod and chips deal (included bread and butter and pot of tea in the price) ....More

Thank Christine B
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14 July 2017|
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Response from wackersofyork | Property representative |
Hi rb Sorry for the late reply only just picked the message up. At the moment we do not have a gluten free menu, it is something we are considering. However, we can do a poached fish with chips which is quite... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45-49 Gillygate, York YO31 7EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 672279
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PLEASE NOTE: WACKERS RESTAURANT IN YORK IS A SOLE TRADER AND HAS NO CONNECTION WITH WACKERS IN SCARBOROUGH OR WACKERS IN HULL. We have a private car park at rear of restaurant. Space for up to 12 cars* Party bookings welcome. We can cater for up to 200 people and can offer exclusive service for all your party needs , including private hire after hours. If you would like to book a party please don't hesitate to call or email, and we will give you a comprehensive menu at very reasonable prices. Please note we are also fully licensed .Coach parties welcome. Feel free to come and try our delicious Teacakes along with a pot of Tea for the amazing price of £3.25 We have excellent facilities for you to use with all toilets on the ground floor. You may also wish to tell your coach driver that he or she is entitled to a 15% discount off his meal.* Wackers restaurant is fully air conditioned. Should this facility not be required throughout the winter months then we also are centrally heated to keep you nice and warm as you tuck into the nations favourite meal here at Wackers.* Special Dietary needs. Please ask at the till if you require a specially prepared meal for your own specific dietary needs. We will endeavour to give you the meal you require and if not, offer a suitable alternative.* Senior Citizens. We have two senior citizen specials. The first being priced at £6.25 which includes a small haddock and chips with tea or coffee. The second is priced at £7.25 and includes small haddock and chips with mushy peas, tea or coffee, and a slice of bread and butter.*Student Discount. If you are a Student and possess a Student Union card you are entitled to a 15% discount on your meal.* TakeAway Service. We also have a takeaway counter with the delicious taste of Wackers fish and chips on offer
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