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“Once again excellent”
Review of Scotts of Helmsley

Scotts of Helmsley
Ranked #13 of 38 Restaurants in Helmsley
Price range: US$5 - US$23
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: A fabulous family friendly, award winning fish and chip cafe. Just voted Best Fish and Chip shop 2013. Either take away or eat in. With 80 covers there is plenty of room, coach parties welcome. We aim to provide the best fish and chips available from sustainable and local sources at a value price. Gluten free and veggie chip shop chips. Served with a smile. Our premises are not your usual fish and chip cafe and are a pleasurable and inspiring place to spend some time.
Reviewed 20 April 2015

We often call at Scotts when visiting family in York
Its always a friendly welcome with first class food and service.
Our waitress Maisie was a credit to the company - nothing too much trouble
its a must if using the A64 between York and the A1
Looking forward to our next visit

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1  Thank yorkystew
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JaneTony13, Owner at Scotts of Helmsley, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2015

Hi and thanks for the review,
Although clearly you mean our York restaurant, not Helmsley, which by the way is also excellent, (see previous review).
We do aim to offer great quality everyday and at all times. Well done Maisie.
Spread the word and come back soon.
Regards
Tony

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Reviewed 18 April 2015

wonderful service, fabulous fish and salad, loved it ! Daughter had fish chips and mushy peas, son in law had sausage and chips could not fault the food or the service, thank you

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JaneTony13, Owner at Scotts of Helmsley, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2015

Hello and thanks for the review,
Excellent - that's what we aim to offer and delighted that's what you experienced.
Thanks again
Regard
Tony

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Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our first takeaway from here so much that we returned again later in the week !
Delicious chips, delicious flaky fish! And even gluten free batter :)

The only negative I could give (And it isn't a huge deal) is that the boxes used for takeaway do let out a bit of the foods heat. Although we did take a short drive home before eating and it was still warm enough to eat. Not a complaint- just an observation.

Thank Loganberry202
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JaneTony13, Owner at Scotts of Helmsley, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2015

Hello and thanks for the review,
First and second visit, all within a week, well done. We do have loyalty cards for regulars, so pick one up next time you're in.
Gluten free battered fish n chips are available all day everyday.
Keeping fish n chips warm whilst travelling home is difficult. We use industry standard boxes.
Fish n chips are the only takeaway in the UK, that is not available for home delivery. This is due to keeping them warm, but also crispy, non greasy ..etc - a real challenge? If anyone could come up with a solution for that, please contact us urgently.....
Thanks again
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Tony

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Reviewed 15 April 2015

Ended our 4 day trip to N. Yorks on Monday with a visit to Helmsley and opted to try Scott's for fish and chips rather than a 'posh' restaurant meal. Waitress was friendly, service efficient and most importantly the food was excellent - I decided to 'fill up' on a 'Moby dick' 14oz icelandic cod prior to my 2.5 hour drive home. This was huge, chunky thick fillet with fresh & tasty batter which unlike some restaurants was not greasy at all. Biggest fish I've ever been served and actually tasted better than the Icelandic cod I had in Iceland last month! Peas and chips good too. Price was fair - although only slight gripe is i think £1.20 for 1 slice of bread is pushing it a bit especially if you're already spending over 30 quid. Nonetheless, would definitely return when in area.good

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Thank bazpool
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JaneTony13, Owner at Scotts of Helmsley, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2015

Hello and thanks for the great comments,
You must have been hungry, the Moby Dick is a challenge!!
All our fish is Icelandic, all cut, prepared and cooked to order. This ensures thick, meaty flakes covered in crispy batter. Peas and chips also freshly made.
Take your point on the bread and we will look at that.
Delighted you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you back soon.
Regards
Tony

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Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

Ordered a couple of portions of cod and chips. Lovely quality fish, nice batter and good chips; what more do you want from a fish and chip shop?!

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JaneTony13, Owner at Scotts of Helmsley, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2015

Hello and thank you for the review,
You sum it up so well, what more do you want from a fish n chip shop.
It may appear easy to deliver, but I can assure it isn't that easy. Chef Shane and the team all work very hard everyday to ensure customers have the best experience.
Spread the word and come back soon.
Regards
Tony

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