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The Hook and Line

37 - 39 Swinegate, York YO1 8AZ, England
+44 1904 633388
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“mushy peas” (56 reviews)
“haddock” (27 reviews)
Closed 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 today via mobile

My wife and myself having done some serious walking and retail therapy around York settled on this fish restaurant for lunch. I'm so glad we did. Pleasant cosy surroundings. Lovely attentive staff. We orderd the set course of regular haddock, home made chips, mushy peas...More

Thank stevebrewer_13
Reviewed yesterday

The decor is smart, the (single) staff member friendly, but the so-called special Fish Pie my husband ordered was almost all mash, with a couple of prawns and a few bits of fish at the bottom. My Seafood Liguine - well, the seafood was obviously...More

1  Thank Mari F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Firstly I've had fish and chips in many places. I don't think any would top the quality of the hook & line. I had the french onion soup to start and the 5oz haddock and chips for lunch. The soup was really good. Loads of...More

Thank pokeiarda
Reviewed 2 days ago

Found this place by accident whilst wandering around on a recent weekend trip to York with friends. We were impressed by the menu and by the fact that the Manager came out to say hello. We had starters, main and deserts. Myself I started with...More

Thank Roger W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went in on a Thursday night,,, approx 7:00pm,,, nice and quiet,,, staff excellent,, music and decor great,,,,, and the food was fantastic, couldnt fault anything,,,, even the Peroni was wonderfully chilled,, we are only here three nights but will be back again. Highly reccommend!!

Thank tommystewart
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here. Got the silver surfer lunchtime deal. When fish and chips is as good as this you realise why it is our favourite meal. Sea fresh haddock in crunchy tasty golden brown batter. Chips perfectly cut and deep fried, silver dish of mushy...More

Thank brian M
Andrew P, General Manager at The Hook and Line, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Brian for leaving a great review. I'm really pleased you enjoyed our fish and chips and all of us at The Hook & Line look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for dinner and really liked our food. The fish was moist with a crispy crust and the french fries were good along with the mushy peas. When we arrived, the music was playing so loud I could hardly stand it. I asked if...More

Thank SharonSCalifornia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cosy place. Good menu with lots of choice. Tables in windows are best - if you cannot sit outside. Seafood linguine very good. Most enjoyable evening, very friendly staff!

Thank Sabine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been before last year and enjoyed it so we came back again it had all changed all updated very nice we were welcomed in by a lovely smiling blond lady who showed us to our seat and promptly brought over the menus and...More

Thank wlw1961
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paid 2 visits there. Spot on service even though they thought we were OAP,s ere don't think so . Good value meals . Good selection Would I go again we'll this is the second time in a year we've been when in York .

Thank swarbi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 11
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
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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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