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597 Denby Dale Road | Calder Grove, Wakefield WF4 3DA, England
+44 1924 274994
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish chips” (35 reviews)
“bread” (24 reviews)
“ice cream” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, British
$$ - $$$
597 Denby Dale Road | Calder Grove, Wakefield WF4 3DA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our favourite fish and Chip restaurant closed down last year. We discovered this after a two and-a-half hour 100 mile nightmare drive. The bereft feeling was one of abject misery and loss. Now however, I have been introduced to The Kingfisher in Denby Dale by...More

Thank MisterFiveHundred
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in here after a rather large detour off the M1 following a late evening junction closure. The place looks the part from the outside and on the inside too: all new (if perhaps a bit unnecessarily contemporary) furniture and decor adorns the restaurant seating...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have today had a late lunch of the ‘Senior Citizens Special’ (haddock, chips, mushy peas (in lieu of desert), tea/coffee, bread and butter) and it was superb. The fish was so tasty, with thin, crispy, perfectly-fried batter. And the rest of...More

Thank Stuart R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

arrived just after 5pm with our grandson choice of tables but by the time we left all were full. lovely light batter on fish portion size just right for us including the kids meal nice to have a pot of coffee instead of just a...More

Thank sburns55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having heard rave reviews from many people we decided to make the 40 mile round trip to try the ‘best fish & chips’ in Yorkshire. We had takeaway mid-afternoon and were totally underwhelmed. Small fish for the price and mine was 2 tail ends layered...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a very long walk at the nearby Yorkshire Sculpture Park, we were both starving & fancied some good Yorkshire fish & chips. This is a great place, white fish, crispy chips, tasting even better out of the newspaper!

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

First time visit. Busy place for a Sunday afternoon. Very good first impressions with friendly staff, clean modern room and lovely & warm on a cold day. Regular Haddock & Chips each came with pot of tea & bread (choice of rolls or sliced). Extras...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Had a lovely tea fish chips ,peas tea bread and butter x 2 nice clean restaurant if a little tight if some one had have been on table behind me we would not have both managed to sit back to back with chair space .bread...More

Thank moocher
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

As always, a very good meal at a reasonable price. Lovely light batter and chips not greasy. So much better when it’s freshly cooked and not wrapped up.

Thank Kimothy6
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Not been for quite a while but we're passing so decided to call in. Fish chips mushy peas and curry sauce. Just as good as our previous visit. Well worth a visit if you are in the area

Thank Millymolly77
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Joan P
1 November 2017|
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Response from castle1_10 | Reviewed this property |
It’s open from 11:30am onwards I suspect the seated area is also open 01924 274994 for more info Paul
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 597 Denby Dale Road | Calder Grove, Wakefield WF4 3DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: +44 1924 274994
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