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The Wetherby Whaler in Wetherby

The Wetherby Whaler – Wetherby

  • Fish and Chips
  • Fast Food

The original flagship Wetherby Whaler restaurant and takeaway in the heart of the historic town of Wetherby

The Wetherby Whaler in Wetherby

You’re in for award winning fish and chips at the Wetherby Whaler. They’re that good they were recently crowned champions at the National Fish and Chip Awards 2020.

There are gluten free, and vegetarian friendly food options available.

Location Details

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The Food

The Whaler household name equates to high quality fish and chips, and exceptional customer service. When visiting the flagship restaurant get ready to have a fish supper you won’t forget.

The Drink

There are a small selection of soft and alcoholic drinks available from the takeaway and restaurant.

The Place

This is the original flagship restaurant that opened back in the swinging year of 1969. The Whaler has gone on to amass a yearly record of over one million servings of haddock across its restaurant family. This flagship eatery is strikingly historic with its oak beams and soft lighting inside, and what’s more you can enjoy your delicious fish and chips by the river overlooking the famous Wetherby bandstand.

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Where to Park

Park for free at the Wilderness Car Park around the corner from the Wetherby Whaler.

How To Get Here

Google Map Directions

Jump on the bus number 7 (towards Harrogate) from Leeds city centre and you’ll arrive at Wetherby Bus Station (over the road from the Whaler) in around 80-minutes.

A taxi is less feasible on the wallet coming in at around 40-minutes from the centre of Leeds.


The restaurant has a newly installed disability lift onsite.

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Delivery Options

Collection is available.

    Note from Discover Leeds: Where possible we suggest contacting directly and/or collecting as third party delivery companies take a large cut.

    What To Do Next

    Over the way from the Whaler is a place called Bar Three. It’s got a reputation for serving a pretty decent cocktail, and it comes with a lively outdoor drinking area.

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