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Scotts of Helmsley

6 Bridge Street | Helmsley, North Yorkshire, Helmsley YO62 5BG, England
+44 1439 772465
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (228 reviews)
“calamari” (13 reviews)
“ice cream” (18 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 6:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Fast food, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
6 Bridge Street | Helmsley, North Yorkshire, Helmsley YO62 5BG, England
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1 - 10 of 747 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Today my husband and myself visited for the very 1st time. We were shown to a table by the waiter who was very friendly. He gave us menus and left us to choose. Neither of us are big eaters so we chose the small fish...More

Thank janpink1978
Reviewed 6 days ago

When we first arrived in Helmsley we decided to go for a quick fish and chip supper for our first evening and in fact were directed through the restaurant to the chippy at the back, which provided us with a very welcome take out meal....More

Thank davidl472017
JaneTony13, Owner at Scotts of Helmsley, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello and thank you for the review and recommendation. As you experienced, we have takeaway and restaurant (75 seats), both open 7 days a week. All orders cooked fresh and served with big smiley faces. Hope to see you back soon. Regards Tony

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was hot and delicious. Lovely crunchy batter. We had the 'special' smaller portion for 'older' people. There was plenty. Fish, chips, mushy peas, bread and butter and a tea. Woud call again if we were in the area.More

Thank Val B
JaneTony13, Owner at Scotts of Helmsley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Val, Great review, "best ever" - thank you. The Special is a very popular choice, with a 5 oz fish, chips, mushy peas, bread & butter, plus a pot of Yorkshire tea - it is a great choice. And with room for a home...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Scotts today. Fantastic fish and chips. Washed down with a chilled black sheep. Absolutely perfect. Lewis was the perfect host. Very friendly staff can't recommend highly enough. Thanks for your generosity Lewis, you know what I mean.

Thank Trevor B
JaneTony13, Owner at Scotts of Helmsley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Trevor, What a great choice, fish n chips with a chilled Black Sheep - excellent. Sounds like Lewis provided some extra hospitality..... Delighted you enjoyed it. Well done Lewis. Regards Tony

Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I called in for lunch while out for the day. Lewis was so friendly and made us very welcome. He answered all our questions while we were trying to decide what to have. My partner decided to have the cod which Lewis...More

Thank Lorraine M
JaneTony13, Owner at Scotts of Helmsley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Lorraine, Thanks for the great review. The Cod is prime Icelandic, from sustainable waters as accredited by MSC. Cooked to order in thin, crisp batter - as good as it gets. We have a second restaurant on A64 which maybe much closer to you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having travelled some distance and skipping breakfast, my wife and I needed something more substantial than an open sandwich for lunch. The pretty Yorkshire village of Helmsley offers a huge choice if quality eateries, coffee shops and pubs but a helpful local told me Scott's...More

Thank jon f
JaneTony13, Owner at Scotts of Helmsley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Wow, what a great review, thank you. Beef dripping is a must for many in Yorkshire, so that is our main frying medium, but there is an increasing demand for Gluten Free fish n chips, as well as veggie chips. Therefore, we have separate...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited for lunch with a friend and we were greeted by the lovely Lewis whose customer service skills are exceptional, pleasant, professional and attentive. We both had the beautifully cooked haddock and chips with proper mushy peas and in Yorkshire fashion a pot of...More

Thank EJM1955
JaneTony13, Owner at Scotts of Helmsley, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thanks for the review and kind words. High quality, value for money and great friendly service is what we do. Well done Lewis. The Spinach cake is much better than it sounds, although please don't expect to be presented with a slice on every...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can't remember the last time I had fish and chips this good. Absolutely delicious. Lovely clean and fresh restaurant. Served perfectly by "Princess Dave" (don't ask... actually, do☺️)

Thank Ian G
JaneTony13, Owner at Scotts of Helmsley, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Ian, Not sure what's going on with our "Princess"???? I'll be asking him later? Delighted you enjoyed your visits and the fish & chips. The whole team work hard to deliver high quality food and great service. Well done Dave. Regards Tony

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Called into Scotts this lunch time, do wish we had never bothered. The fish that came , was the worst we had ever seen, THIN, so thin there was no fish between the batter ! and I had two tiny"tails" on my plate. I took...More

1  Thank Dr.J,Yorkshire
JaneTony13, Owner at Scotts of Helmsley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, but a little confused. All our fish is sold by wet weight, which is the same in every fish shop across the country. Fish, being a natural resource comes in different shapes and sizes, some thin, some thick...etc? We have investigated...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017

Until today I'd not eaten fish and chips since being diagnosed with Coeliac disease ~12 years ago. Scotts of Helmsley are accredited as GF by Coeliac UK and so I was confident that they were the people to go to to break my gluten-imposed fish...More

Thank HANDW44
JaneTony13, Owner at Scotts of Helmsley, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Hello, Wow, 12 years without fish n chips, must have been really frustrating? But delighted you have found us and we are one of only a handful of shops with the Coeliac society accreditation. GF vinegar and bread, with many desserts also GF. All staff...More

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Johnfromyork
15 July 2015|
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Response from JaneTony13 | Property representative |
Hello and firstly let me say I do not want to accuse people of drinking to cover poor service. Nor do I want to offend anyone, but we do get some unjust and untrue reviews and we take offence when these are posted. As you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Bridge Street | Helmsley, North Yorkshire, Helmsley YO62 5BG, England (Formerly Beechers Fish and Chips)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Helmsley
  • Phone Number: +44 1439 772465
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.
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