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The Wee Kelpie

82 West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8BB, Scotland
+44 1436 675000
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
82 West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8BB, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Firstly polite staff and food cooked to order. The chips were a bit of a let down as some of mine needed to have a few small damaged points removed before frying. Fish was nice and fresh, batter slightly too loose and sticking to side...More

Thank Ret40
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited once, had scampi and chips, tasted awesome and loads of scampi, will definitely eat from here again! Thanks

Thank travlerpaul987
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fish and chips! Must have when visiting Helensburgh. Food was fantastic, service was prompt although staff appeared a little impatient waiting for orders.

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The chips - which seem to be twice-cooked - also seem to twice as oily. The haggis and black pudding bites were tasteless, soaked in oil and inedible. It's not cheap, and the quality isn't really good enough to choose this place over cheaper -...More

1  Thank Stuartd99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called here based on previous reviews and can only say this was pretty average food. Fish was ok but the chips were over cooked with lots of bits. Couldn’t believe my ears when I was charged £14 for the 2 portions. Normally pay around £10...More

Thank Lancslad_Sheffield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best fish and chips in town and best i have ever tasted good sized portions great menu variety made fresh everytime never try anywhere else now .

Thank fababoutfriends
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your willing to have patience ,you wont be disapointed by food . Very nice haggis fritters ,fish and chips

Thank 659Kate
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a family trip in Glasgow and one of our family had recommended this place, so off we went for a visit. I had the cod and chips, the fish was beautiful, nice and succulent, nice crispy batter, but not that greasy considering...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

Well this wee kelpie may have won awards but not in my book. Most of chips were cold and didn’t even look nice scampi was fine. Fish supper again wasn’t the best. Personally won’t visit again.

4  Thank Lesley M
Reviewed May 10, 2018

..but here we go; this place(plaice ?) is a multi award winning chippy where everything is cooked to order. I recommend it all but especially the black pudding and haggis bites plus the Frito Misto.

Thank hjworton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8BB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Helensburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 1436 675000
Selection of Fish and Chips cooked to order. Gluten free available at all times. Childrens menu and special offers available.
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