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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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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“mushy peas” (42 reviews)
“haddock” (73 reviews)
“tartare” (20 reviews)
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 12 December 2017

Excellent quality food, including scallops and chips cooked in beef dripping. far exceeds expectations for a chippy. Friendly staff who will go out of their way to accommodate special dietary requirements.

Thank Jane M M
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Went in July wrote a review decided to give it another go because got back late from holiday and couldn't be bothered to cook, reckon the fish must of gone on holiday because not a lot of fish in my batter. Definitely won't be be...More

Thank gladiator1069
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Working in this very Anglicised town, I was looking forward to a proper Scottish haggis supper. The lads that work here are friendly and efficient - you get a number when you order - proof it’s all fresh. The haggis supper (5 large fritters and...More

Thank WorcestershireFatty
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed coming here my mum recommended and she was correct :) super friendly people amazing food amazing experience thank you :)

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

First visit for ages. Really looking forwaed to it. Had Haddock and chips. Fish was ok. Chips were a complete let down. Looked like scraps. Should have returned. Used to be good, went downhill, big time. I appreciate they may have been busy, however, still...More

Thank mifwick
TheWeeKelpie, Owner at The Wee Kelpie, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

When you telephoned last night and spoke to a member of the team to complain we asked if you could possibly leave your telephone number and we would get back to you or you could have popped back down. Our intention was to offer you...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Tasty and great value Fish & Chips. Especially as you can eat them whilst looking out at great views 👍

Thank MarkJRatcliffe
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Unreal fish and chips worth a visit if in Helensburgh yummy!!! Cooked to order and staff friendly yummy.

Thank DeanBrown1988
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Have visited Wee Kelpie many times since it open and have consistently had excellent meals. Both the Cod and Haddock are delicious. All our visitors have enjoyed their fish

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Have visited the Wee Kelpie twice and on both occasions we had excellent fish and chips. The haddock was wonderful and the cod melted, the chips were fresh and chunky, hot and tasty. Recommended

Thank Corin H
Reviewed 7 October 2017

A wee drive from Glasgow today to go here as read good reviews. Was definitelyworth the visit. Helensborough is a lovely place & after a fresh air walk we stopped here for fish & chips. Well better than any I've tasted in Glasgow. Not as...More

Thank Joyce006
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Kids
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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