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The Wee Kelpie

) #9 of 43 Restaurants in Helensburgh $, Fast food, British, Scottish
82 West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8BB, Scotland
+44 1436 675000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“mushy peas” (41 reviews)
“cod” (39 reviews)
“haggis bites” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fast food, British, Scottish, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
82 West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8BB, Scotland
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Great chip shop. I love that everything is cooked fresh to order. Takes a little longer but is so worth it. Also great customer service.

1  Thank Gavin S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great fish supper and handmade chips also home made coleslaw and mushy peas ate excellent as well. Also enjoyed the bites as a starter. Recommend haddock for the fish -very tasty..

1  Thank dabhanddoug
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If your looking for a good chippy in Helensburgh then look no further that the Wee Kelpie.This is a very busy takeaway and they cook to order so everything is nice and fresh but that also means you have to wait a bit longer for...More

1  Thank themanwiththecamera
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Went here to get away from traffic on the way home from a Sunday walk in Dunoon. Have to say probably best fish and chips I've ever had!! The fish was huge and the batter was so tasty! Exactly what we wanted! Definitely worth the...More

1  Thank Avingkay
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I went here based on a number of good reviews and had high expectations. I ordered a large Cod and chips and handed over just short of £10 once I'd added mayonnaise and tartare sauce. Now I've become accustomed to a Scottish fish supper made...More

Thank Daniel A
TheWeeKelpie, Owner at The Wee Kelpie, responded to this review

Hi Daniel On Saturday night The Wee Kelpie was extremely busy. I was working and remember there being a problem with one order. What happened was unfortunate but one of my staff sent a Cod and Chips and missed the second piece which would have...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017

nice varied menu, large number of choices, nice quality. conveniently located on the water front. Opening hours quite limited

Thank tom c
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely staff great cooked food to order . I love getting my fish and chips from here no frozen fish all fresh and best cod I have ever had. Chips are great and the tartare sauce is amazing . Been going here since it opened...More

1  Thank Anita C
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Love this take away! The food is always excellent, the chips are wonderful. Servings are huge so we tend to get the children's sizes. The fish is always fresh and it is great to be able to get scallops in a chippy!!

1  Thank HIlary P
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Visited at weekend on drive with my girlfriend. £8.40 for one tiny piece of fish(this is the large one) and small scoop of hard chips. Think the fish had been caught in local boat pond with a wee net, was also undercooked as fillet slipped...More

Thank Denis M
TheWeeKelpie, Owner at The Wee Kelpie, responded to this review

We where disappointed to read such an unpleasant review of our business. You say you ordered a large fish and chips which you claim was tiny. The piece of fish would have been between 8 and 9 ounces in weight, this is significantly larger than...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Great selection of fish and really tasty albeit a bit expensive for a takeaway but well worth it once you get over the shock at the price.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
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Selection of Fish and Chips cooked to order. Gluten free available at all times. Childrens menu and special offers available.