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All 7 Helmsdale Restaurants

La Mirage

7 Dunrobin Street, Helmsdale, Scotland
+44 1431 821 615
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Ranked #1 of 7 Restaurants in Helmsdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night

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English first
Warminster, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We had a very large but well cooked late lunch with friends at this quirky restaurant. Great staff and some humorous touches, added to the enjoyment. My only complaint was the enormous plate of food even though it was supposedly a small portion!

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Daylesford, Australia
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264 reviews 264 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
546 helpful votes 546 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

The La Mirage Restaurant in Helmsdale Scotland was a favourite of both Barbara Cartland and Clarissa Dickson Wright, so there was no argument today in making it our Highlands stop. We passed on the Chicken Kiev and Fish Suppers and went straight for the breaded haddock and the Argentinian Pinot Grigio (the more popular of the 2 whites). The meal... More

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Daylesford
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We read about this in our Lonely Planet Guide and decided we just had to go. We weren't disappointed. Our fish was fresh, perfectly cooked, with mushy peas, salad and lots of freshly cooked chips. Service was smiling and attentive. The decor pays homage to Barbara Cartland who frequented it. Don't miss this fun experience.

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Brora, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

You can always rely on great food here no matter when you go. The fish is excellent, all good locally caught, fantastic batter and great portions. Make sure you're hungry before you go. The staff are always friendly and helpful. It is the only place I regularly recommend for eating in the area. We have Belgian friends who visit us... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is a great fish restaurant which also has a take away next door. The portions are huge so if you don't have a huge appetite ask for a small portion as it is still a BIG fish

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Edgware
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Wow, this is some restaurant. Excellent range of food on the menu, and the helpings were colossal. The four of us who ate there were very impressed and will go again. We highly recommend it. We also liked the whimsical furnishings. Hugh & Catherine Taylor

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stopped over on the way to JOG from Golspie and the recommendations were not wrong. The history of the establishment and it's obvious ties to Barbara Cartland are there for all to see. A little eccentric decor wise, but the food portions are generous and the chips, outstanding. "Just like my Mum used to make".

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Bedfordshire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This was our second visit to the restaurant we had forgotten how big the portions are, the Haddock was superb wish we lived nearer

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Rustington, England
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Just stopped here for a bag of chips on long journey back from John O'Groats to Dornoch. Passed through on the way up on a Sunday morning at 11.30 and the Fish an Chips shop was open so thought it was worth a try on the way back at around 6pm. Bingo they were open and busy. Could only fit... More

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Wick, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I have had the pleasure of stopping here on many occasions for something to eat. The service is excellent,staff friendly and helpful, food excellent and nice and hot and the decor is ...unique. Last time we dropped in my friend and I had quite a few children between us which was no problem to them. The food arrived promptly was... More

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Additional Information about La Mirage

Address: 7 Dunrobin Street, Helmsdale, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1431 821 615
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Helmsdale
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: British

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