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Mother Kelly's

221 Southampton Road, Portsmouth, England
(023)-9221-9149
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Ranked #83 of 465 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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- Sep 16, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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English first
London UK
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I took my husband to this restaurant as I'd been before with my son and a friend and I remembered it as superb. I wasn't disappointed, it was just as good as the first time I went. We were there at the weekend and bought two meals for a tenner! The fish was beautifully cooked, the batter was crisp and... More

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UK
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Went to Mother Kelly's as we were fed up of the ordinary chinese, Indian type resteraunt. Really pleased we did. the food was very tasty and hot, the service was good and the establishment was clean and welcoming. Great to see beer and wine available. However; as a driver I ordered milkshake and was really diassapointed to find it was... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

It was freezing cold outside and poring down Me and my partner had a 6 year old with us and newborn, we we're show up a few steps to our table. First impressions were not that great it was not very welcoming and very cold. We ordered after looking at the very confused and over priced menu , drinks and... More

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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

It's been a while since I last visited Mother Kelly's, so I was hoping that it would taste as good as I remembered. I wasn't disappointed! I'd never eaten in there before, I'd only ever had take away up until now, but dining in there was lovely. It feels like an old fashioned chippy, which is great. It's not trying... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I v been coming to this place for the last few years and this has been the best place for fish and chips I v eaten in Hampshire. Very clean, great service, great tasting fish and chips, and a decent combo offer for couples on weekend. Highly recommended from my side.

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hampshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I have visited this restaurant many times and have never been anything other than very pleased. The best fish and chips I have tasted. Simple suroundings, no frills, just good food. We are happy to go out of our way to eat here.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Me and work colleague, went too mother Kellys after work late last night around ten, to get chips, the woman serving looked at us like we were stuck to the bottom of her shoe, no smiles or good customer service, over priced, I got less chips for more money than I do in my more local chippy, and they were... More

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Eastleigh, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Mt Wife and I have been coming to Mother Kelly's for more years than we care to remember and we keep coming back because of the quality and consistency of the product. We normally have the regular cod and chips. The portions are generous, the chips always tasty and fresh , the batter crispy and the fish always delicious. If... More

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Portsmouth Hants
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The fish is always fresh and not frozen at a very reasonable price. Best place to go if you want fish and chips. There is also a selection of other meals on the menu.

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Southampton
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

At the end of a long day out, himself decided he fancied fish and chips. We had always wanted to try this place so off we went. We had one fish and chips and one burger and chips. We took our food and parked up on the hill overlooking the water and it was bliss. The fish and chips were... More

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