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221 Southampton Road, Portsmouth, England
(023)-9221-9149
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 61
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Fish Supper

Went here with my family and we were fairly impressed. Staff were welcoming and friendly, service was very prompt (big bonus as our 4yr old gets very bored during the usual wait between ordering and getting his dinner) and the place was clean and orderly. The childrens portion was free... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
639AnnaP
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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English first
Portsmouth
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I've had chips from the takeaway part a few times and on all occasions the portions were small compared to other chipys around. The chips were just about ok and the value for money isn't that great.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Basic simple and perfectly done. This is a great no muss no fuss place that is exactly what you'd want from a chippy. Very friendly staff and cheap food.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

Went here with my family and we were fairly impressed. Staff were welcoming and friendly, service was very prompt (big bonus as our 4yr old gets very bored during the usual wait between ordering and getting his dinner) and the place was clean and orderly. The childrens portion was free because our youngest is under 5 which was an unexpected... More 

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Perfect food. Thanks to trip adviser I choose to drive to get my chip supper here rather than across the road from me, and glad I had. Definitely a take away treat from now on.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A nice family type venue, no frills but nice, lovely fish and chips, the best in the area, good value. 2 for a tenner at weekends between 11 and 4 pm.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
254 reviews 254 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The chips were very hard, greasy and crunchy but you get a lot for your order. The staff were quick and friendly.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Have been using Mother Kelly's ( takeaway ) for a while and really can not fault the quality of their food but it gives both my wife and I such terrible heartburn. Could it be something they use in the cooking, but because it is so nice we do tend to suffer occassionally though. Staff are always so polite and... More 

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Gosport
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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This Fish and Chips takeaway and restaurant in Portchester has been around for 25 years. Good value and very tasty meals . Only problem is the limited parking which seemed particularly bad at lunch time on Friday! Service is fast and friendly. The pensioner's fish and chips with tea or coffee deal is very good value at £7.50 . .At... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

we've eaten here for years and you just won't find better anywhere. Food fabulous, staff friendly,everything always clean your gotta love it.

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We have visited this restaurant on three previous occasions. The service is usually very good and the food is excellent. It would usually warrant four or five stars. Yesterday, we walked in at around 4-15pm. Only one other couple were in the entire 78 seater place. Hardly rushed off their feet then. There were no staff at all to seat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 221 Southampton Road, Portsmouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: (023)-9221-9149

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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