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“First Class !!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Wee Kelpie

The Wee Kelpie
82 West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh, Scotland
01436675000
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Ranked #3 of 45 Restaurants in Helensburgh
Cuisines: Fish & Chips
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Dining options: Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Selection of Fish and Chips cooked to order. Gluten free available at all times. Childrens menu and special offers available.
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“First Class !!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Took a trip to The Famous Wee Kelpie in Helensburgh , and as per previous visits cannot fault the food or service.
Makes a difference to come in and NOT have join a conveyer belt of customers waiting on greasy suppers.
The food here is fantastic, always has been. Always fresh and tasty. The chips are like no others you have tasted and the batter is crisp and certainly not greasy.
Looking forward to the better weather so I can visit more of offen.
Well done on the Best Chips Award! !!!!

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“The best chipie in the land”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Never had a less than great experience with the food from here.

Cooked to order, friendly staff, great value.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
“Poor Service”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Stay in Helensburgh and use the Wee Kelpie as the quality of food is good. Went in for a single supper, placed my order, was given a number and after half and hour and a couple of numbers past mine being called I enquired as to where my supper was. No trace of my order, no explanation and no apology. I was literally left standing as the next customer was served and then I was given another customers order that was just ready!! Hopefully they got an apology for having to wait longer! Will not go back. I agree with other comments that the service has went down hill.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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SCOTLAND
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Best chippie in uk ???”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The wee kelpie will almost certainly be in the running for any chippie competetions. We went there last night and were wowed by the choice and the prices.

We both went for the frito misto supper at £7 containing different fish prawns and calamari which was excellent. Most importantly the chips are top notch not crappy limp greasy offerings you get in lesser chippies.

We will be regulars, along with the rest of the west coast of scotland.

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Glasgow
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“What happened!?”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Service slow, they were serving up broken fish so instead of getting a whole bit of fish you for two small halfs! Very sneaky and rubbish for £8! Not many chips either. Service and standards slipped since they got best chippy chips.
Used to love this place!
Will go Clydebank boat instead now!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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