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Lovely food, yet again

Brilliant place for a great meal, menu choices were not as good as last time we visited though... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
via mobile
Very good food at a reasonable price.

The choice and quality of food here were very good indeed. Good generous platefuls for not a lot of... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2017
Aboyne, United Kingdom
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Mar 24, 2018
“Lovely food, yet again”
Jul 8, 2018
“Great lunch”
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14 Harbour Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LE, Scotland
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Damp in Kirkwall so went to Helgis for an early lunch. This place never disappoints. Excellent crab &squid starters, smoked shellfish on a bed of mash. Then a superincumbent sticky banoffee pudding with clotted cream. Off to bed now to sleep it off!

Thank helenmary
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant place for a great meal, menu choices were not as good as last time we visited though! Staff are friendly and the drink choices are extensive.

Thank TheSecretF
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Interesting menu, lots of choice. Went for the gravadlax starter and scallops and chorizo main, both excellent. Eat in the I'll Iively bar downstairs or quoted area upstairs. Good beer too. Do book, you'll be lucky to get a table if you don't.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed September 8, 2017

The choice and quality of food here were very good indeed. Good generous platefuls for not a lot of money. Downside if there was one was the difficulty in getting a table. We were there not long after 5 and wouldn't have been fed if...More

Thank malambo7
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here with a couple of friends on a shopping day during the Saturday sales. The atmosphere was relaxed with a great view of the harbour. Staff were friendly and extremely helpful. The booths were comfortable and it was a great place to have...More

1  Thank SartreLives
Reviewed July 6, 2016

This place was recommended by a local hairdresser. The Ribeye steak just melted in my mouth, it was fantastic and I was told it was produced locally. I rather greedily went for the Orkney Fudge Sundae, which was also very good. I can also recommend...More

Thank Pam S
Reviewed April 2, 2016

We enjoyed a great burger made from local meat in Helgi's. Great friendly service despite it being very busy on Easter Day. Lovely atmosphere and great views across Kirkwall harbour

Thank Waitknowe
Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by for a few drinks as part o a big nite oot and ended stayin! Pub quiz was on and it was a right laugh. Great folk behind the bar and a really friendly group of people inside. Top notch!

Thank OrkneyBoyAbroad
Reviewed June 19, 2015

we expected a bigger pub and place to eat.but it was very small.overcrowded,you would struggle to get a seat and feel uncomfortable while eating due to the small area.looked a nice pub just to cramped for us.

3  Thank davidsenior
Reviewed October 4, 2014

Our last evening in Kirkwall and we went to the recommended Helgi's! I have to say that the menu was limited not really offering sufficient choice. The price of their steak was high so we gave it a miss, choosing the fish and chips, which...More

Thank Martin C
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