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La Mirage

7 Dunrobin Street, Helmsdale KW8 6JA, Scotland
+44 1431 821615
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (82 reviews)
“meringue” (25 reviews)
“chicken kiev” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Dunrobin Street, Helmsdale KW8 6JA, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good quality food excellent portions. Fresh and locally sourced fish. A must visit when in Helmsdale.

Thank MasterLewis88
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a trip from Inverness to John o'Groats, my partner and I called for a coffee (which was perfect) and decided that on our return we would have fish and chips takeaway.. First impression was great as they looked mouthwatering as there were two fish...More

Thank SomersetColinE
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on the way north and ordered bacon and egg rolls. They were well filled, the bacon was delicious and two plus soft drinks cost less than £10. Well worth the stop. Other dishes also looked delicious. Friendly service too.

Thank Heyhey49de
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

l visited the place on our recent NC500 trip and we all enjoyed our freshly cooked food .It was very reasonably priced considering its quite remote as you normally pay over the odds in such places so it was a pleasant surprise.Would visit again if...More

Thank Eddie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the Gammon & i can say it was the Best Gammon i have had in the last 30 Years & i have tried many, My wife & two friends had small fish, small is debatable but i guess some people might call it...More

Thank Bryan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here on the recommendation of our B & B host. Quirky interior however the food was good and plentiful. My wife had scampi and I had the fish and chips. It is not Michelin starred but the service was good and the cost reasonable.

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled up to la mirage on the recommendation of a friend. It’s a quirky place to say the least. The decor is a throwback to an era possibly best forgotten, and it has to be seen to be believed that such a place exists...More

Thank n10wlr
Michael W, Owner at La Mirage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thankyou for your rewiew, we look forward to seeing you again later in the year. Pam

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

whilst in Helmsdale (work related ) went to La Mirage restaurant for a sit down meal and we were pleasantly surprised,we asked the waiter for any suggestions and we were told the burger is great.I am not usually a burger person but wow what a...More

Thank brian c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for a meal whilst touring. Helpings are enormous. They did however struggle slightly with dietary requirements, as many things were pre-prepared.

Thank CAVA56
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Took a run to Helmsdale while staying in the area. Went to mirage for lunch as I was treating myself to fish and chips all I wanted for my birthday and I was not disappointed I had prawns for a starter and my only complaint...More

Thank David M
Michael W, Owner at La Mirage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your very kind comments David. We are really pleased that we helped you to enjoy your birthday.

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Questions & Answers
October 31, 2017|
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Response from Michael W | Property representative |
The restaurant was closed for essential overhaul of cooking equipment. The closure was detailed on the Facebook page and locally. It reopens on Friday 3rd November.
Chrissie M
May 12, 2017|
Response from Michael W | Property representative |
So sorry but we dont do gluten free batter, but you can have just steamed fish, with nothing added, the chips are cooked in vegetable oil. Hope this is helpful.
July 5, 2016|
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Response from Michael W | Property representative |
Christmas dinners can be booked for weekends in December. The restaurant closes on Christmas Eve around 5pm and reopens on 8th January.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Dunrobin Street, Helmsdale KW8 6JA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Helmsdale
  • Phone Number: +44 1431 821615
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