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La Mirage

7 Dunrobin Street, Helmsdale KW8 6JA, Scotland
+44 1431 821615
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (93 reviews)
“meringue” (28 reviews)
“chicken kiev” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Seafood, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Dunrobin Street, Helmsdale KW8 6JA, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 457 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been a few years since our last visit. But my wife and I fancied a little run out for lunch. Wednesday a beautiful sunny day in early December, we called in without a booking after checking it would be open online. We both went...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for lunch, lovely friendly staff. Great menu with plenty of choice. The fish and chips are recommended by everyone so my other half treated himself to a large fish tea. Well you know the portions are good when the fish takes up the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tina M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here while staying in Wick (about and hours drive) looked online and said it would be open, we arrived with about 11/2 hours before closing only to find it closed. Advertised times on door also said it should be open. :( not happy! change...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Fraggleview
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is your regular Fish & Chips plus extra dishes ( non fish) and salads. Service quick with a smile. Very generous portion and very tasty Highly recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank suoprano
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

The deserts looked amazing but I made the mistake of ordering a large Famous Fish Tea - what a portion size!! Friendly service, lovely fresh food, absolutely delicious. I'll need to plan a return for the giant meringues or the sticky toffee pudding 😉👍

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 557stewartb
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Excellent Restaurant and Fish & Chip shop. The portions are beyond belief, their small fish would be a large anywhere else, beautifuly cooked in a light batter, excellent chips. Mainly fish in the restaurant but other options are on offer and excellent they are. Bread...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Terrence J
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

As the first second I came in. The young girl at the till made me feel unwelcome. 15 uncomfortable minutes. I almost left without my food.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SigurrEriksen
Reviewed October 18, 2018

While we were on our tour with "The Hairy Coo", this was one of our stops. Although there were plenty of places to eat in this small town, we chose this place. The food was great, as the portions were large enough to fill you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jamessD7782YE
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Stayed at the harbour in our motorhome and visited for a family treat. 3 fish and chips and a scampi. The food was still hot and the chips were all nice and freshly cut. Very tasty, especially the fish - the batter was lovely and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MrsMctonks
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Best we found in north. Very good service and superb value for money. Portions are enormous and quality very good. Smoked salmon was 3 times what you would expect in cities. Meringue was very tasty and a struggle to finish- doggy bag offered! We also...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank andrew2458
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Questions & Answers
October 31, 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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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