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Mother Kelly's

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221 Southampton Road | Porchester, Portsmouth, England
+44 23 9221 9149
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was in mother Kelly this evening I asked for a burger they told me they have no burger I was no happy with this why did they not put up sign tell people that .

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Thank Michelle H
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What can I say. Lovely staff,so friendly and helpful. The food was excellent. Place is spotless. Will be back soon.

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Thank Pauline B
portsmouth
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are not that many fish and chip restaurants around now,but this one is a little gem.Its on the main road but there are enough parking spaces to accommodate.The inside is bright and airy,but most of all the fish and chips are really good,and most importantly piping hot.The service was good and the half hour or so spent there was... More 

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Thank ian p
Trevorwest, Owner at Mother Kelly's, responded to this review

Thank you for this review Ian! We are glad you enjoyed both our hospitality and our food. We look foward to you returing to us again sometime. More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't fault this place, seated immediately, waiter took our order we both had Haddock & chips, it was wonderful, good size portions, beautifully presented, no greasy batter, chips were crispy and tasty. The Haddock was outstanding, I also had lovely pea fritter. Great place for fish & chips. They also do cooked breakfast, will definitely try it if we are... More 

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Thank 78Mike_S953
Trevorwest, Owner at Mother Kelly's, responded to this review

Thank you for your taking time to write this positive review Mike it really does mean a lot to the team here at Mother Kellys. We are really glad you enjoyed our food and we look forward to seeing you again at our breakfast time which is as yummy as our main meals! More 

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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Live nearby and it's one of many that do a good standard of Fish and chips. On a busy road, so often choose other chip shops.

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Thank Philip C
Trevorwest, Owner at Mother Kelly's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Philip, we are sorry to hear you feel this way, if you do decide to join us again sometime in the future we look forward to seeing you. More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely food, big portions, great value. Eat in or take away - great service, friendly staff. Never had a bad meal there. 20 mile round trip to eat there but stacks better than anything local to me. I recommend Mother Kelly's to all my friends and family

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Thank 671imm71
Trevorwest, Owner at Mother Kelly's, responded to this review

Thank you for this positive review it really does mean a lot to the team here at Mother Kellys and thank you for your loyalty of coming to visit us time and time again, we look foward to seeing you again soon. More 

Waterlooville
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again a lovely fish & Chip supper. Fish lovely and white, falling away in nice chunks, which cod should be. Chips cooked well and firm, not mushy as you get in some places. And to finish we had pineapple fritter with maple syrup and lovely ice cream (not cheap ice cream). Brilliant, thank you to all the staff, sure... More 

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Thank C7513HDwendym
Trevorwest, Owner at Mother Kelly's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this positive feedback, we are very glad you enjoyed all our food especially the desert! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been there several times, we have always had very good food and service. A lot of people we know go there several times

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Thank Alison B
Trevorwest, Owner at Mother Kelly's, responded to this review

Thank you Alison for your postive comments! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Fareham, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Once again excellent fish and chips at the right price.The staff are brilliant. Simply the best fish and chip restaurant in the area..... We visit at least once a month.

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1 Thank ADW1954
Trevorwest, Owner at Mother Kelly's, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. We are glad you enjoy both our food and hospitality, we look forward to seeing you again next month. More 

UK
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107 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

Thank you for a first class plate of good old fish ,chips and mushy peas. this is an excellent restaurant we enjoyed it very much and will be back, and highly recommend, the staff are also excellent, thank you

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2 Thank Mick T
Trevorwest, Owner at Mother Kelly's, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review Mick the team really do appreciate it. We are glad you enjoyed both our food and hospitality and we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast Food, British, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Southampton Road | Porchester, Portsmouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9221 9149

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?