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Mother Kelly's

221 Southampton Road | Paulsgrove, Portsmouth PO6 4PY, England
+44 23 9221 9149
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“fish and chips” (107 reviews)
“chip supper” (5 reviews)
“lemon sole” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast Food, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
221 Southampton Road | Paulsgrove, Portsmouth PO6 4PY, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Well, I have been having a child’s portion of cod and chips for at least a year with no problem. I have a dietary requirement which means I can only eat small meals and all staff were made aware of this. I had wine with...More

Thank Shelley G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth popping in (although don’t go through the alarmed exit door as you get told off by I assume Madame Kelly). The food is good old fashioned fish and chips - both well cooked and very good portion sizes too. They even have bottles...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been using Mother Kellys for years and have never been disappointed. The fish is always large and the batter delicious. I love the staff - so friendly and chatty. Would thoroughly recommend.

Thank Debbie23g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once again a great meal at Mother Kelly’s We did the 2 for £10 on Saturday & Sunday. Very good offer, a must at the weekend. Lovely white cod for sure. Only thing I would say is the toilet seats need changing in the lady’s...More

Thank C7513HDwendym
Reviewed April 28, 2018

We had a small wedding by usual standards - only 15 of us - so we chose Mother Kelly's as our reception venue. Trevor and his team did us proud - the food was delicious (twice fried crispiest chips - yum!!), the service was great...More

Thank Drumstir4
Reviewed April 24, 2018

we found this place by chance looking for a chippy in the local and area. It was excellent, the service was very quick even though there was a queue when we go there. They took card which was helpful. The food was served in a...More

Thank markl1069
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Read about it on trip advisor & decided to try and we were staying nearby on a trip. Service was really good, got a table really quickly & this was honestly some of the best fish & chips I've had. The whole table agreed. Fish...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Pushed into the car park from behind. It is from a 40mph road and a tight entrance. Van behind so close he missed the indicator (and the brake lights) so nudged me forward. Got to the counter just a little later than planned but no...More

Thank mike d
Reviewed April 5, 2018

Our food was so good, that even people who don’t like fish were very happy with their meal, and that’s something :) fish was fresh, not overcooked, very crispy and the chips was perfect. One little minus - with this high standard I would expect...More

Thank MartaPrzygodzka
Reviewed April 2, 2018

After an extremely long journey in bumper to bumper traffic to pick my son up from uni, I was anxious this restaurant would not live up to its reviews. But I am so pleased we made the effort to find it - really excellent food...More

Thank Corinne M
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Julia S
September 30, 2017|
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Response from Diane B | Reviewed this property |
Really sorry but no i have no idea. I am sure they won’t mind you asking them .
Darrell C
September 19, 2017|
Response from ibuprofenman | Reviewed this property |
It's not my business but can confirm that I paid by card when I visited.
September 30, 2016|
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Response from Robin P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't remember the menu prices, I think they do a lunchtime discount for the over 65's, but how much I'm not sure. Maybe call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Southampton Road | Paulsgrove, Portsmouth PO6 4PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9221 9149
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