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Melly's Cafe

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Main Street, Killybegs, Ireland
+353 74 973 1093
10:30 - 20:30
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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place looks like an average chippy! The burgers are anything but average. I think we ate here 3 times in the 5 days we were in town.

Thank TravelGirl181747
County Donegal, Ireland
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place for fish and chips. Absolutely lovely in my opinion. When I want fish this is where I go - its as simple as that. For a café its excellent. As good as any restaurant and half the price.

Thank Vera M
Coleraine, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very clean cafe. Good selection of fish cooked fresh when you order. Portions good and prices very reasonable. Staff are friendly and nothing too much bother.

Thank Linda M
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Went here on a weekend break to Killybegs. Food is excellent and plenty of it. We will definitely be back.

Thank davy_w1981
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143 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Good for fish and chips. The place is a bit outdated but is clean and welcoming. Good for food at any time of the day or night.

Thank Amy9567
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

... then look no further if you are in County Donegal. Whilst the visit was definitely in the low season, you could tell everything was cooked fresh and the chips were amazing. Service was welcoming and friendly.

Thank BenandPaddyP
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We ate in here a few months back and the fish and chips are a must in this establishment, but make sure you are very very hungry as the portions are huge......which is a great complaint.....its an excellent fish and chips and the staff are just delightful, will definitely be back when next in Killybegs...

Thank Mamasbaba
Wingham, Canada
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110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Went here for lunch, clean and functional, friendly staff. Food was just okay, I had fish and chips, salad had brown edges, fish had too much batter and a bit greasy.my husband had the fish chowder and really enjoyed.

Thank Barbara d
Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We went here last Friday for lunch, while the staff were very friendly and helpful, the cafe itself could do with a bit of a make over to create a more welcoming and relaxing athmosphere but it was clean and functional. We were a little surprised at the prices we thought they were a little high for what was on... More 

Thank Sharon-SMA-2016
Killinchy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

called in for lunch . great menu . good honest food at very reasonable prices. clean tidy and nice staff

Thank snowgul

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Cafe, Seafood, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Killybegs, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Killybegs
  • Phone Number: +353 74 973 1093

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?