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The Wee Kelpie

82 West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8BB, Scotland
+44 1436 675000
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“mushy peas” (42 reviews)
“haddock” (71 reviews)
“haggis bites” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
82 West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8BB, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great fish and chips. Cooked fresh as you order. Best in town and good portions of chips and fish is cooked to perfection.

Thank 288Lindyloo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in early evening for supper. Fish very tasty and large portion and batter was lovely and crisp. Had the fritters, which were very good. Staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank nomad488
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best fish and chips around - genuinely amazing time and time again! The chips are the best I've ever tasted and the fish always so fresh.

Thank Explorer898
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is without a doubt the best fish and chips in the area. All freshly made, not swimming in grease and with a lovely slice of lemon. Can be busy so be prepared to wait but it is well worth it. Have some great deals...More

Thank adnerb62
Reviewed 14 August 2017

best combination of fish and chips I have had for years. Haddock was perfect, crispy batter with well cooked chips. obviously freshly cooked.

Thank Janis W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

As most reviews say this is a terrific wee chip shop. Food cooked fresh whilst you wait and can be a queue but food is excellent. Do not do hot drinks.

Thank bfcjeep
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Not fresh cut potatoes for the chips!! Disappointed. The Batter on fish looked nice, but nothing ready to go and waited about 15 min. £14 something for 2 cod and chips.More

Thank Lucy I
TheWeeKelpie, Owner at The Wee Kelpie, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Hi Lucy We where amazed that you have visited five eating establishments in Helensburgh today and managed to review them all !! We are dissapointed that you didn't enjoy your meal but can assure you that our potatoes are rumbled and freshly made into delicious...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We came for takeaway on our first night and ordered quite a selection of things. Overall the food was nice, I've certainly had worse. The batter on the king prawns had a very odd taste - although the spicy calamari was delicious. Generous portions and...More

Thank ljw1222
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice gluten free fish and tasty chips. Service was quick and all the food slipped down nicely! Even managed to find a parking spot very nearby.

Thank keilboy26
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We were recommended to the Wee Kelpie by the owners of the house in which we were staying. As there were 9 of us I phoned through the order and appeared at Wee Kelpie some minutes later. A traditional fish and chip shop, only cooking...More

1  Thank Mel B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8BB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Helensburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 1436 675000
Selection of Fish and Chips cooked to order. Gluten free available at all times. Childrens menu and special offers available.
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