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Donegal's Famous Chipper

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Upper Main Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 74 972 1428
16:30 - 23:00
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely food , staff are helpful ,chips are amazing !!! Well worth a trip , can highly recommend , you won't be disappointed ....

Thank Saushe
Navan, Ireland
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on our way back from Sliabh Liab. Chips were great, dry and crispy but unfortunately the battered cod was badly burnt, black in places. Also they gave us sachets of salt and vinegar instead of salting them in the bag, not what you typically expect in an Irish chipper. Staff were friendly.

Thank Tracey M
Donegal Town, Ireland
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely clean chips. Big portions and good value for money. Ordered beforehand by phone to avoid delay when collecting takeaway.

Thank Angel1964_12
Donegal Town, Ireland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Normally good value for money , have however had occasions when the chips are cooked on the outside but hard in the middle , just depends who's on that day ! Staff are a friendly bunch .

Thank therapistcpj
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31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Taco chips are the best!! 100% must try. Brilliant invention. Never heard of them before. Must be tried.

2 Thank mcelhinneyrach
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Best fish and chips in the land! 2 pieces of delicious cod and crispy batter and the tastiest chips ever. Put this on your bucket list :-)

2 Thank MrsCBell
Dublin, Ireland
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Called into the Famous Chipper this evening for a cod and chip plus a order for the wife.the chips were as usual perfect but the cod was burned black and was pre cooked at some stage. The portion was tiny but I would have forgiven that if it was nice.on the plus side the wife enjoyed her food. Won't be... More 

4 Thank kilgole
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Best fish & chips I've ever had! Heard of this place from friends. Well worth th 30 minute drive just for them! Can't wait to go back again :)

Thank N348890
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

When I ask a local for a good take away they said go to Duffys and thank god I did . I got a Doner Kebab and chips my friend got Fish and Chips. lovely homemade chips my Doner was very good and filling. The Fish was fresh and had a light crispy batter. Only thing is they need too... More 

Thank josh harry D
South Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

I don't like giving negative reviews, but I found the fish and chips here so offensive to my sensibilities that I had to comment on it. This chippy was recommended to me by a local so I had great expectations of the place, was I greatly disappointed. My aunt and I ordered the fish and chips, the chips were dry... More 

2 Thank Alison O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Fast food, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper Main Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Donegal Town
  • Phone Number: +353 74 972 1428

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