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Melly's Cafe

Main Street, Killybegs, Ireland
+353 74 973 1093
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish and chips” (34 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
“liver” (2 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Killybegs, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a quick lunch while in this little town. Fish and chips and calamari rings were good but not great. Batter was a little thick and not completely done in certain parts. Fish itself was great. Had a lot of fish and chips during our...More

Thank Jill T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Haddock and chips were very good. Melly's isn't a fancy place but it is what it is, a very good chip shop. Recommended.

Thank Chris Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just searched for a place to get a simple meal in the evening, that would serve F&C but also something for my son who would not eat the fish... there was a recommended F&C in a small cabin by the harbour - but it served...More

Thank kmarko
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This is the perfect chipper! It's in a great location just opposite the port and open sea. I don't eat fish as I'm a vegetarian but the rest of my party was really impressed with the taste and freshness of the fish served, hardly surprising...More

Thank traveltripper1
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Fresh fish from the quay cooked well both a sit in and a takeout facility,you will not be disappointed,very busy every day.

Thank bigglesStrathaven
Reviewed 16 February 2018

This is a lovely quaint restaurant with a simple menu and the food on offer is just exquisite. The best fish and chips I've ever had. This is a must visit when in Killybegs.

Thank Row52
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Wanted fresh fish and chips in killybegs and that's what we got. Wonderful calamari and hake and chips. Diner setting and take away but the food was very tasty. Would happily return here.

Thank Moso06
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I have been here a couple of times now and the food is excellent and not as expensive as other places. The burger and peppered sauce is very nice. Staff are friendly and you don't have to wait long for your meal. It's clean and...More

Thank Glaghan
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Perfect for locally caught fish n chips. Love the tea. Plus they do have non-dairy milk... yippeeeee. True tho the toilets could use some care more often e.g toilet roll, cleaning emptying overflowing bin.... but hey look past that.. the fish is amazing.

Thank Louisa I
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Take away is cheaper than sit in by a good bit. Expensive enough to eat fish and chips in but one serving of chips will do two people.

Thank KeelyKW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
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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