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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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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a vegetarian I grab a take away whenever I'm heading out of town and need a quick grab. They are good at doing their veggie burger with whatever I want on it. Making it more interesting than their own basic offering. This place is famous in Killybegs and has been go for many years. Though I don't think it's... More 

Thank Randy R
Omagh, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We all really looked forward to sampling the fish and chips. Portions were generous. Chips were fine but we weren't offered salt and vinegar on them as most take away places do. The fish was let down by the batter. Either it was too thick or hadn't been cooked long enough but underneath the crispy batter was uncooked batter. Not... More 

Thank Sarah M
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I travelled from Belfast to sample the best Fish n chips in Ireland. As like all good things I was disappointed. My haddock had not been cooked regret and was not great at all. I brought this to the attention of the waitress expecting a full scale row. On the contrary she was excellent in her handling of the problem.... More 

1 Thank Michaelplaw
Dungannon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Killybegs hotel and had dinner in Melly's cafe once and it was nice. They didn't have enough high chair to give us one so we struggled at the start but as soon as one freed up , we got it. Quite big portions and reasonable price. I'd recommend it.

Thank vk2446
Dublin, Ireland
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53 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Very nice cafe with a fresh fish served with chips. Place can be busy but you can eat there for reasonable price with the view to the port.

Thank paula_sze
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Bought lunch for my family here. It was €50 well spent. Great atmosphere, kind staff and good fish & chips. It only cost so much because we ordered hungry but, even with the enormous order, we managed to eat everything! Try the taco chips; you won't regret it.

Thank Jamie P
1 review
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Family group visited for lunch. Great fish and chips. Very fresh fish. Good choice on menu and service was also very good.

Thank Graham M
Kitchener, Canada
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145 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

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 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

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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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Cafe, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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?