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All 13 Gordon's Bay Restaurants

Harbour Lights Seafood Grill

Gordons Bay Harbour, Gordon's Bay 7150, South Africa
+27(0)21 8561830
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Ranked #10 of 13 Restaurants in Gordon's Bay
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Somerset West, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

What a disappointment! We have visited Harbour Lights many times over the years. Some overseas visitors decided they would like to go back there as they had been there before and the view is just so stunning. Thank goodness for the view because the service we received was shocking. It was the most wonderful day in Gordons Bay and we... More

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Oberentfelden, Switzerland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We visited for a short lunch in November 2014 and ordered just 2 seafood salads to share since we were going to have dinner (at another place) that night. The meal was a mediocre seafood stew, but in no way a salad. The wine list was still not printed (according to other reviews same status as in October 2014). What... More

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NYC
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

At the old port inGordon's Bay, just outside of the main strip, good food, at a reasonable price, exceptional service There were only two tables seated on a Saturday night. Probably because it is not in the center of town, but worth the drive for the view

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Somerset West, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This excuse for a restaurant only gets one star for the view of the yacht harbour. It was the worst dinner we had in years. The wine list did not exist and when an excuse of a list was presented, the wine we ordered was not available. The food was very overpriced and bad. Two starters and two steaks (one... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Waited for 1 hour to get our food, the table cloth was dirty and napkin in paper ( When your meal cost over R200 we are exepcting a clean table with proper napkins.... We are French living in Cape Town for 20 years but i dont remember paying so much for a meal and having such poor service....The dessert was... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We live in Strand so a good restaurant is few and far between in Strand. We have been to Harbour lights on numerous occasions. There were only 3 tables in the whole restaurant booked. Service was poor and we waited for our meal forever. White wine was warm and when eventually food came (fish Thermidor with prawns) you could not... More

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Wellington, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Had a nice fish and chips in the downstairs shop upstairs very smart and formal with expensive pricing. Only one waiter on duty who has to do everything. Down stairs friendly reception with nice food at very reasonable pricing.

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San Francisco, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Dined downstairs at the pub because we wanted a casual meal outdoors. I went with a friend that lives nearby so he did the ordering. Had Hake Fish and Chips which was fantastic. The fried calamari tasted a bit on the rubbery side. The views and friendly staff outweighs the rubbery calamari.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We arrived at reception and there was no one. No staff to greet us and no patrons. I phoned the restaurant's number from inside the restaurant for someone to welcome us after waiting for ten minutes. After ordering a beer and looking at the menu we decided to ask for the bill because we had a weird and uneasy feeling... More

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Gordon's Bay, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

What a disappointment. Were taken there by our son who was out from Holland and wanted to spoil us with a great meal. Service was so bad that we got up and left and went to the Ocean Basket which we enjoyed!

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Additional Information about Harbour Lights Seafood Grill

Address: Gordons Bay Harbour, Gordon's Bay 7150, South Africa
Phone Number: +27(0)21 8561830
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Gordon's Bay

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