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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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

This place really went to the dogs. No winelist. They only have some unknown 2012 Chardonnay available as a white wine. In a seafood restaurant? Really? Food tastes like it was defrosted moments before being cooked. For that money one would expect much more. It is really sad that this once posh restaurant now cannot even offer the basics. There... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Apart from not being disabled friendly, this restaurant, overlooking Gordon's Bay Harbour, serves meals to remember. It is basically a seafood place with the most wonderful fusion of flavours - a place to visit for a special occasion.

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We decided to go to Harbour Lights for a birthday lunch. What a disappointment. The waitor was scruffy and food service was very slow. The food prices are extremely overprices for what you get. A meager portion of seafood pasta for R135 with hardly any seafood added. The ceasar salad was a side portion, drenched in salad dressing and excluding... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

THE GOOD: Loads of free parking outside THE NOT SO GOOD: Oysters were nice There is nothing really bad or really good about this place, it was just very average in everything. We ordered the crayfish and ribs, there was nothing amazing about them or nothing really bad. I guess a good option if you are in the area as... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

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
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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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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
44 helpful votes 44 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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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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