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Beach Road, Gordons Bay Old Harbour Cape Town, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
+27 21 856 1830
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Dinner

I ended up here because my chosen restaurant was full and this was almost empty which is always a concern. Service was friendly and the view over the harbour would have been great if the moon was not obscured by cloud. Ambience was none existent with bright lights like a Chinese restaurant. I had... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Wanted to have nice sea food. Ended up having a very poor fish and chips ..waited 45 minutes for the food. my daughter ordered Ceaser salad and on arrival the salad was all lettuce with sprinkling of tomato and olives on top. On pointing out that the fish was still raw and half cold, the server stated that "the stove... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

The food wad good, the wine was as ordered, but there was no spark. Very few other patrons for a Friday night. There was nothing to make us remember it.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

I ended up here because my chosen restaurant was full and this was almost empty which is always a concern. Service was friendly and the view over the harbour would have been great if the moon was not obscured by cloud. Ambience was none existent with bright lights like a Chinese restaurant. I had the Alfredo platter, hake calamari and... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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52 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This has to be the biggest joke of a restaurant in South Africa. The big advert outside the rear of the restaurant reads : "Fine dining seafood restaurant". Oh boy were we in for a shock. Ordered a beer which came with a fruit juice glass as they were "A bit short of beer glasses". I asked if mussels were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We were driving from hermanus back to Cape Town and felt it was time for lunch. Went here - a bit of a wait to be sorted out with drinks but our waitor was very polite. Took our order for mains. Fish lovely very fresh, calamari was among the best I have tasted, queen prawns good. Only let down was... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The food was ok but thats about it. Service was quite ok. Watch out for wine recommendation, they try to sell you the expensive one's. There are better places in Gordons Bay

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Somerset West, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We had a meal there tonight. Not really have the service. Waitress hardly come to check. We have to put the bread basket and empty cans onto the next empty table ourselves because no space on our table. Only 4 tables for a friday night. 28 Rand per Red Grapetiser can which is very expensive. We ordered fresh mussels for... More 

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Gordon's Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

what a greate experience at harbour lights. I visted harbour lights on the 1st of March with my friends, and we orderd the pepper tuna which was awsome, and the service was excellent. I will defenitly go back to harbour lights. I highly recomend to go to Harbour Lights. That was awsome!!!!

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Seaford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

service was good but that's all the food was dire,they didn't have the wines I ordered,they suggested a different brand ,served it warm(white wine) with a sour taste

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I went to Harbour Lights on the 15th of february 2015. There food and service is excellent. I have to mention the outstanding views over the ocean. Me and my wife enjoyed Harbour Lights. I recomend harbour lights. Fantastic.... Thanks Harbour Lights

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Address: Beach Road, Gordons Bay Old Harbour Cape Town, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 856 1830
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Gordon's Bay
Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean

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  • Address: Beach Road, Gordons Bay Old Harbour Cape Town, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Gordon's Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 856 1830

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  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean

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