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Harbour Lights Restaurant

Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3LH, England
01326 316934
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Ranked #17 of 165 Restaurants in Falmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $16
Cuisines: Fish & Chips
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Family run. Family friendly.Best harbour views of all Falmouth restaurants.Holder of the NFFF (National Federation of Fish Friers) Quality Award. All our fish is from fully sustainable sources.Currently the only MSC (Marine Stewardship Council) certified restaurant in Cornwall.Extensive variety of fish, with local Cornish fish options always available.90 seat restaurant and also takeaway section.Fully licensed.Free beach bucket & spade with every kids meal.Free WI-FI.Warmest of welcomes guaranteed. Thank You Pete & Sue Fraser
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English first
Falmouth, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 NEW

This is one of the best Fish & Chip shops I have ever frequented Locally sourced fish, MSC approved. Take away is very efficient, friendly & smashing Hake is my favourite Big screen extreme sports to watch whilst you wait - exciting The sit in restaurant is bright, breezy amazing views of the harbour The Childrens' menu is especially fun!... More

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80 reviews 80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

These were some of the best chips we have had. Ate in the restaurant upstairs, great sea views. Good attentive service, good portions, good fish and chips!

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Bradford, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Stopped here to have lunch - best fish and chips ever - could even order thick gravy - yum yum - had a window view so could watch all the boats and people wandering by - amazing

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

You've got to sample this plaice ! The Hake is to die for and the chips .... they are award winning melt in the mouth. It prides itself as the only MSC recognised fish and chip place in Falmouth and possibly Cornwall.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I have now found yet another fantastic fish and chip take away and restaurant in Falmouth. I thought "Gems" was good and so it is. Between the two I think it boils down to personal taste. And for me the "Harbour" just has it. And what's more it has the most wonderful view out over Falmouth harbour. The name does... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We were recommended the Harbour Lights over Rick Stein's. Sadly it did not live up to expectations and £26 for two fish and chip meals was expensive. The chips were average and the fish seemed thin with no flakes. Service was good though.

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Pete F, Owner at Harbour Lights Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for reviewing us on tripadvisor. First, I would like to apologize for an average experience. By the sounds of things you had 2 of our "Famous Five" deals, and your fish and chips were not as advertised. I can assure you that if the server had been notified, the food would have been replaced, or a refund/discount... More

kent, uk
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Visited this fish & chip restaurant rather than the slightly pompous Rick Steins Fish, so glad we did! Great seats by the window overlooking the harbour, fish was very tasty with a light, crispy batter not greasy at all, & lovely fluffy chips! Staff were very pleasant especially the young curly haired lad who served us. Will visit again next... More

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Yelverton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is a very well managed fish shop / restaurant for eat in or take away, staff very good food and lovely sea view at back of restaurant. The whole place is very very clean.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The fish and chips served here are probably the best I've ever eaten. The chips were consistently good and the large fish had a beautiful balance between flaky, full-flavoured flesh and a light, zestful batter. The service was excellent - the smiling, curly dark-haired chap was extremely attentive. Good views of the harbour too.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Upon visiting Falmouth this week expecting to eat at rick steins as we had in previous years we past this fish and chip restaurant and thought we would give it a try for a change....we are so glad that we did!!! We were a party of four plus a two year old and seated in the restaurant with a beautiful... More

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