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Harbour Lights Seafood Grill

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Beach Road, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
+27 21 856 1830
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Bellville, South Africa
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Location and View = Great Food = The seafood and the pizza's are a bit pricey, not fair value for money compared to Ocean Basket, but was good. Burgers etc are average cost compared to other places The service is horrible. The waitress who served us were very unfriendly and not really in the mood to serve us. The manager... More 

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Robertson, Western Cape, South Africa
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

On a sudden visit to The Strand, we tried to find a restaurand on the Friday evening, but all were fully booked, so we travelled to Gordons Bay. On entering this restaurant, we were a bit sceptical as there were only two other tables ocupied, and it did not look inviting with stained tables without cloths and a glass with... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

I was a bit sceptical when we went to the grill, but once there I enjoyed myself. There was great music, great food and most important very friendly staff, we received great service and I would go back there any time .

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Pretoria, South Africa
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

On our first night at Cape Gordonia my wife and I decided to walk across the road and dine at Harbour Lights Seafood Grill. Our first observation was that the restaurant was eerily quiet - at a time when one would expect the restaurant to be filled with patrons. We were received like royalty and escorted to a table of... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

great food, harbour location is quaint and you can walk from Manor on the Bay in 5 minutes. best in town.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

The setting was beautiful but the service was slow.Food was good but not delicious.Very average.Service could be better.

Thank Zulaiga J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Add this eatery to your list of highly recommended!! Just enjoyed the best fish lunch in ages!!Excellent service by a young couple who have recently taken over.Forget previous negative reviews!

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Prague, Czech Republic
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

The six of us came for dinner mainly to enjoy the view of the harbour and Gordon Bay. The view is there, no doubt. The worst part was the waitress. We were in fact about to leave after waiting over twenty minutes for our wine and beer. The food was O.K., but again, the waiting time was far above average... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Its alw ays difficult to find a cool place to go for a Sunday lunchtime that has a view, cool music and great food. I ended up at Harbour Lights Restaurant in the old Grdon's Bay Harbour. A few friends of mine told me that this particular place had a bad rap in the past but I wasnt deterred. Wanted... More 

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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?