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Harbour Lights Restaurant

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Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3LH, England
441326316934
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I would have given this a 5 star review as the food was good but..... We visited last week to get takeaway fish and chips while we were on holiday. We checked the menu and website before going (5 minutes before going) and it looked impressive. We decided to order a family bundle deal, clearly shown on the website menu.... More 

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Thank the-lavender-house
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Finest deep fried fish, excellent chips and the very best curry sauce I have ever tasted (obviously home made). Has efficient friendly service in a contemporary fish and chip cafe interior, not cheap, but not the most expensive around either. For traditional hearty, not greasy fish and chips you can't go wrong here.

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Thank Theo1401
Telford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like tasty fish and chips that melt in the mouth then this is definitely the best place to eat. The portions are hearty, served by a friendly team and the views across the harbour from your table whilst eating are great what ever the weather

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Thank mainman_1000
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sat down and ordered and we had our drinks within 5 minutes and our meal within 10 minutes so top marks for service and the fish and chips were excellent.

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Thank cigar-aficionado
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic fish and chips, can't get better than fresh fish on the coast. We walked to the beach and sat and ate our fish and chips as the sunset. Was the best fish and chips we have had. Worth a try.

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Thank Rachael H
Falmouth
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Absolutely dreadful fish & chips; we were looking forward to a treat as we were late home & eating, we thought we would take advantage of your great reputation. I arrived at 8:45 pm (20/07) and no pies available, so decided to go for two portions of the regular cod and chips with an extra sausage. Got home a five... More 

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Thank CornishDiver
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like it so much went back twice in the same week! The staff are really friendly & there is a great choice on the menu. You have the choice to eat in or takeaway. Worth eating in as you get a lovely view of the harbour!

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Thank Laura W
Burgess Hill
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a fish and chip lunch while walking through Falmouth and were astonished at how large it is, much of it not evident from the outside. The views over Falmouth Harbour and across to Flushing and St Mawes are great. More importantly, the food is good, the prices are reasonable and the service is friendly and excellent.... More 

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Thank David R
London
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Living in london we are a bit deprived of decent fish and chips so when I went here I was really happy! Really fresh, perfectly cooked fish and crispy batter - just as it should be. I had Hake the first time and Pollock the second, both were delicious. My only criticism would be the mushy peas are a bit... More 

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Thank KeefusTravelLtd
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place, been before and it only gets better! Nice clean restaurant overlooking the harbour with stunning views. Staffed by a young professional group of girls who were quick the greet, seat and accomodate us with kids seats for our two youngsters. Food is always the best, cooked fresh to order. Ignore other reviews moaning about prices, portions etc,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $16
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast Food, British, Gluten Free
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: 441326316934
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?