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Harbour Lights Restaurant

Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3LH, England
+44 1326 316934
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (455 reviews)
“chip restaurant” (16 reviews)
“salad” (69 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 20:30 Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3LH, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fish and chips can't be faulted, however, the "special" with bread & butter & pot of tea appears to No longer be available ....home made tartare sauce, not sachets!

Thank misshavisham2018
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Chips, mushy peas and service from a total dime, Emma, providing a superior and authentically friendly service to all seeking lunch or supper!

Thank Miss-J-M-Tate
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went in yesterday for fish and chips, it was so fresh it melted in your mouth, was served by emma and tristen, they were so lovely and friendly you couldn't have asked for anyone better, been here before so i knew the food was good,...More

Thank Departure22019111327
Reviewed 3 days ago

As a fish and chip takeaway this was nothing special from any direction.Haddock (£5.55) was pretty small and the mass of chips (£2.30) despite lashings of salt and vinegar tasted of not very much., Can spuds taste stale ? I gave up and binned a...More

Thank mncrbest
PeteF098, Owner at Harbour Lights Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Oh dear, so sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your Harbour Lights takeaway. We aim for consistency of taste and quality for every visitor to our restaurant and takeaway, regardless of how busy we are. Always look into when we hear that we...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

My family and I had a delicious fish and chips lunch at the Harbour Lights today. We were waited on by a most delightful waitress called Emma. She made sure we had a most enjoyable visit. Thank you.

Thank Journey34896193659
PeteF098, Owner at Harbour Lights Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for the 5 star review. Chuffed to hear you had such a super visit, and we hope to see you again soon. I'll pass on your kind comments to Emma, she's a super star.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had amazing , friendly service from Emma today , as she served our family wonderful fresh fish and chips at yhis restaurant. She looks like she loves her job and she skipped around the restaurant as she gathered our food and drinks ! She’s a...More

Thank Seaside59240844165
PeteF098, Owner at Harbour Lights Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the amazing review and 5 stars. So lovely to read. We really appreciate your feedback and I'll make sure Emma gets to see it too. Thank you. Pete

Reviewed 4 days ago

We popped into this restaurant to have a quick bite to eat,on a lunchtime,we weren't very hungry so opted for the small cod and chips,all I can say is that it was the best batter i've ever eaten on cod!

Thank debbiedavis1974
PeteF098, Owner at Harbour Lights Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Yes! Thank you for the great review and the 5 stars. Means the world to us. Crispy, tasty batter is one of our obsessions. Thanks again. Pete

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Million dollar view despite the Falmouth weather. Haloumi was our favourite and worth every penny. Thank you to the amazing staff who accomodated our every request. Emma you made our day after a very long journey from America.More

1  Thank Christian M
PeteF098, Owner at Harbour Lights Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Christian for the 5 stars, so pleased you had a good visit to the Harbour Lights. The view is something else, come rain or shine there is plenty to see. Delighted to hear Emma looked after you so well. Thanks again for the...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I like this place. The service is friendly and the food is excellent. The batter of my fish was so light, very well done. The staff are knowledgeable and can tell you where the fish is from.More

Thank Tourist_B
PeteF098, Manager at Harbour Lights Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review really appreciate you taking the time to let us know we are doing OK. Fish sourcing is critical to our sustainability mantra and the team are proud of our MSC and Cornwall Good Seafood guide certification. Thanks again. We share...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always had good food here which is why I took my family from Australia to enjoy fish and chips. Unfortunately. The fish for all of us was well over done and therefore dry and hard to cut into. I am not normally a complainer but...More

Thank berrimans2016
PeteF098, Owner at Harbour Lights Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Ouch, this is hard to read. A valued customer recommending friends and then we fall short. I have already spoken with the kitchen manager about how the fish could have been so dry and unpleasant. Did you receive a check back? Were the team able...More

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10 October 2015|
Response from PeteF098 | Property representative |
Apologies I have no idea how I missed this message. In our Falmouth shop we are limited by space for a gluten free specific fryer so yes the feedback you got from the shop was right. The batter is suitable but the cooking... More
29 June 2015|
Response from PeteF098 | Property representative |
Hi to you too, Yes to our furry friends but only at the front two tables (before you go through the arch). In the restaurant always have a veggie dish of the day plus we do tasty veggie burgers and sausages. Hope that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 316934
  • E-mail
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. MSC (Marine Stewardship Council) certified restaurant. Extensive variety of fish, with local Cornish fish options always available. 100 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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