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Harbour Lights Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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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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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Seafood, British
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed today via mobile

We arrived on a wet and windy day in December at close to closing time. We were greeted by the owner who made us increasingly welcome and more or less reopened the restaurant to serve us. This is the sort of service that deserves a...More

Thank 37paulw
Reviewed today via mobile

We had a bad experience here a year or so ago, the fish wasn't cooked and was still part frozen. No problem getting it exchanged but it still put us off. Just been in today to give it another chance and had battered sausage chips...More

Thank carrik740
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two very friendly, keen and accommodating staff members 10/10 would chip again. Always great service in here.

Thank Natasha M
PeteF098, Owner at Harbour Lights Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Natasha.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Near the main car park .Ideal first stop for a good fish and chips with plenty on choice ..The bonus is the view of the harbour and the activity aboard the Navy ships based in Falmouth

Thank johnpZ4299KQ
PeteF098, Owner at Harbour Lights Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks John for your comments. So glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten in and had take always a number of times here. Obviously eating in is more expensive than the take away but its on a par with other restaurants but you do know the food is freshly cooked. Portions are large and the...More

Thank Ian_Nailsea
PeteF098, Owner at Harbour Lights Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Winning combo... Fish & Chips and the fab beer from the Front. Thank you for review Ian. Much appreciated.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly welcome nice and clean. Ate in rather than takeaway. Calamari chips and salad. Pot of tea. Calamari and salad very nice. Chips could have been crisper. Tea made from an urn so not actually boiling water. But on a cold day still welcome. Will...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food in a superb location overlooking Falmouth Harbour. If you're visiting the area and like fish and chips this is the place for you.

Thank alexlams
PeteF098, Owner at Harbour Lights Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Alex, really appreciate the 5 star review. You sound like you are a fish & chip fan, so praise indeed. Pete

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Fish was pretty fresh, The chips were recently cooked. The service was very good. This is what you want your fish cafe to be. Partially wheelchair friendly. Recommended

Thank RetiredWazza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
PeteF098, Owner at Harbour Lights Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this 5 star review. Oh sorry to hear you didn't get the Famous Five meal. It is on the menu, no quite sure why this wasn't available. The tartar sauce is made every morning, secrete recipe. :) Thanks again. Bonnie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
PeteF098, Owner at Harbour Lights Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Miss Tate Thank you so much for the review. Emma is our new restaurant manager and she's fantastic glad she has joined the team. Glad you enjoyed your visit. Pete

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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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