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The Harbour Seafood Restaurant and Takeaway

21 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
+44 1752 228556
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (88 reviews)
“lobster” (29 reviews)
“unlimited chips” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Seafood, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
21 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Harbour Seafood Restaurant and Takeaway
1. Uk Fish and Chip Awards
Through to the top 20 in 2019 best fish and chip restaurant UK!!!
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2. The Harbour Lobster/crayfish
Try our fresh lobster/crayfish daily.Pick from lobster tank!
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3. Best dining view in Plymouth
Sit and dine whilst watching fresh local fish being landed
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1 - 10 of 888 reviews

Reviewed today

We turned up on a Saturday night hoping they had enough space for 16... not likely. However, the staff managed to make it happen. We had tables put together for us and were seated almost straight away. Amazing staff. 6 of us are vegans and...More

Thank imogen h
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 1 week ago

After travelling down from Middlesbrough, my wife and I, having met up with family were strongly advised to try The Harbour Seafood Restaurant in Plymouth's bustling Barbican. Ordering the Cod and Chips (all round, as it happened), I waited with bated breath to see if...More

Thank P_Convey
Harbourmanager, Manager at The Harbour Seafood Restaurant and Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi P_Convey, Thanks for the five-star review, we really appreciate it. I'm glad to hear that we met your high standards! Our head chef has been working in seafood restaurants for a long time now, so he certainly knows his stuff. I'll definitely pass your...More

Reviewed yesterday

Seated by Laura, " what a lovely Hostess " give us nice spot overlooking the marina ordered cod and chips and a cup of tea, meal come with lovely homemade garlic mayo and mushy peas, fish was gorgeous as were the chips, Thanks chef Ill...More

Thank John A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love here, my fav of all restaurants to visit in Plymouth. Laura is amazing and looked after me so much. The service is excellent! All staff are very welcoming and Phils more than happy to help. Well done guys, I’ll see you in November...More

Thank Heidi M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited with family. Had a great lunch, with fantastic, fresh crab, monkfish, salad and chips. Very fresh and tasty. Excellent service. Friendly, speedy and professional. A delight, and highly recommended! Thanks in particular to Steve and Laura. You looked after us so well. Cheers!

Thank nirvana s
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had several visits so far this year never disappointed tried all the main course haddock hake cod crab blah blah all simply sumptuous great service great atmosphere good wine see Steve ask for a nice table sit back and enjoy the battered fish sublime...make a...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant. Extremely helpful and friendly staff. Food was Excellent, mussels,scallops and prawns. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Quest823425
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So pleased we found ourselves here for lunch. This restaurant is clean, fresh and has a great decor and atmosphere. The food was high quality and great value. We all had the lunch special of cod and chips plus trimmings. Excellent light batter and great...More

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We chose to return to the Harbour as it was our wedding anniversary and we dined there last year. The staff are friendly and attentive without being pushy. We had scallops and prawns for starter, it would be nice to have a few more prawns....More

Thank pringlePlymouth
Harbourmanager, Manager at The Harbour Seafood Restaurant and Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi pringlePlymouth, Thank you for the five-star review, and also for your constructive feedback. I'll pass the note about the prawns onto the Kitchen Team, and rest assured that I've already modified the description of our South Devon Crab dish for the winter menu! I...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped by spontaneously for a light lunch. We shared a seafood platter which was well put together and sufficient for two. The service was extremely friendly and helpful. The restaurant has many options for families and reasonably priced menus as well and the staff...More

Thank gih0
Harbourmanager, Manager at The Harbour Seafood Restaurant and Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi gih0, Thanks for the great review, we really appreciate it! The Seafood Sharer would make an excellent light-lunch, though I'd never considered that before. Hopefully we'll 'sea' you again soon. Kind regards, Steve

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Questions & Answers
1 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Harbourmanager | Property representative |
Hi Maslass, Unfortunately due to our website domain changing, we did experience regular downtime with our email system coinciding with the time that you booked with us. I will certainly be looking into this matter as I... More
23 March 2017|
Response from Ivan B | Reviewed this property |
thank you I didn't question anything it was a fantastic place I think trip advisor attached the question to the wrong person.
9 March 2017|
Response from Steven N | Reviewed this property |
Apparently you can have the hake (and any other fish) without skin if you ask the waiting staff... The chefs are more than happy to accommodate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$92
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 228556
  • E-mail
At the Harbour we cater for all customers. Whether you are with the children or in a large group. We specialise in fresh seafood landed meters away from the restaurant. We also have prime fillet and ribeye steaks to go with your seafood. Lobster and crab is on the menu everyday if you fancy a treat. We also offer lunchtime specials than run everyday of the year where you can enjoy line caught cod, chips (bottomless) homemade mushy peas, and homemade tartar sauce all for £9. We also have a takeaway which means you can enjoy our delicious menu at home or in the sunshine. Dogs are welcome in the restaurant until 7 pm. Sea you soon!
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