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The Harbour Cafe

Cafe, British, Seafood, Scottish
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37-39 Knockcushan Street | Harbour Girvan, Girvan KA26 9AG, Scotland
+44 1465 714472
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a special fish and a sausage. Didn't have to wait long for the food, it was fresh and hot. Very enjoyable, best chippie we've had in a long time. Decent price and friendly service. Would visit again.

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Thank l300dub
Alessandro V, Owner at The Harbour Cafe, responded to this review

Thankyou very much we try our best. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

When passing through or down that way always get fish supper from here. Still best ive ever had. Highly recommended

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1 Thank glasg0wRangers
Alessandro V, Owner at The Harbour Cafe, responded to this review

Thankyou for your nice review, and thanks for your custom. More 

West Kilbride, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Enjoyed a fish tea here and I really enjoyed it, pleasant friendly staff and spotlessly clean.Great parking nearby and very close to the harbour. I will be back in the near future.

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1 Thank Graham C
Alessandro V, Owner at The Harbour Cafe, responded to this review

Your review means a lot to us thankyou very much. More 

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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful chippy in Girvan with great views of the harbor. No frills with delicious fresh fish and chips. Very friendly staff!

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Thank Rita N
Alessandro V, Owner at The Harbour Cafe, responded to this review

Wonderful customers help make us a wonderful chippy, thanks for your nice review. More 

Scotland
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had a lovely takeaway from here. The fish and chips are light and crispy and the small portion was very generous.

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Thank Judy90
Alessandro V, Owner at The Harbour Cafe, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your meal and got value for money. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Whilst looking for somewhere to have a meal while on a few days away, decided to give this place a try. Arrived 30 mins before food service ended. Had the place to ourselves. First impression was lovely clean place staff very friendly. After looking at menu and seeing ribeye steak and chips for £9.99. We thought give it a try... More 

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Thank Scott H
Alessandro V, Owner at The Harbour Cafe, responded to this review

Don't think this review is for us as we don't serve rib eye steak, but we're delighted with someone's 5 star review ;-) More 

Ayr, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I go to this café a great deal very popular food good staff very friendly and service great and nice area and very clean

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Thank georgina j
Alessandro V, Owner at The Harbour Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice words and continued support. More 

Lanarkshire
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Before going on a day trip to Girvan I decided to check out Trip Advisor for a place to eat. The Harbour Cafe sounded a safe bet going by all the good reviews to be found on the site. I must say the contributors are spot-on when they recommend this cafe; it's spotlessly clean with very pleasant waitresses who give... More 

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Thank Krustee
Alessandro V, Owner at The Harbour Cafe, responded to this review

Thankyou very much, I'm happy that we lived up to the reviews and hopefully added to the experience on your day trip. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Fab wee seaside cafe lovely food great service , variety for all ages been here a few times during my visits also lovely ice cream would recommend

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Thank Amanda A
Alessandro V, Owner at The Harbour Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks very much, we try our hardest to please. More 

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86 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

So to tired to cook. Decent reviews for harbour cafe. Ordered 2 small fish chips to eat in. Friendly service. Buisy too many chips to eat fish excellent. Have had slightly better tasting chips . Maby it's just my palate. Worth eating hear

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Thank Gordon N
Alessandro V, Owner at The Harbour Cafe, responded to this review

Hi there I'm glad you enjoyed the fish sorry the chips weren't the best you've had...we do try to be the best. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Seafood, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37-39 Knockcushan Street | Harbour Girvan, Girvan KA26 9AG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Ayrshire  >  South Ayrshire  >  Girvan
  • Phone Number: +44 1465 714472
Description
Fish & Chip restaurant looking out over the harbour while you eat. Traditional fish and chip dishes are served such as fish, sausages, chicken, haggis and deep fried pizza. However, we also serve our exclusive 'BLAGGIS' which is both haggis and black pudding battered together and another popular dish is our sweet chilli haggis. In our restaurant we also serve a small selection of salads, macaroni, chicken curry, lasagne and also hot and cold drinks. We also have the option to take away which is around the corner.

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