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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” (432 reviews)
“salad” (69 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3LH, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Delicious and freshly cooked fish and chips. Sadly didn’t manage to sit in and eat inside the restaurant where the views of the harbour would appeal. On this occasion ordered a takeaway which was equally as busy. Rick Stein further down the road could learn...More

Thank Angelo M
Reviewed today

We just had takeaway fish&chips. The cod was good in a really crispy batter. Usually I just eat the fish and not the batter but at Harbour Lights I had to eat it too because it was so good. The staff is really friendly and...More

Thank Pandora06
Reviewed yesterday

We ate in and opted for regular cod & chips. The views are lovely and the staff who looked after us were great Jemima is an absolute star. We found the chips to be really dry, the batter on the fish was ok but not...More

Thank Ellabella208
Reviewed yesterday

Always visit when in Falmouth but very disappointed this time. Had lunch and a take away, two different occasions. Lunch was ok but prices for drinks a little expensive. Take away was less exciting, fish and chips were not usual standard as they appeared to...More

Thank Dorothy W
Reviewed yesterday

Ten out of ten restaurant , I can see why it was voted best in uk in 2017 , does exactly what it says on the tin .

Thank jsheehan
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great staff, food fantastic, cannot praise enough. Shout out and thanks to Jas on the ice cream counter, she was brilliant with our special needs daughter of the same name. She was all we heard about on the journey back to our base. Just one...More

Thank Steve w
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Busted Harbour lights twice during our stay and both times found the place thriving with customers both in the take away and where we dined in the restaurant. Although busy we were quickly show to our table. We both chose our meals and when they...More

Thank Sue-Kev82
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A bright and airy spot with a constant bustle and often a line! We came on the recommendation of our hotel and did have to wait for a table, but the wait was much faster than anticipated. Service was efficient and friendly and we all...More

Thank Clare H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Friendly staff and good service. Not busy even though it was Falmouth week! Would recommend this place.

Thank Just_in_the_south
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As always wonderful fish and chips, large portions and beautiful views, what more could you ask for!

Thank Angiehugo
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Questions & Answers
11 October 2015|
Response from Pete F | 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 Pete F | 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$20
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
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
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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