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Harbour Lights Restaurant

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Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3LH, England
+44 1326 316934
11:30 - 20:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The view over the harbour is lovely and plenty of tables have it. Very pleasant staff who helped us find a good table despite being busy as we came in. The menu is much wider than most chippies, with starters and puds if you wish - most with a general deep fried fish theme, however. You can also get a... More 

1 Thank SalisburySeeker
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is hands down our favourite chippy. The food is always delicious and service is always with a smile. We actually make special trips down from Plymouth just to eat here!

Thank Rinny89
Truro, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

as we had been told harbour lights won top award we decided to try for ourselves . how ever if that's good fish and chips I may give it a miss in future ,had take away cod and chips and my wife had sausage in batter and chips ,chips mixture of uncooked and soggy batter was so soggy we couldn't... More 

1 Thank helen h
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited for an early evening fish supper ...and it was a delight! Wasn't til we left that we saw the sign outside saying they'd won best Fish and Chip Shop award. The restaurant was bright and cheery with lots of graphics and great 'fishy' puns (check out what they call the ladies and gents loos!) and customer service was friendly... More 

Thank Lesley P
Helston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cooked to order, my daughter and I love the fish and chips from here. When in Falmouth, it's the first place we like to eat. We usually take away, and the quality of the food is very good.

Thank foodie0212
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149 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Having visited this restaurant several years ago we decided as we were in Falmouth to have lunch here again. It has been refurbished to a high standard and it is very pleasant surroundings! We ordered fish and chips from very friendly helpful staff. The fish and chips were excellent! The fish was beautifully cooked flakey white cod and the chips... More 

Thank Steven S
Yoxall, United Kingdom
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399 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw this had been voted best place for fish and chips 2017 seconds thought we'd find out why . I had haddock and my wife cod . It was very pleasant and a good atmosphere and friendly staff . The cod was lovely but the haddock just average and the mushy peas a little bland . It was good... More 

1 Thank ChrisJane25
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent fish & chips, great customer care service. Ideal for family's to eat in or takeaway service, would highly recommend.

Thank Radleylady
Solihull, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After scouring reviews of where to go , there are many fabulous restaurants in Falmouth we decided to go for the standard no frills just pure fish and chips tea , all the trimmings inc bread and butter and homemade mushy peas... You can't go wrong here, it's not particularly cheap but has a great setting and service is great... More 

Thank Fordymullins
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic location with excllent seafood and fish. The service was excellent and the ambiance pretty special.

Thank LaurettaLondon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?