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Harbour Lights

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63-65 Surrey Street, Littlehampton BN17 5AW, England
+44 1903 718984
08:30 - 17:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took all family today for breakfast with 3 grandchildren. Breakfast brilliant and hot staff very good. Usually go as a couple x take a walk after.

Thank julie n
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a bracing walk along the sea front it is always a pleasure to visit this most enjoyable and busy restaurant. On a good day we like to sit on the terrace, but this week as there was a cool breeze we enjoyed the inside seating area. The restaurant is always busy but the service is quick. There is a... More 

Thank Edward F
Chichester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten here before and had good meals, however on this occasion ordered a three bean chillie x 2. Asked for the sour cream to be put on the side. Food arrived, sour cream in with meal and both meals warm on the top and cold in the middle. Spoke to staff who took them away and returned after... More 

Thank pfcmick
LookandSea, General Manager at Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Good morning I am terribly disappointed to hear of your experience at Harbour Lights yesterday. I have spoken to the Kitchen Manager and the Front of House Manager regarding the issues you have raised and have dealt with the matter. I would like to offer my sincere apologies for the poor service and poor quality food you received. I would... More 

Bognor Regis
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Try the Harbour burger meal. It's fantastic. A nice place to eat and having dined there regularly since it opened it has continually improved.

Thank WontBeBack100
Chichester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

A terrific venue for coffee and delicious breakfast I've found. It has comfortable seats and if you get there early enough it has spectacular views of the river flowing out to the sea. It is a very popular place, which says it all. Highly recommended.

Thank jtuxford
Rustington, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

It's been awhile since we had breakfast, oh dear Breakfast arrived in quick time all was hot and to be fair tasted pretty good. BUT, the bacon although cooked, had no colour at all. Just flacid . The tomato was cooked, but when turned over the big green eye was still present. Now the real kicker, nearly £3.00 for 2... More 

Thank Neil T
England, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Called in to this friendly little cafe for a late afternoon drink (pots of tea). Staff were busy preparing for an event taking place that evening for (a private party). However, they were all cheerful, and offered extra milk if we needed it for our tea. Recommended for drinks, and a friendly welcome.

Thank TruthfulReviewInfo
Worthing, United Kingdom
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103 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

After walking from Rustington along the seafront into Littlehampton we stopped for a break. The coffee was really nice and the snacks were very good. The food which was being served looked extremely nice and plenty of it. The staff were very nice except the one who was clearing the tables, she must of had the Monday blues! The café... More 

1 Thank Ann J
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I met up with two ex-work mates for a Christmas Lunch 3 December. We were the only ones booked in for a Christmas Lunch. We were not disapppointed. I had one of the best Turkey Xmas lunches I have ever had. Dessert was lovely too. Staff, and of course the location, were fabulous.. looking out over the river. O yeah... More 

Thank Sue L
LookandSea, Manager at Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Dear Sue Thank you for your kind comments and we so glad you enjoyed your Christmas Lunch with us. I will pass your comments onto the staff who will be delighted. Kind regards Look and Sea More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The outside seating is lovely as you can gaze over the river on a sunny day. It's pretty pricey but the food is good and the service is efficient. It's a large place with lots of seating but fills up quickly on sunny days. The menu has a lot of great options for full meals as well as smaller snacks... More 

Thank Lizzie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63-65 Surrey Street, Littlehampton BN17 5AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Arun District  >  Littlehampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 718984
Modern Cafe by day and Restaurant by night. Located alongside the River Arun with beautiful views across the harbour. Seating inside for over 100 with another 150 seats on the riverside patio. Retractable roof and heating allow patio to be used during all weathers.Extensive daytime menu features sandwiches, paninis, salads and daily specials including fresh local fish and seafood, crab and lobster a speciality.Evenings feature steaks, pasta, local fish and much more, see our website for details.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?