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The Harbour Seafood Restaurant and Takeaway

21 The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LS, England
+44 1752 228556
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (88 reviews)
“lobster” (29 reviews)
“unlimited chips” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
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!!!
See reviews that mention Uk Fish and Chip Awards
2. The Harbour Lobster/crayfish
Try our fresh lobster/crayfish daily.Pick from lobster tank!
See reviews that mention The Harbour Lobster/crayfish
3. Best dining view in Plymouth
Sit and dine whilst watching fresh local fish being landed
See reviews that mention Best dining view in Plymouth
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1 - 10 of 879 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I come here quite often and the food is really a contender for best seafood on the barbican. They have a really good range fresh oysters, crab and lobster would also recommend the seafood tacos. On this occasion had the fish misto. A selection of...More

Thank A h
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Reviewed 6 days 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 5 days 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 via mobile

My wife and I had cod and chips. The fish batter was the best I have had - excellent. Good sized piece of fish though I would have preferred it thicker. The chips were good but like so many places undercooked which is a shame....More

Thank 11areggub
Harbourmanager, Manager at The Harbour Seafood Restaurant and Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi 11areggub, Thanks for the review, we really appreciate it! I do remember your table and I'm really glad that you enjoyed the homemade batter, fish, mushy peas, and homemade tartare sauce. I've been looking into what went wrong with your chips on this occasion...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant on the off chance and what a gem we found the food and service was first class. Lovely views over the harbour. This restaurant is highly recommend and we will be back here next time we’re in Plymouth.More

Thank ebonyflyer
Harbourmanager, Manager at The Harbour Seafood Restaurant and Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi ebonyflyer, Thank you for the five-star review, we really appreciate it! Glad to hear that the food and the service were up to their usual high standards; we're over the moon that you'd recommend us so highly! Thanks again, and we hope to 'sea'...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A lovely welcome from Joel and good immediate service . It was a Saturday night and we had booked early evening as we have A young child . Excellent quality food once again , but we had difficulty in ordering a second round of drinks...More

Thank Snibbs
Harbourmanager, Manager at The Harbour Seafood Restaurant and Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Snibbs, Thank you for your review, though I was slightly disappointed to read certain parts of it. Glad to hear that you enjoyed the standard of the food! With regards to the service you received, we appreciate constructive criticism such as yours. I will...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Great staff very welcoming easy to talk to put us at ease as soon as we sat down Indre and Joel were marvellous hosts food excellent decor good, cleanliness top draw and toilets.

Thank 532websites
Harbourmanager, Manager at The Harbour Seafood Restaurant and Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi 532websites, Thank you for the great review; short but sweet! I'll pass your kind comments onto Indre and Joel, and hopefully we'll 'sea' you again soon. Kind regards, Steve

Reviewed 3 days ago

My Wife and I have just enjoyed a first class fish and chip lunch at The Harbour Restaurant on the Barbican. The fish was fresh and the batter was crispy right through without the slimy uncooked layer on the inside. The chips were crisp and...More

Thank j0sef240
Harbourmanager, Manager at The Harbour Seafood Restaurant and Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi J0sef240, Thank you for the five-star review, we really appreciate it. The batter we use is the creation of our Head Chef, so nobody else has that batter anywhere in the country. Really glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal, and I'll definitely...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We were exploring Plymouth while our car was serviced and stumbled across this place. Firstly it’s setting, right on the harbour-side is beautiful and the menu is tempting. We were welcomed and served by Steve who was attentive and effecient. We both chose a £12...More

Thank Ian D
Harbourmanager, Manager at The Harbour Seafood Restaurant and Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Ian D, Thanks for the five-star review, we really appreciate it! I'll pass your comments about our batter onto the Head Chef, as it's actually our own creation. Really glad you'll be returning, and we hope to 'sea' you soon. Kind regards, Steve

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

lovely lunch time meal, suoer service and a great view. Fush was excellent really well cooked and tasty

Thank David B
Harbourmanager, Manager at The Harbour Seafood Restaurant and Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi David B, Thanks for the great review, we really appreciate it. Your review was short but sweet! Hopefully we'll 'sea' you again soon. Kind regards, Steve

Reviewed 6 days ago

Having eaten here a few times in the last couple of weeks, not been disappointed once. great seafood that should be expected when right next to the fishing port, but so many places get wrong, look for the scallop burger that one of my colleagues...More

Thank paulmaders1
Harbourmanager, Manager at The Harbour Seafood Restaurant and Takeaway, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi paulmaders1, Thanks for the great review, we really appreciate it. We're very fortunate to be located in such a great area; we've got both great views and the UK's second largest fish market right on our doorstep! I'll pass your kind comments onto the...More

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Maslass
2 September 2018|
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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
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managerharbour
24 March 2017|
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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.
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Jannerbloke
9 March 2017|
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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
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 92
Meals
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
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
Description
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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