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The Fat Fish

Hopwood Street | Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 4740
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (399 reviews)
“sushi” (117 reviews)
“kingklip” (136 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Hopwood Street | Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 1,548 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We were recommended this restaurant by the owner of our guest house. We arrived around 7.00pm on Sunday evening without a reservation and the place was packed. To our surprise we were shown to a table outside straight away. We had a fabulous meal, I...More

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We eat here every time we are in Plett. Great location if you get a table with a view. Food is always amazing as well as some of the best service in town. We have never had a bad meal here!

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my wife went there last night (Saturday 13th January 2018). Upon arrival, we were offered at terrible table on the corner of a very long table at the back of the restaurant despite there being a better table being available. We accepted it...More

Thank EastsideMassive
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was okay, small servings. Staff were friendly. The drinks were very nice but i was a bit disappointed with the food.

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 3 days ago

the seafood was excellent - in particular the prawns cooked to perfection the shells came off easil. I had the white fish in mango curry sauce, which was delicious.

Thank Manfred C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had dinner here last night it was fantastic There was four adults and two boys 7 and 8 Everything was first class service perfect the waiter brought crayons for the boys to keep them happy. The food was so good all our dishes were...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great service despite being very busy. Our waiter was outstanding and made the evening exceptional. Great meal & good wine list.

Thank 876nigelu
Reviewed 6 days ago

The fish is great, cooked with a lot of attention. Very good also the dessert. I really like the fact that the restaurant doesn't use plastic for water bottles and straws!

1  Thank magda m
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You need to book but we got seated outside where they don’t take bookings. Get there at about 4:30 latest (they open at 5) as a queue is standard in season. Food and location is great; deserts to die for also. Good service even when...More

Thank Richard_Fyffe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner in this busy restaurant located on a prime seafront location. The receptionist was most efficient to give us an inside space on the window with a great view facing the bay. We had different sushi as starters and shared the fish and...More

Thank Robin T
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colleenmottershead
20 November 2017|
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Response from PeteJelley743 | Reviewed this property |
the fat fish!! absolutely epic mate, hope this helps!! enjoy 😁
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Pick1962
9 August 2015|
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Response from Simon A | Property representative |
Hi Thank you for the enquiry. We are open every day. It is best to make a reservation and you can do so through trip advisor or contact the restaurant directly on 044 533 4740. Kind regards Simon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hopwood Street | Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 533 4740
  • E-mail
Description
A funky, hip but stylish fish restaurant and tapas bar, Fat Fish takes tapas to a new gastronomic high. On Central Beach Plettenberg Bay, with great views of our beautiful bay
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