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The Fisherman's Plate

18 Derrick Avenue | Cyrildene, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
+27 11 622 0480
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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“clams” (7 reviews)
“pork noodles” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Seafood, Asian
$$ - $$$
18 Derrick Avenue | Cyrildene, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
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Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

We have been visiting this gem of a restaurant for over 20 years. The food is always excellent. Order the crab curry, the chili clams, chili chicken, sizzling steak, crispy prawns. Great value. Arrive early as you cannot reserve a table. The restaurant has no...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 22 May 2015

This is the best place I discovered in Joburg and I'm so glad I got a chance to experience it. I had been craving Asian food and this is the best spot to have it in. Sabby the owner is a wonderful source of entertainment...More

Thank RoxanneBamboat
Reviewed 2 March 2015

This restaurant is a reviewer's favourite, and in a city as starved as Joburg is for specialty seafood restaurants, this place has much to offer. Firstly, the location. Chinatown in Cyrildene is a delight. Take your camera, and enjoy the unique Chinese sights before dining....More

Thank Galaxyhiker
Reviewed 21 February 2015

We spend time in Johannesburg every year visiting family and always make a beeline of Fisherman's Plate in Chinatown, Cyrlidene. No trip to Joburg is complete without a visit here. Don't leave without trying their curried prawns and chilly beef strips.

Thank Jackalberry
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Whether for a quick lunch or for a dinner, you can never go wrong with this place. The food is always superb!! The seafood is always fresh and tasty and the sweet and sour chicken is out of this world!! Savi, the wife/owner is always...More

Thank StratisF
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Does not matter whether you order the Chilli Crab or the Curry (coconut cream) Crab - both are delicious and amazing value. A fine dining establishment this is not and it does not pretend to be anything other than what it is....somewhere that serves good...More

2  Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 10 February 2014

Having booked a table for 10 at R 2 000.00 for new year we were place int the alley up from a fish wholesaler which stank We were at such an angle down hill we battled to seat the guests. The food was ment to...More

Thank Eileen S
Reviewed 24 January 2014

An interesting combination of South Indian (wife) and Chinese (husband) makes this venue in Derick Avenue a must for anyone on a food expedition to the East of Johannesburg and to the "new" China Town. Deep fried calamari, clams, crab and sizzling chicken are a...More

1  Thank Roddy P
Reviewed 11 September 2013

The restaurant is situated close to Eastgate in Johannesburg. It is situated in an area in Bruma/ Cirildene called "China Town" Do not expect luxury surroundings or upmarket tables and chairs etc., but do expect some of the best Chinese food you have tasted. This...More

Thank Clive V
Reviewed 23 July 2013

Having read great reviews on TA about this restaurant, i decided to check it out with a few friends. Its definitely a no-frill eatery and is just a large room with tables and chairs. So if you are looking for fancy dining, this is not...More

Thank Travellernamz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Derrick Avenue | Cyrildene, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 622 0480
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