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Cape Town Fish Market

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Grand West Casino Goodwood, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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179 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

They have a good selection of seafood and shellfish, service was good and the staff eager to sell! Pricing was above average for the small Kingklip which I had and the bottle of red wine was not too cheap either. They have a litte better view to the outside than the other restaurants in Tygervalley as they are right at... More 

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Thank Horst S
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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111 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch on the last Friday of January when you would expect this very nice venue to be buzzing; sadly, only 2 other tables occupied so no vibe at all in such a large venue. Food was very good although menu not well explained as, for instance, had grilled fish, expected it to come with chips but as I... More 

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Thank James H
Colchester, Essex.
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149 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During a five week stay on the Cape (Dec/Jan 16/17 - we used Cape Town Fish Market outlets four times; twice at Steenberg in the suburbs, once at Century City food court and once on the Waterfront - the latter was being built when we were last in Cape Town in December '14. It says it all really that we... More 

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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177 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

We were after a quick and easy meal and were not disappointed. We had a seafood platter, which was delicious and then ordered two medium fish and chips. The fish portion was huge! But incredibly flakey and perfectly cooked. We also stayed and had dessert as the service we had received was very good. It was a great place to... More 

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Thank islandlover39
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant when you are in the mood for gourmet sushi and seafood. I recommend going on Tuesdays when they have half price sushi. Also enjoyed a lovely chocolate volcano dessert. Would love to visit here again

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Thank Jade I
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Bitterly disappointed in seafood chain that has become a bit of an institution in South Africa and beyond. Quality of sushi, poor service and lack of management oversight will drive you to try the slot machines rather. At least the machines respond when you press the button! 'Tried to have a quick meal at the sushi bar at Grand West... More 

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Thank Cliff C
Vancouver
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Arrived in Cape Town after two flights from Munich. Went to check out the Waterfront V&A and found this place that look quiet and relaxing overlooking the clock tower and the swing bridge. Stayed for a couple glasses of wine and two dishes - fish and chips and cuttlefish. Both were decent for a light lunch while people watching. The... More 

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Canggu, Indonesia
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93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

When shopping at Canal Walk it is hard to find healthy food. Lots of fast food outlets at the food court but nothing quick and healthy. We decided to have sushi in desperation. It was not very good and my friend left half the seafood said concotion on the plate. Service was not very attentive and we couldn't wait to... More 

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Thank safaripro2015
Belfast, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

You can dine in main restaurant,order in the cafe,or sit at the sushi bar..Very interesting to watch dishes being prepared.Eat as little or much as you wish

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Thank EsOr2013
Cambridge
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I was underwhelmed by this place, even though it came highly recommended. It is right in the touristy water front area. The food was decent, but considering how much amazing food there is in Cape Town, I would not recommend this place for a great meal. But if you are in the area already, it's not bad.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Sushi
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grand West Casino Goodwood, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?