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Jimmy the Fish

Blaauwklippen Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 880 0071
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“sushi” (44 reviews)
“calamari” (16 reviews)
“pizza special” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Sushi
$$ - $$$
Blaauwklippen Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

So far the best Seafood restaurant we visited during our trip to Cape Town/ Stellenbosch. Great value, and very friendly waiter - Itayi. Food was more than we could eat. 5 Star - Don’t miss this restaurant.

Thank Clarissa B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I trapped by the adwertisment and went there : Label of "Jimmy the fish " taken out. The new name,if there is one is one of the unknown! The order came back as a disaster for what we paid for. If you want to go...More

1  Thank ruhetg
JimmyTheFishO, Manager at Jimmy the Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback, wer would like to rectify the experience you had, if possible could you send us your details and we will contact you, you can send your details to the following email address info@jimmythefish.co.za thank you

Reviewed 31 August 2017

we went out for a family meal mid-week. While the food was good as always, there are a few small details that are lacking at the moment. The menu has shrunk quite a lot, and the way you order mains plus starch makes it seem...More

Thank Yvette W
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I went there a few weeks ago with my Son as a spoily, they have taken their kiddies play area away and when I complained got no feedback as well. Also not the first time. Really sad that the attitude of the managers on owners...More

Thank ronaldj67
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Overall our experience at Jimmy's was amazing, we enjoyed every minute as we stepped into a fantastic place and the fish tank breathtaking, then there was the fireplace which made the whole place warm and cosy. Our Watron was attentive and ready to serve, I...More

Thank Caron P
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Long waits for food...slow waiter with a short term memory. My husband had to fetch his own beer at the bar. The waiter advertises 30% off the sushi that apparently ended on Monday and it's Wednesday already but we still had to pay even though...More

Thank Nastassia H
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for 13 years and have never been disappointed. Wide variety food selection available, good service and play area for the kids. Not a fine dining venue, but perfect for family outings (especially for families with young children). Good value for...More

Thank Horrorkins
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We have visited this establishment twice, once for pizza on a public holiday and then for fillet steak and fish, calamari and prawns on Mother's Day this year. Both occasions were met with great food, service and atmosphere. The waiters were friendly and the food...More

Thank Sharon19CapeTown
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Not upmarket, not meant to be, what you see is what you get - Good food and excellent value. My Paella in the pan was very good. Tasty and the other Spanish dish was also enjoyable. Service a little bit on the slow side, but...More

Thank Verrooi
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The local family restaurant. Friends and family can get together, leave the kids to play in the play area. Enjoy good conversation with a cosy fire in the background. Food is tasty, but, not always consistent. Service can be improved but a nice place where...More

Thank mrleewp
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15 April 2015|
Response from JimmyTheFishO | Property representative |
Morning Yes you can bring your own wine, but we do charge a R30 corkage fee
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blaauwklippen Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 880 0071
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Taking its name from a Greek mackerel fisherman that one of the owners once met while on holiday , Jimmy the Fish offers the freshest and most succulent seafood in Stellenbosch! They also offer an array of Mediterranean dishes to suit every palate and they cater to vegetarians and those who are Halaal. Surrounding its customers rustic relics from the ocean, this cosy and vibrant restaurant is the perfect dining destination for one and all. Whether you are looking to feed the whole family, have a romantic dinner or have business lunch meeting - this is the place to be! Join the friendly, well trained staff at Jimmy the Fish for lunch or dinner and you will find yourself a regular in no time. Don't miss the nightly predator feedings between 20:00 and 21:00 to see what is lurking in the fish tanks!
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