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“Unexpected and worth another visit”
Review of Golden Fish

Golden Fish
Ranked #864 of 1,181 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Making a decision on what to eat when on holiday becomes a problem. Deciding to go the "Chinese" route brought us to Golden Fish. What a pleasant surprise! On entering we found a restaurant which was decorated tastefully and nothing of the "cheap" Chinese look. We were seated in the very spacious smoking area which also was close to the bar area. The waiters were pleasant and knew the menu well. The food was the biggest surprise. Some had sushi and some had "Chinese" dishes. Everybody felt the same - really nice! I tried the "biltong" sushi from the Farmers Sushi section as a starter and this is something I will go back for. We all felt the same - we will be back if we are ever in the area!

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Thank Fstate
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This place was a huge disappointment.

The service was terrible. Our drinks order watch totally botched.

The food order was wrong. And a disappointment as I really wanted that "Mushgargot" dish.

We waited for what seemed like an eternity for our orders.

It's a mystery as the place was not busy.

The waiter must have been just appointed or doing a test for an interview ;-).

No language proficiency. You tell him he must ensure the Salmon is well cooked and he asks you if you want it rare, medium or well done.

Won't go back. Ever.

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The food is at best average and the service is non existing, best to avoid .

It could be a good place to dine however it would take some positive involvement by the managers .

Thank Johan v
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

A slightly over-exaggerated negative trend. I think after hearing people visiting lately that they are improving conciderably. We stuck to the sudhi menu. Not the all you can eat for R169, and I am quite happy about the variety and freshness. Service was top notch, thou we could see room for improvement in some areas. All in all, a well priced, nice sushi lunch that was completely lawless. Would return again for a second opinion!

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Thank Nils N
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

After hearing from friends how great this place was we visited with high expectations. It wasn't busy so we decided to sit at the carousel to get quick access to the sushi buffet - big mistake - I don't even know why they have a carousel as there were literally ten items on it, which stayed there most of the night. We ended up placing orders with the waitress who seemed to have a hearing or maybe an understanding problem as our first order arrived with at least two mistakes. However, things did look up from there as we plodded on and overall the quality of the offering is not bad. Don't think there will be any repeat business from us though as even though the restaurant was not busy we waited interminably long for our orders to arrive. Definitely not a "Fast food" place.

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Thank michaelwood2015
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