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The Fat Fish

Hopwood Street | Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 4740
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (110 reviews)
“kingklip” (136 reviews)
“calamari” (98 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hopwood Street | Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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101 - 110 of 1,422 reviews

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Recommended to dine at Fat Fish and were very impressed with the lovely buzz of the restaurant along with great food and service. Fish was delicious . Love the menu printed as a newsletter with owners comments on the importance of clean seas Ann sustainable...More

Thank Caggyot
Reviewed 15 April 2017

First time here and the food were excellent. Seafood and fish extremely fresh and tasty. Great selection on menu. The ambiance is amazing, great portions, had a lovely evening. Really recommend this place.

Thank kaz417
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Getting a booking here can be difficult but it's worth it! There is quite a buzz in the restaurant and the service is efficient. Lots of fish well cooked and overall enjoyable but not memorable.

Thank 700tom
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We were looking forward to going back to Fat Fish, having not been there for just over a year. I must admit I was disappointed. I ordered the Oysters for starters and was told "I am not sure if we have any left, I will...More

Thank MTreagus
Reviewed 13 April 2017

If you are feeling fishy, Fat Fish is the place to go! Excellent food + Excellent service + best companion = perfect lunch.

Thank MdVSouthAfrica
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We are here two nights running. The first night I went with the black mushroom starter, which was a bit too cheesy for my taste, followed by the Kingklip, which was very good, but perhaps a little over complicated. My wife had their tempura prawns,...More

Thank Whizzybill
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Fat Fish was a really good evening out for our family, with really attentive and helpful service from our waitress, and some lovely food. Portion sizes were just right, being from the UK we are used to being able to eat a starter, main and...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Myself and a friend had a great meal at the Fat Fish. For seafood they are the best in Plettenberg bay

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Second time here and both times the food were excellent. Seafood and fish extremely fresh and tasty. Great selection on menu. The ambiance is amazing and the terrace faces the beach. Service is really friendly and warm. Even the desserts are fantastic. Really recommend this...More

Thank zsuki
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We came according to the TripAdvisor reccomand and we ended up hungry and disappointed. The dishes were small and in the prawns salad (which contain only 3 prawns...) i had a worm!!!

Thank Elad H
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Questions & Answers
10 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
4 June 2015|
Response from Simon A | Property representative |
Yes we are open. 7 Days from 12h00 - 22h00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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
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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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