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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 good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I always look forward to my Fat Fish visits but unfortunately the Plett one is not as consistent as the George one. Our visit this season was marred by poor service, incorrect order, incorrect billing and milky oysters. I will return as a loyal customer...More

Thank PurchaseCircus
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Great seafood restaurant with an expensive menu and wine list.There are two sittings in the evenings for you to choose from

Thank bml412
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Booked a table for lunch with family and friends and we had a great time. Service was great, our waitress Mmusi was wonderful! The food was delightful from salads to dessert.

Thank Tristan M
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing ! Everything was fresh and well cooked ! Definitely will go back and recommend everyone who visits Plett to for have some sushi ! Best vegetarian sushi, prawns !

Thank Saskia N
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Disappointing experience. Too loud and noisy place with people running around all the time. Also lack of coordination: cocktails hardly finished when the main course arrives, wine comes after we’ve eaten half the main course. And try to drink a mojito with a paper straw.

2  Thank Christina N
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Great selection of food and they are very conscious of being environmentally friendly. No plastic straws! Staff was extremely friendly.

Thank Rentia V
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We visit Fat Fish every time we visit Plettenberg Bay. The quality of their food is consistent and we always have a most enjoyable experience. The Fried Calamari is especially good!!

Thank Rauties
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here and was really pleased with it. Good quick service from friendly staff. Good fresh seafood well prepared.

Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Got to the restaurant and we were seated immediately. The staff was friendly, the food was good and the vibe was euphoric. Our waiter watched us like a hawk so he was always there when we needed him.

Thank Mohapi P
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We did not have a reservation so we came early and got a table outside which was great. Food was very tasty with very efficient service. Fresh salad and calamari cooked to perfection as well as the Butterfish Cajun style which will be worth a...More

Thank richardrT1456FW
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Questions & Answers
21 November 2017|
Response from PeteJelley743 | Reviewed this property |
the fat fish!! absolutely epic mate, hope this helps!! enjoy 😁
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 9 - USD 22
Drinks, 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, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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