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Fishmonger Illovo

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Thrupps Centre | 204 Oxford Street, Illovo 2196, South Africa
+27 11 268 0068
12:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The expectation set by the menu and the prices were not met by the experience. Indifferent service, less than perfect preparation - at this level one at least expect the fillet of fish properly pin boned and the sides dishes serves warm. They certainly do not get my vote!

Thank MaxwilG
Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

"The best seafood restaurant in Joburg" - quite a claim. I can hereby confirm that this bold statement is accurate. This is now my favourite restaurant in town. Service was off the chart and the food was incredible. 4 of us all had different dishes and nobody was even slightly disappointed. The other 3 said their seafood was awesome, and... More 

Thank scottymcscotterson
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My brother and his girlfriend took us here having never been before either. All 4 of us had a brilliant night. As well as the company, the food and service were both excellent. Not only was the food excellent, but portions were also very big! I ordered the assorted sashimi and got 3 huge pieces of both tuna and salmon.... More 

Thank Gogues
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Warm reception, busy bustling vibe , prawn cocktail delicious, kingklip fish dish delicious . Would recommend booking as gets busy even midweek . 😁

Thank julez0
1 review
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Best food and best service you'll get! Worth every cent :) A must visit! Can't wait to come back again!

Thank Tammi H
Democratic Republic of the Congo
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

You wouldn't expect this to be such a good restaurant because of the situation its in and the vies it has. But you HAVE to go there.This is a great restaurant especially if you like fish or sushi. The service and quality of food is brilliant. The prices are very reasonable too. The cocktails and wine list are great as... More 

Thank teresalegg
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This is by far the best fish restuarant in Joburg. Food brilliant and tasty. Always fresh. Service excellent too. GO THERE.

Thank Mark H
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80 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Just arrived from Abu dhabi, wish of fish (joburg should not be the best place) and here it was perfect perfectly satisfied! Nice choice

Thank fabio a
Clarens, Free State, South Africa
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87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We keep on going back to the Fishmonger because it's consistently offers excellent fish and seafood. This time was no different. Always a firm favorite.

Thank Vanessa K
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323 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The menu is great, staff are always pleasant and accomodating. Nice to have the manager always taking an interest in you. My husband loves the sardines, just love the kingklip!

Thank Joy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Sushi, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thrupps Centre | 204 Oxford Street, Illovo 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Illovo
  • Phone Number: +27 11 268 0068

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