We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fishmonger (Illovo)

Thrupps Centre | Thrupp Centre, Illovo 2196, South Africa
+27 11 268 0068
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (83 reviews)
“kingklip” (32 reviews)
“sushi” (29 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Thrupps Centre | Thrupp Centre, Illovo 2196, South Africa
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (321)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 303 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

If its fish you looking for in JHB, then this has to be one of the top destinations. Fresh fish and prawns are always a win, and pair with a great selection of wines, make this a superb venue for a family, or business dinner.

Thank Hasslefree2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrating their seventh anniversary, Fishmonger had a fantastic deal on 7 King Prawns for ZAR 177. They were absolutely meaty and delicious. The grilled Kingklip was to die for, but couldn't say the same about the mussels which were served in this milky, creamy sauce...More

Thank Edward H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service, great variety of superfresh fish, smart owner very careful to the clients, good value for money!

Thank Marco C
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Bacalau, oysters, curry all very nice. Great ambient outdoor area with heat lamps, blankets & nicely candlelight. We will be back

Thank viva_la_diva_86
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Most likely the best in Johannesburg. I have been here multiple times and have never been disappointed. Service is superb. The calamari is Falkland tubes and grilled to perfection. Delishes fresh chili and freshly baked rolls served warm! Sushi is beautifully prepared and presented. This...More

Thank C K
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The Fishmonger, Illovo, Sandton. I had never been to The Fishmonger in Illovo and many people had indicated to me that they thought it was a great restaurant. I usually frequent the branch in the Firs in Rosebank, but when I called they were fully...More

Thank Silliusmillius53
Reviewed 28 July 2018

One must go to the restaurant called the Turn & Tender 204 Oxford Road Illovo , Sandton. South Africa for an excellent steak or Ribs

Thank hstonefield
Reviewed 5 July 2018

On a dark cold night in the middle of a blackout, the lit up Thrupps Centre was a warm welcoming sight. The Fishmonger has a generator, and the patrons could sit back and enjoy good wine, a wonderful meal and good conversation (no loud irritating...More

Thank batier2016
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We ate here on the spur of the moment. Two couples, some drinks and an outstanding seafood platter (SQ). The calamari was so tender it melted. The service was excellent, very personal and attentive. We loved it. About ZAR 4000 for 4 people including starters/mains,...More

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We had heard a lot about this restaurant so were eager to try it. All the shell fish is expensive but you will find something reasonable. Be careful to ask what the SQ prices are as my rock cod piece was R350! A bit much...More

Thank sansmerrill
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
Don Sandton I
3 reviews
.25 km away
Protea Hotel Johannesburg Wanderers
511 reviews
.63 km away
The Peech Boutique Hotel
650 reviews
1.15 km away
Premiere Classe Suites
197 reviews
1.21 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Bellagio Illovo
170 reviews
.14 km away
Farro
12 reviews
.05 km away
Jerrys Burger Bar
12 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Bidvest Wanderers Stadium
40 reviews
.54 km away
AYothaya Thai Spa
7 reviews
1.33 km away
Summer Place, Melville Road, Hyde Park
5 reviews
.94 km away
HintHunt
170 reviews
.03 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
piefke2016
25 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Penn J | Reviewed this property |
It is in a small shopping complex, but has seating inside and outside. They've put in a lot of effort to create a lovely family atmosphere, but it isn't in a "green space" as we'd say in the UK. I hope that helps.
1
Vote
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thrupps Centre | Thrupp Centre, Illovo 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Illovo
  • Phone Number: +27 11 268 0068
  • E-mail
Description
Resturants
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing