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Fishmonger

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Dolly Rathebe, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 838 3366
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09:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 19:00
Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I've had the klipfish here for the first time in my life. Simply delicious. Also the olive oil and bread are perfect. I would come back again and again.

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Thank Pauliferus
Johannesburg, South Africa
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Was my go-to calamari spot. Loved the hot fresh rolls before dinner. Great service. Fast and efficient. Prices have risen recently so now in 2 minds....creeping out of mid range and not sure it's worth that unfortunately.

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Thank danders212
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped off for lunch with a colleague. Firstly I must comment on the service - it was attentive, polite and prompt. The Mozambique fish 'old Englishman' as recommended and tasted fresh, meaty and well-cooked. Will be back.

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1 Thank Kevin R
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145 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I didn't expect such a qualitative restaurant in a mall. Efficient service,interesting wine list,large offer of dishes ( fish but not only). Large portions. Nice spot if you look for seafood in Johannesburg!

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Thank Marcogig61
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We had the most wonderful experience at this restaurant in the large shopping complex! Our server( and I am very sorry I don't remember his exact name..Linius?.. definitely began with " L") was SOO attentive and made some great suggestions including wine.The food was impeccable..we tried a large assortment and all was AMAZING!!! We enjoyed our meal so much we... More 

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2 Thank DocDarr
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great service, really good food. We had a good time. Waiter was superb and knowledgeable. I am not a fishy person but my kingklip was very good.

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Thank Remo T
Atlanta, Georgia
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

What can I say! The best seafood restaurant I believe I have ever eaten at. I did not have an average meal here. The Portuguese Sea Bass was to die for!!! My mouth waters when I thank about this dish! My second best meal was the Grilled langoustines, queen prawns, Kingklip and squid caps platter. Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful! I could... More 

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1 Thank LMMUTTER
Chicago, Illinois
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148 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We were in a mood for some great seafood and the Fishmonger was the perfect place to go. The design of the restaurant interior made for enjoyable atmosphere where you can see the chefs cooking behind the glass. It would have been a great spot to eat outdoors but unfortunately it was raining. We shared a Seafood Platter for two... More 

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4 Thank Deborah T
Hong Kong, China
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118 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

This review is for Fishmonger at the Firs, Rosebank. The restaurant has a nice ambience. Obviously the fish is what to have. Probably the best grilled snapper I have had anywhere. Really great! Sardines as a starter were also grilled to perfection. Staff very helpful, can get busy at times.

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2 Thank Marc_C433
Pokhara, Nepal
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65 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Excellent place to enjoy sea-foods if you are really hungry. Portion are too big so make sure you are hungry enough not to waste food. Susi are not great -as rice is not Japanese sticky one.

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1 Thank ABIRAL

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Monday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dolly Rathebe, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 838 3366

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