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Codfather Seafood & Sushi

37 The Drive, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
+27 21 438 0782
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (1,057 reviews)
“sushi” (666 reviews)
“langoustines” (139 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 The Drive, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Had dinner at the highly rated Codfather and thought it was good. Guests select their fish from a counter and it is prepared according to your wishes. We had a problem with communication., our fish didn't come as we had thought we had ordered and...More

Thank paulowlcourt
Reviewed 2 days ago

From the outside during the day this restaurant looks like the kind of place you might avoid! However, we were determined to go based on it being a Camps Bay institution and we weren’t disappointed. The restaurant was packed on Heritage Day but the service...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Being from the UK, if something’s called the “Godfather” you think local chippy- how wrong you can be!! From the name and outside it doesn’t look all that. It’s just a doorway immediately greeted with stairs to the restaurant which is on the 1st floor...More

Thank Szwarko-Alexander
Reviewed 3 days ago

What an absolutely brilliant place to eat. Fantastic food fantastic staff, all very nicely served and very very tasty. You need to book. Fantastic experience.

Thank kennokent
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Booked dinner here given two separate recommendations. Place was very busy with great atmosphere. Had a drink at the bar while we waited for our table. Very friendly and helpful bar staff. The restaurant has a sushi from which we chose one or two dishes...More

Thank Cathie F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great restaurant. Friendly helpful staff! Fantastic seafood. Choose your own fish. Pay for it by weight! Cooked as you wish. No complaints! Hope to return. Thanks

Thank StephR2
Reviewed 4 days ago

prebooked ( necessary) as this place get booked up. fresh fish, seafood is the theme here , with plenty to choose from. All done by weight, and freshly cooked. great location, just off the ocean drive front. Although we didn't indulge in sushi, the selection...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Myself and wife visited this restaurant in September and I must say it was a very enjoyable experience ! The chef knows how to cook fish to perfection and the potatoes on the side were crispy on the our side and fluffy on the inside...More

Thank nickabroad
Reviewed 5 days ago

my husband and I were blown away by this seafood Restaurant! They have a huge selectiion of beer and wine and I suggested you make a booking before showing up... they stay crowded. We started with sushi then were ushered up to the seafood counter...More

Thank Debora G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After being seated in this restaurant we were brought to a showcase where an incredible array of fish were on ice. We selected what we wanted, paid by weight, and ordered some vegetables for sides. Everything was cooked to perfection! A very worthwhile place to...More

Thank BetsyR19130
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Questions & Answers
29 September 2017|
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Response from Clive E | Reviewed this property |
Without doubt the best place is Table Top mountain,take the cable car or hire a car and take the scenic route to Cape Point.
21 March 2017|
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Response from John27k | Reviewed this property |
Hi Claire Sorry I'm so late in answering, it can tend to be noisy so it's probsbly best to go about 7ish when they're not so busy. John
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 The Drive, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Camps Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 438 0782
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