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Reviewed 23 December 2020

John Dory’s is always a great place to eat with the friendliest staff and awesome service. Love their food, they have great sushi 🍱. The kids love it and we love it.

Date of visit: November 2020
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John_Dorys_Fish, Owner at John Dory's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello 7Eventy7, Thank you for the arrrr-mazing 5 ⭐️ review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed the overall experience at John Dory's Century City and that your kids liked the vibe! We hope you sail by again, soon! ⛵️ Thanks, John Dory's

Reviewed 4 October 2020 via mobile

My wife and I had a great dinner, service was excellent. Nice awesome new menu, will definately be a regular here. Our waiters name was Prince, we were very impressed by himMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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John_Dorys_Fish, Owner at John Dory's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2020

Hi there Williamb5143, Thank you for taking the time to give John Dory's Canal Walk, such an arrrr-mazing 5⭐️ review! We're thrilled to hear that the food & service from Prince was a hit! We hope to offer you many more good experiences with us...More

Reviewed 9 January 2020 via mobile

Well below average. Small choice, Service slow, orders forgotten, fish, wine and rice quality quite bad.. would definitely not recommend it.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2020

Dear Syrius83, We are terribly sorry to read that this was your John Dory's experience. This is certainly not the level of service and food quality we pride ourselves on. We would like the opportunity to discuss this review directly with you and hopefully, turn...More

Reviewed 19 October 2019 via mobile

My family and I went to the restaurant and my husband was I ordered a platter for two. We asked the manager Ryno if we could have hake instead of the line fish. He rejected our request even though we told him at other restaurants...they give us the request. He said we will have to pay extra which really disturbed me because no other John Dorys or Ocean basket ever declined us. My husband and I went back to John Dorys Cenury City last Saturday. We had the sunset platter and the rockfish special which was over cooked. We told our waiter she then called the manager Thembi he gave us the option of hake or line fish. My husband and I then realized that the first manager was actually rasict. Not giving us good customer service the fist visit.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2019

Dear Tlhorne, We are terribly sorry to read that this was your experience. If you wouldn't mind sending us an email to customer-care@johndorys.co.za We'd really like the opportunity to discuss this further with you and hopefully, turn it around. We look forward to hearing from...More

Reviewed 5 June 2019 via mobile

Excellent food and a polite waiter. I loved the experience but loved the food way more, perfect seafood.

Date of visit: June 2019
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John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2019

Ahoy Kylerlen98, Thank you for taking the time to review our store. We are pleased to know your experience was a positive one. We look forward to welcoming you again soon, Matey! Warm regards, JDs Crew

Reviewed 3 May 2019

Good service with a smile and fresh as it can be....no mess up with orders and the waiter was excellent...I guess that is the Cape Town thing....very friendly people. Overall enjoyed our meal and the attitude was most welcoming....

Date of visit: April 2019
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John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2019

Ahoy Kaliesham, Thank you for your great review of John Dory's Canal Walk. We're happy to know that your meal was a hit and that you received wonderful service! We look forward to welcoming you again soon, Matey! Kind regards, John Dory's

Reviewed 29 April 2019 via mobile

We always enjoy eating here...the service is excellent...the food never disappoints. Thank you John Dorys... for makeing it a pleasure to eat there.

Date of visit: April 2019
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John_Dorys_Fish, Manager at John Dory's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2019

Hi Margrichwil, Thank you for your great review of John Dory's Canal Walk. We're so happy to hear you enjoyed our friendly service & seafood made the JD's way! Sail over soon, matey! ⛵️ Warm regards, JDs Crew

Reviewed 16 April 2019

My wife and myself felt like having fish and sushi for lunch, I suggested that we go to John Dory's. When we arrived and looked at the menu boards advertising specials they were offering a special on the sushi a Platter for R99.00 and on...a separate board they offered 3 specials for Hake and chips and a soda call i and collect. We decided to we would eat there and I said to the waiter I will have the middle fish offer and then I will have sushi and a bottle of wine, my wife just wanted the sushi and we ordered a draft beer each, the waiter came back to say they could not let me have the fish special as it was for take aways only. I asked him to call the manager who told me in not such a friendly way that this was for take aways only, I than went to the board and asked him to show me where it said for take aways only. He just refused point blank saying I could not have the fish special. I cancelled the wine and my sushi and shared my wife's suchi, we finished our beer and left, please note there were many empty tables, and this restaurant can well afford to turn away business, further more I do believe that the manager's manners were not what one would expect from a large group of eateries.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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John_Dorys_Fish, Manager at John Dory's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2019

Dear Willy L, We are very concerned to see this review. We take reviews very seriously and would really appreciate an opportunity to get in touch with you so that we may address your review. Please send us your contact details, together with your concerns...More

Reviewed 15 April 2019

They had Sushi specials on the night we went. They have many specials throughout the week. Good prices and portions are quite big and yummi food

Date of visit: December 2018
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John_Dorys_Fish, Manager at John Dory's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2019

Hi there Domenicbaumli, Thank you for the arrrr-mazing 5 ⭐️ review. We are thrilled to hear that you love our sushi, expertly-rolled by our sushi chefs. Sail over soon, matey! ⛵️ Kind regards, JDs Crew

Reviewed 31 March 2019 via mobile

4 adults and an 8yo visited for lunch on a Sunday.PLeasant interior but tables quite close together and kids eat for free SUndays so lots of tots and proms in the aisles.THis is a chain restaurant situated in a large shopping mall and the food...and service were typical of such establishments.MY dish was a platter of seafood with mussels,prawns calamari and linefish of the day served with rice or chips and with a white wine sauce.It was ok but no more and price and service was satisfactory but there was a. Lara hint of canteen eating with so much noise from shouting and crying kids.Not my scene and won’t revisit.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2019

Hi Recordable, Thank you so much for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are sorry to see that you did not fully enjoy your experience with us at John Dory's Canal Walk. Hopefully, We can turn this around for you as we...More

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