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“Five is not enough”

The Codfather Restaurant
Ranked #33 of 1,314 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: The Codfather is Joburg's finest seafood experience. We serve the finest seafood and delicious grills. We offer private dining as well as functions. We also have a whiskey and cigar bar tailored to your liking. Everything you could ask for in a premium dining experience under one roof.
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing food. The best ice-cream in joburg. You have to come here. The seafood is the best. Go to the counter and select your seafood. Have it prepared the way you like, then indulge in the ice-cream. Owners are around to check and ensure you have the best experience ever. Waiters are top drawer as well. The new location is amazing as well. Wish there was 6 stars to give this place.

Thank Graeme_OD
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Came in for a dinner with a couple of friends.

Had a very funny run with the owner of the place, did an excellent job explaining everything n made us wanna order every dish in and out of the menu
Re seafood from s seafood display was fresh and made in a precise manner!
The serving time was a bit long but the overall experience was excellent!

Thank roye455
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

This restaurant moved from Rivonia side closer to Sandton City area. The location is a bit hidden and even though it is in the middle of bustling Sandton, you hear no noise. Food is exceptional and service is outstanding. It is a huge place so it feels very airy and pleasant. No one is listening to your conversations or brushing off your back as in many restaurants where they cramp too many tables. My favorite dish is line fish of the day which gets delivered daily and it is exceptionally fresh and tasty. You can choose two different types and they measure per kg. Prices are very reasonable.

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1  Thank Zana M
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Having been to the old location last time we went to SA, this was our first visit to the new premises. Absolutely lovely restaurant. The service from start to end was fantastic too - we were seated in a busy restaurant beside a table who were smoking and asked to move and this was no problem at all. We then were introduced to the fish counter with loads of raw fish and lots of varieties. As well as an extensive a la carte menu and signature dishes from the counter, you can pick your own fish and size and have it cooked how you want. We ended up with a mountain of fish (it's quite easy to over do the pick and mix!) which would have cost double the price at home here in Scotland. I would highly recommend this place for fish lovers - it also does freshly made to order sushi. As I say though - the variety of fish on offer ranges from light white fish to octopus tentacles to tuna to prawns of all sizes...so anyone who likes some kind of fish will enjoy it!!! Really good quality!

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Thank Gogues
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

The first time I visited the new Codfather on Stan in Sandton I was disappointed about the relocation. However, in the short time it has been open it has, yet again, acquired the wonderful warm ambience it has. Maria, has been very kind every time I have taken guests there finding a special place for me. The service is excellent and the food fresh and delicious. Parking is secure and that gives all of us great peace of mind. My guests have always been most complimentary of the restaurant thus a good choice for me. Many thanks

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Thank Kathy G
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