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Fishmonger Illovo

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Thrupps Centre | 204 Oxford Street, Illovo 2196, South Africa
+27 11 268 0068
12:00 - 22:30
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

"The best seafood restaurant in Joburg" - quite a claim. I can hereby confirm that this bold statement is accurate. This is now my favourite restaurant in town. Service was off the chart and the food was incredible. 4 of us all had different dishes and nobody was even slightly disappointed. The other 3 said their seafood was awesome, and... More 

Thank scottymcscotterson
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My brother and his girlfriend took us here having never been before either. All 4 of us had a brilliant night. As well as the company, the food and service were both excellent. Not only was the food excellent, but portions were also very big! I ordered the assorted sashimi and got 3 huge pieces of both tuna and salmon.... More 

Thank Gogues
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Warm reception, busy bustling vibe , prawn cocktail delicious, kingklip fish dish delicious . Would recommend booking as gets busy even midweek . 😁

Thank julez0
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best food and best service you'll get! Worth every cent :) A must visit! Can't wait to come back again!

Thank Tammi H
Democratic Republic of the Congo
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You wouldn't expect this to be such a good restaurant because of the situation its in and the vies it has. But you HAVE to go there.This is a great restaurant especially if you like fish or sushi. The service and quality of food is brilliant. The prices are very reasonable too. The cocktails and wine list are great as... More 

Thank teresalegg
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This is by far the best fish restuarant in Joburg. Food brilliant and tasty. Always fresh. Service excellent too. GO THERE.

Thank Mark H
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77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Just arrived from Abu dhabi, wish of fish (joburg should not be the best place) and here it was perfect perfectly satisfied! Nice choice

Thank fabio a
Clarens, Free State, South Africa
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81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We keep on going back to the Fishmonger because it's consistently offers excellent fish and seafood. This time was no different. Always a firm favorite.

Thank Vanessa K
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287 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The menu is great, staff are always pleasant and accomodating. Nice to have the manager always taking an interest in you. My husband loves the sardines, just love the kingklip!

Thank Joy M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I have visited Fishmonger many times but last evening was the worst and an embarrassing experience with international business colleagues . The waiter kept trying to sell us wine and did not understand the menu. He quoted "about R1300 for a fish platter???" We had to ask for our starters and again for the mains and when the mains arrived... More 

Thank Basil B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Sushi, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thrupps Centre | 204 Oxford Street, Illovo 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Illovo
  • Phone Number: +27 11 268 0068

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