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Fishmonger Illovo

Thrupps Centre | 204 Oxford Street, Illovo 2196, South Africa
+27 11 268 0068
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“kingklip” (26 reviews)
“fish” (78 reviews)
“prawns” (32 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Thrupps Centre | 204 Oxford Street, Illovo 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy and it was full but we got our food quickly and we had starters mains and dessert it was lovely, i loved the food and the sushi was to die for. Portions were large and the pawns let me not get started. yummy...More

Thank mandyleezeeman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the Fish Monger many times and have never been disappointed. Every bit of grilled seafood and fish is amazing. It is not only that the fish is fresh but the chef prepares it so well. I strongly recommend the Kingklip and...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fish and seafood restaurant visiting from overseas. This is excellent food fresh and well cooked, in an informal setting. Great service and also excellent salads and vegetables. Loved this place.

Thank manunited45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I travel the world. This place is a world class competitor in every dimension within the seafood dining sector. Very impressive.

Thank F F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When my fiancé and I arrived in South Africa this was our first food experience and it has set a high bar! The seafood was delicious and cooked perfectly. The staff were all friendly and our server Dawit was exceptional. Despite arriving early we were...More

Thank LauraYash
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We were in the car and had booked at a restaurant and decided the last minute not to go to the previously decided restaurant and to try fishmonger illovo. I called from the car we were about 15 minutes away and it was a Saturday...More

Thank Kalia C
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I went to Fishmonger Illovo for the first time with colleagues for a team lunch. The restaurant has a neat indoor-outdoor setting in Thrupps centre, which is perfect for the Johannesburg summer. The decor and interior is elegant and clean. The host and waiters executed...More

Thank Muhammad T
Reviewed 12 November 2017

When we were greeted with warmth and smiles we knew we were in for a lovely dinner. The calamari and prawns ordered were top quality, tasty and serving sizes were very generous. The service was attentive and informative. Will go back again and have recommended...More

Thank Edgecliffy
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The proprietor, Pedro, runs a very good show. He is constantly in attendance and this shows at this perennial favourite. The langoustines and prawns were prepared to perfection, Mozambique Style. The Vinho Verde washes these delicious crustaceans down very satisfactorily. The service is exceptional. A...More

Thank Malcolm072
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Simple: Don't let the name fool you! This is no ordinary place called The Fishmonger which is a franchise in South Africa. Pedro's Fishmonger in Illovo has to be the best seafood restaurant in Johannesburg, hands down! I travel extensively and I have customers who...More

Thank Mike C
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24 August 2017|
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Response from Penn J | Reviewed this property |
It is in a small shopping complex, but has seating inside and outside. They've put in a lot of effort to create a lovely family atmosphere, but it isn't in a "green space" as we'd say in the UK. I hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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