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The Fisherman's Plate

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18 Derrick Avenue | Cyrildene, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
+27 11 622 0480
Today
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I've been eating here for more than 10 Years. Savi and Kevin are always pleasure to be around. The food is always excemtional. What to order: Seafood soup Deep friend calamari - the sauce is to die for. Garlic prawns Sizzling steak Seafood fried rice - must Chilli crab - hot Chilli clams Ask about the fish Three cup chicken... More 

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Thank devon291
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal tonight, all 3 of us were very happy with our respective choices, including the chili chicken, stir fry and sticky prawns. The staff were friendly, helpful and engaging. We will use this restaurant regularly.

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Thank Brian R
Johannesburg, South Africa
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96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The food was lovely, reasonably priced. The seatings are very close to each other, so you may feel uncomfortable, and also, the place can get too loud.

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Thank KirillOussov
Addo Eastern Cape South Africa
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is an experience to say the least. Feeling as though you are in China. Good value for money, waitress was not to friendly though.. You go for the food and the company not the ambience...

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Thank CosmosCuisine
London, United Kingdom
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309 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Fisherman's Plate doesn't do fine dining or anything close but its cooking is excellent as are the ingredients used. A little off the beaten track in Jo'burg's new Chinatown the restaurant is minimalist on decoration and ambiance, and service can be a little perfunctory (though the owner is charming if a little difficult to understand). The place has no... More 

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Thank adrianloader
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Wonderful, well priced food in Johannesburg's "new" China town, I have eaten here before and I'm yet to be disappointed.

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Thank MichaelWir
Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

An often visited restaurant, very basic as all eating venues in china town usually are. We love the crab dishes, especially the crab curry, and the crispy prawns are delicious. The owner is very helpful with suggestions and it is a BYO spot, no corkage. Ideal for bigger groups, with lazy susans on the tables and you can share dishes... More 

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Thank Claudie267
Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We have been to Fisherman's Plate quite a few times. From large groups to a couples dinner. The food is fantastic every time. Service and decor are simple with no frills but honestly they aren't necessary. You can bring your own wine, no corkage. The chilli crab is their signature dish and it's worth the work involved with crab. The... More 

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Thank Sascha_Renee
Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2016

The food is really delicious and satisfying. Go in a group and get to try out more dishes. Our standard order includes: Chilli chicken, Deep fried garlic prawns, Calamari rings served with a delicious ginger sauce and the curry sauce with rice. The curry sauce is a coconut based sauce. The steamed fish, clams and starter mussels are also good.... More 

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Thank kogiet
Edenvale, South Africa
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

As a family, this is the place to go. Order a lot of everything and share. Start, with the cold muscles. For mains, fried calamari, crispy garlic prawns and crispy beef, either spicy hot or not, we do both, and a big bowl of pork fried rice. What a feast.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Derrick Avenue | Cyrildene, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 622 0480

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?