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Codfather Seafood & Sushi

37 The Drive Avenue, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
+27 21 438 0782
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (1,209 reviews)
“sushi” (739 reviews)
“langoustines” (184 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 The Drive Avenue, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

If money is no object and you are happy to go to a restaurant without a menu or prices..go - but perhaps read up about their concept before you do. Having eaten there I honestly still didn't understand how things worked. For an appetizer, there...More

Thank lindagoulding2
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice selection of seafood in an elegant atmosphere. The concept is very nice, as you can choose your fishes and quantity (carefully not to take as much as we did...!) yourself. Prices are a little bit higher than other places around, but the food...More

Thank Victor K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Picking your food at a station and then having it prepared and sent to you was a cool experience. The sushi was right up there with the best I’ve ever had. The fish was hot or miss with some being better than others. Overall really...More

Thank Ross P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Try the Sushi and the assortments of fish - very good and fresh. The waiters are really trained and professional.

Thank Werner T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

No menu, food all laced with the same spices... Overpriced and generally plain for what it was... Very disappointed and personally would not recommend to anyone... So upset after wanting to go there for so so long... Be careful as one of our guests had...More

Thank BatmansAlive
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wide selection of fresh seafood grilled for you. Sushi in another area of the restaurant going around in a belt. Amazing selection of wines. A very pleasant culinary experience and great service :)

Thank Don H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived promptly for our 8 pm dinner with a group of 13 humans. We were lead past the freshest fish counter I have ever seen. You see, when you dine here the waiter escorts you to the counter and it is here that you...More

Thank Tootsie20
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the restaurant solo, I was greeted the minute I walked up the stairs by a friendly waiter. I was ushered to choose a table. The food came right away and as always was tasty, there was a problem with my main dish ,...More

Thank car01010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Codfather - the Don made me an offer I couldn’t refuse!! Unique restaurant - no menu All fish on display - choose one or a platter - they weigh & tell you the price You agree - they grill the fish - served with lemon...More

Thank Aruni S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had two very large parties and they were extremely accommodating. It’s very easy to make reservations and our two tables were very close to each other. The experience and food are just amazing. The menu is the fish shelf and everything is prepared beautifully....More

Thank Katrina P
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28 September 2017|
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Response from Nico S | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for late reply. At the window closes to road
21 March 2017|
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Response from John27k | Reviewed this property |
Hi Claire Sorry I'm so late in answering, it can tend to be noisy so it's probsbly best to go about 7ish when they're not so busy. John
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 The Drive Avenue, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Camps Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 438 0782
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