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Codfather Seafood & Sushi

37 The Drive Avenue, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
+27 21 438 0782
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (1,209 reviews)
“sushi” (739 reviews)
“langoustines” (184 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 The Drive Avenue, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Unique concept, where you are explained the fish at the counter and you choose what you want, they then bring you as a platter with vegetables, rice etc - it is very impressive. They also have a sushi counter, which we chose to have a...More

Thank Kunal G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Booked late, so could only get space at the 9pm sitting, but it was worth the wait. It's a busy restaurant with a lot of buzz, and the tables are quite close together so I'm not sure it's a great place for a romantic meal!...More

Thank 500Bucks
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Codfather is a great restaurant: you can choose your own fish/shellfish from the counter and the chefs prepare them for you then and there. The staff were really helpful in describing all the various fish types and tastes for us. Relaxed atmosphere and delicious...More

Thank Annehyland
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is simply wonderful and very unique. The upstairs location should not deter you from going. It’s bustling with a full house Every night and for good reason. There are several bars one with rotating sushi and fresh fish to take right off the...More

Thank bness2018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited here for some Sushi. Do not be put off from the look of outside, the restaurant is amazing. This place has a vast selection of fresh fish and seafood, and the staff here know their stuff. The sushi train is equally as amazing, sit...More

Thank WesleyWilkie85
Reviewed 1 week ago

Codfather is a must in Cape Town and Camps Bay. An unusual restaurant that has you select your main entre from the seafood raw counter. You select and tell them how much of whatever, they weigh, price and cook your meal. It is served almost...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best seafood ever! We had a lunch beside the window, having an excelente s.a wine and the best seafood ever! The butter fish is flawless!

Thank liliarossip
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Codfather features high quality Sushi on a revolving conveyor belt. After that, you choose your prawns and fishes from the glass case and they cook it up to perfection. This meal was not only delicious but really fun! The waiters also seemed to be...More

Thank Y3358KOrichardp
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you arrive at the restaurant you are greeted by a waiter/waitress that will guide you thru the restaurant - which is divided into one sushi bar and one seafood/fish bar. Really well planned restaurant, that probably has the greatest sushi in all of Cape...More

Thank Holsty2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Codfather was recommended by a number of friends so we went whilst in Cape Town last week. It was busy so glad we had booked and it certainly lived up to its billing. Great concept, we were very well looked after and ate some...More

Thank Lucky2009London
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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
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  • 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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