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Jimmy the Fish

Blaauwklippen Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 880 0071
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (45 reviews)
“calamari” (17 reviews)
“fillet steak” (3 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Sushi
$$ - $$$
Blaauwklippen Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place during easter holidays. Very spacious with seating inside and out. I had chicken livers for a starter. It was nice but the highlight was the fresh focaccia that accompanied the dish. My wife wanted veg sushi but there is no option on...More

Thank emmz2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good choice of seafood and sushi. Quite pricey. Had the platter for 1 and it was delicious. Did not have most of the "wine by the glass" listed on the menu, but overall a good place to eat and we will go back there. At...More

Thank Christine d
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Shocking service and even worse food. Prices are way out of line for the quality of food served. I ordered calamari main, grilled with salad. Calamari was dripping with some slop of a sauce. The salad was forgotten. R145 main dish, quality more like hostel...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Newly named Popolo, it is a restaurant we go to if we want to relax and have a good time. The food is wonderful, salads awesome and the wine is decently priced. We have never had bad service, the waiters are always polite and attentive....More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Now known as Popolo, this family friendly place served us the best Quattro Stratcioni Pizza, Sashimi and Seared Tuna salad we have had for a long time! Friendly service always taking note of individual needs.

Thank chantipelser
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We ordered pizzas and half we ordered was not available. Service and food was terrible. Will definitely not go back.

Thank maryna451
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

So far the best Seafood restaurant we visited during our trip to Cape Town/ Stellenbosch. Great value, and very friendly waiter - Itayi. Food was more than we could eat. 5 Star - Don’t miss this restaurant.

Thank Clarissa B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I trapped by the adwertisment and went there : Label of "Jimmy the fish " taken out. The new name,if there is one is one of the unknown! The order came back as a disaster for what we paid for. If you want to go...More

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JimmyTheFishO, Manager at Jimmy the Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback, wer would like to rectify the experience you had, if possible could you send us your details and we will contact you, you can send your details to the following email address info@jimmythefish.co.za thank you

Reviewed 31 August 2017

we went out for a family meal mid-week. While the food was good as always, there are a few small details that are lacking at the moment. The menu has shrunk quite a lot, and the way you order mains plus starch makes it seem...More

Thank Yvette W
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I went there a few weeks ago with my Son as a spoily, they have taken their kiddies play area away and when I complained got no feedback as well. Also not the first time. Really sad that the attitude of the managers on owners...More

Thank ronaldj67
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Questions & Answers
15 April 2015|
Response from JimmyTheFishO | Property representative |
Morning Yes you can bring your own wine, but we do charge a R30 corkage fee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blaauwklippen Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 880 0071
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Taking its name from a Greek mackerel fisherman that one of the owners once met while on holiday , Jimmy the Fish offers the freshest and most succulent seafood in Stellenbosch! They also offer an array of Mediterranean dishes to suit every palate and they cater to vegetarians and those who are Halaal. Surrounding its customers rustic relics from the ocean, this cosy and vibrant restaurant is the perfect dining destination for one and all. Whether you are looking to feed the whole family, have a romantic dinner or have business lunch meeting - this is the place to be! Join the friendly, well trained staff at Jimmy the Fish for lunch or dinner and you will find yourself a regular in no time. Don't miss the nightly predator feedings between 20:00 and 21:00 to see what is lurking in the fish tanks!
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