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Jimmy the Fish

Blaauwklippen Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 880 0071
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (43 reviews)
“calamari” (16 reviews)
“fresh fish” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Blaauwklippen Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall our experience at Jimmy's was amazing, we enjoyed every minute as we stepped into a fantastic place and the fish tank breathtaking, then there was the fireplace which made the whole place warm and cosy. Our Watron was attentive and ready to serve, I...More

Thank Caron P
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Long waits for food...slow waiter with a short term memory. My husband had to fetch his own beer at the bar. The waiter advertises 30% off the sushi that apparently ended on Monday and it's Wednesday already but we still had to pay even though...More

Thank Nastassia H
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for 13 years and have never been disappointed. Wide variety food selection available, good service and play area for the kids. Not a fine dining venue, but perfect for family outings (especially for families with young children). Good value for...More

Thank Horrorkins
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We have visited this establishment twice, once for pizza on a public holiday and then for fillet steak and fish, calamari and prawns on Mother's Day this year. Both occasions were met with great food, service and atmosphere. The waiters were friendly and the food...More

Thank Sharon19CapeTown
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Not upmarket, not meant to be, what you see is what you get - Good food and excellent value. My Paella in the pan was very good. Tasty and the other Spanish dish was also enjoyable. Service a little bit on the slow side, but...More

Thank Verrooi
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The local family restaurant. Friends and family can get together, leave the kids to play in the play area. Enjoy good conversation with a cosy fire in the background. Food is tasty, but, not always consistent. Service can be improved but a nice place where...More

Thank mrleewp
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Pretty it's not. Definitely basic in terms of ambiance but the food I had, in the context of what this place is, was superb. Started with the seafood chowder which quite frankly was a meal in itself. Followed that with the Manly Mustard burger. It...More

Thank Tony T
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We have been going to Jimmy the Fish for more than 10 years and went there for dinner last night after an absence of about 3 months . I have very seldom in my life been more disappointed at almost any restaurant . Prices went...More

Thank Thom N
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I've over time lost my respect for Jimmy the Fish! Today we were here, the kids had chicken schnitzel and chips, while the chicken was tender the chips were under cooked. I wanted to lasagne but was told that they didn't have any and that...More

Thank ronaldj67
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner by ordering 4 starters and shared because we couldn't decide. The baked prawn tails, seafood soup, chicken and avo stack, and pork belly. All of them were very tasty and all came together. Service was very good and attentive. We even...More

1  Thank Carolyn H
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McC5038
15 April 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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