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Codfather Seafood & Sushi

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Chowder, Seafood, Sushi
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37 The Drive, Camps Bay Corner, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
021-4380782
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12:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The CODfather, not the Godfather, but it IS an offer you can't refuse

Went with my daughter. Best fish in this area, though maybe Willoughby's gives it a run for its money. The deal is, no menu, so you go to a bar fridge and say which of 7-8 species you want. What isn't clear is the price of each species. e.g. a full sole cost R170. We had 5 different species... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Leonard S
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Scenic view
  • Families with children
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I went to the Codfather with a friend. The fishes did look great. My partner ordered a piece of kingklip + one tiger prawn. I ordered a piece of cape salmon + two tiger prawns. The plates are so small that the tiger prawns were served on top of the other fish. The kingklip was very ordinary. My vegetables were... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Went with my daughter. Best fish in this area, though maybe Willoughby's gives it a run for its money. The deal is, no menu, so you go to a bar fridge and say which of 7-8 species you want. What isn't clear is the price of each species. e.g. a full sole cost R170. We had 5 different species, butter... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Loved the sushi, choosing our own fish and having it grilled and served. Delicious food and service. Fun time!! Definitely would go back!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Now this is a place you have to eat at if you go anywhere near Camps Bay. It was recommended to us and we now know why. What an absolute treat it was to pick fresh fish from a display and not a menu. The chips are to die for. Hot and crispy and the sushi bar is spectacular. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

What a lovely touch as there eis no menu. You inspect all food fresh and it is then cooked within minutes. Freshness and taste makes it all happen.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

An all time favourite of mine... We are surrounded by the sea in Cape Town and spoiled for choice, but this remains the best place for a well priced and great seafood evening. From the friendly and knowledgeable staff to the fantastic selection of fresh fish served in any quantity you desire. You feel like 90 grams, that is what... More 

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Darien, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Great energy, helpful wait staff, fresh seafood perfectly prepared. M.O. Waiter will take you to the seafood display where I swear I think the langoustines were still moving! Best and freshest butterfish, not to be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Best in town amongst all the seafood i had during my visit in SA. Oysters so fresh and the best as well. It was a satisfying experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Fresh seafood ordered by weight by the diner. Freshly cooked obviously and well presented. Staff were good and we enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

If a well known Lager company did fish restaurants it would probably be the Codfather in Camps Bay Cape Town. Superb selection of sea food, no menu but the knowledgeable staff help you to first choose your wines then take you to the selection counter to make your choice. Select a variety of sea food ( we had 11 different... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37 The Drive, Camps Bay Corner, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Camps Bay
  • Phone Number: 021-4380782

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Chowder, Seafood, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?