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Jimmy the Fish

Corner of Blaauwklippen & Strand Road | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 880 0071
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Ranked #61 of 163 restaurants in Stellenbosch
Price range: $4 - $15
Cuisines: Sushi, Pizza, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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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Somerset West, South Africa
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I frequent Jimmy the Fish, I am two minutes up the road and their 30% discounted sushi makes for a great break in the day! Their sushi is EXCELLENT!! I have recently gone vegan and even then ordering fishless and dairyless sushi is super easy and still delicious. They even decorate for me to still look pretty :) The setting... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The sushi was just as great as on our first visit, but the service no where near as good (different waiters and management on duty). But I will still recommend this restaurant due to the interior, nice outdoor seating, and the very versatile menu.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

The sushi, like always, was great & good value for money. Waitress was friendly and efficient. Manager was attentive to our needs, Waited quite some time for our coffee though, and when waitress showed up with it, we were told that because they took so long with it, it was taken off our bill! And this was without us complaining!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Good food, enjoyed the calamari rings. Well presented. Added bonus: kids eat for free on a Saturday night! Resonably priced, Nene was a friendly waiter. Thank you.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Amazing sushi - proper pieces of fish inside, not the little slivers one finds soemtimes. The GM was most welcomming - giving us a tour of the restaurant inside, switching on the misting sprayers for us when we decided to rather sit outside (was rather warm for April). Despite the name, the menu also have a wide variety of steaks,... More

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Boracay, Philippines
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

It has quickly become one of Stellenbosch's places to visit. So there is the wine and Jimmy the fish. This is a place where we have had constant great food, from fresh fish to sushi, that if it were any fresher it would have a heart beat! We go enjoy a meal there ever time we are in the Cape... More

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Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

If you like seafood, then you will love this place. Honestly one of the best seafood platters I ever had and well priced. They also have Castle Light Draught beer, which is a plus in my books! Do yourself a favor and visit them for a wonderful meal!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We have been visiting this restaurant over a number of years mostly on Sunday evenings when they have a special on Sushie. We have never been disappointed and think this is very good value for money. Some of their other dishes are also very good and we can really recommend this restaurant.

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Every time my family and I go here, we devour over our surreal meals. The meals are mainly seafood but also serve the most juiciest meats. The staff are lovely and there are many dishes to choose from. Its a must go.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Tonight I had the best rump steak (with a super Gourmet Pepper Sauce) that I had in a long time. The meat was tender and well hung for 28 days. The sauce was divine and to die for. Although the name of this restaurant (Jimmy The Fish) may be extremely deceitful, it offers a wide range of varieties of food.... More

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