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Cape Town Fish Market

Cnr Plein & Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
021 883 9216
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Ranked #106 of 163 restaurants in Stellenbosch
Cuisines: Seafood, Healthy
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Stellenbosch Cnr Plein & Ryneveld Street Stellenbosch Tel 021 883 9216 Fax 021 883 9234 Cell 082 887 3998
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Stellenbosch Cnr Plein & Ryneveld Street Stellenbosch Tel 021 883 9216 Fax 021 883 9234 Cell 082 887 3998
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English first
Oud-Turnhout, Belgium
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I like to return to this place - with the caveat that what they serve is good but many items on the menu turn out to be 'so sorry, not available today'. And although not very busy, it took rather long before the food was served. This place has a more authentic look than Ocean Basket, but I would recommend... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The service was friendly, but due to the extensive wait and the lack of being kept informed quite useless. The food wasn't worth the hour wait for mains, a seafood platter with mushy prawns. It was a busy night, but the place was full of hungry people waiting to be served.

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Ryde, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

During our recent visit to Stellenbosch we ate at this restaurant twice. The first time was a Sunday night and it was great: the food was excellent and the service efficient and friendly. We saw that they have an all you can eat special on Thursday nights so decided to return here for that. On our second visit, the experience... More

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Brisbane
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225 reviews 225 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We were in Stellenbosch on a busy evening - Valentine's Day - but got a table at Cape Town Fish Market which we had not realised was part of a chain. The food tasted OK but for the next 3 days I was really ill. The only food that I had eaten that my partner had not was a plate... More

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

cape town fish market is one of a chain of - presumably franchised - restaurants serving a wide variety of fish and steak type dishes at very economical prices. this restaurant is nicely situated in stellenbosch, with extensive (lit at night) parking across the road and is attractively laid out - a very pleasant ambience. when we were there it... More

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Somerset West, South Africa
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103 reviews 103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Delicious fish meal and excellent service. The restaurant is not fancy with high prices, it does not have a view but has an old charm atmosphere. I would certainly recommend this for a casual meal.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Fast efficient friendly service, so not ideal if you want a leisurely meal. A sushi conveyor bar is at the centre and not one person had sushi. A lot of waste and bored staff. Calamari starter was fine and so was the king clip, but not the best had in SA .

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Portland, Oregon, and Edinburgh, Scotland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

From the outside, this restaurant looks like an old, whitewashed building with atmosphere, but the actual restaurant lies behind that facade in a modernist structure of no character. Yet, the food (kingclip for all three of us) was excellent, as was the service.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

The kingklip and chips are to die for but you need to have lots of patience as service is not the quickest in the world. The wait is really worth it and the crowds bring a buzz to the place.

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Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This was just a terrible experience from start to finish and it is difficult to know where to start. After visiting Cape Town Fish Market, Big Bay last week to purchase to fresh fish from their fish monger counter, we thought it would be really nice to return for sushi in the restaurant. Firstly we placed our order with the... More

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