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Cape Town Fish Market

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Shop AR36 | King Shaka International Airport, La Mercy, South Africa
(0)32 436 3018
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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This was the best place to spend my last night in SA, i had an amazing time with my wonderful friends, the food was great and the drinks were just wow.. The staff were friendly and very helpful. I am not a sea food person but once I was there its all i could think of and eat. wonderful night... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This was the best place to spend my last night in SA, i had an amazing time with my wonderful friends, the food was great and the drinks were just wow.. The staff were friendly and very helpful. I am not a sea food person but once I was there its all i could think of and eat. wonderful night... More 

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Shelly Beach, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

a good value for money restaurant that the whole family can visit. the seafood is great and rather delicious. personally i found the staff a bit slow.

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Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The interior is well designed. The place draws you in with its sea vibe. The service is ok, nothing special. More knowledge of specials and product offerings would be helpful. The food was average at best and very overpriced. I could get the same thing at John Dory's or Ocean Basket for almost half the price. Anticipated 5 star but... More 

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Johannesburg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Had just eaten the night before at the Suncoast branch. Was happy with my kingklip delight at Suncoast. Next day chose same option at king Shaka branch. Sadly disappointing. Fish was firm and I tried to stay positive but my guest ordered the platter (surprisingly seen in the pictures on TripAdvisor as it looks just as sad). Back to the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

The food was from very poor quality. The rice and noodles seemed to be a couple of days old, and were off. The fish was average. Most cheap snack bars have better food for a much lower price. The bathroom wasn't clean.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Oysters were buttery and the local wine tasty. Only disappointment was the size of my prawn and calamari main. Great lunch for an airport.

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

It was my first time eating at a CTFM, and I am sorry to say that the experience left a whole lot to be desired!! The absolute worse sushi I have eaten in my entire life!! It was pathetic! I then had fish cakes, and what a disappointment - they were really not good, although the salad was not too... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This place has absolutely no atmosphere or ambience. It is pleasant enough, but just an eater. I have only eaten the hake there and it was okay, but that said, I am not a great fish fan. The sweets are delicious and different from the usual run.

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We really enjoy sushi but battle to find decent sushi in Durban. CTFM has the conveyor belt so we can watch it being made and can order our favorites. The cucumber hand rolls with tempura prawn with extra chilli is amazing as well as the chilli bean curd. The have great half price specials on certain days and times. Well... More 

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Mount Ayliff, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I usually have a meal at Cape Town Fish Market when I'm in Durban, they do not dissapoint. They always on top of their game. Every dish is tasty, I've tried different dishes with them and enjoyed all of them.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop AR36 | King Shaka International Airport, La Mercy, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  La Mercy
  • Phone Number: (0)32 436 3018

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Sushi

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