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The Fat Fish

Hopwood Street | Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 4740
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (124 reviews)
“kingklip” (137 reviews)
“calamari” (116 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hopwood Street | Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Reviewed June 8, 2017

The reception was great - we selected a table at the window next to the fire place. They have a different selection of wines but good wines. We also had a selection of starters and the main course was great. The Fish done to perfection...More

Thank canada493
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Really really tasty Kingklip. Don't think any of us will order anything else. If the rest of the menu is as good it would explain why it was so busy. Our meals came out hot and on time and the wine while expensive was lovely.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Great menu selection. Beautifully cooked and presented, but at affordable cost.Wines a bit pricey, though.

Thank Mervyn H
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Aside from being kept waiting for close on half and hour for our reserved table - never a good start - we had a pleasant evening. We selected some small bites to share as starters, all very good, and then moved on to fish. The...More

Thank kalgran
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Great fish and loved the desserts. The tapas is also very good to try. Every year we try to go there, but remember to book - long weekends and holiday time the place is booked out 3 days ahead.

Thank TravelBuddy444
Reviewed May 16, 2017

One of the best Seafood restaurants in South Africa,simply brilliant.Outstanding staff very well informed and not intrusive!!!

Thank David L
Reviewed May 15, 2017

While the restaurant has a most amazing view we were unable to enjoy it as the weather wasn't very warm that night, I believe that one can't book for this restaurant so one has to get there early especially on the the night we went....More

Thank Shikwari
Reviewed May 14, 2017

Ate here a few times over the years whilst holidaying in Plett, it has always been good or very good. The staff are attentive and work hard, and you get the feeling they are 'pushed', but they never let you down. This time i was...More

Thank mickbitz
Reviewed May 14, 2017

This place is a real treat. Sushi was fresh and seafood platter was leap above other seafood restaurants. Each part of the platter was cooked with it's own flavour and not all smothered in a lemon sauce as with many seafood places. Waitress was fantastic!...More

Thank Tania H
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

One of the best meals we had on our two week trip to South Africa. The Kingklip was excellent and the restaurant had a very good ambience.

Thank James_Clulow
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November 20, 2017|
Response from PeteJelley743 | Reviewed this property |
the fat fish!! absolutely epic mate, hope this helps!! enjoy 😁
August 9, 2015|
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Response from Simon A | Property representative |
Hi Thank you for the enquiry. We are open every day. It is best to make a reservation and you can do so through trip advisor or contact the restaurant directly on 044 533 4740. Kind regards Simon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $22
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hopwood Street | Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 533 4740
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A funky, hip but stylish fish restaurant and tapas bar, Fat Fish takes tapas to a new gastronomic high. On Central Beach Plettenberg Bay, with great views of our beautiful bay
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