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Fishmonger

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Dolly Rathebe, Johannesburg, South Africa
0118383366
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 63
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I have visited a few of the Fishmonger restaurants and they are always good, nice fresh fish at prices that are very reasonable for us Europeans, good service and plenty of affordable wine, good place to go

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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BS-Salmunster
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited a few of the Fishmonger restaurants and they are always good, nice fresh fish at prices that are very reasonable for us Europeans, good service and plenty of affordable wine, good place to go

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Thank hallf
Johannesburg, South Africa
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Although the Fishmonger is a bit pricey, it is well worth the money spent. The menu has so many incredible options of fresh seafood. The lobster bisque was phenomenal along with the mussels as a starter. For mains we had the platters (the prawn and calamari combo was delicious). You won't be disappointed by anything that you order- everything was... More 

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Thank Lain_Lain2702
Amherst, New York
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

I had the green salad and the Mediterranean klingklip! It was so fresh and good with good service! It was so good, we went back the next night. I highly reccomend this place.

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Thank laura_happy
Toronto, Canada
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Fishmonger is one of my favorite restaurants in Rosebank. The service is always outstanding and the food so fresh and filling. I recently went back on a business trip and had the butternut (off the menu) soup and a tasty plate of king prawns. I could not move after the meal. But yet they topped it off with a Lagniappe... More 

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Thank John R K
Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We had a delicious dinner with oysters and kingklip. The service is in top :-) Thanks to some of the other reviews we asked for the prices for all the stuff that was not on the menu card (ex oysters) so we had no surprised. We think that the price for the wine was much higher than useually in South... More 

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Thank Anne_Niels_DK
Chicago, Illinois
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303 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

The Fishmonger is located in a sort of outdoors food court adjacent to the Rosebank mall. It is very popular, and was nearly full on the weeknight when we had dinner there. The restaurant offers a substantial selection of fresh fish; both of our dishes were well-prepared. The restaurant has both inside and outside seating (we were outside on a... More 

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Thank KingofThreePutts
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Ok, so I been here often. BUT usually good but tonight disappointed. Food was ok but ........ordered the tiger prawns x2 and some calamari, my fault , as I didn't ask 'how much' the prawns were US$16 per prawn. the waiter recommendation was that I order 3 prawns instead of 2 with my calamari.....anyway long and the short of it,... More 

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Thank Grant M
Chennai
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280 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

The sea food was absolutely fresh and the service was excellent. There are options for those who want meat. Vegetarian options are extremely limited. Lovely ambience.

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Thank GitaChennai
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

I used to go frequently to the fishmonger to just eat one dish, the oven baked fish, Portuguese style which usually comes in a clay type dish full with olives, onions, tomatoes, herbs and fresh fish, a beautiful concoction. I went again, with friends, this time to their Nicolway store to have the same again and it was a big... More 

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Thank Nim-ra1
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

The Fishmonger in Illovo has yet to disappoint. The fish is super fresh and excellently prepared. The frozen yogurt dessert is a must. The owners of the place seem always to be there and this accounts for the generally excellent service. Pricey but well worth the treat. My favorite is the fried squid heads.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dolly Rathebe, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: 0118383366

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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