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Codfather Seafood & Sushi

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Camps Bay Corner 37 The Drive Avenue, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
+27 21 438 0782
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food here is great. You order fish at a counter and it comes with heaps of sides. We didn't eat the sushi but it looked so yum to start. The service was also fantastic.

Thank Megan P
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Whilst staying at Camps Bay, the Codfather was strongly recommended. It certainly didn't disappoint. A terrific seafood restaurant with a revolving sushi bar and a select your own seafood from the chill cabinet. The choice of fish was costed by weight and served with wedges or rice and veg of the day, the sushi was priced by the colour of... More 

Thank AnneGraham57
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great restaurant. And a s a result very busy. Must book. Fish absolutely delicious as are the wines. Concept of no menu but just choose what you want from the display is fantastic. Strongly recommended. Very relaxed atmosphere and good service

Thank J2136TVpeterm
Cheshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good service, very mediocre food served in a chaotic restaurant. The most expensive meal in South Africa and the worst.

Thank travellerC4043NH
Anstruther, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our group of 6 ate here for our last meal in South Africa and we were not disappointed with our choice. Fabulous sushi plates to start are great value and then you select your seafood from the counter to be cooked for the table. The butterfish is a must try along with fresh langoustines. Crayfish were slightly underwhelming but the... More 

Thank DT_3114
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Glad this was recommended otherwise easy to walk past What a fabulous experience, fantastic atmosphere, excellent staff and you will have to go a very long way to beat this beautiful range of seafood cooked to perfection Probably my best meal in South Africa

Thank Pieman3
Cape Town
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been to the codfather every year for the past 14. the sushi has got better and the bill more transparent over the years. The concierge at our hotel booked us for 7:30 and confirmed by Elvis. We got there at 7:28 to be told that the table had been given away and no space left! Very poor -... More 

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La Spezia, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Always a danger of disappointment with a place so highly rated, all a bit chaotic and noisy for us, and we've had better fish at much lower prices. Long battle afterwards to avoid a massive amount of service charges which we objected to

Thank clive c
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

great food, good choices. Everything very fresh and good quality. Lovely location in Camps Bay. Will go back!

Thank luxuryholidayqueen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here for our Goodbye dinner after a three weeks holiday. We did not get disappointed! The sushi as starter I can definitely recommend. For main we shared a platter of seafood which was delicious. The waitress was very friendly and helpful. We had a great time!

Thank Bennie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Camps Bay Corner 37 The Drive Avenue, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Camps Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 438 0782

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