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Blaauwklippen Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 880 0071
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Great food, great value. Whent on a Tuesday and got the best value for food with there chichen and pizza special.

Thank Chris B
Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing sushi and sashimi, at Sunday 50% off all dishes, not platters. Good value. Not bad service. Real family restaurant

Thank runrudi
Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited tonight for their 50% Sunday Sushi and pizza discount. The sushi was really good. The sashimi salmon 3 peaces was thick and tasty. All sushi was fresh and tasty. The manager was around and gave that extra special attention to personal service. It was busy, but not noisy. No corkage fee charged. Our bill came to R380 with 25... More 

Thank Antoinette802
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sushi is great and love the calamari. They also serve a mean fillet steak. Service is always great. Have NEVER had a bad meal or bad experience at the restaurant. It has a fabulous atmosphere and beautifully decorated keeping to a fish theme. Love this restaurant.

Thank Dianne R
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How very disappointing..... Ordering one of the most expensive meals on the menu and really looking forward to it, and it is not as promised. Cold over cooked salmon, no tempura vegetables in sight, but good old cold creamed spinach and butternut.... All smothered in a gelatinous mustard sauce.... First time back at this restaurant in years, and certainly the... More 

Thank Karin K
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and specials, but the regular menu is ridiculously priced. Hubby had the chicken schnitzel (delish) and I had hake & calamari grilled - dry, tasteless and completely overcooked with a bad burnt oil taste... Perhaps they should change their name to Jimmy the Schnitzel instead.

Thank SadieZA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We went for a Sunday lunch and decided to have one of the winter specials. The rump steak was cooked the way we ordered. The pork schnitzel was lovely,except that I ordered the sauce on the side, but the kitchen made a mistake by putting it on the meat, and left it to our waiter to apologize for the error.... More 

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JimmyTheFishO, Manager at Jimmy the Fish, responded to this review

Good Day Jennifer. Thank you for bringing it to our attention. We do apologize about your experience on Sunday at Jimmy The Fish. Can you please send us your details. (Phone number) Jared our kitchen Manager would like to give you a call. Thank you. Perle-Ann Wagner (FOH MANAGER) More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Service great and food even better. Affordable prices and open parking. Wines and drinks available. Cosy atmosphere!

Thank Andre V
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

What a great diversified restaurant which offers daily specials. It has a warm atmosphere and great service. The particular niche of this restaurant is that it is family friendly, with a kids play area. The sushi, is especially well priced with excellent discounts on a Sunday night, and great discounts around lunchtime during the week. If you are not into... More 

Thank Roedig
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We are there almost every Sunday night! Half-price sushi and 40% off all pizzas! And no I'm not fat... :) Their pizzas are super good, nicely baked and not to oily with a nice variety of toppings to choose from. Paul was our waiter and we would ask for him again from no on! Not that the others are bad...we... More 

Thank Zel15

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $15
Seafood, Sushi, Japanese, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blaauwklippen Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 880 0071
Taking its name from a Greek mackerel fisherman that one of the owners once met while on holiday , Jimmy the Fish offers the freshest and most succulent seafood in Stellenbosch! They also offer an array of Mediterranean dishes to suit every palate and they cater to vegetarians and those who are Halaal. Surrounding its customers rustic relics from the ocean, this cosy and vibrant restaurant is the perfect dining destination for one and all. Whether you are looking to feed the whole family, have a romantic dinner or have business lunch meeting - this is the place to be!

Join the friendly, well trained staff at Jimmy the Fish for lunch or dinner and you will find yourself a regular in no time. Don't miss the nightly predator feedings between 20:00 and 21:00 to see what is lurking in the fish tanks!

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