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“This restaurant is here to stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Fat Fish

The Fat Fish
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $22
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: 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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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“This restaurant is here to stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2013 via mobile

I couldn't wait to get to this restaurant after reading the reviews. We have been coming to Plett for many years and its always good to try somewhere new. This restaurant exceeds everything that you would wish for, good friendly service, great location, warm and interior and most important the food was great. Go try it you won't be disappointed.

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English first
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“The best in Plett”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

My wife and I ate at the fat fish last night. We arrive and were welcomed softly ushered to a window side table where our sleeping 3 year old could lay on a padded bench seat, allowing us to relax for the rest of the meal. Food was wonderful! All wonderfully prepared with a emphasis on quality rather than quantity, really showing off the local fare at its best.
Above all else the service was impeccable, gently and professionally available exactly when needed, not over bearing or loud.
if you want the perfect experience ask Anthony to look after you!!

  • Visited January 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Good food great atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

had an excellent meal on Christmas Eve with some great food.Funnily enough the fish was very good ! Service also matched and the atmosphere was fun and exciting. Definitely worth a visit.

  • Visited December 2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“A perfect choice for Christmas Day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2013

You know when you're a visitor and you want a decent restaurant for a special occasion, you may feel a little anxious you made the right decision? Well, we made the reservation in good faith on recommendation, and were not disappointed!

We had a window table - family of 4 adults - and enjoyed the view in convivial surroundings. There was a set menu, with some choices in courses. This was an unexpected surprise, and I felt like everything had been taken care of.

Definitely memorable, and highly recommended.

  • Visited December 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Beautiful Fish”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2013

Lovely restaurant just back from the beach with a large varied menu. Our extremely friendly waiter went through loads of the menu, pointing out restaurant specials (refreshingly not all the most expensive dishes!) and recommendations based on what we liked. He got it all spot on and our meal was delicious. A must in Plettenberg Bay.

  • Visited November 2012
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