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The Fat Fish

Hopwood Street | Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 4740
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (124 reviews)
“kingklip” (137 reviews)
“calamari” (116 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Hopwood Street | Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing meal there! From the starters, sushi, mains and desserts there was nothing to fault! Keep it up ♡

Thank Ashley2213
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I visited The Fat Fish with friends for lunch. The service was very friendly and efficient. I loved my grilled hake with caper butter; my partner and our friend thoroughly enjoyed their fish and chips; and our other friend found her tempura...More

Thank Melanie F
Nicola A, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Melanie Thank you for the wonderful review. So glad that you and your friends enjoyed a wonderful lunch matched with great service! Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, The Fat Fish

Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter, her boyfriend Nic and I went for dinner last September and had a wonderful experience. The food was couldn't have been any fresher or tastier. We had great service and wish we had this restaurant back in Toronto. We would highly recommend this...More

Thank debbiecash
Nicola A, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Debbie How wonderful to receive such a wonderful review all the way from Canada. So thrilled you enjoyed your meal with us. Looking forward to seeing you again should you ever visit our beautiful bay in the future! Kind regards, The Fat Fish

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a brilliant dinner can highly recommend a lot of the tapas dishes especially the tempura prawns and smoked fish cakes- but every thing we had was really delicious. Great cocktails and a varied wine list. Staff were very friendly and able to make good...More

Thank Ruth W
Nicola A, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ruth Thank you for taking the time to review your meal at The Fat Fish and for the wonderful compliments all round! We will be sure to let the team know. Kind regards, The Fat Fish

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch at The Fat Fish during our visit to Plett. We had the Sea food curry which was good but really hot - spicy. The hake and chips was good and service was too. Lovely fresh sushi.

Thank Sue53_11
Nicola A, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sue Thank you for the lovely review. Will pass on your compliments to the chefs and the rest of the team. Looking forward to seeing you again on your next trip to Plett! Kind regards, The Fat Fish

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best in town, you must go and you will never regret it. If your lucky you will get a table. Make a reservation to enjoy the tasty food 🥘 😋More

Thank Duaa B
Nicola A, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Duaa B What a fabulous recommendation - thank you! Reservations for the inside tables are a must throughout most of the year but our lovely terrace is available on a first come first serve. Will pass on your compliments to the team. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a long weekend, beautiful weather, and we didn't have a reservation. Even though they were full, the staff were extremely accommodating and made a plan. We enjoyed our filleted hake and chips!

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our evening could so easily have descended into a disappointment when a mix up with tables meant we were still not able to be seated 40 minutes after the time we’d booked. We expected the typical South African service when we raised it, but instead...More

Thank Yvette R
Nicola A, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Yvette Thank you for that wonderful response and feedback regarding your experience at The Fat Fish. We will most certainly pass on your compliments to Lusanda regarding her handling of the situation. Jeanne has yet again shone on the floor - her passion for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place with lots of seafood options which was our choice for dinner, if not your option to eat seafood, the menu is limited for other options. good service. our night was very pleasant.

Thank MAURICIO D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a good meal and a great vibe the this is the place. The sushi is very good and the fish and chips is excellent. Service is good but not great and the price point is good for what you get....More

Thank KingfisherWC
Nicola A, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Kingfisher Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at The Fat Fish in Plett and for the wonderful compliments. Our team in George will be thrilled to know that you think they are outperforming us! Nothing like some healthy rivalry between...More

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colleenmottershead
November 20, 2017|
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Response from PeteJelley743 | Reviewed this property |
the fat fish!! absolutely epic mate, hope this helps!! enjoy 😁
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Pick1962
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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