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The Codfather Restaurant

Crn 1ST Avenue & Rivonia RD | 3 Stan Road, Sandown, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
+27 10 020 0286
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (32 reviews)
“sushi” (19 reviews)
“sea food” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Grill, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Crn 1ST Avenue & Rivonia RD | 3 Stan Road, Sandown, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hosted my friend's bridal there yesterday, so helpful, excellent service, a variety choice of meals (value for money) and the manager made us feel so welcome. Such helpful staff as we were busy setting up. Loved everything

Thank zamamgobhozi15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have moved to Sandton Sky, really a beautiful modern setting. Being one of 3 couples there the service was good. The coffee was really, really good, a good aroma & unlike some other establishments serving watered down coffees without any taste. The breakfast menu,...More

Thank lfrauenstein
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

the food was good but the service not so good waited for food after all others received their meals another 15 minutes before my meal arrived

Thank neelsde
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Excellent restaurant on the roof top of 3 Stan Road. Sushi and fish corner are super,smoking and non smoking area.

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Everything fine there Nice venue, good service, good food, good kitchen, wine cellar wide enough to please all customers'taste. Look at want you want to eat behind the window display, order, wait and enjoy The owner is a nice character. Just one thing, no need...More

Thank ben642016
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Have dined at this restaurant several times in the past year. This week I had a business dinner there. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The manager is very entertaining with lots of witticisms. The restaurant is fairly large and yet is usually packed. Yesterday...More

Thank Attila V
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The restaurant serves great food, fresh see food. Great for a peaceful brunch or lunch. Weekends are a turn up!

Thank Refilwe K
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Can't go wrong here whatever you order. Fish and sushi are the obvious choices, but lots of other options too including for the vegetarians. A great wine selection suitable for all pockets. Remember to leave space for dessert!

Thank ChrisV1310
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Choice of fresh fish and shell fish. Grilled very simply but very delicious. Great service. We had a platter of shell fish and a fish called Mussel Cracker. It was really tasty.

Thank DbnTraveller
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Fresh tasty Vietnamese Fish! We had two platters; fish and shellfish! It was just amazing! The vegetable stir fry was scrumptious and the cauliflower mash a great compliment to a great seafood mix! Ali is the man for great suggestions and a understanding of the...More

Thank Gcina L
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2 February 2017|
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Response from Blighty-man | Reviewed this property |
No, very relaxed.
8 November 2016|
Response from Aneesa82 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. I have a 2 month old and won't take her there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crn 1ST Avenue & Rivonia RD | 3 Stan Road, Sandown, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 10 020 0286
The Codfather is Joburg's finest seafood experience. We serve the finest seafood and delicious grills. We offer private dining as well as functions. We also have a whiskey and cigar bar tailored to your liking. Everything you could ask for in a premium dining experience under one roof.
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