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The Famous Fish Hoek Co.

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Shop 12, Lynnwood Bridge Retail | Daventry Street, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 348 5431
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Worcester, South Africa
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1. The Manager on duty - great great person !! 2. Different style and refreshing. Value for money, and a good choice.

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Thank LouisGroen
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

After having visited the restaurant a few times and enjoyed the food served, our experience on Sunday late afternoon was very disappointing. We wanted something lite and decided on two starter dishes. The salmon cakes were very salty and the mussel dish was draped with an awful dark sauce suspected to be a meat gravy. We had to wait 20... More 

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Thank Rina O
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Have eaten there on previous trips from UK and it has always been very enjoyable. Service is good, high value for money.

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Thank Mike H
Hook, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Good service, good surroundings and reasonable prices. Ordered a seafood platter and a draught beer. Prawns, fish fillet, mussels, squid, rice and fries done to perfection,

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Pretoria, South Africa
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

This place started off OK a few years ago, but it is on the way out. The owners/management are already in a "cost saving" mode. They have shrunk the floor space, reduced the number of tables and staff, and implemented other cost cutting measures such as smaller portions. My wife and I had dinner there last week. The service was... More 

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Thank Mostert585
Pretoria, South Africa
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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Best calamari (fried) I had in quite a while. Hake was good too, and a very reasonable portion(I ordered the large size). The service was very professional and efficient and the ambience quite acceptable. Prices are reasonable, the special offers are very good value for money. Worth visiting again.

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Thank Deon L
Atlanta, Georgia
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

OK fish and chips in a so so atmosphere. If looking for an inexpensive quick meal this will do the trick.

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Thank nanobot1
Gaborone, Botswana
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Very nice experience, The decor is different, nice relaxing atmosphere. The food portions are good and presented well. The food was well prepared and tasted very good. Will definately visit again.

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Thank Michael E
Pretoria, South Africa
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We went there for a family dinner and it was not the first time we visited this restaurant. We have had some expensive dinners before but you could justify the price tag that came with it. In my opinion you cannot justify the price of their food because it is average. The new layout is fresh but with no value... More 

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Thank Tiaan B
Kampala, Uganda
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184 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located at Lynwood Bridge close to the City Lodge. Service is fast and food is ok... but it definitely has more of a cafe feel.... All a bit basic. Fish dishes were good and served well. One colleague had a very tough steak.... but then it does not advertise as a steak restaurant. Visit for quick convenient... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 12, Lynnwood Bridge Retail | Daventry Street, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 348 5431

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