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Codfather Seafood & Sushi

37 The Drive Avenue, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
+27 21 438 0782
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (1,209 reviews)
“sushi” (739 reviews)
“langoustines” (184 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 The Drive Avenue, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best seafood ever! We had a lunch beside the window, having an excelente s.a wine and the best seafood ever! The butter fish is flawless!

Thank liliarossip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Codfather features high quality Sushi on a revolving conveyor belt. After that, you choose your prawns and fishes from the glass case and they cook it up to perfection. This meal was not only delicious but really fun! The waiters also seemed to be...More

Thank Y3358KOrichardp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you arrive at the restaurant you are greeted by a waiter/waitress that will guide you thru the restaurant - which is divided into one sushi bar and one seafood/fish bar. Really well planned restaurant, that probably has the greatest sushi in all of Cape...More

Thank Holsty2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Codfather was recommended by a number of friends so we went whilst in Cape Town last week. It was busy so glad we had booked and it certainly lived up to its billing. Great concept, we were very well looked after and ate some...More

Thank Lucky2009London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very fun place! Simple, straightforward concept which yields great results: select fresh seafood, by weight, at the seafood counter with the help of the waiter. Mix and match and get exactly what you and your dining partner want or get individual plates. They grill it...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice place and we were lucky to get a table without reservation. Food was good, service was good. I do think the crayfish is overpriced. We paid 1450 zar for crayfish only. Nevertheless the place has a vibe and is fun with...More

Thank Dutch1961Amsterdam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on the second day of our trip and just loved the whole experience : atmosphere, food and wine. Both fresh fish and sushi are brilliant. Special mention must go to the butter fish and the calamari. We felt that the langoustines were...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for lunch after some friends said it was nice and we fancied fish to eat. Wasn’t really expecting much but was blown away by the experience the staff were very friendly and welcoming the wine was excellent I was wondering why we...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By far the best seafood in town.. Sushi bar is very nice as well. Seafood issuer fresh, market concept where you pick your fish and shellfish and they weight it for you.. Always cooked to perfection.. Malva pudding is a must!!

Thank Marwan Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat here every time we visit Camps Bay. The best fish in SA. You choose your fish at the counter and it is weighed and priced. We shared a selection of fish including tuna and kingklip. Excellent. They also have a good wine list....More

Thank MikeSmith2014
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28 September 2017|
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Response from Nico S | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for late reply. At the window closes to road
21 March 2017|
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Response from John27k | Reviewed this property |
Hi Claire Sorry I'm so late in answering, it can tend to be noisy so it's probsbly best to go about 7ish when they're not so busy. John
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 The Drive Avenue, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Camps Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 438 0782
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