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The Fat Fish

Hopwood Street | Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 4740
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“kingklip” (136 reviews)
“sushi” (102 reviews)
“calamari” (94 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Hopwood Street | Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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91 - 100 of 1,377 reviews

Reviewed 18 March 2017

We came here as it was rated Nr 1 on Tripadvisor but we were sorely disappointed. The fish is generally very fatty (fat fish fine, fatty fish less fine!). Service very good.

Thank maaikepypekamp
Reviewed 18 March 2017

My wife and I were taken by my brother and his wife to this great seafood restaurant. As before, I had the prawns which were moist and perfectly cooked. All others in our party thoroughly enjoyed their meals. I consider this to be one of...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Excellent restaurant - certainly the best meal we have eaten on our five-week trip through Namibia and South Africa. The service is incredibly slick and efficient: it's clear that the staff are extremely well-trained. Food was superb: we would single out the mussel and ham...More

Thank H8410GPjulia
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Terrific place to eat in Plett. Well located, bright and airy. Staff attentive. Must make reservations.

Thank SaftiG2013
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Be sure to book as this is a popular restaurant, and for good reason. Choose between their tapas or a la cart menu which has something for everyone.

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Visited for dinner having read rave reviews on Trip Advisor & we were not disappointed. You have to book. On arrival the place was buzzing. Despite the restaurant being busy we were very well looked after by our Waitron Rexy & the food - we...More

Thank Bowring14
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Perfect location, great food and service and reasonable prices. The wine list celebrates local wineries....go explore!

Thank Duncan B
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for lunch.The Line fish Kingclip was delicious as were the tempura prawns.Service was excellent and very friendly.

Thank brimsted1
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous meal here. The choice of food was great & it was all cooked to perfection. Lovely waiting staff. Would highly recommend.

Thank Gyle
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Awesome restaurant with great food, vibes and view! We will be back! Service was great. Fish, Steak and Salads were excellent.

Thank 347lynne
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Questions & Answers
9 August 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
4 June 2015|
Response from Simon A | Property representative |
Yes we are open. 7 Days from 12h00 - 22h00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 22
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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
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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