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Fishmonger (Illovo)

Thrupps Centre | Thrupp Centre, Illovo 2196, South Africa
+27 11 268 0068
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (85 reviews)
“kingklip” (32 reviews)
“sushi” (29 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Thrupps Centre | Thrupp Centre, Illovo 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for dinner with a business colleague. Food and service were excellent. Good variety on the menu. The place was pretty full and so bookings are probably a good idea. Plenty of secure parking in the Thrupps Centre.

Thank JWT-1964
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've loved coming here ever since my first visit in 2014. This time did not disappoint. The owner (Pedro?) goes out of his way to speak with every customer and remembered us....even though we hadn't been there for a few years. The menu seems to...More

Thank Smurfetti
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with my cousin who lives in Johannesburg. He had not been before. We were warmly welcomed by the owner (Jonathan Da Silva) and shown to a great table. We asked for advice about the fish of the day and found that Kabeljou was...More

Thank Evelyn91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was not really sure what to expect, I expected a standard offering, but I was pleasantly surprised. Firstly the service was great, the waiter, and manager on duty were always around and engaging. The food was super, ordered Sea Bass and it was divine....More

Thank Globaltrotter74
Reviewed 4 October 2018

If its fish you looking for in JHB, then this has to be one of the top destinations. Fresh fish and prawns are always a win, and pair with a great selection of wines, make this a superb venue for a family, or business dinner.

Thank Hasslefree2014
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Celebrating their seventh anniversary, Fishmonger had a fantastic deal on 7 King Prawns for ZAR 177. They were absolutely meaty and delicious. The grilled Kingklip was to die for, but couldn't say the same about the mussels which were served in this milky, creamy sauce...More

Thank Edward H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Good service, great variety of superfresh fish, smart owner very careful to the clients, good value for money!

Thank Marco C
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Bacalau, oysters, curry all very nice. Great ambient outdoor area with heat lamps, blankets & nicely candlelight. We will be back

Thank viva_la_diva_86
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Most likely the best in Johannesburg. I have been here multiple times and have never been disappointed. Service is superb. The calamari is Falkland tubes and grilled to perfection. Delishes fresh chili and freshly baked rolls served warm! Sushi is beautifully prepared and presented. This...More

Thank C K
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The Fishmonger, Illovo, Sandton. I had never been to The Fishmonger in Illovo and many people had indicated to me that they thought it was a great restaurant. I usually frequent the branch in the Firs in Rosebank, but when I called they were fully...More

Thank Silliusmillius53
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24 August 2017|
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Response from Penn J | Reviewed this property |
It is in a small shopping complex, but has seating inside and outside. They've put in a lot of effort to create a lovely family atmosphere, but it isn't in a "green space" as we'd say in the UK. I hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thrupps Centre | Thrupp Centre, Illovo 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Illovo
  • Phone Number: +27 11 268 0068
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