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Codfather Seafood & Sushi

37 The Drive, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
+27 21 438 0782
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish” (1,088 reviews)
“sushi” (686 reviews)
“langoustines” (145 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
37 The Drive, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We read the reviews on TA and decided to travel to Camps Bay just for this... and we were not disappointed We like having the ability to pick the choice of seafood as well as the quantity. There is adequate selection and the food was...More

Thank B T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’d recommend you make a reservation here. We were unable to secure a table at our preferred time, despite calling early in the day. However, we were able to book for the next day. As others have explained, this is a no-menu, select-your-own-from-the-counter fish and...More

Thank Steven P
Reviewed yesterday

Busy, fancy, crowded place. One of these people say you need to be. Advance reservation required. Wide choice of sea food menu. Also quite expensive. Nice and friendly staff.

Thank Agata W
Reviewed 2 days ago

The cod father was different in more ways than one. Their is no menu or prices just a large fish counter, full of several different types of fish, langoustines, calamari ,sushi and lobster. The waiter explains what the fish are, there taste and texture. Then...More

Thank r0bertnimm0
Reviewed 2 days ago

this place seems to always be busy. after going nI could see why. choose you selection of fishes to sample at the bar and then they will cook and serve it up to you with the accompaniments. fish is weighed and priced when you choose...More

Thank cjnali
Reviewed 6 days ago

They don't have a menu . You just see the fresh fish and lobster... and choose them and they cook it for you the way you want. Very good quality .limited choice of side dishes.

Thank Marjan-Herbert
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The reviews are justified. We were seated at the sushi counter as all tables were full, though it didn’t matter as the buzz was good and our waiter was superb. Sadly, thanks to the Champagne, I can’t recall his name. Anyway, as I like my...More

Thank C&A_London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here was absolutely second to none and choosing it is such a great experience. The service was excellent and it was all washed down with lots of wine. Ask for a table in the main restaurant though. In my opinion it’s much better...More

Thank lindylou102
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you feel like a real sea food experience this is the place in camps bay. The service can go from good to excellent. The food never disappointed me. Can be a bit noise but nothing unbearable. Highly recommended

Thank Washington M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great sushi (not normally a fan) prawns and baby calamari to die for and super fresh fish. Excellent service. Washed down with Elgin Ridge Sauvignon blanc.

Thank bobwhicher
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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
  • Food
  • Value
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 The Drive, 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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