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The Fat Fish

Hopwood Street | Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 4740
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (125 reviews)
“kingklip” (136 reviews)
“calamari” (119 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
Hopwood Street | Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Reviewed today via mobile

We had dinner here after finishing the Otter trial and really enjoyed the evening. The food was very good en the service was excellent. Recommended!

Thank pfick100
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came for a dinner, as part of our honeymoon. We got two glasses of champagne, which were a nice start to a splendid evening. The food was very very good and the service was great, very friendly and professional. Jean was our lovely waitress....More

Thank brgali
NicolaA2080, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Brgali Many congratulations once again on your recent nuptials. So thrilled that you were so well looked after by our team and enjoyed your special evening with us. Will pass on your compliments to all, including Jeanne! Kind regards, The Fat Fish

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Dropped by on a midweek break. Food is excellent and will put a lot of top tier restaurants in Cape Town to shame. Wine pairing is well thought out to. Service is excellent. Can recommend them without reserve.More

Thank HenryC2379
NicolaA2080, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear HenryC2379 Thank you for that wonderful review and recommendation. And thank you for the mention of the wine pairing. As you might have noticed the wine list is quite extensive and this is our way of introducing guests to lesser known varietals or blends....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The place to be in Plettenberg bay. Excellent Food, athmosphere and service. We returned the next day.

Thank Daniela M
NicolaA2080, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Daniela Thank you for that wonderful review. We will pass on your compliments to the team and look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, The Fat Fish

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two lunches so far on a great trip to Plett. So consistent and top class. Fish curry to die for and sustained me over a 10km hike on Robert!More

Thank Vernoncork
NicolaA2080, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Vernoncork Thank you for taking the time to review The Fat Fish and for the wonderful compliments all round! Well done on the 10km around Robberg peninsula - undoubtedly top of the list of things to do when in Plett - after lunch at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant restaurant, pleasant staff, good food. The Harissa Calamari was very good and the soup was thick with lots of vegetables. Just how I like it. A meal in itself. Highly recommended.

Thank DLeong133
NicolaA2080, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear DLeong133 Thank you for the lovely review and positive recommendation. So pleased you enjoyed not only your meal but the service and ambience. We will let the team know! Kind regards, The Fat Fish

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful setting by the fire, lovely wine but the absolute best and freshest Calamari. My only regret is that we only ate there once during our trip to Plett.

Thank Catheleen
Nicola A, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Cathleen The humble calamari takes a bow! Thank you for that wonderful review. Do hope that the next time you are in Plett we can spoil you again and again. Kind regards, The Fat Fish

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to go to Fat Fish by two couples before arriving in Plett. The sushi and calamari was really good. The calamari/fried squid fresh, soft and delicious. The service was quick and professional even though it was a mid week lunch.More

Thank Charl7
Nicola A, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Charl7 It is always so encouraging to hear of word of mouth recommendations and even better when those recommended have an equally good experience! Thank you for the positive review - we will pass on your compliments to the team. Do hope to see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing, well cooked salmon on a bed of salsa and greens. My kids has fish and chips and they greatly enjoyed. The service was also great

Thank Monicca M
Nicola A, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Monicca M Thank you for the wonderful review! So pleased both you and the children enjoyed your meal with us. Do hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The Fat Fish

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A tremendous family evening at the Fat Fish. Great location close to the beach, beautiful interior, friendly and knowledgeable service, delicious food and lovely drinks. Great value for money.

Thank Nellibert
Nicola A, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Nellibert Thank you for that wonderful review - it really doesn't get better than that! We will be sure to pass on your compliments to our team. Do hope to see your family again for yet another "tremendous" evening! Kind regards, The Fat Fish

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colleenmottershead
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Response from PeteJelley743 | Reviewed this property |
the fat fish!! absolutely epic mate, hope this helps!! enjoy 😁
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Pick1962
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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