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Codfather Seafood & Sushi

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Camps Bay Corner 37 The Drive Avenue, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
+27 21 438 0782
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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76 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Waiter was good and explained how the food is ordered. Had 3 times of fish, all came out rather dry and the vegetables were very salty. Quite disappointed

Thank PatrickTH2013
Baar, Switzerland
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85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

very sad to write this review, as the codfather was one of our favorite restaurants in the area. it had enough staff, waiters that took excellent care and amazing food. tonight we almost got ignored by our waitress, and the food was at best mediocre. it all tasted the same basically. we hope its because there wasnt enough staff. any... More 

Thank theflyindutch
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was our 3rd visit to Cape Town and everytime we just have to go to The Codfather. I can't understand why it's not ranked higher, I just wish there was a restaurant like this in London. If you love fish you'll be in heaven. There is no menu, the waiter takes you to the counter to explain all the... More 

Thank Sorcha D
Solihull, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely staff with nothing too much trouble. We chose local fish and the server estimated the cost. Cooked to perfection and a lovely glass of sauvignon blanc to accompany the meal. A great meal and evening with loads to eat and great atmosphere

Thank Tony L
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If I could give less than one star I would. The place is VERY crowded and loud. I literally got pushed out of the way at the fish counter. Service takes forever to get grilled fish. Sauces come on the side. Two are butter based which only works for shell fish. My octopus was over cooked and generally the meal... More 

Thank Kristi K
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we told the folks running our B&B we wanted to eat great fresh fish and seafood they immediately said, "go to the Codfather in Camp's Bay." It didn't disappoint. We ate some of the freshest fish and seafood we have ever tasted. Everything was perfectly grilled and served with potatoes, rice, and spinach. It's a must return visit next... More 

Thank Richard D
Halifax, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best seafood I have ever eaten, but still overpriced for what we had. By Cape Town pricing standards, our meal was twice as expensive as any we had elsewhere. If you are happy to pay more for good quality then this is the place for you. If you would prefer to spend less for good quality then head to Baia... More 

Thank Andrew L
Falls Church, VA
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you're looking for the freshest seafood and fish for dinner, this is the place. It's not your usual restaurant, though. There are no menus, instead you walk to the glass counter overflowing with prawns, langoustines, squid, octopus and fish and choose your meal. Your waiter will take your order at that time. Prices are according to weight, for example,... More 

Thank malbec-lover53
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The sushi and fresh fish is amazing, great quality and choice. If you have a reservation, make sure to be on time, as they have 2 slots for dinner and switch all tables at 9pm, rushing the guests to finish their meals in time. However, food is well worth it.

Thank Sassi S
Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great lunch here with Calamari, Dorado and 4 huge langoustine and it was amazing, all fresh and selected by us from the cold counter. Great meal, but no prices available till the bill comes, so just be careful.. Would definitely come back...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
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: Camps Bay Corner 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?