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Firefish

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RR - RRRSeafood, Sushi,
| Shop 154, Victoria Wharf, V&A Waterfront, 8002, South Africa
+27 21 286 4933
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (10 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
| Shop 154, Victoria Wharf, V&A Waterfront, 8002, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely setting especially on a wind free evening, so we sat out side on the patio. Friendly waiters showed us to a table for 4. Then the 1st surprise as the wine we had taken was not allowed !!! Luckily the wine list had Springfield...More

Thank gibbhelps
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Firefish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We sincerely apologise that we have not met all your expectations. Your issues raised in the review has been brought to the attention of the management team and has been addressed. We hope that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice in mid-December 2017. Well placed restaurant on the exterior of the Victoria Waterfront Shopping Complex with good views over harbour. Very good fish and obliging staff. Recommended Our meal for two persons, two courses only cost us £60.00 approx

Thank Terumah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at Firefish 3 times during our 3 week stay. The staff members we met were friendly and accommodating. We only sampled the fish and vegetarian options and, all but one dish, these were beautifully cooked and presented. The restaurant enjoys a beautiful position...More

2  Thank Janeyem
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Firefish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for complementary review of Firefish. We sincerely appreciate it. Your positive feedback is very encouraging and a motivation for us to keep our standards improving. Glad that you enjoyed your experience and thank you for choosing Firefish! We hope to have...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our last lunch in Cape Town and did not disappoint. The calamari was delicious and the fries very tasty. A different twist. A bit pricey but an excellent location with lively views.More

Thank Jacqui L
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Firefish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for complementary review of Firefish. We sincerely appreciate it. Your positive feedback is very encouraging and a motivation for us to keep our standards improving. Glad that you enjoyed your experience and thank you for choosing Firefish! We hope to have...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked this Waterfront restaurant so much we went three times. Great seafood menu including sushi. Good service and a fantastic position on the harbour side.More

Thank Paul H
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Firefish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for complementary review of Firefish. Thanks for the 5 star rating - We really appreciate it. Your positive feedback is very encouraging and a motivation for us to keep our standards improving. Glad that you enjoyed your experience and thank you...More

Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Being a local and within walking distance we are spoilt for choice for restaurants. We tried this for the first time and were blown away by the friendly staff, the delicious food with an Asian twist and of course the view. Clemence was extremely attentive...More

Thank andyka
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Firefish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for complementary review of Firefish. Thanks for the 5 star rating - We really appreciate it. Your positive feedback is very encouraging and a motivation for us to keep our standards improving. We will be sure to share the feedback with...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018

Overcooked fish and steak did not impress us much. The head waiter from Scotland was very friendly and did apologise for the delay in serving food, but if it hadn't been cooked so long it would definitely have been better! Lovely setting on the Waterfront,...More

Thank JonathanCricket
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Firefish, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We sincerely apologise that we have not met your expectation. We would appreciate it if you would email the details of your visit to marketing@kovecollection.co.za as we would like to address the issues you...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

My family and i visit every year from the UK, we have always struggled to enjoy the Waterfront as it can seem so busy and impersonal. But luckily we had been told to try Firefish as it was new and the food was great, or...More

1  Thank George A
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Firefish, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you so much for complementary review of Firefish. Thanks for the 5 star rating - We really appreciate it. Your positive feedback is very encouraging and a motivation for us to keep our standards improving. We will be sure to share the feedback with...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We ordered a very expensive platter of seafood. It was enough for the whole meal. It was perfectly pleasant but the biggest lobster was under cooked. We both had poorly tummies the next day. The sides were modern. Green beans with soy and sesame seeds...More

Thank Marianna M
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Firefish, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We sincerely apologise that we have not met all your expectations. We would appreciate it if you would email the details of your visit to marketing@kovecollection.co.za as we would like to address the issues...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Great seafood restaurant on Cape Town's waterfront. Buzzy atmosphere; attentive, friendly service with good wine recommendations. Best giant prawns I've tasted :)More

1  Thank giraffesaz
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Firefish, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you so much for complementary review of Firefish. Thanks for the 5 star rating - We really appreciate it. Your positive feedback is very encouraging and a motivation for us to keep our standards improving. Glad that you enjoyed your experience and thank you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$24
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Shop 154, Victoria Wharf, V&A Waterfront, 8002, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 286 4933
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Description
Experience sensational seafood fresh from the ocean and hot off the grill at this sophisticated harbour-side eatery at Cape Town’s bustling V&A Waterfront. All protein cuts are grilled on the state to the art Josper Charcoal Grill. This hybrid grill burns only top-quality charcoal and operates at an ultra-high temperature to allow us to grill and roast while preserving and enhancing the most deli
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