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The Fat Fish

Hopwood Street | Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 4740
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Hopwood Street | Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great venue, big menu and food is okay. Was hoping for better as the dishes are quite simple and the food wasn't outstanding but average. Good service but felt a bit like a tourist spot.

Thank kaiser08_KZN
Reviewed 3 days ago

Two of us had an early evening meal at the Fat Fish. Service was very friendly, helpful and efficient. The food was excellent too: my wife had the tuna and I had the battered hake. Both were delicious and well cooked.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came for a late lunch, got table fast and the waiter picked up our orders. We were six persons in our party, and ordered different courses. Everybody was happy with their choices. Reasonable prices, good value for money.

Thank Johan Peter Ø
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Terrific buzz in here. Definitely need to make a reservation. Terrific views. Delicious food. Friendly staff. We loved it!

Thank joanoArmagh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Verry delicious food and the perfect service! Were there 2 times and enjoyed it a lot! Highly recommended!

Thank mimisga
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go to Plettenberg Bay every year and make sure not to miss an evening at the The Fat Fish. Service are great, food even better. Make sure to book, because they are full just about every night.

Thank Lynette E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good quality, Good service, Good value for money, Good atmosphere & Reasonable prices. Safe and convenient parking and a great view. Book early if you want a window seat,

Thank Fritz S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant welcoming atmosphere but make sure you book as it was very busy even though it was a Tuesday night! I had the seafood which was excellent but my partner had the meat and that was equally as good. Highly recommended

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Phenomenal new menu with fresh dish options and striking flavours !!! We had the prawn meat ravioli with ginger sauce + the white fish and mango curry - world class !!

Thank Malcolm F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fat fish came highly recommended , and...... did not disappoint. The place is sort of different. The staff is engaged, well trained and very helpful. The menu offers something for everybody, but as the name suggests, especially for fish lovers. The winelist is extensive and...More

Thank GuidoCoza
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Questions & Answers
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
4 June 2015|
Response from Simon A | Property representative |
Yes we are open. 7 Days from 12h00 - 22h00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
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
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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