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The Fat Fish Restaurant

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 yesterday via mobile

Excellent ambience - staff friendly and helpful. Food well prepared and yummy. Would highly recommend this restaurant

Thank Julianne T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fat Fish was a recommendation from our hosts in Plett, and what an exceptional recommendation it was. Quirky warm decor, and quick and charming service, a newspaper menu and a busy happy vibe, all settled us in with a smile on our faces, even after...More

Thank DSP0013
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great restaurant, always busy so make sure to have a reservation if you are more than two and would like to dine in the evening. It is a oerfect spot to watch the sunset. We had enjoyed lovely fish and seafodd dishes. The steak was...More

Thank I H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved the menu however three out of the four of picked fish and vegetables and the best meal was the salmon tagliatelle. Wine by the glass very limited which is a bit frustrating if you popping in for lunch. Service was ok, ie not good...More

Thank Shellydevo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for dinner, there was nice live music and the waitress was funny and very friendly. The food was excellent, we still talk about it and how we wish we could go back there. It wasn't cheap but it wasn't super expensive either...More

Thank 0000XXXXXX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner for four from sushi, fish and pasta and all was very good. The restaurant had big variety of dishes. Service and ambience good. Prices was above average but well worth it.

Thank jnnj2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a top quality restaurant - you pay slightly more for dishes than other places in Plett but you definitely get superior food and service. We had Jeanne serving us and she made all the difference - chatty , informed , attentive and got...More

Thank Roger L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second meal at this popular restaurant and it was just as good as I remembered. The hake and fish was excellent and our waitress was attentive and friendly.

Thank mightymousemdsm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought I have tasted the best but now have had the best sushi ever! A must have, fresh and original! Great service too.

Thank Donovan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the Fat Fish. The food was great and reasonably priced. The staff were attentive and the view was fab.

Thank letsc00k
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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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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
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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