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Fishmonger Illovo

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Thrupps Centre | 204 Oxford Street, Illovo 2196, South Africa
+27 11 268 0068
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“kingklip” (28 reviews)
“fish” (81 reviews)
“sushi” (28 reviews)
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12:00 - 22:30 Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Thrupps Centre | 204 Oxford Street, Illovo 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great lunch an excellent peace of Kingklip with Butternut and Cream Spinach on the side. Very good service on top of it. Have been there before and would go back. It’s just a pity that the baby kingklip on the bone was not...More

Thank Wolfgang M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were invited to the restaurant by friends from Cape Town who considered the cooking to be better than home. They were correct. Excellent starters- shrimps with avocado, Falkland calamari, lobster bisque were noteworthy. For mains the baked fish Portuguese style and curried kingklip were...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I visited this Restaurant last year having many times over the years since it first opened. It seems to go from strength to strength. One can only compliment the owner and the management for having a first class staff. They tick all the boxes. The...More

Thank watchman2015
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Definitely the best seafood in Johannesburg and excellent service. Try the Springbok Capaccio or if you can’t decide, a platter. Sit outside and enjoy the night air.

Thank Yuri R
Reviewed 5 March 2018

On a packed weekday lunch service we enjoyed excellent fish from this popular fish restaurant in the Illovo shopping centre. Our choices – all of which were delicious – included crispy battered hake and chips, hake in an asparagus sauce and calamari. Service was very...More

Thank MatthewJHB
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I have never had a bad meal at the Fishmonger. That is saying something as we eat there regularly - business lunches, meals with friends and family catch-ups are all suited to this warm and welcoming restaurant so conveniently situated in the Thrupps Centre with...More

Thank Mike12345536
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Great place , great food great service, been supporting this restaurant for more than a decade and it just gets better all the time , I had the bacalhau fantastic,

Thank johndG952ZA
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Asparagus followed by fresh kingklip and a good wine. Can't be beaten. Plus a great atmosphere and service.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to this restaurant over the past few years and almost always have a good experience ( the one occasion we didn't was satisfactorily handled by the manager). We enjoyed a salmon salad which was fresh and delicious as well as various...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Great service and a pleasure to have a waiter with full knowledge on the menu and with sakes skills. Real fresh fish and very well presented and prepared

Thank RuiFragoso
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24 August 2017|
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Response from Penn J | Reviewed this property |
It is in a small shopping complex, but has seating inside and outside. They've put in a lot of effort to create a lovely family atmosphere, but it isn't in a "green space" as we'd say in the UK. I hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thrupps Centre | 204 Oxford Street, Illovo 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Illovo
  • Phone Number: +27 11 268 0068
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