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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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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (85 reviews)
“kingklip” (32 reviews)
“sushi” (29 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Thrupps Centre | 204 Oxford Street, Illovo 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a dark cold night in the middle of a blackout, the lit up Thrupps Centre was a warm welcoming sight. The Fishmonger has a generator, and the patrons could sit back and enjoy good wine, a wonderful meal and good conversation (no loud irritating...More

Thank batier2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on the spur of the moment. Two couples, some drinks and an outstanding seafood platter (SQ). The calamari was so tender it melted. The service was excellent, very personal and attentive. We loved it. About ZAR 4000 for 4 people including starters/mains,...More

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard a lot about this restaurant so were eager to try it. All the shell fish is expensive but you will find something reasonable. Be careful to ask what the SQ prices are as my rock cod piece was R350! A bit much...More

Thank sansmerrill
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Hi again everyone. One of my Favorite Restaurants is The Fishmonger In Illovo. It’s amazing that one I have worked out the Menu, I tend to gravitate to the Same Dishes. My Family too. Starting with the Sushi. To be perfectly honest, I don’t know...More

Thank H6840PLmarkf
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Staff are VERY attentive and make sure that you are never wanting. Not in an annoying way but the perfect balance that you never need anything but also not wondering where your waiter has gone. They even made sure we had a good place for...More

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 24 May 2018

The food is really good. And the service is great. Very much endorsed. I had the calamari starter and the kingclip main meal - excellent!

Thank Ripwalk
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 8 and everyone loved the whole occasion. The fried baby squid heads we’re terrific as was the peri peri chicken livers. All the fish main courses were fabulous and the whole baby king lip was a standout. The Mozambique prawns...More

Thank Craig L
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Yesterday, my husband and me went there for a lunch, with dear friends. Seafood was perfect, and the wine also. Portions were huge. Service was excellent. Such a lovely farewell. Something to remember.

Thank Porecanka
Reviewed 26 April 2018

I had a birthday lunch yesterday. The hake was really bad, and under-cooked. Also tasted offish. I did let the waiter know, and the manager was kind enough to remove from the bill. I had the trout with salsa topping. Not sure if the trout...More

1  Thank Ashika2
Reviewed 15 April 2018 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
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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, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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