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The Firs, Shop 17 | Cradock and Bierman Avenue, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 447 2320
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
“calamari” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
The Firs, Shop 17 | Cradock and Bierman Avenue, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our meals were all top rated! I had calamari and is was amongst the best I have tasted ever. The setting is relaxed and prices are not too steep. Servings are ample. Front staff a little slack as they couldn’t find our booking and service...More

Thank Sandiwells13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying next door at the Hyatt Hotel, we wandered out to the shopping centre looking for a restaurant for lunch. Both inside and outside seating is available. They had a large menu from which to choose. I enjoyed my fish and chips (Hake) and husband...More

Thank tessacate88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be my favorite fish restaurant. Went with my daughter for lunch. Both ordered Grilled Calamari spinach and rice. Honestly was the worst calamari ever. Some pieces were ice cold not cooked and tasted like metal. Both of us were ill afterwards. Will NOT...More

Thank Shirls45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fishmonger revisited. I am pleased to say that the quality of seafood served at the Fishmonger continues to be of the highest quality. Arriving unannounced we were promptly shown to a table by a very attentive young lady. Our waiter arrived shortly thereafter and gave...More

Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 2 April 2018

No booking but no problem with a table for 2 people. We sat outside on the terrace and we were looked after very well by our waiter. My wife had the Supreme Seafood Platter which has line fish, 6 medium prawns, calamari, mussels and squid...More

Thank MalcolmM1947
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Fresh oysters from Knysna are a total delight. Definitely, order a dozen and enjoy the beauty of these large oysters from the Cape. The various fish items are all delightful. I particularly love the prawns masala served with roti and rice...extra spicy, of course! The...More

Thank The_Nomadic_Doctor
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

These guys know fish. Eat the cheapest dish (ie fish and chips) off the menu and you’ll be HAPPY. wines by the glass are generous in size a reasonably priced. Good, attentive service too. Highly recommended.

Thank senorneek
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We dined at Fishmonger last evening and were delighted. My wife isn’t a big fish lover but said her kingklip was the “best fish dish she’s ever had” My sea bass was excellent as well. The meal was made extra enjoyable by our server -...More

1  Thank RickandSherry
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Variety of domestic seafood and meat. Good wines, good variety of beer. Serving staff very politely, service very good. All was tidy and clean.

Thank snoopymoves
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

The thing I was surprised about this place is that all that comes to your table surprises you by the simple good taste and good quality... do not try to be something else besides: fresh, natural, well cooked dishes... even the strawberry mousse is amazing...More

Thank Nuno P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Firs, Shop 17 | Cradock and Bierman Avenue, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 447 2320
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