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The Firs, Shop 17 | Cradock and Bierman Avenue, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 447 2320
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (13 reviews)
“calamari” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
The Firs, Shop 17 | Cradock and Bierman Avenue, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank RickandSherry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We had the most wonderful fish, Kingklipp, which was outstanding. A wonderful staff and ambience. The wine was also magic.

Thank ninnsod
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

A great late afternoon way evening with kids sitting outside under the trees. My daughter says best salmon roses in a long time and my son lived the mussels and squid heads. Great atmosphere and food to match.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal. One of the best pastas I have had - even though a predominantly fish restaurant

1  Thank Rob S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Had a meal at this Fishmonger (The Firs, Rosebank) last night. The service started OK, but deteriorated progressively to the point where I would not have left any tip, but my companion added a tip, which unfortunately leaves the wrong impression with the staff. The...More

1  Thank flashflash99
Reviewed 3 November 2017

The Fishmonger is old school. There is nothing fussy, or precious, or pretentious about the food. Garnishes consist of a sprig of parsley or two and a generous wedge of fresh lemon. They slap a big portion of impeccably fresh fish, perfectly cooked, on your...More

Thank Fedontheroad
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant offers fresh fish and excellent shell fish mainly from Mozambique. The service is always friendly and professional. The house wine is great. It has become our favourite eating spot whenever we visit Johannesburg. Give it a try and you won't be disappointed.

Thank wmathew873
Reviewed 21 October 2017

My wife and I enjoyed a very nice meal here. The menu has many interesting items, and the food was delicious. Wine list is good. We recommend this restaurant over the other fish place in the same mall. Service was excellent, although the food took...More

Thank TravelTooMuch55
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
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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