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Codfather Seafood & Sushi Restaurant

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37 The Drive, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
+27 21 438 0782
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great sea food and sushi here. Good value, fast service and well priced. No complaints at all. Must book.

Thank Londontraveller1971
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very special restaurant. Sushi on one side and fish on the other side however we could have sushi for starters. The sushi is a kaiten sushi, meaning the sushi is on a belt and you choose whichever you want. So good sushi!! The fish and the seafood is raw behind a counter and you choose whatever you... More 

Thank hellobello68
Belfast, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a one off experience . The attentive staff show you the fresh fish and explains it all plus the pricing Bingo it then arrives in a big pan with rice and vegetables And it was gorgeous The sushi train was tempting and popular and of course I had to have some prawns from it Brilliant place and superb... More 

Thank Liketogetoutandabout
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Unbelievable place, location and atmosphere. The butterfish was unreal and the fish counter surpassed my expectations. Wow - words can't describe how good this place was. Great wine also. Many thanks

Thank joegleeson86
Bangkok, Thailand
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very fresh and tasty seafood. Need to really book in advance as it always full. A Cape Town must visit restaurant!

Thank Natssant
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Although pricey by SA standards it's the best sea food place I've been to in Cape Town - which is impressive in itself. The broad variety of fish is cooked beautifully and the sushi is exquisite. The sashimi melts in the mouth.

Thank Simon B
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wasn't prepared for this, didn't expect this quality, it's advertised as the best fish and chips in Camps Bay, that doesn't do it any justice at all, it's the best place to eat seafood ever, full stop, end of story!! Voted by my wife, two eldest daughters and me, the two youngest ones just wasted some Sushi!! Expected of course.... More 

Thank Chris E
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had been recommend to eat here after some friends visited it a few weeks previously. It is off the beaten track but only a few mins walk from the beach front, but so worth it. Probably some of the best sushi that were have ever eaten. We also had a fish platter. Waiter was attentive and knowledgable and also... More 

Thank Celia C
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited on a Sunday evening without a reservation and were seated at the sushi bar. I'm not a sushi fan but it was fun watching the chefs prepare the dishes. There's no menu as such, just sushi or the fresh fish bar where you choose whatever fish or shellfish for them to cook. The quality of what was on... More 

Thank amy70
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If staying in Camps Bay you must visit The Codfather , simple but delicious fish . The butter fish is exquisite and has to be tried ! Lovely atmosphere , great service . You choose your fish from a selection from the enormous refrigerated display , you decide the weight and type of fish and how you would like it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 The Drive, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Camps Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 438 0782

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?