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Codfather Seafood & Sushi

37 The Drive Avenue, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
+27 21 438 0782
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (1 131 reviews)
“sushi” (712 reviews)
“langoustines” (151 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
37 The Drive Avenue, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

We arrived late but the waiters were very understanding. Our personal waiter showed us all the fish available and we all chose our favorite to make a superb platter. The atmosphere is buzzy, very busy, you have to book. We chose prawns, langustines, swordfish and...More

Thank Janetberry123
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We’ve had one exception meal after another here in The Cape so we were doubly disappointed with our dinner. First, what needs to be said is that the food was actually good. Simply cooked. But what detracted from it was the whole “we don’t have...More

Thank WorldIsMyOysterFest
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The best seafood ever! The waiters are more than friendly, obliging and funny aus well:) We will visit the Codfather again for sure! Thanks a lot for the great evening! Cathrin & Georg

Thank Cathrin M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had butterfish (glorious) and langoustines and a bowl filled with crisply cooked potato wedges. Oh, and a glass each of white wine. Stewart - great teeth, lovely smile - served us with speed, although I had to ask for the plates, which were attracting...More

Thank makoHamptons.NY
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First of all, definitely book in advance (at least 24-48 hours) because it gets super packed. Def the best food I’ve had in Cape Town ( and I’ve had some really nice food), also I’m not even a seafood lover. Fav Dish: butter fish -...More

Thank Luisa O
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place comes up as the number one/two restaurant in Camps Bay on Trip Advisor, it was difficult to get a table even though its not exactly a small place. Set back from the main beach road the building is not exactly imposing, the restaurant...More

Thank Fairwayman
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just had an absolutely stunning meal served by Kape. This was the last night of our honeymoon and on seeing the restaurant from he outside and first impressions we were skeptical. We nearly got a table next to the fish Friday but being a special...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 6 days ago

When I first tried the Codfather in 2016 I thought it was pretty good but on my last visit I left feeling massively underwhelmed. It believes its own hype and there are better restaurants around Cape Town. More of a tourist trap due to its...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had no reservation and was fortunate to find a quiet spot on the patio. Inside there is quite a buzz. The sushi bar is on a conveyor belt. There is no menu - you select your fish from the fresh fish counter where they...More

Thank Dirmu G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, very friendly and competent personnel. The place was very crowded but everybody was relaxed.

Thank erikafisch
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28 September 2017|
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Response from Nico S | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for late reply. At the window closes to road
21 March 2017|
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Response from John27k | Reviewed this property |
Hi Claire Sorry I'm so late in answering, it can tend to be noisy so it's probsbly best to go about 7ish when they're not so busy. John
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 The Drive Avenue, 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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