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Codfather Seafood & Sushi

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37 The Drive Avenue, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
+27 21 438 0782
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (1 209 reviews)
“sushi” (739 reviews)
“langoustines” (184 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
37 The Drive Avenue, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This really is a quick and easy dining experience. Don’t come here if you are expecting a long leisurely dinner, you get a table, go to the fish counter and choose your fish. They weigh it, tell u a price and within 10 minutes it’s...More

Thank Nick Y
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great meal, wine, and service at this restaurant. If you go to this spot you should ask to sit in Stewart’s section as he is knowledgeable and very attentive host.

Thank Roserugby
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a buzzing seafood restaurant in Cape Town. Tables are pretty close together and it's packed most nights which creates a good atmosphere. There are no menu's and you visit the seafood counter, choose what you want (with some assistance from your waiter) and...More

Thank Spotman555
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unique concept, where you are explained the fish at the counter and you choose what you want, they then bring you as a platter with vegetables, rice etc - it is very impressive. They also have a sushi counter, which we chose to have a...More

Thank Kunal G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked late, so could only get space at the 9pm sitting, but it was worth the wait. It's a busy restaurant with a lot of buzz, and the tables are quite close together so I'm not sure it's a great place for a romantic meal!...More

Thank 500Bucks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Codfather is a great restaurant: you can choose your own fish/shellfish from the counter and the chefs prepare them for you then and there. The staff were really helpful in describing all the various fish types and tastes for us. Relaxed atmosphere and delicious...More

Thank Annehyland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is simply wonderful and very unique. The upstairs location should not deter you from going. It’s bustling with a full house Every night and for good reason. There are several bars one with rotating sushi and fresh fish to take right off the...More

Thank bness2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for some Sushi. Do not be put off from the look of outside, the restaurant is amazing. This place has a vast selection of fresh fish and seafood, and the staff here know their stuff. The sushi train is equally as amazing, sit...More

Thank WesleyWilkie85
Reviewed 1 week ago

Codfather is a must in Cape Town and Camps Bay. An unusual restaurant that has you select your main entre from the seafood raw counter. You select and tell them how much of whatever, they weigh, price and cook your meal. It is served almost...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best seafood ever! We had a lunch beside the window, having an excelente s.a wine and the best seafood ever! The butter fish is flawless!

Thank liliarossip
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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 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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