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Codfather Seafood & Sushi Restaurant

37 The Drive, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
+27 21 438 0782
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“butterfish” (126 reviews)
“fresh fish” (194 reviews)
“sushi” (640 reviews)
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12:00 - 23:00All hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
37 The Drive, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great fish place in Camps Bay. It's a bit confusing at first, but once you get the hang of it, you'll love it. Pick out your fresh fish (type and size) and they grill it and serve with sides. Sushi is at the other...More

Thank Alex V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The title says it all really. Its abit pricy, but for an extra special dinner, its definately where you want to go.

Thank Bjarne K
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went here 2-3 times during our trip and really enjoyed the fish, the atmosphere and the service. THe Calamari is really good, as is the sushi.

Thank Swiss_Springbok
Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here on our first night in Cape Town and had a really fantastic experience! We tried sushi and had a selection of seafood to follow. The lobster was absolutely outstanding! It was obvious that the fish is all very fresh and there seemed...More

Thank Sophie0986
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Codfather was excellent! It was very fun and unique to go up to the counter to view all the pieces of fish and then tell the kitchen just how big to cut the fish for your serving. We had the butterfish, kingklip, dorado (mahi...More

Thank camille195
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is closer than you think from Cape Town proper by Uber, about $6-8 each way from the Waterfront area. Ask for the table in the corner closest to the ocean and be sure to arrive at sunset for a beautiful view. There are four...More

Thank rg2626
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at the CodFather on our recent holiday to Cape Town. The choice of seafood was brilliant and the service was excellent. We had a lobster, swordfish, calamari and langoustines for our main meal. Everything was cooked and seasoned so well. The sushi train...More

Thank Courtsn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a seafood fix. All seafood is pay per weigh and supporting portions are large. The cooks know their stuff and the waiters are good. My kingklip was perfect although the yellowtail was slightly over done. Prawns and langoustines tasted delicious. Wine choice...More

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just amazing......sushi was out of this world. Staff were very friendly and always welcomed us back. Went back at least 4 times during my week stay.

Thank JagpathJS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think I must have eaten here daily. The staff knew my name in the end...lol I have eaten sushi all over the world, but wow so fresh and so tasty! The fish cakes were my favourite so please do not ever remove it. My...More

Thank gregishot
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Questions & Answers
21 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
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
Pamela B
18 October 2016|
Response from Rob S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. It's a dine-in restaurant. I didn't see many delivery services in ZA, except for Debonairs Pizza.
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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