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Cape Town Fish Market

| G12, Clock Tower, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 418 5977
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood” (42 reviews)
“poke bowl” (4 reviews)
“fish cakes” (9 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
| G12, Clock Tower, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten at the V&A Cape Town Fish Market many times. Their food just keeps getting better and better. My favorites are the Fish Curries and the Fish & Chips. I have had the Fish & Chips on the last two occasions and it...More

Thank HazelSACT
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an early dinner here on our first day in Cape Town. We were both rather tired having had little sleep on the flight over so decided to eat here as it was the first restaurant on the way in to the Waterfront. We...More

Thank Terry J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just by the Bascule bridge we sat watching the hot world by Margarita in hand. Sitting outside was rather fun and we could see our destination across the bridge. Nicely made drinks & a good central location.

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Gorgeous Wife and I were verging on exhaustion from playing 'Tourist' on a hot Cape Town day and rather than head back to the apartment to freshen up before heading out for dinner and risk collapse we just decided to eat early and then...More

Thank jacksdad100
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of seafood as you’d expect here, but over all not all that impressed with the quality of what was served up.....certainly had a bit of a buzz to the place, which is pretty large both inside and out and some live entertainers on the...More

Thank Celtic-Wanderer
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There’s nothing worse than ending a lovely touring day only to be taken advantage of. Unless possibly being asked “to smile” like a little girl as if that makes it better. But if you are into those kind of things, consider the Cape Town Fish...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the CTFM at the V&A waterfront on a beautiful Sunday afternoon for lunch. We sat in the sandy area and our kids thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The food was excellent and the waitress very pleasant and attentive. A must to visit this establishment...More

Thank Riaan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like this place a lot. Ate outside and enjoyed the terrace and views. Had to move indoors for WiFi. Good seafood platter, great sashimi. Excellent wine and good service.

Thank Beeteeyork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the mixed fish platter and found it excellent. Unlike a previous review we found the service excellent. All in all a good meal at a good price. The only slight down side is that it's a big busy restaurant and not the place...More

Thank GandS84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The CTFM is in the new Silo / Clock Tower development in the Waterfront and it was our first visit since they moved from the old site. The interior is simple with a huge sea sand pit in the middle of the restaurant. We went...More

Thank Dinkum_71
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Terri C
24 April 2017|
Response from CTFMSA | Property representative |
Hi Terri, we have great specials which run Monday - Thursday. Monday: Get a portion of FISH & CHIPS (200g) or ANY BURGER (served with chips and onion rings) for only R50. Tuesday: 50% off classic sushi, 25% off sushi... More
Christine C
22 October 2016|
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Response from chas58 | Reviewed this property |
Right by the Robbin Island ferry near the clock tower
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | G12, Clock Tower, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 5977
  • E-mail
Our menu brings together the best of South African and Japanese cuisine – from fish & chips to classic sashimi. When it comes to seafood, it doesn’t get any fresher. We also cater for meat-eaters and vegetarians and offer a carefully selected range of the finest South African wines.
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