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PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ive enjoyed this restaurant in the past but was recently disappointed to be served frozen fish - one would expect better from a specialist fish restaurant. I hope this isnt a habit !

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 20 June 2021 via mobile

Always a pleasure going there for a meal. Service is excellent and fast, all COVID protocols in place and respected, food is amazing and varied. My favourite place in George!!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 10 April 2021

Comprehensive selection of seafood dishes and daily specials well presented - speedy service - but somewaht expensive in relatively spartan, cool surroundingsMore

Date of visit: April 2021
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Nicola A, Other at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2021

Dear Uwe Thank you for taking the time to review The Fat Fish and the wonderful compliments regarding the food and service. So sorry you did not enjoy the ambience of restaurant but do hope we will get to see you again. Kind regards, The...More

Reviewed 18 March 2021

Had the most amazing dishes..seafood is amazingly flavored but still the original flavours of the calamari and mussels are right there. Service, ambience and professionalism top class. An amazingly lovely evening. Thank you Simon and PieterMore

Date of visit: March 2021
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Nicola A, Marketing at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2021

Dear Jeanette Thank you for the super feedback - the team will be over the moon with your response. Chef Debbie and her team are really pulling out all the stops in the kitchen - will be sure to pass on your compliments to them...More

Reviewed 6 March 2021

We four elderly gentlemen lunch at various restaurants in and around George and the Southern Cape on a monthly basis. We were happy to return to The Fat Fish and savour an excellent "Three Course Set Menu". The meal was well up to the high...standard we expect and the service beyond reproach. Well done Far Fish for going that extra mile to satisfy us.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Nicola A, Other at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2021

Dear Jamie. Wow! Thank you for the super feedback made all the more special knowing you four are regulars on the Garden Route restaurant scene. So thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. Will be sure to share this fabulous review with the whole team....More

Reviewed 3 February 2021

Wow, wow, wow. Had dinner at the Fat Fish last night and I will be back. Probably as soon as possible. The location is cozy. The staff are awesome. The food is exceptional. Please do yourself a favor and go have a look for yourself....You will not be disappointed. I would personally recommend the dum sum (vegetarian) or bobotie spring rolls (sounds strange, but are absolutely morish) to start with. For mains, the fish and chips (they have a great lunch special running on that on Tuesdays and Thursdays FYI), the Burmese curry (a fish curry and, I would really recommend) or the fish and sesame crusted calamari (side note: order some fries, they're awesome). For dessert we had the banana malva (great!), the amaretto brulee (my personal favorite, perfect balance of flavour, texture and sweetness) and the Panna cotta. I could list a dozen more items that honestly delivered across the board. An impressive feat to accomplish both excellence and consistency thoughout.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Nicola A, Other at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2021

Dear Mags Can't thank you enough for this incredible feedback. Have share with the entire team in George - truly lifted their spirits. Thank you for the detailed review - so appreciate the time and effort taken! Looking forward to your next visit! Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 2 January 2021

Thank you for your great service, delicious flavorful food, beautiful decor, lovely atmosphere! Was one of the best experiences I have ever had at a restaurant! The seafood curry is a must-try! Our waiter, Pieter, was friendly, fast and funny! We had a great time!...Thank you so much! Can’t wait to be back!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Nicola A, Other at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2021

Dear Anitia Thank you for the wonderful review! Apologies for the late reply - but so appreciate the super feedback. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, The Fat Fish

Reviewed 2 January 2021 via mobile

Good , friendly and efficient service. The food was fresh and delicious. Overall lovely experience !! Will definitely recommend it

Date of visit: January 2021
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Nicola A, Other at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2021

Dear Marguerite So appreciate the wonderful feedback from your visit to The Fat Fish in George! Our team are over the moon with your response. Kind regards, The Fat Fish

Reviewed 16 December 2020 via mobile

Stunning food and vibe.. Great service with awesome created dishes which are just out of this world..try the prawn starter and the Parmesan encrusted Kingklip

Date of visit: December 2020
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Nicola A, Other at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2021

Dear Bash So thrilled you enjoyed your time with us in December! Will be sure to let the team know. Glad to see our Chilli Kingklip is still such a winner! Kind regards, The Fat Fish

Reviewed 6 December 2020 via mobile

A lovely restaurant tucked away from a busy road. Great service and delicious seafood. I would definitely recommend it and go back for more when I’m next in George 🤗

Date of visit: December 2020
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Nicola A, Other at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2021

Dear Jane Can't thank you enough for the super review! So thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. Looking forward to your next trip to George and the Fat Fish! Kind regards, The Fat Fish

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Carien L
9 December 2019|
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Response from nicolaash75 | Property representative |
Hi Carien. The Fat Fish is fairly causal during the day and smart casual at night. Thank you for your enquiry! Kind regards, The Fat Fish
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Megan K
26 August 2018|
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Response from NicolaA2080 | Property representative |
Hi Megan. We are open 7 days a week 11:30 - 22:00. Kind regards, The Fat Fish
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lusindavdw
10 December 2016|
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Response from 864simona | Property representative |
Dear Lusinda Thank you for the enquiry, unfortunately I have all my staff for this season. Kind regards Simon
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The Fat Fish is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4