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Jimmy the Fish

Blaauwklippen Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 880 0071
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (47 reviews)
“calamari” (18 reviews)
“fillet steak” (3 reviews)
Closes in 1 min
09:00 - 23:00 Hours
Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly
Blaauwklippen Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Sushi and fantastic hamburger matching the best Stellenbosch can offer. Overall service friendly and good. A great kitchen with chef outside your own house. New clean look and feel - fresh. No risk in opting to visit- only few others in town gets that...More

Thank Adelevanschalkwyk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to love the old Jimmy the Fish and go there very often. This was our first visit at the new Jimmy's and of course we were really excited to go. The menu is a lot smaller, and now you have to pay for...More

Thank mayfl0wer73
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

A welcomed visit to no ‘ Jimmy the Fish’ name is back! Had a light dinner ‘sushi’ , well priced, friendly staff! Got our initial order wrong, however where quick to rectify! A great family eatery!

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I had a amazing tender prego burger with lots af flavour. Excellent value for money. Warm fireplace with good vibe and relaxed atmosphere. Ideal place to spend a evening with friends or family. Outside quartyard for warm summer evenings if the weather is good. I...More

Thank Naldi N
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Visited this place during easter holidays. Very spacious with seating inside and out. I had chicken livers for a starter. It was nice but the highlight was the fresh focaccia that accompanied the dish. My wife wanted veg sushi but there is no option on...More

Thank emmz2
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Good choice of seafood and sushi. Quite pricey. Had the platter for 1 and it was delicious. Did not have most of the "wine by the glass" listed on the menu, but overall a good place to eat and we will go back there. At...More

Thank Christine d
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Shocking service and even worse food. Prices are way out of line for the quality of food served. I ordered calamari main, grilled with salad. Calamari was dripping with some slop of a sauce. The salad was forgotten. R145 main dish, quality more like hostel...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Newly named Popolo, it is a restaurant we go to if we want to relax and have a good time. The food is wonderful, salads awesome and the wine is decently priced. We have never had bad service, the waiters are always polite and attentive....More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Now known as Popolo, this family friendly place served us the best Quattro Stratcioni Pizza, Sashimi and Seared Tuna salad we have had for a long time! Friendly service always taking note of individual needs.

Thank chantipelser
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We ordered pizzas and half we ordered was not available. Service and food was terrible. Will definitely not go back.

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Questions & Answers
15 April 2015|
Response from JimmyTheFishO | Property representative |
Morning Yes you can bring your own wine, but we do charge a R30 corkage fee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blaauwklippen Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 880 0071
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Taking its name from a Greek mackerel fisherman that one of the owners once met while on holiday , Jimmy the Fish offers the freshest and most succulent seafood in Stellenbosch! They also offer an array of Mediterranean dishes to suit every palate and they cater to vegetarians and those who are Halaal. Surrounding its customers rustic relics from the ocean, this cosy and vibrant restaurant is the perfect dining destination for one and all. Whether you are looking to feed the whole family, have a romantic dinner or have business lunch meeting - this is the place to be! Join the friendly, well trained staff at Jimmy the Fish for lunch or dinner and you will find yourself a regular in no time. Don't miss the nightly predator feedings between 20:00 and 21:00 to see what is lurking in the fish tanks!
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