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Seafood, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious and fresh. Restaurant ran by the owners who makes everything himself. The fish was delicious and love the slap chips! Russian is huge and calamari was also very nice. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 16 May 2021

The food might be good but that woman's phuken rude..... will not go there again. Even if someone else buys there, I will not eat it. I go in there lussing for slap chips. I try to order but I'm rudely/abruptly told she can only...help me after 6. There's another fish shop next to spar. Had the calamari and chips... not bad. Don't think there's a differenceMore

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 28 January 2021

The owner should fire his wife because she is a burden to the business or if he allows this practice he should close the business because I don’t want to wait 20 to 30 minutes for fish he has no idea of customer service

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 18 December 2020

This is not a restaurant. Takeaways only! The seafood takeaways are simply great. But because of this you might have to queue and/or wait up to 30 minutes for your order. But it is worth the wait!

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020

The BEST fish and chips EVER in Gansbaai! When visiting this lovely town, The FISH LADY is definitely a MUST try for a take away meal.. The owners are always friendly and professional.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 26 September 2020 via mobile

The owners wife is extremely rude to everyone, first time we laughed it off but second time no. Person standing behind us complained about her as well. The food not bad but pricey

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 27 January 2020

I did buy anything there, but while in the queue the lady asked if we were Muslim. When I confirmed she apologetically informed that they could only offer us prawns as the rest of the food was not halaal. That's what I call excellent service,...taking care of your customer even to the point of losing the sale.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 16 January 2020 via mobile

The Fish Lady came highly recommended by trip adviser and the manager of our guest house. The address on TA was wrong (they are next to the convenience store on the sea-side of Main Rd), and I suggested to the owners that they get this...fixed. When I ordered, they warned me there was a big backlog. There estimate if 40 minutes was accurate. The hake and chips was great - the fish was a perfect texture and very tasty. There were a few bones in the hake fillets. We ordered one Calamari and Hake combo - the calamari was a bit over-cooked and tough. Prices were very fair, and portions were large.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 10 December 2019 via mobile

The fish and chips is absolutely amazing. It is a very simple fish shop but it is by far the best hake and snoek that I’ve had. We make sure to visit it a few times when we are in the Gansbaai area. Buy your...fish and chips with lots of salt and vinegar and either sit at the 2 tables or drive around the corner for the best view of the harbour while you enjoy the best in simple, basic food. Luv itMore

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 18 September 2019

We called in to pick up some super fresh fish and chips to eat by the sea. The hake was so fresh and well battered. The chips were like traditional chip shop shops. Perfect! I feel a return visit coming on!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Yes, The Fish Lady offers takeaway services.

The Fish Lady is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5