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“Good food”
Review of The Fat Fish

The Fat Fish
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$22
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: A funky, hip but stylish fish restaurant and tapas bar, Fat Fish takes tapas to a new gastronomic high. On Central Beach Plettenberg Bay, with great views of our beautiful bay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very popular and busy restaurant that serves good food at reasonable prices. Plenty of nearby parking. Best book in advance.

Thank Paul H
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NicolaA2080, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Paul H

Thank you for taking the time to review The Fat Fish and the generous remarks. Season is definitely in full swing - so another thank you for the recommendation to book which is made all the more easier online via our website or the DinePlan App.

Do hope to see you again soon.

Kind regards,

The Fat Fish

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fresh linefish of the day (yellowfin tuna) was fantastic! The hake was great too! And the seafood curry was outstanding as well. Our daughter had the sushi, which was average - but I wouldn't hold that against them. Overall, I would highly recommend.

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Thank 4grantb
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NicolaA2080, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear 4grantb

Thank you for the wonderful compliments and recommendation! We are however sorry to hear your daughter considered the sushi to be average - we will pass on that feedback to our team of sushi chefs. Feedback is always most valuable.

Do hope to see you again soon.

Kind regards,

The Fat Fish

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile


They are very close to the beach , beautiful
They are very close to the beach , beautiful view. They serve mostly sushi and seafood. For starters We tried the sushi - did not like so much ( crispy salmon ) and the harissa calamari ( also not so good for my taste ) . But the mais courses were awesome ! We just loved the fish with parmesan and the fish platter ( that comes with prawns, calamari and fish ) ! Even though the starts did not taste so good, we simply loved the main courses ! Would come back for them ! view. They serve mostly sushi and seafood. For starters We tried the sushi - did not like so much ( crispy salmon ) and the harissa calamari ( also not so good for my taste ) . But the mais courses were awesome ! We just loved the fish with parmesan and the fish platter ( that comes with prawns, calamari and fish ) ! Even though the starts did not taste so good, we simply loved the main courses ! Would come back for them !

Thank vanessatT2100SG
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NicolaA2080, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Vanessa

Thank you taking the time to review your experience at The Fat Fish and for your feedback.

So sorry to hear you did not enjoy the sushi - we have recently introduced some new items to the Sushi Menu so your feedback is noted and we will investigate further. So pleased however that you throughly enjoyed your main courses - our platter and the parmesan crumbed kingklip are undoubtedly two of our most popular all round crowd pleasing dishes!

Do hope to see you back...for them and more.

Kind regards,

The Fat Fish

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent and consistent food with vegan options for those that need that option. As my wife and I are vegan and vegetarian , we were pleasantly surprised at the lentil and chickpea curry we were served. This restaurant seems to maintain its standards and that brings us back each time we are in town.

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Thank Edmund B
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NicolaA2080, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Edmund

Thank you for taking the time to review The Fat Fish and for the lovely compliments all round. It is always so encouraging to hear that return guests are time and again impressed with the consistency of our food and service years down the line. And yes that lentil and chickpea curry has certainly been a winner vegan recipe!

Looking forward to seeing you again on your next trip to our beautiful bay!

Kind regards,

The Fat Fish

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We heard about fat fish thru my daughter. Booked for Saturday the 30th of September...definitely not disappointed...

Thank 133amy
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NicolaA2080, Manager at The Fat Fish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear 133amy

Thank you for the lovely review! So pleased the recommendation from your daughter paid off and you enjoyed your evening with us! Do hope to see you again soon.

Kind regards,

The Fat Fish

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