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Review of Firefish

Firefish
Ranked #423 of 2,697 Restaurants in Cape Town
Price range: US$4 - US$24
Description: Experience sensational seafood fresh from the ocean and hot off the grill at this sophisticated harbour-side eatery at Cape Town’s bustling V&A Waterfront. All protein cuts are grilled on the state to the art Josper Charcoal Grill. This hybrid grill burns only top-quality charcoal and operates at an ultra-high temperature to allow us to grill and roast while preserving and enhancing the most deli
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Description: Experience sensational seafood fresh from the ocean and hot off the grill at this sophisticated harbour-side eatery at Cape Town’s bustling V&A Waterfront. All protein cuts are grilled on the state to the art Josper Charcoal Grill. This hybrid grill burns only top-quality charcoal and operates at an ultra-high temperature to allow us to grill and roast while preserving and enhancing the most deli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely setting especially on a wind free evening, so we sat out side on the patio. Friendly waiters showed us to a table for 4. Then the 1st surprise as the wine we had taken was not allowed !!! Luckily the wine list had Springfield "Life from stone". I ordered the mussels in Saki, shallots,garlic & chilli scallions soup. Very generous portion, but we had to wait for spoons to be provided. just prior to its arrival we received 2 slices of a startlingly unappetising bread. My wife went for the sea bass in a Yuzi Miso sauce, lotus root & pickled ginger. The fish was superb the sauce quite good but the ginger was totally inappropriate & would have overpowered everything !
The rainbow trout with charred leeks, yuzu Hollandaise sauce. Again the fish & sauce out of this world, the leeks should have been BABY ones not these tough old boys.
The bill came to just under R1000 ! So take a rich friend to foot the account.

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Thank gibbhelps
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Kove_Mngt, Manager at Firefish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We sincerely apologise that we have not met all your expectations.

Your issues raised in the review has been brought to the attention of the management team and has been addressed.

We hope that we are allowed another opportunity to welcome you back to Firefish.

Kind regards,
Firefish Management

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice in mid-December 2017. Well placed restaurant on the exterior of the Victoria Waterfront Shopping Complex with good views over harbour.
Very good fish and obliging staff. Recommended
Our meal for two persons, two courses only cost us £60.00 approx

Thank Terumah
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at Firefish 3 times during our 3 week stay. The staff members we met were friendly and accommodating. We only sampled the fish and vegetarian options and, all but one dish, these were beautifully cooked and presented. The restaurant enjoys a beautiful position on the V and A Waterfront. On colder evenings, there are heaters and rugs if you choose to sit outside.

2  Thank Janeyem
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Kove_Mngt, Manager at Firefish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for complementary review of Firefish. We sincerely appreciate it.

Your positive feedback is very encouraging and a motivation for us to keep our standards improving.

Glad that you enjoyed your experience and thank you for choosing Firefish! We hope to have you back soon.

Kind regards,
Firefish Management

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our last lunch in Cape Town and did not disappoint. The calamari was delicious and the fries very tasty. A different twist.

A bit pricey but an excellent location with lively views.

Thank Jacqui L
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Kove_Mngt, Manager at Firefish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for complementary review of Firefish. We sincerely appreciate it.

Your positive feedback is very encouraging and a motivation for us to keep our standards improving.

Glad that you enjoyed your experience and thank you for choosing Firefish! We hope to have you back soon.

Kind regards,
Firefish Management

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked this Waterfront restaurant so much we went three times. Great seafood menu including sushi.

Good service and a fantastic position on the harbour side.

Thank Paul H
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Kove_Mngt, Manager at Firefish, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for complementary review of Firefish. Thanks for the 5 star rating - We really appreciate it.

Your positive feedback is very encouraging and a motivation for us to keep our standards improving.

Glad that you enjoyed your experience and thank you for choosing Firefish! We hope to have you back soon.

Kind regards,
Firefish Management

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