For some of the best seafood in the city, be sure to head to your nearest Fishmonger. You'll be able to find their Gauteng branches in Rosebank, Bryanston, Illovo, Mulbarton, Centurion (Pretoria) and at Sun City if you'll be paying the Pilanesburg a visit. Their menu is crammed with a wide variety of freshest seafood, including fresh Linefish daily, tender calamari, moreish Mozambique Prawns, delicious Langoustines, luxurious Lobster, and much more. You can also expect professional and attentive service which will most definitely elevate your dining experience.
The Prawnery Bistro & Bar
From traditional and legendary prawns dishes to plenty of other seafood favourites, The Prawnery Bistro & Bar is a seafood lovers dream come true. On the menu, you'll be spoilt for choice with an exciting array of dishes, which all are sure to delight the taste buds. A few worth mentioning are the Seafood Pasta (prawns, scallops, mussels and squid in an Italian tomato sauce with linguine); the Grilled Seafood Platter perfect for two (crayfish, line fish, six king prawns, calamari and mussels); and the Chilli, Coconut and Lemongrass Prawn (prawns in a chilli, lemongrass and coconut cream with rice). Click here to see what else is on the menu.
For the ultimate seafood experience, be sure to book your table at The Codfather in Sandton. Other than a menu being filled to the brim with mouthwatering seafood dishes to suit all tastes, but they also offer a cocktail bar which is ideal for after work get-togethers, a walk-in wine cellar complete with over 8 000 bottles of local and international wines (including a specialised list of boutique wines); as well as a whiskey lounge offer a vast selection of whiskeys and cognacs, by bottle or tot, which can be enjoyed next to a roaring fireplace.
Details: thecodfather.co.za | 010 020 0286 | Sandton Skye, 03 Stan Road, Morningside, Sandton, Johannesburg.
Fahrenheit Seafood & Grill
Want to treat the family to a delicious seafood meal? Why not visit Fahrenheit Seafood & Grill? You can find a branch in either Benoni, Edenvale or Alberton. Start off your meal with a fresh salad or a delicious seafood appetitser, then take a gander at the main dishes on the menu and choose from a selection of seafood dishes including fish and chips, Baby or Grilled Kingklip, Calamari, Sole, Norwegian Salmon, various seafood combos, and more. And if you're not in the mood for something from the ocean, they also offer alternative dishes from their grill, including steaks, burgers, schnitzel, ribs and more.
The Big Mouth
If you happen to be visiting Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton when the seafood craving hits, then be sure to visit The Big Mouth. Their seafood menu is diverse and interesting, offering guests everything from sizzling seafood straight off the grill and moreish sushi to ocean fresh curries and pastas. One of our favourites is the Lobster Roll – lobster, prawn, brioche, mayo, watercress, smoked paprika and fries. Yum!
When we think seafood, Ocean Basket is the first place that usually comes to mind! Obviously because it's affordable, and who could resist that delicious lemon butter sauce? Their menu is jam-packed with platters fit for those that are looking for a big seafood feast, seafood combo dishes, as well as plenty of sushi options that'll leave you feeling full, happy and satisfied. Click here to take a look at what's on the menu. You can find Ocean Basket restaurant branches all over the country.
Details: www.oceanbasket.com | 011 655 1300 | Restaurant branches nationwide.
Another firm family favourite when it comes to tucking into fresh seafood is John Dory's, which can also be found at many different branches across the country. Enjoy everything from exciting seafood specials and platters perfect for sharing or feasting to seafood combos if you're in the mood for more than one type of fish, fantastic sushi and so much more. And if you're looking for something else that isn't seafood, then take a look at their Grill section of the menu which offers steaks, schnitzel, ribs and some chicken options.