2 Reviews
Burgers, Light meals, Seafood, Sushi
Phone Number 0741118033 Opening Hours

Monday 11.45am to 9pm; Tuesday 11;45am to 10pm; Sunday 1:45 to 6:30pm


Menu - Cowfish Menu  - Updated August 2018


R100 avg main meal
Burgers, Light meals, Seafood, Sushi
No Alcohol
R100 avg main meal
Groups, Local cuisine
Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa
Accepts credit cards, Dinner, Food, Lunch, Parking, Serves food, Takeaways

Location and contact

11 Hazelwood Rd, Hazelwood, Pretoria, 0081

Critic's review

  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Food

Diana de Beer

As the name suggests, Cowfish has a menu which represents a specific spectrum. It’s a lovely mix of East and West with sushi and dim sum in one corner and meat and hamburgers in the other. Or if you can’t decide, you could easily have both.

The choices in its quirkiness allow for a fun and even festive meal. You could start with a dim sum platter to share with the possibility of something else to follow. The 9-piece platter with three flavours of your choice which includes beef, lamb potsticker, pork and shrimp, prawn and cream cheese, chicken, coriander and cashew nuts or chicken, ginger and spring onion or a dim sum classic, sui mai (prawn, chicken and tobiko) is the perfect introduction. Or opt for a selection from their Little Plates which could be dumplings, spring rolls, an exquisite prawn tempura or even a Tom Yum soup, which pretty much covers it all. The names of their hamburgers in the Full House section explain their intent: mantears features serious spice; the more obvious ravenous pig; navy marine combines prawns and beef; or there’s the no nonsense, the boss. It’s that chunky kind of bite or one of their signature plates which could be a wok charred beef fillet with a smoky soya sauce or crispy fried chicken strips in Japanese breadcrumbs. The flavoursome food is inventive, doesn’t follow any traditional route and is beautifully presented.  As with their food, the wine selection covers a broad spectrum in both taste and price, but you could have some fun with a spectacular flaming gin or something pretty in pink if you combine your sushi with cocktails.

It’s swift and sweet with management determined to cultivate a vibe.

It’s contemporary chic with an easy ambience which is always welcoming as it embraces the street.

Best for…
It is all about the choices which means it is a one-stop of many different flavours and cuisines depending on the combo you create.



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User reviews

2 Reviews
    Although I was glad to find a place in Pretoria that offered tasty Dim Sum, we found the food overpriced. Burgers are small and there is no dessert selection.

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