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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As with any Red Carnation venue, expectations are always high. In the 6 months since my last review, the food seemed to have lost some of its "spark". Don't get me wrong, the food was still very enjoyable and well prepared and presented, but, for...example, the chips didn't have the crunch that I experienced last time I had the classic fish & chips. My wife had the Cape Salmon and was seriously impressed by it, with the fish being beautifully cooked. Still very worthy of a visit though.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 22 September 2021

Don't know what has happened to the Oyster Box, we used to be regulars (as in visit almost every week) and during Covid service and food seemed to take a dive. I received my utensils at lunch at the Terrace in a sealed bag and...found my fork was dirty (not so much 5 star or worth the price kind of experience, service was dismal too. We decided to return almost a year later thinking they would now be so used to Covid etc it will all be back to normal, not so much unfortunately. Went for sushi lunch, not only did they completely mess up our sushi order after confirming it back to us twice, the sushi was not top class compared to what it used to be when the ladies prepared it at the bar in front of you. I don't know who is preparing the sushi now but its definitely not the same as it was. Very sad as we used to love the Oyster BoxMore

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Reviewed 1 September 2021 via mobile

This Resturant was highly recommended for the best lamb curry. I am a small eater so I booked for the lamb curry meal. What a disappointment. I expected in-depth flavours of fresh spices and ingredients! Which will take me on a journey through Asia!! It...definitely lacked flavour and the chilli was dominant!! The lamb was soft but not succulent!! After a few bites I asked my waiter to box it for a take away. I was hoping to give it away to a hungry person. The best part of the meal was the red wine , classic by Rupert and Rothschild!! The staff and manager were fantastic ! Especially the manager who was very attentive. She seemed embarrassed. I will definitely not recommend the curry at this restaurant. There must be better curry places out there! This curry was quite expensive and not value for money!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 12 August 2021

We received such impeccable service from Siyabonga. He was so friendly and so respectful! He made sure he went out his way to make mine and my boyfriends anniversary dinner one to remember. What an amazing place to come for dinner!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 11 August 2021 via mobile

Amazingly patient with all my calls and requests. Amazing friendly service. Could not have a better view for the day. People made my engagement feel so special.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 28 June 2021

We had dinner here during our holiday. This is a lovely place. The food is outstanding and so is the service as well as the ambience. We had to eat at the Terrace, because kids are not allowed in the fine-dining restaurant, which I totally...agree with.More

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Roberto Rosa, General Manager at The Ocean Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2021

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your visit to The Ocean Terrace Restaurant overlooking the ocean. I am thrilled you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves, in particular the delicious meals, amazing service and outstanding ambience. I look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 23 April 2021

Wonderful views, great staff, but not the place Togo if you are looking for a quiet meal. Screaming kids and noisy party’s. not what I expected in a 5 star hotel.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 12 April 2021 via mobile

The Ocean Terrace deserves it's name! A very relaxing dinner, listening to the crash of the waves on the rocks below. The food was of the very high standard that I've come to expect from anything to do with the Oyster Box. We had the...bobotie spring rolls followed br the classic fish and chips. The helpings are very generous, so come hungry. The spring rolls were beautifully prepared, with a glorious flavor profile, augmented by a fantastic pear chutney. The fish and chips consisted of 2 large hake fillets, cooked perfectly inside crispy batter, accompanied by some of the best chips I've had for some time. Excellent and attentive staff made for a great dining experience. Highly recommended! 👍👍👍👍👍More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 2 April 2021 via mobile

Went there for a Lunch and a Dinner Amazing staff, Great food and very Clean. The view and climate there is fabulous all year round! Highly recommend it

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 28 March 2021

Booked online for dinner reservation. Quick and user-friendly interface. The occasion was for a friend's birthday. Options in the booking to request customised birthday dessert were complimentary and professionally adhered to. The venue provided a special ambiance and not too crowded seating arrangements. Our waiter,...Byron, was professional and polite. He handled the surprise element well. Highly recommend the pizzas for vegetarians. Thank you. SPRMore

Date of visit: March 2021
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Johline
9 September 2019|
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Response from RobertoOBH | Property representative |
Dear Johline, Thank you for the interest in our hotel, in particular The Grill Room and The Ocean Terrace Restaurants. As the menus have not yet been finalised for Old/New Year's Eve, I request you kindly email our... More
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18 May 2019|
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Response from mike c | Reviewed this property |
Just go to oysterbox hotel website and click on the Ocean terrace and there you will find the menu options
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The Ocean Terrace is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5