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Ocean Basket

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Shop 222, Victoria Wharf V & A Waterfront 8001, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 425 1840
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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“seafood” (49 reviews)
“sea food” (18 reviews)
“shrimp” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Sushi
Shop 222, Victoria Wharf V & A Waterfront 8001, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I ordered a Colorado grilled fish and developed Histamine toxicity reaction also known as scombroid poisoning, which is a form of food poisoning. I went to the pharmacy and they referred me to a doctor, who treated me with several medications for over one hour...More

Thank P M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were planning on having dinner at a fancy restaurant tonight, but as other business took us to the V & A Waterfront, and as two different individuals suggested this eatery, we decided to give it a try. We both ordered the 12-Shrimp Platter. My...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice environment and good service. The pink lemonade was delicious, and the fish was good. The best part is the reasonable price.

Thank Bekous
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is standard OB, very good (except salad, probably, which was fairly mediocre and uninspiring). We also had a carafe of white house wine. I am not sure what that really was -- you do not see the bottle, but both my wife and...More

Thank ike475
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal at Ocean Basket. Food was good and plentiful, cocktails were interesting and the view and people watching made for a pleasant late afternoon lunch. We had great service and we were amused watching one of the owners with his special...More

Thank HawkesBayChesh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had about an hour time till the movie in the theatre started. Served by an extremely friendly and professional waiter with Indian origin we chose fish in tomatosoup and two maindishes. The tomatosoup turned out of its consistency to be more a tomatosauce, from...More

Thank Karl-Heinz H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was typical OB, and the wine ok. We were looking for a quiet place to have a business discussion and this was the one. It was a weekday lunch and probably that was the reason it was quiet. The restrooms were very far,...More

Thank A Rajan P
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

As we wanted to have a quick informal diner after strolling around the whole day, we ended up at Ocean Basket. Never been here before, never heard of. It is a kind of Fish Fastfood chain restaurant as I learned afterwards. We started with a...More

Thank VeDa-Belgium
Reviewed 22 March 2018

What a terrible experience we had at the V&A Waterfront yesterday, 21 March 2018. We were a party f 4 and ordered the straight forward fish & chips, my fish & one other at the table were definitely off, it was brown & soggy, not...More

Thank Damonze_A
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Despite being a chain, the food at Ocean Basket is typically good and well-priced. The V&A location can be very busy during dinner hours so try to go a little earlier (like between 4:00 and 6:00)

Thank TheBajanQueen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 222, Victoria Wharf V & A Waterfront 8001, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 425 1840
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