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Ocean Basket

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St. Johns Piazza, Shop 17 | Main Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 0450
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“calamari” (18 reviews)
“seafood” (28 reviews)
“grilled sole” (3 reviews)
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St. Johns Piazza, Shop 17 | Main Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We shared a platter for 2. The portion is generous. The seafood is of excellent quality and really tasty I never would have expected that quality from a chain restaurant

Thank Werner C
Reviewed 17 March 2018

The fish and chips tasted as though they had been cooked earlier and reheated. The calamari was way too chewy. Very disappointing, would give this a miss.

Thank Leslie-ann C
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Part of the well known South African Ocean Basket chain , this fish restaurant breaks the shackles of a franchise and delivers great sea food dishes consistently. Well priced, well presented and tasty. The platters for one or two are superb value.( generous portions) This...More

Thank nadiad437
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

What I like about Ocean Basket is that I more or less know what I'm going to get, which is a preferable experience for me in Cape Town. Many restaurants here are pretentious, in my opinion. With Ocean Basket one gets 90% consistency, which is...More

Thank Mariamne Y
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed that place. It was the best food, what we have got in Cape Town. Everything was so delicious and service was really good. I like that they offer combos and sets that U can try many different things.

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Excellent seafood. Probably the best restaurant in Sea Point. King prawns and Kingklip especially recommended.Side dishes of stir fry or roasted vegetables very good. Good range of wines and desserts

Thank DaveBridge
Reviewed 21 February 2018

one of the best branches i have been to. attentive and nice management, nice terrace . we will keep going back

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 11 February 2018

The food and levels of service were as good as can be expected. I am a fan of the Ocean Basket chain as their food is generally good and so are the service levels. This one was well above average for the franchise.

Thank Terry T
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We love our fish and have been coming to this particular OB for years. It offers great value and excellent quality King clip and Calamari. Love the garlic as well as the veg and chips. Such great value and service too. Thank you for a...More

Thank Irsihpete
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Just a normal OB. Service is really good. Management make sure you are happy and the staff is friendly. Their food is also good as always.

Thank Zel15
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Johns Piazza, Shop 17 | Main Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 433 0450
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