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Ocean Basket

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Gabriel Road, Plumstead, Cape Town Central, South Africa
(+27+21) 761 0765
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (58 reviews)
“calamari” (37 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
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Seafood, Sushi, Halal
Gabriel Road, Plumstead, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Waited 45 minutes to be served. Sure it was peak season and the place was packed but management should be prepared for this. The food? Best described as mediocre. Do you like prawns dry as biltong? Go to Ocean Basket Waterfront. Used to be my...More

Thank Jean L
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Now let's get this straight, Mr and Mrs Tourist - Ocean Basket is not a true reflection of Cape Town seafood, so please don't judge us by what you are served there. It's all soft, soggy and cooked to death. The prawns are smothered with...More

Thank DudleyFeebish
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I visited the Ocean Basket last week again after a frequent number of visits having a seated meal. This time I ordered our meal take-away. I placed the order, paid for it and sat down waiting for it. 30mins later my order had still not...More

Thank lymajo
Reviewed 28 September 2017

It had been a busy day and this place was local.We ordered fish and calamari and it was distinctly average with soggy breadcrumb toppings and tasteless chips.The service was ok and portions and price were ok but the overall feel was of canteen food and...More

Thank recordable
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Good venue easy and affordable for fresh seafood only Cape Town can offer. Visited the V n A waterfront restaurant , service was a bit slow yet friendly .

Thank David C
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Spacious restaurant located on the second floor in a small shopping plaza. Clean bathrooms that you have to get a fob from the staff to use (the bathrooms are common for the plaza patrons, not just the restaurant). Had over the table heaters as we...More

Thank glowbe_trottah
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I took my family here as we are lovers of a good fish and chips. Unfortunately, the food was old and dry. I'm allergic to prawns and told them that; they said that's perfectly fine then I happened to find prawn tentacles in my meal!...More

1  Thank OfficialByronUK
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The service was quick and the food was good. The prices are friendly and they have a vast menu. Would eat here again

Thank stuart l
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Ate here with friends, and I had one of the best calamari meals I've ever had!! I was trying to say healthy so had it served with creamed spinach and butternut squash - YUM!!

Thank Sheila-Ann5
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Visiting from Pretoria it was an ideal choice (and setting) to meet up with family that we'd not seen for over a year. The atmosphere, food and service was outstanding. Alex was an excellent waiter.

Thank billgraham2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gabriel Road, Plumstead, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: (+27+21) 761 0765
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