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Shop 2, Port Frances House | Van der Riet st, Port Alfred, South Africa
+27 46 624 1727
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (23 reviews)
“kingklip” (9 reviews)
“prawns” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Shop 2, Port Frances House | Van der Riet st, Port Alfred, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nice evening atmosphere next to the river. Excellent prawns served by very friendly and efficient staff!

Thank Lynette J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One would think of getting lesser quality or service in a small dorpie like P. A. But no, great ambience good old O. Basket standards.

Thank Thobela
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most enjoyable meal, with both the calamari and fried aubergine starters being excellent. The Kingclip (and chips) was excellent, very tasty and beuatifyully cooked. Service was quick with friendly staff. My only complaint - the ginger cat being allowed to roam around the various tables....More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything you expect from the brand is wrapped up and held together by great service and a fabulous view of the Kowie. We were served by Norbert who was knowledgeable and informative. The traditional fish and chips is my go to meal and it did...More

Thank sarah w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful lunch next to the Kowie river. My Artemis platter was delicious, others in our group had prawns and calamari which they said was excellent, another had Kingklip and mussels also very good. Hubby indulged in a plate of fresh oysters as he wasn't...More

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Really Exceptional Fish and Sea Food Restaurant.The Food was Excellent .I feel that I received Value for Money.The Service by Nkwabisa was Excellent .Well Done to Management and Staff for Excellent Food and Service. Management are on top of their game.

Thank Eagle11111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This franchised restaurant lived up to its good reputation but the setting next to the river made our visit a memorable one. The staff also very friendly, attentive and makes up for the slowness of the food arriving from a clearly overstretched kitchen.

Thank ET197
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant. Very tasty food and superb service. Absolutely love it here. The location on the riverbank is awesome.

Thank Mates007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We usually come during our holiday in Dec and have a super time. This time however the sushi disappointed us. Not sure if it was because they were busy but I definitely should have ordered the fish platter. My brother enjoyed his but my sushi...More

Thank Bellsyoungleson
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I was so disappointed by this place. The service was unprofessional and the staff untrained. I ordered a combo meal that was dry and tasteless. The fish was frozen,over cooked and the prawns were covered in a yellow slip that I still have no idea...More

Thank t0ni333
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 2, Port Frances House | Van der Riet st, Port Alfred, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Alfred
  • Phone Number: +27 46 624 1727
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