We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ocean Basket

Is this your business?
Shop 2, Port Frances House | Van der Riet st, Port Alfred, South Africa
+27 46 624 1727
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (20 reviews)
“kingklip” (9 reviews)
“prawns” (15 reviews)
Closed Now
Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Shop 2, Port Frances House | Van der Riet st, Port Alfred, South Africa
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (239)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 218 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Service was superb from Bulelwa. Manageress is visible and friendly. Food arrived at our table quickly. Fresh and hot. Can recommend their Kingklip and Tuna Best Shusi I had in a long time. The only feedback I can give is that they should turn on...More

Thank roedolph18
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in out of the blue for Sunday Lunch, timed it just right as it got busier by 1pm Staff very helpful, my wife doesn't eat dairy and is quite fussy about foods, but the staff helped and advised what was in each and what...More

Thank Dingus2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was excellent and the food was good. The location on the river's edge is amazing. We ate here twice during our short stay in Port Alfred.

Thank Ashlinn C
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Have eaten here twice in the last two weeks. First time it was mid-week so wasn't that busy, yet took 50 mins to get the starter and had to "chase" it up myself as the manager wasn't at all proactive. Then one of the mains...More

Thank Outspanner
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I was rather wary when colleagues suggested Ocean Basket, as this is a fishy chain restaurant as I understood - I don't do fast food! Blown away, I had a combo of prawns, calamari and fish. They served a beer, which was ok, but then...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner at the Port Alfred Ocean Basket with my family in December 2017. The food was great the service was ok. The waiters took long to attend to us, felt like they forgot about us. It was an ok experience

Thank LillyM29
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Had no power in our town so went there for lunch. The fish and calamari were delicious, but the baklava was disappointing. Tasted ok but the pastry was soggy. The staff were very kind and helpful. Always a good place to go so we will...More

Thank 770carol
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Convenient to centre of town with views over the river. Good choice of food and wine in simple surroundings.

Thank Russell4422
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Great selection of fish and sushi on offer here, with riverside outdoor seating as well as indoor tables available too. Cheery and efficient service and reasonably priced. Interesting signage at the door.....no Wi-Fi, just talk to each other!! Maybe that’s what made it feel friendly...More

Thank Celtic-Wanderer
Reviewed 18 January 2018

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

Thank Lynette J
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Port Alfred
Halyards Hotel
350 reviews
.82 km away
MyPond Hotel
371 reviews
1.54 km away
Royal St Andrews Hotel
440 reviews
1.91 km away
Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve
355 reviews
8.25 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Wharf Street Brew Pub
300 reviews
1.41 km away
The Links Restaurant
184 reviews
1.35 km away
Zest Cafe
83 reviews
1.57 km away
Nearby Attractions
Fish River Sun Golf Course
53 reviews
.26 km away
River Spa Port Alfred
24 reviews
.83 km away
The Kowie History Museum
14 reviews
1.28 km away
Great Fish Point Lighthouse
21 reviews
.26 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ocean Basket staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

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
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing