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Ocean Basket

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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 good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (22 reviews)
“kingklip” (10 reviews)
“calamari” (16 reviews)
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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 yesterday

Beautiful views of the river, especially at night. Staff very polite. Fantastic to see the exposure of sustainable fishing with the SASSI poster prominently placed as you enter. Straws being replaced or avoided also great for a small town - could teach CPT International Branch....More

Thank SuvarnaParbhoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff members at the Ocean Basket Restaurant. The service and food was also good, fresh and big Oysters

Thank Mpelo S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place ...wonderful atmosphere. Seafood at its best ... had a lovely fish and chips as i am allergic to shell fish.

Thank Jenn0
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We had a wonderful meal here; service was exceptional, the sushi was fresh and delicious; the garlic mussels were scrumptious, wine was great perfect evening.

Thank Cherie K
Reviewed 21 April 2018 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 16 April 2018

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 9 April 2018

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
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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, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
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
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