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Ocean Basket

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1 Breakwater Lane, Gordon's Bay 7150, South Africa
021 8560328
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PTA
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is good at most Ocean Basket's, this one is the same. Service was good. The view was nice, and the fisherman fishing next to the place was entertaining

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Thank 986riaanb
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a pity to have such beautiful views and great food but such terrible service. We stopped going to this restaurant 2 years ago due to the lack of service and tried it on the 8th April 2017 to find that nothing has changed. The Ocean Basket chain should step in here and get it up to standard.

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Thank Jana M
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a family with young children we often visited this Ocean Basket for Lunch. Wonderful views of the harbour, staff were always very friendly and attentive with our toddlers. Food was average to good, what you would expect from a chain restaurant but we would visit here again because of the friendly staff!

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Thank RebeccaBadrodin
Somerset Wset
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch to the Harbour Island Ocean Basket in Gordon's Bay. The food was horrible. You an taste that eveything is cooked from frozen even the veggies. Oily and soggy. Even the salad was soaked with oil and totally limp. Will not go back.

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Thank Redica I
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We're a family of 4 with kids aged 7 and 12. Needless to say we frequent family restaurants, mostly chain as we are generally gauranteed a consistent standard. The Ocean Basket in GB did not disappoint. The location is stunning, perched on the edge of the new harbor with stunning views across the bay. We were greeted and seated by... More 

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Thank KelvinPillay
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in to the Ocean Basket at Harbour Island for lunch. Have always been very satsfied with this franchise. Harbour Island did not dissapoint. Had a prawn calamari combo. Good value for money. Friendly quick service. Great setting.

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Thank Lochner S
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

What an amazing Family running a superb restaurant,always welcoming even when they have long days. You feel like you are part of the Family. Food is fresh and well presented. Location is the best feels like you are in the Mediterranean. This Family has the correct recipe.

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1 Thank Extravagant_12
Bristol, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We at here a few times in our stay and very very good food good value as well. You can take your own wine and they do not charge corkage. Nicely situated on the harbour and if your lucky you get to see the seal who lives in the bay. Beautiful

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1 Thank mandy m
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good people, great food and gorgeous view! Had the Kingklip there while my wife ordered her usual platter for one (squiddies are not for me...). I'm always in awe hoe Ocean Basket can make Klingklip taste eevn better than red meat, but this time I passed begin and went straight to heaven. Never had I had a more succulent, yet... More 

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1 Thank Wynand d
Cape Town, South Africa
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Very good seafood, you can sit inside or out depending on weather lovely views over ocean, mountain and Harbour. Very good service, friendly waiters.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Breakwater Lane, Gordon's Bay 7150, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Gordon's Bay
  • Phone Number: 021 8560328

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?