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Ocean Basket

Gabriel Road, Plumstead, Cape Town Central, South Africa
(+27+21) 761 0765
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (58 reviews)
“calamari” (35 reviews)
“chips” (28 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Seafood, Sushi, Halal
$$ - $$$
Gabriel Road, Plumstead, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 246 reviews

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

All time favorite 👍 All food well prepared, service excellent, value for money. This is a restaurant with a view😎 Open, light Mediterranean vibe. Their caffe latte very very good Highly recommended

Thank KarinRheeder
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Still one of the best places to share a family meal. Always lovely custimer service, food exceptionally made and good vibes from staff and patrions alike.

Thank Olivia J
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

I used to love this restaurant but it has become a nightmare. The food which took forever in an almost empty reastaurant was cold calamari tough as well as overcooked prawns. This was an awesome restaurant with cheerful staff but over the last 4 years...More

Thank queenhornet
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

My family and I went out to ocean basket for an evening supper at 6 pm. The waiter was amazing and the Manager, Ryan was amazing. My father took a certain fish fried instead of grilled and he wasn't satisfied so they instantly adjusted their...More

Thank James W
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Great location great food if your not in a hurry. I recommend the Pam fried cod n chips which is served.....in a pan..... Get yourself a few drinks and soak up the atmosphere it’s worth the wait in gold.

Thank Imperio1
Reviewed March 20, 2018

This restaurant used to serve good food, especially this branch, but not anymore. Food is terrible, staff are terrible, management is terrible. This is definitely not a true reflection of South African seafood, so if you're a tourist, do yourself a favor and stay away....More

Thank tinadan7
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Food was great and service from our waiter too. However, I was acutely aware the management were a couple of finger clicking peacocks ordering their team about. At one point highly patronizing to a group of people whom apparently had too many sat around their...More

Thank nic7k7b
Reviewed February 7, 2018

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 November 9, 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 October 3, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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