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Ocean Basket

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St. Johns Piazza, Shop 17 | Main Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 0450
12:00 - 21:00
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went here with family for weekend dinner. The food was great and the waitress was very helpful. Unfortunately, when checking the bill, we found we had been charged R18 for a tiny jug of cold milk which was requested with the coffee. At no time have I ever encountered being charged for a tiny jug of cold milk. It's hardly... More 

Thank AlanCT007
Cape Town, South Africa
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fresh delicious calamari and fish Fantastic greek salad Accompanied by great wine by the glass Out waiter gave exceptional service was a Tuesday early evening and by the time we left was very full A good dinner was had by us both

Thank 728amanda
Greater London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I am delighted to say that a very recent visit to Ocean Basket at St John's Piazza in Sea Point was a great improvement depicted by the sheer buzz in the restaurant. There were very many more staff who were extremely attentive to our every request and the food was truly of excellent quality. My congratulations to the management in... More 

Thank laurence7
Springdale, Arkansas
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110 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Had our first meal in cape town here in the sea point area. Staff was friendly and the food was in large portions and very good and fresh tasting. Great place to get your first meal, nothing too exotic but get a taste of the fresh seafood. I had the advantage of a strong dollar but the prices seemed good.

Thank David G
Kettering, United Kingdom
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548 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great place to eat, fantastic selection of food, great service, friendly staff, we would highly recommend this place.

Thank malc1005
Lystrup, Denmark
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282 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

During our holiday in Cape Town we had our dinner twice in this restaurant at Sea Point. The first evening we had a delicious fish meal and next time we chose sushi. Both were very delicious. The service was good.

Thank Lars M
Level Contributor
85 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had a great lunch here, really great menu, so much to choose from. Staff friendly and helpful. Prices are reasonable.

Thank dorothy m
Neodesha, Kansas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I had grilled fish and sautéed Veggies. Very good and light. My daughter had sushi and it was just average. They told us up front it would be a longer wait for three sushi. They were right. Our waiter could've cared less we were there.

Thank 121beths
Knysna, South Africa
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

You always know what you are getting with this chain of restaurants, good food at a good price, and with the bonus of a cracking location at this one.

Thank Trish C
Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We usually enjoy our meals . The platter of fried fish calamari and prawns were usually good value but at our last visit we were charged extra for Hake (not an expensive fish) We get better value at the V and A Waterfront

Thank HaroldKimmel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Johns Piazza, Shop 17 | Main Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 433 0450

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