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Ocean Basket

) #77 of 116 Restaurants in Knysna €€ - €€€ Seafood, Sushi
Shop21 | The Waterfront, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 4862
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
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“seafood” (30 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Sushi
€€ - €€€
Shop21 | The Waterfront, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've heard so much about it, and people kept urging us to try it. And we did. The service was excellent, the waitress was so nice and helped us with our orders. The food was good, I loved the prawns so fresh and tasty,the hake...More

Thank Ahmad D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to ocean basket on teusday night. The Waterfront is beautiful! Great view from Ocean basket.. The service was semi-good. The food was cold. The restaurant was quite so do not understand what the problem was. Im not the type of person who complains...More

Thank Andre W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to many Ocean Baskets in SA and Cyprus and invariably they are pretty good for a fast food restaurant, but there's always an exception and this was it! It was a Thursday evening and busy, but no excuse for having to wait...More

Thank Rex B
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This ocean is one of the better ocean baskets with good seafood and friendly service at Knysna Waterfront

Thank Mike_G6308
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We had a nice fish lunch - light enough, but also filling to keep us going for the afternoon. Ages ranged from 13-75, and we all had what we wanted - the sharing platters are particularly good!

Thank sallyf923
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Quick and efficient service , good location and a very enjoyable lunch. The Bassas fish was outstanding! We sat outside on the deck absorbing the Winter sun overlooking the boats in the Knysna lagoon.

Thank RuthJL
Reviewed 8 May 2017

My partner and I shared a seafood platter with rice and fries. Since we weren´t overly hungry, the platter for 1 person was perfect for us to share! The seafood tasted delicious and seemed to be very fresh. We asked for fresh-daily oysters which they...More

Thank Tatjana S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Good view from the terrace. Service was prompt and efficient. Food was well prepared and tasty! Ideal for a quick bite.

Thank scg162016
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We stopped by the Waterfront for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed it! The trout was awesome. Never disappointed with the quality of food at Ocean Basket

Thank kramdayal
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Delicious freshly cooked sea food. Had prawns fish and calamari all served piping hot. Staff very friendly and helpful at very reasonable prices.

Thank Hazel B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$47
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop21 | The Waterfront, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 4862
  • E-mail
There's one near you, where you will find friendly people, a home-from-home feeling, and great value for your hardearned bucks. You can order to eat in or takeaway, whatever grabs you.You will find only the freshest seafood at Ocean Basket. Ocean Basket is for all da family, cos children love good seafood as much as you do. Come on in and have a whale of a time!
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