We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Ocean Basket Westlake Lifestyle Centre

$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Corner Westlake Drive and Steenberg Road | Unit 879, Westlake Lifestyle Centre, Tokai, South Africa
+27 21 702 0814
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

42 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 39: English reviews
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level Contributor
18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The title should amplify my concern in that the dishes are all attractive and affordable, but having tried on various occasion a variety thereof, one comes to the conclusion that the tastes of each are not unique but effectively cross over from dish to dish. The sauces tend to mask the true taste of the mussels, prawns, calamari or fish,... More 

Helpful?
Thank neil123567
Level Contributor
63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

I had supper here about 4 months ago - it was one of the worst places for service, food quality and I left most of my meal. I decided to give it a second chance. Stupid me. The service is awful, food quality terrible, chips taste like cardboard, and there is no 'team' here. There is a ? manager that... More 

Helpful?
Thank Julian H
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level Contributor
64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Food is not great, I found it too greasy and tasteless as if seafood has been frozen for a while. Service is great though.

Helpful?
Thank Dominique T
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level Contributor
327 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Our kids love eating at this restaurant because of their outdoor play area. We went for a late lunch and on arrival, there was only one after table in use, so it was very quiet but afterwards the place became very busy. We had an excellent waiter -Shadrak that was very attentive and on the ball. The food is always... More 

Helpful?
Thank hoosainnarker
Cape Town, South Africa
Level Contributor
32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

I pop in regularly to this branch despite having an OB literally around the corner in my own suburb. There is a reason for this - the staff. They remember my order, are cheerful even if rushed and overworked and I feel like family, not simply a customer. However, it pains me to watch how other patrons treat the waiters... More 

Helpful?
Thank africanswan
Cape Town
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Thank you Ocean Basket, Westlake for the excellent meal and excellent service enjoyed. My wife and I enjoyed a meal there and we were very impressed with the excellent quality of the food and service by the staff. We have visited many different restuarants over the years, and on special occasions in particular, it is reassuring to know that you... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank mwmarkco
Munich
Level Contributor
105 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I'm a huge fan of Ocean basket and whenever we are in Cape Town once a year, then I want to go there as often as possible. I've been to several locations but this one is a particularly nice one. Location wise because the terrace is airy and spacious, yet shady, but also yue quality of the meal was particularly... More 

Helpful?
Thank greenstone1980
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We were a group of 5 people coming for lunch and we really enjoyed our meal. I have often been to this and other restaurants in the Lifestyle centre and as a parent I really value the provided play area.

Helpful?
Thank JacksonZA
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Last night of my holiday to Cape Town we go to Ocean basket for sushi. We were three adults and two kids. There is a huge playground for kids so that they aren't bored. The children's meal was very generous and the sushi was amazing. Totally blown away by how great the food was. The service was absolutely outstanding. Our... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank 80Shelley
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Worst service and food in the western cape.1hr 45 to get sushi. Then hot mains arrived Justus the deliver the sushi. Manager is useless to say the least. Def my worst dining exspierince in Cape Town

Helpful?
Thank Pierrescuba

Travellers who viewed Ocean Basket Westlake Lifestyle Centre also viewed

 
Constantia, Cape Town
Cape Town Central, Cape Town
 

Been to Ocean Basket Westlake Lifestyle Centre? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

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
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner Westlake Drive and Steenberg Road | Unit 879, Westlake Lifestyle Centre, Tokai, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Tokai
  • Phone Number: +27 21 702 0814

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ocean Basket Westlake Lifestyle Centre staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?