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Ocean Basket

Cavendish Square, Claremont, South Africa
+27 21 683 2139
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (19 reviews)
“calamari” (12 reviews)
“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
Seafood, Sushi
$$ - $$$
Cavendish Square, Claremont, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sea food is number one of my most preferred foods. Don't be surprised if I tell you I have to make sure when visiting a place I have some basic info about where to pick a fresh fish and when for breakfast, lunch or dinner,...More

Thank Pat_traveller1
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely fresh fish 🐟 that one comes to expect from ocean basket. Friendly staff - overall a pleasant experience

Thank Ilhaam38
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Went Iver for supper last night. The service and waiter was good, friendly waiter. The issue: the food. I ordered fish and chips. The fish was fried but I still taste and see the fish scales *urge*.

Thank King_MJC1
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Food ok, service very good but the restaurant is looking very tired and shabby. Wont take anyone there for a special lunch.

Thank Spiake
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We go to Ocean Basket at least once when we visit Cape Town because it is good for large families as the menu is large, the portions are generous and the cost is reasonable. The Kingklip grilled is a favourite and the fries are very...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We felt like calamari for lunch and chose a dish off the menu. The waiter was very quick to point out that there was a cheaper option with a better selection, which was very good of him. We went with his recommendation and had a...More

Thank The_Gilberts_SAUK
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We always enjoy the ocean basket . You can quality dishes and value for money. We have visited several over the years and have never been disappointed

Thank _lolnken
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Various combinations of seafood platters and baskets as well as sushi. Serves very fresh and tasty seafood. Situated in the large shopping centre Cavendish square. Very fast efficient service

Thank MichaelChew
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Went with hubby twice, and both times bad food, bad service, waitrons does not even know what beer they have. We sat outside and with the people and vagrants walking up and down passed your table. Not pleasant.

Thank Erienorton
Reviewed 18 January 2017

While Ocean Basket is a well known sea food restaurant franchise - the Cavendish branch at Claremont is below par. The service was average and the sea food was not that fresh - the calamari was rubbery and the other sea food was generally tired....More

Thank Sandisiwe N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cavendish Square, Claremont, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +27 21 683 2139
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