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Oud Metha Oud Metha Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 335 0391
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13:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 01:00
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The food was just brilliant but what my family and I loved the most was the Lemon Butter Sauce which we asked for with the squid and it was just amazing!

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Thank snetham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Best place for fresh seafood enjoy jamboo shrimps grilled,lobster,crabs and different kind of fresh fishes with good range of salads and fresh juices Nice staff it's good place for party

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Thank Rashid45678
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Where do I start, as soon as you walk in there is an overwhelming stench of fish. The place was a ghost town , not a person in sight apart from the dull sad looking staff We had a choice of buffet or the 'fresh' fish counter , so we picked the counter We got the tiger shrimp grilled, lobster... More 

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Thank Zehn A
Kinoby, Owner at The Fish Basket, responded to this review

Dear Diner Thank you so much for your valuable feedback. Can you please send us your contact details to right this wrong. We have never received such negative feedback from a customer especially in such fundamental issues such as cleanliness, in the last 15 years of operation. Frankly, it is important to us to correct this wrong and invite you... More 

Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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177 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit The restaurant ambience is just average But the quality of food is very very good First of all the freshness and than the mouth watering taste I loved it It's not very expensive but a medium range restaurant where you get the taste and can fill your tummy with a happy mood

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Thank Afzal A
Kinoby, Owner at The Fish Basket, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review. Our focus has always been on providing great seafood at reasonable prices, and we are glad that you also feel this way. Please visit us again if you have the chance. More 

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118 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Food and sea food was good, need proper ventilation system to avoid keeping the smell of the fish inside the restaurant.service need improvement. After serving the food non of the staff had attended to our table. And while clearing the table everything was messed up and the rubbish was literally falling on our cloth. Need more attention to customers specially... More 

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Thank Talal H
Kinoby, Owner at The Fish Basket, responded to this review

Dear Diner Thank you for the kind comments regarding the quality of the food. Your comments regarding the ventalitation will be investigated, so we thank you for your feedback. Please visit us again soon. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

One of the best seafood restaurant in uae When ever come to eat full enjoy the party of seafood in the shape of lovelly grilled fish with amazing salads with fresh breads and some out class fresh juice's and specially so loving staff great to enjoy party in fish basket. I suggests to everyone to come here and enjoy great... More 

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1 Thank Rashid M
Kinoby, Owner at The Fish Basket, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for the kind words. We will share your reveiw with our cook and staff, as I am sure they will appreciate your kind words also. We aim to please, and are glad you found dining with us such a great experience. More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

I been around 15 years in UAE and I have been experiencing The Fish Basket restaurant time to time, I observed that they keep the client so welcomed, in addition to the nice ambience. In term of food is tasty and they cook it at many different way. I seriously recommend it to everyone.

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Thank HeshamSays
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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424 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

I am confused about this restaurant, the service is very bad, extremely basic and the waiters working are not trained but the fish is nicely cooked and fresh. We had jumbo grilled shrimp (great) and fried boulty fish (great) but the regular shrimp with butter and lemon was disappointing and did not eat it, we tried to return it and... More 

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Thank Arabianman
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

You can eat a great sea food meal with a none believable price, you can meet the owner at the entrance (abu mohammad) hes a very nice guy.

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Thank Amer H
Thiruvalla, India
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121 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

Selected the fishes and lobsters which was kept outside and they didn't make us wait for long to prepare those. Great taste

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Thank JojiJoshuaPhilipose

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 50
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 01:00
Monday
13:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 01:00
Thursday
13:00 - 01:00
Friday
13:00 - 01:00
Saturday
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oud Metha Oud Metha Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 335 0391

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