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The Fish Basket

Oud Metha Oud Metha Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 335 0391
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“fresh fish” (5 reviews)
“hamour” (2 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Oud Metha Oud Metha Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

The exposition of the fresh fish showed fresh fish. The preparation was tasty and good. A platter with salad leaves, a full tomato and some pepper cut into slices was not needed 🙄 The atmosphere was not good. You go there to eat fresh fish...More

1  Thank DudjiT
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My husband and I were staying at a luxury resort which had its own seafood restaurant but we decided to try out The Fish Basket, which was highly recommended by a friend. It did not disappoint. We chose a selection of fresh fish (Hamour and...More

Thank JHALondon_England
Kinoby, Owner at The Fish Basket, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thank you so much for the kind review. We love receiving such comments and will share with all our staff.

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Nothing special , the only good thing is that you can really see your seafood before they cook , there is a display with varieties of fish and seafood, they will weigh for you and cook or fry, it comes with basket of fresh vegetables...More

Kinoby, Owner at The Fish Basket, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Oh my, So sorry to hear about your experience, and we do apologize. Could you inform me what date you came in so I can discuss it with the staff on duty that day. In the meantime is there anything we can do to win...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017

While booking and in Ads it was mentioned buffet Seafood iftar dinner. upon joining at the oud metha restaurant of fish basket found that all the buffet section food run out in seconds and there was no re-filling. and the guests came afterwords including me...More

Thank ZeeShome
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Looks like a got the place place mistaken for another restaurant. This particular one is just VERY bad. I got sick with nausea and diarrhea for a week probably from eating clams. We also got cheated! The clams we picked were quite meaty, but when...More

Thank khh7
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We went here looking forward to no frills, simple seafood. On walking in there was no acknowledgement-" - did not know whether to go to counter to select seafood or sit at a table, and there was no information about what to expect I.e. breads...More

Thank mucuslucas
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Omg what can I say.! The food is exceptional with great service to boot. It was the tastiest fish I have ever eaten cooked to perfection. The choice was excellent and varied. This is a mist visit restaurant in Dubai.

Thank Jacqui C
Kinoby, Owner at The Fish Basket, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thank you so much for the kind compliment. You are welcome any time.

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!

Thank snetham
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

Thank Rashid45678
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'...More

Thank Zehn A
Kinoby, Owner at The Fish Basket, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2016

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...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
1:00 pm - 1:00 am
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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