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Ocean Basket

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Brooklyn Square 309 Veale Street | New Muckleneuk, Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
+27 12 460 1103
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Los Angeles, California
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215 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommend the seafood platter with shrimp, fish, calamari, mussels, rice, and fries for two! The platter came with a ton of super delicious seafood, and it totally hit the spot after a day of traveling! Have a few beers and this platter, all set. Reasonably priced as well - a mussel salad and a seafood platter cost R365 (including... More 

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Thank Rachelle W
Centurion, South Africa
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

From entering I knew it was going to be unpleasant. All the waiters just assumed we were with some group that was booked at the back and every time we asked for a table they kept taking us the group. We eventually decided on a table ourselves and sat. The service was extremely slow and bad. The waitress kept telling... More 

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Thank Tracy N
Pretoria
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193 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Once again we were not disappointed. We had fish and calamary combi and sushi. All meals were well prepared and the service was friendly and quick. Good value for money!

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Thank Erwin M
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you consider this as a chain restaurant, then Ocean Basket Brooklyn is very good! I opted for the fish and chips, which at R59 is an absolute bargain! The rest of the family chose prawns, mussels and the monkfish and everything was well presented and delicious!

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Thank Henri K
Adelaide, Australia
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265 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

OK, this is a chain but the seafood is fantastic. We visited for lunch and only wanted a light meal but it was so good, we ended up with three courses each. Nice open venue, lovely decor, exceptional staff. Had Don Pedro for desert. Each of us had a different seafood meal and each was delicious. Perfectly prepared and served.... More 

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Thank TKrieg
Pretoria
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Wanted a platter for two for one person and received a platter for one. Order incorrectly taken. Asked for lemon butter etc on the side but not so. Asked for grilled fish and calamari, fish was grilled, calamari was fried. Something went very wrong.Two other business colleagues had completely different orders. Not so busy, but the food took a while... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

The best chocolate lava cake ever! This restaurant has also really delicious seafood. We had a big family and everything went smoothly and service was fast.

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Thank minnakj
Centurion, South Africa
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My family from UK insist on a meal at this restaurant on each visit. With the exception of my wife, who finds the chips simply awful, we found it still delivered good value. Piped music from Greek vocalists tends to drown conversation. Reduced volume could improve the ambience. Not a place for a quiet meal.

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Thank johnO65KV
Pretoria, South Africa
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71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Usually order platters as there is an assortment Lately they have been serving BASS as their line fish - must tell you its superb and makes the platter worthwhile. You always know what you are getting, service all the same and taste always the same - so its a staple for a quick meal - and desserts are always edible... More 

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Thank JuliaRibeiro
Pretoria, South Africa
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Not being a fan of the Ocean Basket in Brooklyn, Pretoria, owing to a few lousy meals we had there in the past, we decided to try it again in the hope that we would be pleasantly surprised. It was unfortunately not to be! While our waiter was attentive and friendly, the food again disappointed. The sushi we ordered as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Sushi, Japanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brooklyn Square 309 Veale Street | New Muckleneuk, Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 460 1103

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