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Ocean Basket

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As featured in The Best of the Cape
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Gabriel Road, Plumstead, Cape Town Central, South Africa
(+27+21) 761 0765
11:30 - 23:00
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Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ate here with friends, and I had one of the best calamari meals I've ever had!! I was trying to say healthy so had it served with creamed spinach and butternut squash - YUM!!

Thank Sheila-Ann5
Pretoria, South Africa
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting from Pretoria it was an ideal choice (and setting) to meet up with family that we'd not seen for over a year. The atmosphere, food and service was outstanding. Alex was an excellent waiter.

Thank billgraham2016
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

The perfect place to take seafood-loving friends or family to. The seafood platter is excellent, the fried fish is very good too....the batter is perfect and the chips are definitely not soggy and cold...as so often happens in restuarants! Even at there busiest times, the service is good!!

1 Thank felag103
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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139 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

When sometimes you want fish and you want it now you can count on Ocean Basket you won t be disappointed. Fish or calamari are delicious, the portions big and it will satisfy your appetite.

Thank CTandyou
Thierachern, Switzerland
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Great place for a dinner and seafood. Direktly on the water at the harbour. Delicouse Food and very friendly staff.

Thank 272raro
Cape Town, South Africa
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

If you're a vegan and you happen to be with a group of friends that want to visit Ocean Basket, don't despair ... go with them! Making use of the "side dishes", we had a lovely dinner: salad, chips, stir fried vegetables, butternut (not the spinach, because it contains milk) and rice. I would definitely recommend the Plumstead Ocean Basket.

Thank Kobusvanwyk
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Scales on fish. The restaurant smells like old fish. Uncaring management. Dirty cutlery and glasses. Slow service. The bread was dry. Dirty floor. We will never revisit.

Thank Trevor D
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Ordered a seafood platter for 1, which easily feeds two people. My aunt is allergic to mussels & I'm not a fan. We asked if they could swap out the mussels for something else & the managers answer was no. He also said that anything we swap it out for would cost us. I remember visiting this Ocean Basket branch... More 

Thank ronnie_wentzel
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Monday evening at Ocean Basket was a disappointment, I am afraid to say! My friend and I met for a quick meal at 5.30, to be met by very old, stale bread. Then I ordered Cabernet Sauvignon, and was brought white wine... Funny enough a table close to us were complaining profusely - not sure about what - but I... More 

Thank emma s
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Best place to have fish.. Great variety and best taste.. Service is excellent and staff very pleasant and friendly,,must visit

Thank sabraj1924

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Sushi, Japanese, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gabriel Road, Plumstead, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: (+27+21) 761 0765

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