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Ocean Basket

Shop 2, Port Frances House | Van der Riet st, Port Alfred, South Africa
+27 46 624 1727
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood” (23 reviews)
“kingklip” (7 reviews)
“prawns” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 2, Port Frances House | Van der Riet st, Port Alfred, South Africa
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We ate Sunday Lunch with family at this River front. The food was fresh and delicious, we thoroughly enjoyed the view of the river.

Thank druecinda
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

As an R72 traveller between East London and Port Elizabeth, I would say their dishes are just out of this world. I usually place a telephonic order which I subsequently collect after 15-20 as I drive past Port Alfred.Great service and accommodative staff. They must...More

Thank Yolisa S
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is by far the Ocean basket with the best setting and view. Always had good service even with take away orders.

Thank Bianca G
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is of course a chain but each of the restaurants has a different level of service. We have never been disappointed here - situated on the Kowie River, there is a great atmosphere and the service is great. It goes without saying the food...More

Thank brianfQ3331OT
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Great service. Lovely fresh fish. Helpful and attentive staff and management. Great location and wonderful view.

Thank ERMouse
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The fish was nice and fresh and well prepared. The sangria was delicious and our waiter was friendly and around when you needed him

Thank tracymZ7261WN
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Enjoyed a good lunch and a Savanna Light with a friend. The service was attentive and friendly. The food was very good. Worth a visit. I would go back. Ocean Basket seems to be one of the better "Chain" Restaurants in RSA.

Thank einhorrido
Reviewed 2 June 2017

we came at a late hour, but got very good and pleasant service food was good! menu very diverse location good

Thank shalon2711
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Our meal was delicious, our waiter Thomas was absolutely delightful and could not have been more attentive throughout the evening, and the atmosphere was just perfect for a casual catch up with family friends. On top of all of that, the restaurant is beautifully situated...More

Thank courtkaye
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Such a pleasant experience, great food with a view of the river and the staff is so polite, friendly service.

Thank Nomii M
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Nearby Attractions
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52 reviews
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.83 km away
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1.88 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 2, Port Frances House | Van der Riet st, Port Alfred, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Alfred
  • Phone Number: +27 46 624 1727
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