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Ocean Basket Vincent Park East London

avenue, East London 5214, South Africa
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Ranked #10 of 65 Restaurants in East London
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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- Aug 24, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Da Full Deck - fish platter for 4 - included prawns, mussels, calamari, breaded calamari, breaded line fish. We just managed to finish this tasty, succulent dinner. everything was extremely tasty. Service was excellent, and good value for money. My regret - that I do not live in East London, so that I could eat at this restaurant once a... More

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Mthatha
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Service was slow, the portions have become decreased tremendously from when they first opened, the muscles are awful and definitely not of the original quality. A disappointing experience and no manage was visible. This we have experience three times running. Most definitely our last visit to Ocean Basket. One used to stand in a queue to get seated now you... More

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Kimberley
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Ocean Basket is tops as always. Excellent food and staff are friendly. The weather was cold but the food was hot :)

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Like most of the franchise type restaurants, good value for money, but nothing special. You go there to eat, you have a reasonable meal at a reasonable price, that is it.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

No fuss! You know that what is reflected on the menu, is what you will get on your plate. Little ambience, but relatively cheap for good seafood.

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Auckland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Ocean basket doesn't pretend to be a high-end seafood restaurant. It's located in a mall and it does cheap(ish) and cheerful well. The food and service are all okay - one can't complain, but then one can't rave either. The best, and most accurate, review would be to say that this restaurant has defined its niche and seems to be... More

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East London
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Anyone looking for a a pleasant dining experience, either Lunch or Dinner, can rely on Ocean Basket, Vincent Park, for a very satisfying experience. Their wide range of Sushi and fish dishes makes you spoilt for choice! The Franchise is owned and extremely well run by the caring hosts, Ian Groves and Wife Fiona who are supported by a TEAM... More

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East London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Only in East London would we have a fish restaurant overlooking a shopping mall car park, but that's what makes our town so quirky!! The food, is great, service is quick and efficient and my kids love it too so when we want fish and I don't want to cook, it's the perfect place and close to home too. Their... More

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East London, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

This is our favorite restaurant in town. We always great fantastic service and a wonderful meal. Food is quick and to arrive and reasonably priced.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

Sushi took 35 minutes. Waitress did her absolute best to avoid eye contact while I was waiting. Excuse was I should be grateful because it can take 45 minutes.

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