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Ocean Basket Vincent Park East London

avenue, East London 5214, South Africa
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Ranked #9 of 63 restaurants in East London
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 21, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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East London, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My husband and I went to the ocean basket restuarant for his birhday lunch and the food was excellent definetely beter than the first couple of times we went there. I dont know if there is a new chef or manager but the food was very good and the restaurant was full and this we didnt experience on the other... More

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Guelph, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Went for supper with friends as visiting the city. Great atmosphere and waitress was efficient. Food was as expected and although we stayed late, in fact we were the last to leave, we were at no time hassled to leave. All in all, a great restaurant.

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East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The table was booked so there was no problem with seating & the waiter was very efficient. The food is top draw and very well prepared. We had a fantastic evening at Ocean Basket Vincent Park.

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