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Ocean Basket Vincent Park East London

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avenue, East London 5214, South Africa
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 32
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  • 31
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Value for money

We love this Ocean Basket. The food is always good and the service excellent. The value for money offering is also really good. I also like that they have a more "grown up" kiddies menu that offers children options like sushi etc. We have been going for many years as its an affordable family... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
TraceyPutzier
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Queenstown, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Having heard so much about Ocean Basket in London, we decided to give it a try while on holiday in SA. We were blown away by the great food and service. Would recommend it to everyone.

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Queenstown, South Africa
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We love this Ocean Basket. The food is always good and the service excellent. The value for money offering is also really good. I also like that they have a more "grown up" kiddies menu that offers children options like sushi etc. We have been going for many years as its an affordable family restaurant that very rarely disappoints. We... More 

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Bathurst, South Africa
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The Ocean Basket is my wife best place to going when out shopping in Vincent as she doesn't eat meat and is Gluten free. It is always good service and the meals cover a good range of taste. But I always end up having Fish and Chips, I just like them so much.

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East London, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

During our December family holiday in East London we had a pleasant family meal in a very busy and noisy Ocean Basket Restaurant in Vincent. It was a pleasant experience, will return but maybe better when not as busy.

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East London, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I stay in Mthatha and a often visit East London weekly for business I have tried to use most of the frinchised restaurants so in December I was with my family when we went for lunch at ocean busket must say I enjoyed the sea food

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East London, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

We have enjoyed many meals at Ocean Basket Vincent .The service was good and the food is really good value for money

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The fastest service in East London, you never have to wait more than 15 minutes for your meal, the seafood is exceptional!

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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Coming from Australia we are used to huge prawns so did not order them after eating small dry ones at the Port Alfred OB. The fish was tasty, and the rest of the family seemed happy with their meals. The atmoshere was great, with decent service. This OB is popular, which was evident from the number of people inside in... More 

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Gaborone, Botswana
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

The Ocean Basket in East London is a must for anyone visiting this beautiful, calm and relaxed city. Have eaten a number of times here with our family and each time surpassed the previous visit. On this visit we had the platters and lemonade. Simply awesome and filling. The atmosphere is great and the service rocks. Ian and team have... More 

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East London, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The best Seafood Restaurant in East London! It is located in Vincent Park Shopping Mall and there is safe parking close to the restaurant! Their service is excellent even during rush hour. But more importantly their seafood is outstanding. They also boast a 'Sushi Bar'! This Restaurant is perfect for any occasion!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: avenue, East London 5214, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  East London

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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