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Ocean Basket Umhlanga

10 Lagoon Drive Cnr Lagoon And Weaver, Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
031 561 6103
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night

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English first
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We arrive at the frontdoor, waiter welcomed us, the other staff did not even wincked. Sad. We were offered the menu, no specials was advertised or shared with us. We enjoyed the fresh food and service was quickly as we decided to eat early at 6h30pm. Our table was way too full of empty softdrink and sushi and soy sauce... More 

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Standerton, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Good food for the whole family.kids loved the kiddies meals and coloring in pictures.we had lovely prawns and great wine.nice place for whole family

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Hillcrest, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Great value and fresh food at reasonable prices including the wine. Close to all Hotels along the main road and other Restaurants in the Village. The staff are friendly and do not crowd you.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Although we love the Ocean Basket, I was very impressed with the Umhlanga Rocks restaurant. Our drinks came within minutes and we were served by a very efficient waiter. Our food, which did not take long, was delicious. All in all, a lovely evening and as it is a family tradition to eat at the Ocean Basket for our birthdays,... More 

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We were seated very promptly and presented with menus immediately with the waiter taking our drinks order at the same time. The waiter was simply great and was always "around" to top up our drinks are bring sauces to try. I ordered the calamari and kingklip, and it was by far the best seafood I've had in South Africa (so... More 

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We were then when the Ocean Basket opened in 1999 and it is our first stop when we get to Umhlanga on a Saturday evening. It has become a tradition and we have always been satisfied.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

What a great restaurant! Been here 3 times during our week stay in Umhlanga Rocks. Super service! They will even make you a seafood platter filled with all the things that you like. We had one made with King prawns, baby kingklip and calamari. A feast!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The food and service was outstanding... Being pressed for a place to go that offered just some sort of service we decided on Ocean basked after visiting the trusting old Trip Advisor. It did not disappoint. Good food and good service!

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is definitely a family restaurant, serving fish (in case that isn’t obvious from the name) and it doesn’t take itself too seriously (as you will see from the menus, wall art etc.) Went in a big family group which is always a challenge, but they coped well. Staff are friendly and moving a bunch of tables together is no... More 

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Johannesburg
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I wouldn't suggest visiting this Ocean Basket. The mussels we ordered were not cooked properly and the hair was not properly removed from the mussels. The kids fish bites were measley portions as compared with other Ocean Baskets we've been to. The calamari was chewy and not cooked properly either. I asked to speak to a manager but everyone is... More 

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Additional Information about Ocean Basket Umhlanga

Address: 10 Lagoon Drive Cnr Lagoon And Weaver, Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
Phone Number: 031 561 6103
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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