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Ocean Basket Umhlanga

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

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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Value and Service

You are always made welcome here. The food is good value and the grilled calamari is excellent. They have a good children's menu and this is a perfect outing for family. The service is good and they work around load shedding to make your meal an enjoyable experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
Rosanne B
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Harare, Zimbabwe
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Hamburg, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

They have a huge variety of dishes and especially the combos are nice if you want to try several dishes at once. The service was welcoming and the meals were served very quickly. Food quality was okay, but nothing special.

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Newcastle,
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Enjoyed the food at Ocean basket. Ate at the Spur. Ate at Phoenix Plaza (Indian traditional foods) Enjoyed the karaoke every night. Enjoyed the Promenade and its safety and on the each daily. Near Gateway, and Phoenix Shopping mall.

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Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Ocean Basket in Umhlanga is a great eating experience. The three of us went for dinner on Thursday evening and really enjoyed Fish and Chips, Fried Calamari, and the Seared Salmon. Our waiter was excellent, friendly and efficient. This Sunday evening we decided to try the Sushi, and were so glad we did. It was absolutely delicious and so fresh.... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

You are always made welcome here. The food is good value and the grilled calamari is excellent. They have a good children's menu and this is a perfect outing for family. The service is good and they work around load shedding to make your meal an enjoyable experience.

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

One just keeps going back to this place because the service is so quick, the seafood is always great and the staff so friendly, plus it is really affordable seafood. Today we had the seafood platter for two - great value at R219.00, with calamari tubes, mussels in the shells, prawns, and hake served with chips or rice and their... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Great Food, Great Calamari Ocean Basket Food was as perfect as always. Couldn't have wished for more.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We had two meals here & both were very good. Freshly made Sushi to order, delicious queen size prawns & kingklip a most delicious South African fish. Roy served us both times - very friendly. A great meal at reasonable prices. One visit had free Wifi & the next visit it was down.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

If you dont want to research or experiment with a unknown restaurant... This is the place to go to. Fresh fish, tasty prawns... family friendly. Not the 5* cuisine one is looking for but it works.

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Centurion, South Africa
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335 reviews 335 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
604 helpful votes 604 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My husband and I had a late lunch at Ocean Basket after arriving earlier in Umhlanga Rocks on 4 April 2015. The restaurant is conveniently situated away from the main hustle and bustle of Umhlanga Rocks. There is also plenty of parking available. We were warmly welcomed at the door and told that they no longer have a smoking area... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My wife and I decided to go to the Ocean Basket in Umhlanga as we had not been there for a while and have enjoyed the meals before, but normally have their seafood platters. This time I decided to order the fish of the day, which the waiter told me was Dorado. Dorado is an amazing eating fish and 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
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Lagoon Drive Cnr Lagoon And Weaver, Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: 031 561 6103

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
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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