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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: Late Night

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food, attentive service

Received a friendly welcome at the door. Service was prompt and efficient. The calamari was excellent and proudly presented in a short time. Nice to see management on the floor interacting with customers too. Will be back

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
agewebb
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Cape Town
via mobile
Good for:
  • Late Night
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Cape Town
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77 reviews 77 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

Received a friendly welcome at the door. Service was prompt and efficient. The calamari was excellent and proudly presented in a short time. Nice to see management on the floor interacting with customers too. Will be back

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Suffolk, UK
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78 reviews 78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Have eaten in Ocean Basket restaurants at various locations in South Africa - I am always amazed at how cheap the meals are when compared to the UK. We generally go for the platter for two which is extremely good value. Meal at Umhlanga did not disappoint, but experienced some attempt at hard sell by staff to try and get... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Went along to this restaurant as its location was convenient and every member of our party of five enjoyed their respective meals, service was slightly slow but it was worth the wait as every plate was removed empty.

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Durban, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Always a great family restaurant which offers superb value for money and excellent meals. The staff is brilliant!

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Durban, South Africa
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It's always such a good sign when the Maitre D' /Manager greets guests to a restaurant at the door - we were shown to an outdoor table at our request and were soon attended to by our waiter who was extremely helpful with menu recommendations - we decided on a seafood platter for two - the special on offer that... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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142 reviews 142 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Managed to get a table here without much of a wait! I guess it was good timing as this was busy from the time we walked in till we left... As usual, the staff always to alter their platters to suit your tastes which is great coz some times the kids don't want mussels, sometimes no calamari....and the list goes... More 

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Jerusalem District, Israel
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

good and friendly location, staff helpful and atmosphere light and fun. Food really good value and certainly worth the visit if you are looking for a casual evening, we will certainly return, a good experience

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Sandton, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We were lucky to get a last minute reservation here for about ten people during the festive period. Ocean Basket was not our first choice for a 60th birthday celebration, but all other restaurants were fully booked. Nonetheless we had a great time with exceptional food and service. I found the food tastier here than any other Ocean Basket franchise.... More 

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South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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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
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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