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Ocean Basket

Unit 40 Arcades Shopping Mall, Lusaka, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
1 256832
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good44%
  • Average28%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood” (26 reviews)
“kingklip” (3 reviews)
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Unit 40 Arcades Shopping Mall, Lusaka, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the dining here whilst visiting Lusaka, the food was great but the place need to be fresh like elsewhere in the region!

Thank Paradzai M
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Good quality food at reasonable prices. The sushi is to die for. It does what it says on the tin! Great seafood, from fish to shellfish to sushi.

Thank Glyn L
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

I always love how they prepare the fish dishes, they go particularly well with rice and Greek salad.

Thank Thandeka Grace S
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Ive eaten a quick lunch here a few times over the last few months. I always ask beforehand how long the food will take as the service in Lusaka can sometimes be slow. The food has always arrived in the time frame they've said and...More

Thank zambiamell
Reviewed June 11, 2017

In June 2015 they had good, fresh fish for sushi every day, in April 2016 they never had fish for sushi, and this year, the only time I visited in June they had terrible sushi fish. Tuna - dark brown. I ordered salmon sashimi -...More

Thank Mikhail_Goldovski
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

I have an English friend who always says you should never get fish unless you can see the sea; the same applies to maki. I ordered a spicy tuna roll and a veg roll; the veg was great, but the tuna was really gross -...More

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed April 30, 2017

When far away from the beach one never knows what sort of seafood to expect, but this was surprisingly good, all things considered! Calamari was not over-cooked, rather good. Restaurant just lacks any character, which is rather sad!

Thank Audr112
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

This was our first meal in Africa and we did not know what to expect so decided to order a mixed seafood platter with chips on the side and when the food came out, it smelt so good and it was really delicious.

Thank Monica_starfish30
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly good option for fish/seafood in Lusaka. Atmosphere is lacking due to its location in Arcades Mall.

Thank Tash_L_C
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

The Lusaka Zambia Ocean Basket is not comparable to the Same restaurant in South Africa. I've eaten at this one three times now and I keep thinking its Going to improve, but it never does. The service is poor, the restaurant smells bad inside (...More

Thank Mr_Review2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 40 Arcades Shopping Mall, Lusaka, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Lusaka Province  >  Lusaka
  • Phone Number: 1 256832
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