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Ocean Basket

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Corlett Drive, Melrose Arch | Shop 4, Melrose Square, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 684 1623
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

Wish these guys were in the UK.... Really tasty fish dishes simply served and good value. Staff are helpful and pleasant. A lovely evening.

Thank Ralph T
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

We have just had an appalling experience at this venue. Whilst having a light sushi lunch a large amount of stale and dirty water emptied itself from the umbrella we were sitting under onto me and a brand new jacket still in the bag and fresh from the shop. Eventually we were presented with someone who claimed to be the... More 

Thank Stephen K
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

I was hoping to find a good Ocean Basket around Johannesburg and after some research I came across this one in Melrose Arch. Such a beautiful venue! The food and service was really good. The only downfall was that my sushi pieces were rather small but nonetheless they tasted very good.

Thank BonniVanJ
Western Cape, South Africa
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016

Staff were great, as well as the management team. The management professional and friendly. The food was good and well prepared. Melrose Arch is also a great location and safe area to visit at night,

Thank JAL047
Mackay, Australia
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291 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016

Restaurant for couples, families and celebrations with seafood at a reasonable price. Plenty to choose from to keep everyone happy. Good service too. For the value you can't go past this one.

Thank Jayne J
Oxford, United Kingdom
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264 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

Second time of eating here, a party of 13, we were seated, watered and fed in a very reasonable time, staff were helpful. Food was good, all brought out together and as ordered, no mistakes. if I had one complaint it could have done to have been served hotter, but it was still good.

Thank Richsawsedges
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2015

Upon inquiring why our family platter was so scantily laid with seafood however crammed with chips and rice, the manager/owner (Vicky) took hold of my fork and continued to vulgarly dig into the platter to count the prawns and fish fillets. Pathetic behavior Ms Vicky! Although you apologized and sent two more pieces of fish after realizing how improper and... More 

Thank firemangp
South africa
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

It's difficult to mess up food at an ocean basket so usually the experience is very dependent on the service...the service we received for our party of 12 was nothing short of excellent. The waiters were on the ball and you never needed to really ask for anything,the waiters did the thinking and we just had a great time. I... More 

Thank Fathima M
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2015

Good restaurant for sea food. Fresh sea food at a good price. The service was good . All in all it was an enjoyable evening.

Thank Reka K
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

We sat outside and the Food, Atmosphere was great Just like many of the other Ocean Baskets the Menu was delightful. Oysters in the shell and the Calamari were perfect

Thank Lee Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corlett Drive, Melrose Arch | Shop 4, Melrose Square, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 684 1623

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