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Ocean Basket

Marine Drive | Shop 49, Village Square, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 1313
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (59 reviews)
“prawns” (37 reviews)
“kingklip” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Marine Drive | Shop 49, Village Square, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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121 - 130 of 352 reviews

Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Late afternoon lunch at hermanus ocean basket was yummy. Good service from Babalwa. Sushi was amazing, and the softest freshest calamari I've tasted. Only slight disappointment is that they've done away with their kids play room and converted it to a smoking / sports room;...More

Thank Marian R
Ocean Basket H, Owner at Ocean Basket, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2016

Thank you for the kind review and compliments,always make us feel good to see customers appreciating the work we put in.Sorry about the play room but the world cup demands changed it. We will look at a play room in the future again.\ Thank you....More

Reviewed December 24, 2015

The food was good . The Baby Kingkli I had was delicious ! Service good and views beautiful. Good value for money.

Thank 488Tibbie
Ocean Basket H, Owner at Ocean Basket, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2016

Thank you for the compliments,nice to get good feeling. Thank you. Bobby

Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

we got our food really quickly it was steaming hot, noone bothered even though the resturant was full we felt private and with a window seat and a lovely meal it was just great thanks guys!!!

1  Thank Yusuf P
Ocean Basket H, Owner at Ocean Basket, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2016

Thank you for the review nice to know the customer appreciated his /her visit and making us feel proud. Tanx. Bobby

Reviewed December 23, 2015

we visited last Sunday, the restaurant was packed as It's Christmas Holidays and they were clearly under pressure.. Our waiter was very good and efficient but sadly the food wasn't up to the standard we expect from Ocean Basket. Our food wasn't hot, there's nothing...More

Thank theresaMary47
Ocean Basket H, Owner at Ocean Basket, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2015

thank you for the review sorry about the food not being hot but we will work on getting the food out to the customer while still piping hot.Hope to see you again.

Reviewed December 18, 2015

Our waiter was great, the food was good, and the sea view setting was most enjoyable. The service was fast and flawless.

Thank Arina J
Ocean Basket H, Owner at Ocean Basket, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2015

Thank you for the good review always nice to get a good report and happy customers.

Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Good food and good service! Family and I went and had a very nice meal enjoyed my calamari wasn't tough at all a must try. Will visit again.

Thank Sally D
Ocean Basket H, Owner at Ocean Basket, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2015

Thank you for the kind words and report. We would love to see you again. Always nice to read a good report Regards. Bobby

Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We three couples went for a social evening. Everything was as per standard Ocean Basket style bar the food. Al six of us were disappointed with our meals. Overcooked , stale and not fresh. Not wanting to spoil a social evening we all forced it...More

Thank Louis B
Ocean Basket H, Owner at Ocean Basket, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2015

Thank you for the feedback.We have looked into the matter and have rectified the kitchen prep. Sorry for the not so good evening please visit us again to give you the service and food you deserve. Hope to see you soon. Bobby

Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food! The waiters were all really friendly and professional. Highly recommended! They carry a good selection of local wines and did not have any problems with us bringing our own as well.

Thank Robbie T
Reviewed December 12, 2015

Made a reservation ahead of arriving. Arrived on time and was not even greeted for qui quite a while so as the restaurant was not very busy selected a table and sat down and 10 minutes later after asking for service, menus were offered. We...More

Thank 23Mikey23
Ocean Basket H, Owner at Ocean Basket, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2015

Very strange that anybody would go to the same place 3 times in a row to get bad service and bad food.We do not take bookings so strange that you got a booking must be the wrong place. This is a blatant lie and no...More

Reviewed December 11, 2015

It's Ocean Basket. How can you go wrong. A very busy restaurant, can be noisy and a little chaotic, but all things considered when you are looking for nice meal at a reasonable price then you cannot go wrong. The Hermanus is especially nice for...More

1  Thank derekandsabine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$4 - $15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Drive | Shop 49, Village Square, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 312 1313
  • E-mail
Description
We are FAMOUS for our FISH, FANTASTIC SERVICE and FRIENDLY PLACE. . Come enjoy Mediterranean platters, seafood, prawns, vegetarian stir-fries, great salads and many more! From your table you have a magnificent view over the ocean and the Walker Bay, watch the whales frolic in the ocean, from our restaurant. We are upstairs, 2 levels of expansive views.Our meals are very well priced, offering the Best Value and we have a great selection of local wines. Don't miss out on a fabulous experience, visit the Ocean Basket today!
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