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Ocean Basket

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Shop21 | The Waterfront, Knysna 6570, South Africa
044 382 4862
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went in for dinner and basket of bread brought to me with wheat and nuts. I've got allergies and restaurant staff said they don't have anything else. How in this day and age you don't catter for people with food allergies. Then my stater comes. Seafood soup that tasted like tomato and water with no flavor and it's the new... More 

Thank Mario W
Pringle Bay, South Africa
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food at this branch was served fresh and hot - which is rare at most franchises. The service ( waiters name is Clever) was very friendly and the food arrived very quick. Was all in all a very pleasant experience.

Thank Carla C
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142 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite the hard working staff and attempts from them to compensate for the lack of quality of food. We have had to endure mussels gone off and the fish really under cooked. This by far has been the worst Ocean Basket we have tried!

Thank Bnaicker
Bilene, Mozambique
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For some reason we normally choose Ocean basket as a safe bet but we always end up really enjoying their food. It is consistently mouth-watering.

Thank Rory D
McGregor, South Africa
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was a touch slow in the beginning and we waited a while before we were attended or acknowledged. The manager was friendly and polite, the food good with a bonus of a great view. Will visit this establishment again.

Thank Rachelle A
Cape Town
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93 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant on several occasions. The tourists love it. Fresh seafoods, excellent quality at local prices. They do cater for big groups 30+. Food was served simultaneously to everybody. It is a good idea to book a few hours in advance and place order also in advance. Staff friendly and efficient. I highly recommend. Might be... More 

Thank AladdinCapeTown
Amberg, Germany
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've taken a Dinner in this Restaurant. The waiter was very friendly and helpfull. I ordered oysters, and they where good and had a very good value for Money.

Thank Oliver B
Bangor, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Had one of my worst dining experiences in a long long time and if I hadn't been in a group I would have walked out.we had ordered platters of various fish and every one was stone cold. I think we returned eight platters before we got one that was edible.when the bill came it took them three attempts to get... More 

Thank georgematthews
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

We needed to eat in a hurry and the fast friendly service came to the rescue. It's not a fancy restaurant but it's decent food at a decent price. Perfect for budget dining.

Thank Kevin L
Cork, Ireland
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168 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a trip, had eaten in other restaurants on previous trips to South Africa!! My two friends had never eaten there before!! Fish was tasty and views were great!!!! Prawns were a little overdone but still tasted good!!! My pals had the local fish and chips and sushi!!! Ticked the lunch box for us. Would eat here again... More 

Thank Niall

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $47
Seafood, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop21 | The Waterfront, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: 044 382 4862
There's one near you, where you will find friendly people, a home-from-home feeling, and great value for your hardearned bucks. You can order to eat in or takeaway, whatever grabs you.You will find only the freshest seafood at Ocean Basket. Ocean Basket is for all da family, cos children love good seafood as much as you do. Come on in and have a whale of a time!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?