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Ocean Basket

Shop 2, Port Frances House | Van der Riet st, Port Alfred, South Africa
+27 46 624 1727
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood” (24 reviews)
“kingklip” (7 reviews)
“calamari” (14 reviews)
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Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 2, Port Frances House | Van der Riet st, Port Alfred, South Africa
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21 - 30 of 193 reviews

Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

We had a Friday night dinner, the service was very friendly on arrival and once seated become very slow, The food was good but could of been a little tastier but was still enjoyable,

Thank Hospitality S
Reviewed February 16, 2017

This restaurant is beautifully situated with great views, but the food and service is mediocre. With a little bit more effort this can become a great place to visit. Our food was oily and luke warm when it was served and the service was not...More

Thank Lize B
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

We arrived for dinner without a booking and were seated very quickly by a very friendly and welcoming manager. The restaurant wasn't extremely busy, but very comfortable with a welcoming atmosphere. The dorado I ordered was absolutely delicious, and the calamaru my partner had was...More

Thank bestofspirits
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Standard chain restaurant but reliable well cooked food. We had the Kingclip which was really good. Lovely location on the side of the Kowie River. Good service.

Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

Went to buy Lunch at the restaurant, even that was take away we bought we still got the best service and fresh food. Thanks a million.

Thank lazarusm2017
Reviewed January 26, 2017

Food very good and reasonably priced. Fish tasted fresh, although probably frozen. Nice venue overlooking the river. Service good but a bit slow

Thank pamlaw2017
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Visited the Ocean Basket for lunch a couple of weeks ago and the whole family loved it. Great location on the river - we ate outside as it was a lovely day. The service was attentive and the food was fresh and very good. Wish...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Two visits here within our first week holidaying in Port Alfred and on both occasions the seafood starters and main courses were all delicious. Although this restaurant, located on the bank of the river Kowie, is very popular we were shown to tables without booking...More

Thank suffolkbarn2016
Reviewed January 16, 2017

If you were not lucky enough to catch your own fish, this will be the closest taste to that fresh fish.Lovely atmosphere and add your family and you have a night to remember.

Thank hesterd2017
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Excellent location on the bank of the Kowie River. You can sit inside or outside. The food was excellent as can be expected from the Ocean Basket. The service was also excellent.

Thank Dirkpetrus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 2, Port Frances House | Van der Riet st, Port Alfred, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Alfred
  • Phone Number: +27 46 624 1727
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