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64 Jones Road | Emporer's Palace Casino, Kempton Park, South Africa
+27 11 928 1040
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Pretoria
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday night, 26/11/2016 we had our anniversary dinner at the Ocean Basket. The Ocean Basket is always excellent value for money. The branch at Emperors' service is very good. They are highly recommended

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to its location this is a branch of this popular South African chain which should really be on top of its game but we found it rather dissapointing. Food tired and tasteless and not much atmosphere. There are many other much nicer places to dine here until this place ups its game.

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Thank PASM64
Durban, South Africa
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the food has dropped in value... the servings are going smaller and the price is going higher... the fish on the platter for two was so small that i thought the shark ate some of it and the remainder was on my plate....there is no room for an average person to go and enjoy prawns anymore... the drinks we ordered... More 

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Thank beena s
Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I will differently choose the platter for 2 Value for money. Don't need anything else it's makes your taste buds come to party

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Can't fault the quality of the food, the sushi starters were great followed by the kingklip fillets as a main, however the service left a lot to be desired, it just felt as if they wanted you in and out as fast as possible. All a little to rushed to be comfortable.

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Thank Stephen N
Sandton, South Africa
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Always a good choice for seafood. Never disappointed with the selection. Service was good. Deep fried calamari is my favourite.

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Thank taniawilliev
Harare, Zimbabwe
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129 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Had salmon and oysters as main portion of the seafood experience. Calamari was well prepared. Definitely a must visit on my return to Birch Acres.

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Thank John C
Cairo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner while at the airport. Don't ask why buy we decided to eat sushi (mainly sashimi). The food was just Ok. So if you manage your expectations, this place isn't bad.

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Thank The_Egyptian_Couple
Utrecht
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282 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

There is a wide selection of good seafood here and often there are people waiting in line to be seated, which to me is always a good sign when I am looking for a restaurant. The meals come fast, but the service depends a bit on who is serving. On one day a had a friendly and attentive waiter. On... More 

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Thank Geerlings
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We live in Tampa, Florida USA. So we are used to very Fresh, good quality sea food. When I read this is a chain restaurant her in SA, I was really Pleasantly surprised and happy we came here. We were in a slight hurry as we had tickets to he Barnyard Theater also in the Emperor's Palace. Our waitress was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Jones Road | Emporer's Palace Casino, Kempton Park, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Kempton Park
  • Phone Number: +27 11 928 1040

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