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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 good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (23 reviews)
“kingklip” (9 reviews)
“prawns” (16 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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Reviewed 6 days ago

Have eaten here twice in the last two weeks. First time it was mid-week so wasn't that busy, yet took 50 mins to get the starter and had to "chase" it up myself as the manager wasn't at all proactive. Then one of the mains...More

Thank Outspanner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was rather wary when colleagues suggested Ocean Basket, as this is a fishy chain restaurant as I understood - I don't do fast food! Blown away, I had a combo of prawns, calamari and fish. They served a beer, which was ok, but then...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner at the Port Alfred Ocean Basket with my family in December 2017. The food was great the service was ok. The waiters took long to attend to us, felt like they forgot about us. It was an ok experience

Thank LillyM29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had no power in our town so went there for lunch. The fish and calamari were delicious, but the baklava was disappointing. Tasted ok but the pastry was soggy. The staff were very kind and helpful. Always a good place to go so we will...More

Thank 770carol
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Convenient to centre of town with views over the river. Good choice of food and wine in simple surroundings.

Thank Russell4422
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Great selection of fish and sushi on offer here, with riverside outdoor seating as well as indoor tables available too. Cheery and efficient service and reasonably priced. Interesting signage at the door.....no Wi-Fi, just talk to each other!! Maybe that’s what made it feel friendly...More

Thank Celtic-Wanderer
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Very nice evening atmosphere next to the river. Excellent prawns served by very friendly and efficient staff!

Thank Lynette J
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

One would think of getting lesser quality or service in a small dorpie like P. A. But no, great ambience good old O. Basket standards.

Thank Thobela
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Most enjoyable meal, with both the calamari and fried aubergine starters being excellent. The Kingclip (and chips) was excellent, very tasty and beuatifyully cooked. Service was quick with friendly staff. My only complaint - the ginger cat being allowed to roam around the various tables....More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Everything you expect from the brand is wrapped up and held together by great service and a fabulous view of the Kowie. We were served by Norbert who was knowledgeable and informative. The traditional fish and chips is my go to meal and it did...More

Thank sarah w
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Groups
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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