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Ocean Basket

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Shop 2, Port Frances House | Van der Riet st, Port Alfred, South Africa
+27 46 624 1727
11:00 - 22:30
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good basic frozen fish. Friendly service and a pleasant meal for a chain restaurant. Outside nice view over the river.

Thank Vivienne W
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A romantic setting on the river and divine food. We loved the deep fried squid heads and their fish was cooked to perfection. Nice veg and salad too

Thank happycamper380
Queenstown, South Africa
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Waited a couple of minutes to be tended to but once helped by our friendly waitress the service received was very good. The manageress checks up on tables to make sure all is satisfied with their food & drinks which is great. Food was received fast & nice and warm. Lovely setting right on the water.

Thank AdriU88
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great seafood and nice staff at a really nice location ( doesn't seem from the entrance site) Cheap bottles of wine and really great seafood platters. One of the better ocean baskets I have been yet.

Thank ArnoFr
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The reopened Ocean Basket in Port Alfred is excellent value for money, hood friendly service and most importantly freshly cooked seafood consistently reliable.I can really recommend it.

Thank jeninzim
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great scenery - the tidal river flowing past peacefully ... and the food - fresh and well presented. Love the ocean special in a pan - loads of mussels, prawns, calamari, fish and more ... oh, and super friendly service. Long may this place stand tall in the food service industry! Well done to the staff and management!

Thank eddieleeds1972
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

went to Ocean Basket on a recent trip to Port Alfred and although I have not been to Ocean Basket for ages, this was definitely one of the best I have been to. really good food and everyone at our table thoroughly enjoyed theirs. portions are extremely generous as well. beautiful setting.

Thank Penelope H
Port Alfred
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I haven't visited an Ocean Basket for about 4 years as I found them overpriced with overdone prawns, chewy calamari and lacking of ambiance . Well what a surprise!! Situated on the banks of the Kowie River with the most stunning views. Seating inside, covered patio with awnings that can be closed for the cold windy days or outside seating.... More 

Thank Martin B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I like ocean basket. And this one in port Alfred has great views. Food is always good and well priced.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Queenstown, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

First time being at Ocean basket, must say enjoyed the sea food, I would recommend also to other people who are not sea food lovers.

Thank qwaseivanka

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Sushi
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?