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Shop21 | The Waterfront, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 4862
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Landskrona, Sweden
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were pleasantly surprised by the good quality of the food here! There is a great variety of choice and we were all satisfied with our meals. Can recommend this restaurant!

Thank Meg S
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice sea food. Very good value for your money. Waiting for the food was a bit slow. But well worth the wait. Its not fine dining. Great for family with kids.

1 Thank Ian W
Vancouver, Canada
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Ocean's Basket numerous times, and knew we had to go back again. Their food is always fresh, they have a great variety of seafood, and the prices are very reasonable. Kingclip is a huge favourite of ours - we don't have it where we come from - and it's done to delicious perfection. Go and enjoy!

1 Thank Kathron
Muscat, Oman
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288 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome experience at oceans basket. Highly recommended by my friends we has lunch here on one of the days we were at Knysna. A platter for 2, some complimentary bread, lemonade, a plate of grilled squid, and a new dessert kataifi and awesome service by the waitress there made our visit to Oceans Basket a truly memorable one. Value for... More 

1 Thank alanjoro
Roodepoort, South Africa
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to countless ocean baskets. We are fans of there freshly fried fish. However it was not the customary bread we received. The meal was not delayed and the service and staff were friendly. As we walked in for lunch tables around us were dirty and had not been cleaned. Our table cloth was sticky. This did in... More 

Thank jasonhT7786KQ
Bathurst, South Africa
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114 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We were staying at the Knysna Quays resort, a few meters away from this great section of food outlets and were drawn by the warm welcome at Ocean Basket. The food was very good, well cooked and served. The staff were attentive, polite and responded request with enthusiasm. A very pleasant evening.

Thank Prof W
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We ate at this chain 3 times during our trip and were very pleased with the quality, price and service of the seafood.

Thank chicago821
Ayr, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

At the ocean basket one gets a tasty and well proportioned pan of food, it's hard to choose from the lovely things on the menu. I've tried the hake, calamari and chips, also the sushi. The sushi is worth the wait (in busy times), and the view is fantastic - looking out over the Knysna water front. Vibey and busy... More 

Thank samsmom2016
Somerset West, South Africa
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We enjoyed our meal at Ocean Basket. Our waitress was friendly and the food was perfect. The portions was generous enough for a doggy bag take away.

Thank lovingnature2015
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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285 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

If I did not like the franchise, I would give this store a miss. My wife and one daughter came in first but went to the loo, so we did not see them, but a female waiter told us and said be seated 20 minutes later we got our menus, ordered drinks and then got our bread which came without... More 

Thank hoosainnarker

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 47
Seafood, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop21 | The Waterfront, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?