Ooskus Fisheries, Gordon’s Bay, Western Cape
The quality and freshness of the seafood that is served at the Ooskus Fisheries in Gordon’s Bay will leave you feeling satisfied, yet eager for more! This is the ‘take-away’ restaurant for all things seafood.
Ooskus Fisheries is ideally located near the sea-shore so you are guaranteed to be served only the freshest catch of the day. In fact, they are known for serving the best fish and chips and calamari in the Gordon’s Bay area.
During my stay at one of the numerous guesthouses close-by, I decided to see this for myself.
My immediate impression was that Ooskus Fisheries restaurant captures the laid back feel that is found throughout the town. This is highlighted by the simplicity, yet the effective visual appeal of the restaurant.
I decided to taste the Large Combo Meal from their menu and it is fair to say that I got a lot more than I was expecting. A tasty grouping of hake and calamari as well as chips was my selection. Needless to say, I was also pleasantly surprised by the generous portion that was served.
What to Expect at Ooskus Fisheries?
This is a takeaway restaurant that serves almost exclusively seafood. Visitors will have a selection of fresh fish, combos, platters, calamari, prawns as well as garlic mussels.
Kid’s meals are served with a toy and juice and thus allow for enjoyment for the whole family. Ooskus has been an iconic takeaway restaurant in Gordon’s Bay for over 30 years
Ooskus Fisheries’ portions are larger than most, which makes for an ideal place for the hungry traveller. They serve restaurant-quality food at takeaway prices.
According to owner, Delano; “Most of our products, where possible, are sourced fresh, locally and caught sustainably.”
I must also point out that the service was prompt and friendly while the prices were as good as the meals on offer.
Visitors to Ooskus can decide to enjoy their meal outside the restaurant or opt to eat at home. The visual aspect of the shop screams fish shop in its styling. An umbrella allows for sit down meals to be enjoyed whilst being protected from the elements.
Hunting for a bargain, see their specials here. They also do seafood platters for functions and stock fresh bait at the cheapest prices in the area. I would recommend a visit to the Ooskus Fisheries when in Gordon’s Bay.
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