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Investor Opportunities

Ocean Basket Franchisees get a streamlined franchise system, comprehensive support structures and the benefits of a well established brand name.

Cast a line for your Ocean Basket Franchise today!

About The Brand

Ocean Basket offers you a profitable brand that has won more than 40% of South African market share. South Africans love us and know us as the most trusted seafood chain in the country. And, we are growing our international presence. You'll be joining a franchise system with over 19 years of experience, more than 180 (national and international) stores, numerous accolades and a refined franchise support structure. Catch the Ocean Basket opportunity. Fresh!

start-up costs

INITIAL outlay

A Model Ocean Basket store of approximately 240 - 280 square meters, without any equipment beyond the minimum Ocean Basket specifications costs approximately R 2,6 million excl. VAT. The Development Crew will, however, assemble a complete costing pack for your particular outlet once we reach that stage.

what does my joining fee cover?

This fee covers the following aspects of opening an Ocean Basket Franchise Restaurant:

Brand Name and use of associated Intellectual Property of the Brand.
Training of Crew (excl. Meals, Accommodation and Wages).
Training Manuals.
Standard of Operations Manuals.
Opening Marketing Materials (menus, posters, etc.).

recipe for success


Each franchise store has an allocated Operations Consultant and Business Manager who will assist in the opening and ongoing operations of the store.

Royalties & Marketing

A monthly royalty and marketing fee is payable by all Franchises. The royalty fee is 4.5% of Net Turnover with marketing fee at 2.5%.

International Waters

In 2013, Ocean Basket restaurants generated more than US $170 million, making Ocean Basket the 6th largest seafood casual dining restaurant group in the world, and this with only 22 restaurants outside the South African border.

We want to cast our net wider and are looking for enterprising and experienced Master Licensees to grow with us. Do you have what it takes? Then jump in and be part of our global family.

franchise opportunities

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