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Claypots Seafood Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene

Location and contact

USD 11 - USD 57
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Australian
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Claypots no doubt has good quality, fresh seafood. It is served with a hint of chilli, making it somewhat bland, but very decent. Put it this way, if you were to buy fresh, quality seafood from the market, you too can cook as well as...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DarkoZoric
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get here a little eRly as what’s on display is all there is for that day. It is so fresh that it comes in from the boats in the morning and it’s all gone by the time the restaurant closes. Everyday the menu is based...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Inter-nat-nal
Reviewed 10 January 2019

Have not been to Claypots for at least 6 years now we were looking forward to revisiting having good memories of previous dinners there.Overall we were quite disappointed. Service was lacking even though friendly when we were able to engage (understaffed maybe), told there were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Nicholas B
Reviewed 8 January 2019

My intention was to indulge in seafood and garlic - expectations exceeded. Super fresh glorious oysters, followed by gigantic garlic prawn and then char grilled octopus. Thank goodness we were sharing - I'll be back again and again. Thank you.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 27 December 2018

We always enjoy a night at Claypots but our visit this week with overseas guests was a little embarrassing. We recommended the $12 garlic prawns, which used to be very generous i size and come in individual bowls, but all three were served in one...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cjeMelbourne
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Casual and friendly with fresh seafood you can see before they cook. Fantastic! Not expensive for what it is and the claypot meals are spot on for flavour and price. Great idea and a lot of fun. I am organising a dinner there now because...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank fooddrinkfun
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

If you want to add a bit of romance to a very beautiful dinning experience / special occasion , then outside dinning section at this restaurant must be opted...And do not worry about the cold, there are enough heaters to keep you warm. Our personal...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ozzy-Kunnu
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

I was very disappointed by the food, the service & the environment, all were on the nose!! I don’t think the place has ever been cleaned, I get better service at Maccas...the food was average but made to taste worse by the grotty environment. Wouldn’t...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TheWebCeleb
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Was able to cater for both a nut allergy and a gluten free diet. The snapper was delicious and loved the veg that came with it. Also love how there is always live music in the little bar next door - would highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank GFTravelsUK
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A very casual and warm atmosphere with a wonderful selection of seafood! Lots of yummy bread to mope up the juices!!We had armed emperor cook to perfection with rice and boc choy! It was wonderful!! And the garlic prawns in hot oil and coriander was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Kim M
1 November 2017|
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Response from Angeline O | Reviewed this property |
Hi there Kim, yes for sure. they had lots of side dishes, smashed potatoes with black garlic. stuffed eggpants and heaps of other delicious things.
2 February 2017|
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Response from renangoksin | Property representative |
Yes. The kitchen stay open all day Sundays. Cheers
3 December 2016|
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Response from renangoksin | Property representative |
Claypots Seafood Bar St Kilda provides full bar and wine selection. However if you have special wine or bubbly it is possible to BYO. The venue will charge $10 corkage for each opened bottle.
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