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Claypots Seafood Bar

213-215 Barkly St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9534 1282
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“garlic prawns” (32 reviews)
“seafood” (130 reviews)
“bok choy” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
213-215 Barkly St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We had an early dinner after a craving for fresh seafood. I like that the staff are really knowledgeable about the seafood and you can see the fish for yourself in the glass display area. The claypot was yum, fish fillets were good but the...More

Thank starw
Reviewed 4 days ago

The atmosphere at Claypots is great! It's busy, old-world with a European feel. The food was superb - my son reckoned it's the best restaurant he's been to since moving to Melbourne 3 years ago! Oysters were fresh, the fish dishes were delicious. A great...More

Thank TrishMcQ
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have now patronized this restaurant 3 times and on our first visit were quite impressed and prompted a favorable review. However, subsequent experiences somewhat diminished our enthusiasm. The fish is served whole and on the last 2 occasions was definitely overcooked. However staff is...More

Thank feverman01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its has an rather bland shop outlook but dun be deceive. The seafood in the restaurant turns out to be great. We have some of the grill prawns, moroccan claypot and a flatfish. The taste is amazing. So far the best food we have so...More

Thank Nicholas Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

God I love Claypots, I love the seasonal changes. The courtyard for balmy days full of gorgeous smells, laughter and wine flowing.Then the Melbourne chill comes in and the bar is oozing warmth and ambience, it's lovely.the restaurant an inviting place to gather Then we...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always fresh seafood....get there early if you want specific fish because they can sell out. We always let waiter know when seated to reserve any seafood we really want until we order. Loud bustling restaurant environment so don’t choose if want intimate chat. Great night...More

Thank Wendy A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place. We always come here when we feel like having delicious seafood with a reasonable price.

Thank MsTC-L
Reviewed 7 May 2018

This place used to be our favorite. Always hit the mark. However last weekend when we went there with friends for Sat dinner it felt they lost something. May of the fish were gone by 7pm (they open at 6pm) and those that we did...More

Thank Avi_Shaul
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Met our friends at 12:20pm for lunch, no one had been there before. The waitress explained how the menu worked, mostly sharing plates. We ordered king prawns and calamari for starters, for main it was snapper and mussels and bugs, all meals were presented well...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Very helpful staff who guided you through blackboard menu and assisted with portions sizes. Website does not seem to work, but don't worry Claypots is still very much open & heavily frequented, they don't take bookings so get there early to avoid the wait, we...More

Thank Paul N
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 59
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213-215 Barkly St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9534 1282
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