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Claypots Seafood Bar

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213-215 Barkly St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9534 1282
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Love this place, the outdoor area is gorgeous, the food is to die for, even the salad is awesome, only problem is they run out if your not in early. Always get there at 6pm. The prawns are a must as is the octopus. Cant...More

1  Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

I was here with my husband. We only had one day in Melbourne and I had my mind set on eating mussels and I made some research and came upon this place. 100% the right choice. Would recommend anyone in Melbourne to eat here. Food...More

1  Thank Maria P
Reviewed 30 March 2018

This is one of my favourite restaurants in Melbourne. The heartwarming food is always good, The seafood is as fresh as Seafood could possibly be. The atmosphere is relaxed and warm, it really is a taste sensation with the added bonus of an intimate bar...More

Thank dicko2
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

The fish is really fresh and delicious. We also had the greek salad and was an excellent choose to share between two.

Thank Juan G
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Would highly recommend eating at Claypots. I had researched the restaurant before arriving and was determined to eat here. We weren’t disappointed as the food and service was superb. No menus as all the dishes are chalked up on the blackboards. The 4 of us...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We had the finest fresh seafood served by a friendly welcoming waitress. Perhaps the best Octopus we've ever had. Definitely worth the trip from Melbourne city center. If we lived in Melbourne we would eat there once a week.

Thank waldshut
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We were recommended this restaurant by friends who live in Melbourne and set off on the tram from central Melbourne to St Kilda. Easy to find the restaurant and staff quickly advised us how the blackboard menus worked. An endless list of fish (some we...More

Thank Shirley M
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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 61
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, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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