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The Oyster Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Seafood, Australian, Spanish
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Shop 10 Marina Pier, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
+61 8 8376 3100
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Adelaide, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came here last Sunday afternoon and it was really busy. We waited a while for seats then ordered food and drinks. We were seated outside overlooking the marina which was lovely. Oysters were great and it was nice to sit and relax with friends enjoying the live music. Staff behind the bar were very responsive, never had to wait... More 

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Thank Michael R
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent staff , excellent oysters, excellent music, just a great place to be enjoying a wine or 2 and inter reacting with other friendly patrons . We will go back in a heart beat . This restaurant will not disappoint

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Thank casinomelbourne
Adelaide, Australia
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207 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the Oyster Bar at Glenelg for lunch and having perused the menu decided on something different for a change. On placing the order I was greeted by Simon the Manager. As I placed the order (asking for green olives) he immediately knew what my name was and my tastes in food all do to a... More 

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Thank chris w
Glenelg, Australia
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

oysters are what you go for wine list is also great old drug addicts ( cigar smoker) can indulge indoor or out door

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Thank jeffery h
Melbourne, Australia
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127 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled down from the City centre and made our way to the The Oyster Bar, selected an inside table and ordered away, running a tab so that when we had finished we could total up. I found that very civilised. A good choice of plates for the oysters and a very good choice of other dishes as well. Very good... More 

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Thank GLW1941
Adelaide, Australia
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114 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great venue, good choice of platters and wine, though serving foreign frozen prawns is a sin! Venue management should be serving fresh cooked SA Banana prawns or QLD Tiger prawns...no excuse guys!

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Thank Lee W
Melbourne, Australia
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146 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by on a sunny afternoon and had a dozen natural oysters by the mariner. Plenty of people in the bar enjoying a drink, oysters and snacks. Oysters are fresh and cost $24. Good value.

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Thank TomTomAus
Glenelg, Australia
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visit the Oyster Bar regularly and have never been disappointed. Even when the place is packed service is prompt. The turnover ensures that their oysters are always fresh. If you like them natural, try the 'Oliver'; if cooked the 'Darleyfella' is the go. The 'Kilpatrick' tends to be a bit too heavy on the sauce.

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Thank CTMCtrip
Adelaide, Australia
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593 reviews
384 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our friends who are big oyster eaters were looking forward to Glenelg Oyster Bar as they are big fans of oysters and so are we. A reservation was made at 18:45 and we were there on the dot. Here is where it starts; No table was set up or ready. No table service which is very bad poor for a... More 

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Thank MagnusAustralia
Simon P, General Manager at The Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on our venue! it is great to hear that you enjoyed our oysters. A common mistake that is made by patrons that come to our Bars is that they expect table/restaurant service as we are in such nice locations. We are however a bar which is stated in our name/licence and we are not designed... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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207 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

We revisited The Oyster Bar and as the manager promised us we got extra green olives and we had another cheese instead of the blue cheese. The service was really warm and inviting.A perfect lunch. Relaxing and calming. Cannot wait to return.

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Thank chris w

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $29
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Australian, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 10 Marina Pier, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Glenelg
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8376 3100

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?