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Claypots Seafood Bar

213-215 Barkly Street Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9534 1282
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“garlic prawns” (31 reviews)
“seafood” (128 reviews)
“bok choy” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
213-215 Barkly Street Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Roadside parking available . There is a bar connecting the restaurant . There is also outdoor sitting area too. We love the chilli crab with rice ( very popular ) , the king fish and sardine . As for Creole Gumbo ( mussel ) the...More

Thank Happy258
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for a seafood meal, you’ve got everything seafood here! Any seafood, you name it, they’ve got it here! Highly recommend the grilled sardines, grilled kingfish head & tail, and chilli crabs (comes with mussels). They have $25 claypot seafood deals, which...More

Thank Thebudgetbeauty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are staying in St.Kilda or nearby then this place is a ‘must visit’. If we hadn’t discovered it on one of our last nights I am sure we would have been back at least once more. Sure, if sea food isn’t your thing...More

Thank Sam J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OMG....what a find.We had the best night last night at South Melbourne’s Claypots Seafood Bar.The food is amazing ! The stand out dish for me was the Sambal Stinray followed by the beautiful Balmain bug grilled with garlic butter then grilled prawns with beautiful garlic...More

Thank Patricia2202
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Group of us went for lunch. Quiet the day we went but we are told difficult to get a seat at weekends when there is no booking We had the garlic prawns which are a must and the red emperor.

Thank ianseabourne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading all the positive reviews we were looking forward to spending our wedding anniversary at the Claypot...but left very disappointed. Ordered the garlic prawns as an entree. What a shock when we were delivered one large prawn in chilli sauce..Then tried to order calamari...More

Thank tonydora
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The seafood was good, unique taste quite Asian and western combined, a little too salty though, but good especially for friends to share a plate. need a refurbishment.

Thank Lei D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to stop here for dinner after reading reviews and before we caught a show. Amazing food we had whole fish flathead for main and king prawns for entree. It was brilliant food and so well cooked - atmosphere and retro style just adds...More

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner there with friends last night and had the best garlic prawns, needed extra bread to wipe out oil and garlic in the bottom of the clay pot. Yummy. Ate in the outside courtyard, ambience good, but was too hot and humid, needs some...More

Thank Jackie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here for my birthday and whilst the food was great, the service was poor. Felt a little overlooked. Didn’t receive a cool bucket for our prosecco, or a hot bowl for our fingers with our prawns, yet the table next to us received...More

Thank lauraclarke
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Kim M
October 31, 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.
February 2, 2017|
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Response from renangoksin | Property representative |
Yes. The kitchen stay open all day Sundays. Cheers
December 3, 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
$12 - $63
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213-215 Barkly Street Street, 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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