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Fat Sallys

$$ - $$$, ,
84 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 8828
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“chicken salad” (6 reviews)
“quiz night” (8 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
84 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 228 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I had lunch here. The food was really good and the service quick. The price was average for NZ and the service was good.

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though they had a large booking that evening, the staff made us welcome and the food was excellent. Nice and casual atmosphere.

Thank freddielola
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its was raining and cold, very busy in Fat Sallys however our meal was great, just what we were after. I had the seafood chowder, it was creamy, lots of seafood and lovely. Hubby enjoyed his meal as well. Nice setting with open fire.

Thank foxbait
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice food and large massive meals, completely underestimated the sizes haha. Went on a date. Not really the place for a romantic outing. Was very loud and no music playing. Probably a good thing in our case cause then it would have been even...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on our last night in Oamaru. One of our party has coeliac disease and the waitress easily pointed out the foods that would be suitable for her. The meals came out reasonable quickly and the meals were nice and large with delicious...More

Thank jillreading08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So the food was descent. Portion size was good and the pricing was okay. They charged us $20 too much for some wine we didn't order. And they weren't responsive or serviceminded when we asked them about the TV

Thank Victor I
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Poor service as we came without being serviced. Waitress was busy socialising with other customers and waitresses. Totally ignoring and we had to grab cutlery by ourselves. Good service?

Thank Coco L
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Have visited every time we have traveled to Oamaru. Every time the meals have been great. Staff are great and friendly. Heading back tomorrow night for round 2. Highly recommend.

Thank Rant I
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

Ate here one evening at the weekend after being recommended by the owner of our motel and we weren’t disappointed. Good choice of food which was a bit different. Huge portions so be warned - don’t over-order. Friendly staff

1  Thank TheLivos
Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

Great place, great customer service and timed our visit to just after the lunch rush, great selection of beer and food was awesome. All the family enjoyed the meals, with a good selection available

1  Thank Brett H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Oamaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-434 8828
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