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Claypots Evening Star

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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A kitchen nestled inside a bar. Sit around and graze all day long at Melbourne's oldest market.
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Seafood, Mediterranean, Grill, Australian
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When it comes to having amazing seafood at a great location, this place ticks all boxes. It has been my favourite for a while. Always delicious is octopus sticks, anchovy pasta, squid ink pasta and most of the daily specials. Crushed potatoes with black garlic...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank loafin2005
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice fresh oysters and muscles. Seafood spaghetti must try. Grill flathead fish. Ambient a bit dark and improve.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank budgetlow
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We have been to south melbourne market three times during our stay in melbourne and we finally managed to try this restuarant. Server promptly told us about the blackboard specials. We ordered and food took about 20 mins. The grilled cajun flathead and octopus were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank andreapaul232016
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

My family had to wait for the meal after 1 hour we places an order(as the staff forgot about it). Serving dished and cutleries were short as well(we were 5 people) as they kept missing one or two. Don't recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Soju Y
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Been here numerous times. Great for Lunch or evening meal. Always busy and buzzing with regular Music on lunchtime weekends.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

My sister and I ate here as we read great reviews. It was Monday after lunch and because the markets were closed it was nice and quiet. The food was pretty great it didn’t disappoint. They didn’t have many options of seafood as the market...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank nasseh01
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Came here with a friend from the city and was so glad to have known this place. Lovely place small at the south Melbourne market at the corner. Live music in the afternoon. Good cooked freshly in front of you. Great sea food pinxtos. We...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank judiapple
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

I have already struggled to get this restaurant to offer a simple mussel dish cooked in white wine and not that overly spicy concoction that destroys any flavor. The chef obliged so I was keen to revisit. The staff denied any such option existed until...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

We got here on tram no. 96 from CBD - stopped at South Melbourne tram stop and walked for abt 2-3 mins to the restaurant. We’ve been here at least 3x and so far hv been satisfied each time. Food: Tonight we celebrated our wedding...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sarah H
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Ordered mussels that came out submerged in some over spiced saucing designed to hide any sense of freshness. Chefs need to learn from countries where seafood is a primary staple how to sauce fresh ingredients like mussels. When we requested another more complementary sauce you...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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