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Oyster Buoy Wine and Seafood Shed

18 Medeas Cove Esplanade, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
+61 458 513 508
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sashimi” (10 reviews)
“fish tacos” (7 reviews)
“prawns” (11 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Medeas Cove Esplanade, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had an awesome lunch at OB Was a bit windy so they set us up with low beanbags out of the wind and had great oysters tuna prawns and a bottle of wine - very memorable - helpful service

Thank 304kathy
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the oysters and the gravalax (just $12 and it was delicious). Easy to find and park right at the door, then sit on the deck and enjoy the view back to the waterfront

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped in for a quick beer and a dozen oysters, flying solo. The beer was on tap and nice and cold . . . The oysters were delightfully fresh. Great spot on the water with views. Highly recommend.

Thank Vannessa F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited this 'shed' twice for brunch and am always impressed with the quality and quantity of the dishes. The restaurant is located overlooking Medea Cove and is great for looking at the bird life during the higher parts of a tide. The tables are...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oyster buoy is such an asset to the east coast!! The food is so fresh and tasty, the people behind the scenes certainly know there stuff!! The cheddar and jalapeño oysters are a favourite, spicy tuna is epic and the fish tacos can’t be missed!...More

Thank Jess M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome food, the squid was beautiful! awesome venue, overlooking the bay.. awesome service, fast and friendly even when at capacity! And also dog friendly!Highly recommend. Thanks oyster buoy!!

Thank bennyricho84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are on the East Coast this is one not to be missed. The seafood is the freshest we have seen in Tasmania. My family and I enjoyed a selection of dishes our stand out favourites where the “FISH FINS” and the yellow tail...More

2  Thank theglobaltraveler101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous lunch at Oyster Buoy. We shared a few items, all of them delicious! Our favourite was the fresh Tuna Sashimi.

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Given Tripadvisor's No 1 is no longer in existence, one would have thought that No 2 would have been open on a Friday in Summer ... but no, it was closed Tourism St Helens needs to have a long hard think about what it is...More

2  Thank 641lou
Alexandra W, Owner at Oyster Buoy Wine and Seafood Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lou. Thank you for your review. We actually were open on Friday, however the deck was closed due to unforeseen circumstances where we could not have patrons on the deck. This was totally beyond our control. We did open up the shop as per...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Do yourself a favour and come here for lunch . Food is local it’s fresh and cooked perfectly . Atmosphere on the deck is really cool with cool tunes in the background . Staff super friendly . A bowl of Muscles and a glass of...More

Thank Vasbill
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$40
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Medeas Cove Esplanade, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia (Formerly Salty Seas Oyster and Wine Bar)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  St Helens
  • Phone Number: +61 458 513 508
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We are an Oyster and Wine bar stocking fresh Tasmanian Seafood. Oysters can come natural or dressed with a variety of styles. We also a variety of seafood options from sashimi, ceviche to Tasmanian Rock Lobster. We serve a variety of Tasmanian wine and beers. There is local fresh seafood to purchase for takeaway also. Currently we are only serve lunch as we have outdoor seating only!
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