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Fat Sallys

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84 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 8828
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
84 Thames Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 251 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Sat in a quiet spot down the back. Nice environment. Staff were very busy, probably could have done with an extra pair of hands. Great on the portion sizes, would go back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GinagAuckland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a great meal. Always well presented and yummy. A very popular place among the locals....staff are always bright and cheery.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ainslie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service at fat sally's is friendly and fast. The meals are huge do bring an appetite. It was very busy but that didn't stop staff from being personable.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Eden M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am in my 70s but had never had ribs as i thought too messy to eat in a restaurant. Not so, a girlfriend tempted me, and my word they were so tender and delicious, that i was able to use a fork and just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HeatherC3418
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the premium eating establishments in Oamaru with great character and atmosphere. Whether single or with a group you will leave with many new friends after enjoying wonderful service and truely quality affordable cuisine

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lindsaywalker2018
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Was told this was the place to go in town for dinner due to the good food and great service. And the locals aren't wrong here. Funky little place. Might get loud with a full house but it's was busy all the time we were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ScottyMack2016
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Affordable huge meals done to perfection. The only downside was they had no Brandy on site to drink. Taken to the race catering. Meals were superbly cooked and nicely priced. Both my wife and I could not finish the main course. Highly recommended place for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 1960WarrenW
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Had soup of the day, they had no gluten free bread to go with the meal, but saying that there was curitzo in so it would not have been a gluten free meal anyway. Soup was really flavorful and had kumera chip on the side,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 422iana
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Met a friend here for a light dinner....really impressed with the service and the food.... really enjoyed the atmosphere here as well

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank ericandlyn
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Wow what can I say the service and food is tops we have also had lunch here in the past and have never been disappointed the price is goodand you never leave feeling not full and restroom and place is very clean this is the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Donna D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
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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