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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 9 March 2021 via mobile

Great meals tonight team. We had a group of 10 for dinner. Big quality meals. Busy Tuesday night, good service. Would recommend. I had two entrees- calamari and the mushrooms & bacon.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 7 February 2021 via mobile

Came down from Christchurch to visit Oamaru and this is the second time dining here - brought mum along 3 years prior. Super friendly, helpful, smiley, love staff - excellent service. Food very good and really enjoyed it. Will be back.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 18 January 2021

Lunch time visit, welcomed with a smile and seated immediately. Staff were excellent and the food amazing

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 28 November 2020 via mobile

Staff were good. Had the pate to start, the bread was stale as, could have been used for discus throwing. Not many places open on a Sunday here.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 8 November 2020

A nice place for an evening meal with tasty food and the meals were of a generous size. Can't comment on the deserts as we were too full ;-)

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 4 November 2020 via mobile

Travelling through Oamaru we didn't find too many places open early in the week. But Fat Sally's was and we enjoyed good pub food, with great service from very friendly staff. Perfect for a casual night out.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 29 October 2020 via mobile

Awesome portion size for the hungry ... great friendly service and venue. We had the fish n chips (3 big fillets) and the crispy chicken salad .... yummo!!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 23 October 2020

Last minute dining out and good service and a decent serving of nicely cooked food. Would go back as value for money.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 1 October 2020

Had a family dinner here, having been recommended by our accommodation provider. Delicious food, with huge portions. The steak was perfectly cooked. It would have been good to see a few more southern beers on tap (e.g. the only Emersons they had was the pilsner),...but overall a good eatery in a stunningly restored old building in the main street, only a couple of minutes walk from the historic district. I would recommend booking, as even on a Sunday night they were pretty busy.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 22 September 2020

Meal was very generous and tasty. Rugby was playing on the big screen. It was rather busy but service was quick and staff were obliging. Recommend a visit when in Oamaru.

Date of visit: September 2020
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  • Fat Sallys is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4