We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
Reviews (328)
Filter reviews
321 results
Traveller rating
167
114
27
4
9
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveller rating
167
114
27
4
9
Show reviews that mention
All reviews crispy chicken salad steak seafood chowder bread huge portions large meals pub food great meal busy night tasty food visiting oamaru the main street quiz rugby tender nz servings
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?1  
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?1  
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Brydone Hotel Oamaru
259 reviews
.09 km away
YHA Oamaru
43 reviews
.38 km away
Eden Gardens Motel
55 reviews
.73 km away
Mariner Suites
11 reviews
.79 km away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Cucina
493 reviews
.37 km away
Star and Garter
519 reviews
.36 km away
The Last Post Pub & Restaurant
370 reviews
.26 km away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Oamaru's Victorian Precinct
766 reviews
.44 km away
Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail
137 reviews
.33 km away
Steampunk HQ
1,066 reviews
.37 km away
Waitaki & Oamaru Visitor Centre
94 reviews
.35 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Geoff H
21 March 2019|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Ainslie M | Reviewed this property |
Oh I’m not sure to be honest. Sorry I didn’t answer sooner as never saw the question until now 😦
0
Votes
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Fat Sallys

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