Sammys on the Marina

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Sammy’s Restaurant & Function Space

Sammy’s on the Marina is one of the iconic Seafood restaurants of Adelaide. Located in the popular tourist destination of Glenelg, Sammy’s on the Marina is beautifully positioned in a peaceful corner of the Holdfast Promenade. It stands right in the middle of Glenelg beach and the Marina and it is very well known for its spectacular view of the sunset. The massive first floor offers a 270 degree view of the beach as well as Marina. The first floor area (also known as the High Tide Room is the main function area of Sammy’s and has created a lot of sweet memories for our guests.

The High Tide Room offers the perfect space for private dining, corporate meetings or cocktail parties and other celebrations. With a large private balcony, private bar and floor to ceiling views of the ocean! Your guests will be blown away by this venue.

For cocktail parties you could also consider the outdoor corner. This is the closest licensed area you will get to the water in the whole of Glenelg. This would be an excellent option for midweek networking drinks to watch the sunset.

The restaurant is very well known for its fresh quality seafood, however we understand not all of your guests will want seafood! So our function menus have a well balanced selection to cater to all of your guests tastes.

Sammy’s on the Marina boasts of offering some of the freshest Lobsters in town. These Lobsters are freshly caught and bought alive from Kangaroo Islands, which is 3hours from Adelaide. In addition, the Natural Oysters are bought from Coffin Bay. The menu offers of a wide variety of other preparations like Lobster Thermidor, Bucket of Prawns, Kilpatricks, Oyster Mornays & Grilled King George Whiting (perhaps the only fish In the world that is named after a King) which is endemic to Southern Australia and the Most popular of all – Aussie Favourite, which consists of Crumbed King George Whiting, Grilled skewer prawns & Calamari.

Sammy’s on the Marina also has an additional very popular menu feature – Platters. These platters cater to 2 (or on extra charge -3) diners & it serves a wide variety of fresh seafood platters. While the star item – Deluxe Platter – Lobster along with 10 other seafood items, the Meat Platter is a delight to all those who love their meats with this scenic view. The Platters offer the wide range of our specialities altogether.

This top notch restaurant has been regarded as a must-visit restaurant for tourists and during the Summer season, our restaurant is filled up with guests arriving from all parts of the like USA, UK, Japan, China, Sweden, France and many more !

The restaurant is hugely popular for being a host to a group of dolphins which is the restaurant’s major star attraction as well. Everyone loves watching the dolphins playing around in the serene sea while they lap up the delectable food & wines combination.

In addition to all the things mentioned above, Sammy’s on the Marina is a long established brand in the market since the past 20 years & attracts a host of dining patrons from the local community who have really strong memories attached to the place. The local patrons have a strong, emotional bond with the place & they make it a point to book with Sammy’s for some of the most important days in their lives (like Marriages, Anniversaries, Birthdays, etc).

We look forward to hearing from you! Follow the link above to our website, or send us an enquiry via the form on this page.

Function Room Capacities

High Tide Room

Cocktail: 60
Sit down: 40
Theatre Style: 40
Boardroom: 30
U-Shape: 28

Balcony Room

Cocktail: 30
Sit down: 28
Theatre Style: N/A
Boardroom: N/A
U-Shape: N/A

Outdoor Beach Area

Cocktail: 25
Sit down: 20
Theatre Style: N/A
Boardroom: N/A
U-Shape: N/A

Exclusive Hire of Restaurant

Cocktail: 180
Sit down: 46
Theatre Style: N/A
Boardroom: N/A
U-Shape: N/A
  • Natural light
  • Presentation AV facilities
  • Private bar
  • Private outdoor space
  • Wireless Internet

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1 Holdfast Promenade
Glenelg SA 5045
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