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Smelters Restaurant

Silver Hills Motel | 3 Penghana Rd, Queenstown, Tasmania 7467, Australia
+61 3 6471 1755
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (7 reviews)
“lamb ribs” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Silver Hills Motel | 3 Penghana Rd, Queenstown, Tasmania 7467, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There isn’t too much choice in Queenstown but Smelters would hold its own in most towns in Tasmania. The dining room is spacious, airy and there is a decent amount of space between tables. A friendly and welcoming atmosphere was matched by good service. Nicely...More

1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying the night at the motel so decided to sample their menu while staying there. Both ordered the scotch fillet with pepper gravy and the daughter had the kids fish and chip with an extra pot of pepper gravy to dip her chips...More

Thank biggc112017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not many places to eat in Queenstown, but we had an excellent meal at Smelters. My wife had chicken parma, which was very well prepared. I had the salmon which was also cooked perfectly. My only complaint is that the vegetables that came with my...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 11 January 2018

I had the wallaby which was over cooked and quite tough, gravy tasted like it was a mix and was salty. My wife had the sausage platter and it was great! The lamb ribs and beef ribs looked really good. I would give them another...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Had the steak here on a recent visit to Queenstown. Certainly recommend it. The view from the restaurant is great and the staff were very friendly and accommodating.

Thank cortinatf
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Service - ridiculously slow. Took 2 hrs from arriving to getting a meal. Kids meals arrived - one had to go back was burnt. Entree and main meals were fantastic and definitely worth waiting for. Extremely generous portions. Obviously the kitchen is just too busy...More

Thank sydneytribe
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Compared to its motel standard and rate, the restaurant price would be considered pricy. The wait for the food to be ready was long too, close to an hour, which I do not understand why as there wasn't much people with only a few in...More

Thank SnowFairy2014
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Do not dine anywhere else in Queenstown - there's not much to chose from anyway. This restaurant has delicious food and plenty of it. You won't be disappointed, especially if you order the Steak or Ribs, they're huge. Friendly service too

Thank rozmont
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and the inviting fire was great as it was a pretty cold night. The menu provides plenty of variety and the food is very good. We had a very enjoyable evening.

Thank Travellingyoung47
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I was seated in a corner with a very nice view, but being out of the way meant I went ignored for a while several times during my dinner. The servers would look over in my direction, but either they didn't notice me there or...More

Thank 67fi67
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Silver Hills Motel | 3 Penghana Rd, Queenstown, Tasmania 7467, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6471 1755
Smelters Restaurant is the home of the BBQ & Bourbon Rib Eye Steak. Located at the Silver Hills Motel in Queenstown with spectacular views of Mount Owen and Mount Lyell. An eclectic menu, fully licensed, a huge fireplace and huon pine bar. Great chefs delivering the best meals in Queenstown.
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