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17254 Bass Highway, Boat Harbour, Tasmania 7321, Australia
+61 3 6445 1400
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  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Cafe, Australian, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
17254 Bass Highway, Boat Harbour, Tasmania 7321, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Figured we'd give it a shot despite bad reviews. Warm welcome. Quick service. Entrees were great, but it went downhill from there... Steak overcooked, mushroom sauce unseasoned and heavy. Was almost ok, but we won't be back. Sorry guys...

Thank Adam R
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I was looking forward to eating here as part of a christmas dinner party but saw that the menu was very limited. Being a vegetarian and having a food allergy, I spoke to the kitchen staff on the telephone beforehand to find out if my...More

Thank Cathy T
Harveyfoodvan, Owner at Illume, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Typically I don’t find a response necessary on these sites , this is an exception Your actual meals consisted of - Vegetarian Thai green curry with snow peas , broccolini , baby corn , pickled vegetables and organic quinoa You actually told us you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Poor rating. We rang ahead and asked about vegetarian options, which were few and limited. Asked about prices etc. We got here, the food was nice but serving portions were small and overpriced. Asked about the price of our salad to pay, they wanted $16...More

3  Thank Padma463289561
Harveyfoodvan, Owner at Illume, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Please . Don’t ever return Regards Nick

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Dinner here was delicious and great portion size. Excellent service and a fantastic wine and cocktail menu. Only downside was prices, garlic bread soup and chicken roulade 1 coke and glass of house white was over $80.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Don't call your customers 'Guys'. Apart from that the service was Ok. The menu was seriously limited. I had the lamb which was well cooked, however the sauce was very 'commercial'. Others in my group had the pork which was quite good except the crackle...More

1  Thank Julie R
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Visited the "renewed" version of this nicely located restaurant last week for a quiet coffee and sweet before heading to Burnie. Getting there just on opening time, was professionally greeted by a young male waiter who enthusiastically explained the menu options for us before seating...More

2  Thank ForeverZorro
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Called into Boat Harbour Beach and found this gem, sensational coffee, great service and very tasty well priced food. Fantastic view right on the waters edge. Can't wait to return again.

3  Thank alancF1099XT
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Extremely warm and welcoming smiles from the owner and it was downhill from there today. Where do we start? Waiter did not know the type of coffee used describing it as medium roast blend so a double shot was ordered but was delivered lukewarm and...More

1  Thank ChangerSydney
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

What a delight to find such a good cafe at this beautiful beach location. We dined outside under a large awning that provided good protection from the sun. We ordered fish & chips and salt & pepper calamari. Both were very good. The fish was...More

Thank LindsayMann
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Visiting Boat Harbour for a family wedding and this was our go to place for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Beautiful position right on the beach. Very well looked after 👍👍👍

Thank Meredith F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian, Contemporary
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17254 Bass Highway, Boat Harbour, Tasmania 7321, Australia (Formerly Harvest and Cater)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Boat Harbour
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6445 1400
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Illume restaurant is located at 17264 bass highway boat harbour We offer in house catering and wedding services at the restaurant .accomodation is available at our location with killynaught cottages
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