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Central Restaurant

$$ - $$$, ,
82 Formby Rd, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia
+61 3 6424 1601
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“meringue” (3 reviews)
“scallops” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
82 Formby Rd, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia
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1 - 10 of 129 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was waiting to get on the ferry for a 9pm sailing and decided to eat dinner on shore. Central seemed to be the ideal location because it is opposite the ferry terminal. It was Saturday night for dinner and i was without a booking....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been here many times and always had great meals but today they were at best average. It wasn’t busy so no excuses there, just not a lot of love in the meals. Maybe we have just come to expect great meals and as they...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 251billw
Goodstone2015, Guest Relations Manager at Central Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Very sad for us to hear this and we will ensure the kitchen is made aware, especially the staff who were on that day. I do hope that you will reconsider and return again. We would hate one bad experience to mar your opinion of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the bar side, not the restaurant to dine, as we were looking for a relaxed place with some background music. Bar person was pretty average. Made me feel like I was an issue just for being me, which my partner also noted. Might...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FlaminIrish
Goodstone2015, Guest Relations Manager at Central Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am truly sorry your experience was not good. This is certainly NOT how we want our customers feeling. Would love to know when you visited so we can address with the rostered staff - feel free to contact me direct should you be happy...More

Reviewed 11 November 2018

Service was great, and I ordered the scallops For the first time during my 6 week trip to Tasmania I have been disappointed with the scallops - and I have had quite a few The cook needs to lift their game

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank T6993KXdavidm
Goodstone2015, Guest Relations Manager at Central Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Very sorry to hear this - we normally get good reviews on our food and I am sure our head chef will want to make sure this is addressed. Would love to know when you visited. We sincerely appreciate the feedback

Reviewed 5 November 2018

Traveled with my two boys 11 and 9 years old on a day cruise with the Spirit of Tasmania from Melbourne to Devonport on 27 OCT 2018 and arrived 630PM. Quick check in a hotel and a short walk in the city before we walked...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Andre J
Goodstone2015, Guest Relations Manager at Central Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to compose this review. We sincerely appreciate the lovely comments and feedback and I will ensure all our service staff and chefs get this passed on. We are pretty proud of our team at Central and it...More

Reviewed 20 October 2018

We had a table of 12, it was a Tuesday night, so not overly busy, but rather a steady flow of people in the restaurant. The wait staff were lovely and our orders were taken promptly. I'm not sure what happened after that. Similar to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ingrid W
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

A couple of issues re undercooked steak bur the rest of table happy with what they ordered. Service attentive and quick

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Getaway91247
Goodstone2015, Guest Relations Manager at Central Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you for the review. I am sorry to hear your steak wasn't cooked correctly but pleased that the service was good and that, I am assuming, that they took care of the situation for you.

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Good variety on menu reasonably priced drinks,drinks service and table service friendly and efficient

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank k104
Goodstone2015, Guest Relations Manager at Central Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you for reviewing - we really appreciate you taking the time to leave comments and are very pleased to hear that our customers are always receiving great service.

Reviewed 24 September 2018

We ordered 6 meals and everyone enjoyed what the ordered, so much so that we returned the next night

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Veronica C
Goodstone2015, Guest Relations Manager at Central Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review. We love to hear that customers are so happy with the experience that they become return customers. So glad you enjoyed!

Reviewed 13 September 2018

we called in for a Tuesday lunch. There were 6 of us. The waitress was very helpful & friendly. Food was of excellent quality & not one negative comment was made. Steak, Calamari, pulled pork burger were all consumed enjoyably. In fact, we enjoyed it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gda53341
Goodstone2015, Guest Relations Manager at Central Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

So great to hear - thank you so much for taking the time to review, Wonderful to hear that you returned - and so quickly!! Hopefully we will see you again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Formby Rd, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Devonport
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6424 1601
  • E-mail
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