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Iluka Tavern

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Esplanade, Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6257 0429
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  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Esplanade, Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Thought we would pop in for a cold one and maybe a quick bite to eat. 2.01pm and told the kitchen closes at 2pm. All kitchen staff could be seen still cooking. Two of us started filling out a keno ticket whilst handing out money...More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Iluka Tavern is a very conveniently located pub/restaurant if you are staying in the vicinity of Coles Bay. The service is a bit slow but once you get in the system everything goes well and the staff are very attentive and friendly. The food...More

Thank Nuno F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for dinner with the kids. Food was great and it was within walking distance from where we were staying. The tavern also had a kids playroom which is great however in need of some serious tlc. The toys are in good condition but...More

Thank Carla T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a long weekend we decided to eat at 6 pm in case there was a rush . I ordered pumpkin Soup with garlic bread accompanying it which I loved as I was not that hungry but it was superb, and my husband had a...More

Thank wish403
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large portions, tasty food and helpful staff despite being busy. Better food than the Bistro at Freycenet Lodge. Just remember service stops at 8pm.

Thank Watsons A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t come for the food, what we had was pretty average pub food at more like Sydney or Melbourne prices. The fish is probably the pick of the menu. Choices are limited in the area so we thought we’d try the local.

Thank RichnKel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Iluka Tavern is a standard Bistro with front bar and bistro seating out the back A classic menu with Parma, fish and chips, steak Sanga and salt and pepper calamari. Prices are expensive for pub food. The food was a large serve and tasty...More

Thank MASK_3551
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying local and decided to try here. Always wary about buying food at the beginning of the meal but everything ok Basic food but well cooked. Service was ok and not rushed everything came out quickly and they were very accommodating when there was a...More

Thank Noel C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As we were staying at the campsite nearby it was an easy choice to walk down to the ‘local’. The menu choice is fairly limited but there are additional daily specials, which is what we opted for. The chorizo and vegetable broth was an excellent...More

Thank RG02
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Great to see the Tavern busy on Sunday night. Clean & modern decor. Family friendly. Enjoyed a sensational Nepalese Lamb Curry - it was so good!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esplanade, Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Freycinet  >  Coles Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6257 0429
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