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Bay Bar & Bistro

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Bar, Pub, Australian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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2 Cecilia St, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
+61 3 6376 1466
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Today
07:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
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Ulverstone, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group was quite large but all our meals were delicious. Staff were extremely busy, efficient and pleasant.

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Thank CRCTravellers
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105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a meal. Plenty of choice on the menu. Friendly staff and locals. Even got involved with the local keno lottery. Great evening

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Launceston, Australia
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97 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Enjoyed our dinners. Very good vegetarian curry. Went again for lunch following day and ate in the middle of a wedding reception!

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Thank Mike F
Sydney, Australia
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

On our first day in St Helens, we were keen to find a good seafood restaurant overlooking the serenity of the bay. We couldn't find one, the best one closed down some months before. We thus came upon the Bay Bar & Bistro as we search the shore area. We did have to hurry, as the kitchen was about to... More 

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Thank Denis F
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

A busy Saturday night but our meal arrived about 10 minutes after ordering. We had fish and a parma and the meals had good portion sizes and were nicely plated.

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Thank ith47
Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Not a bad place for a food visit - we had a reasonable meal of vegetarian curry and a fillet of fish and chips - a couple of glasses of wine and the bill was under $100 - not too bad when everywhere else was closed (Sunday)

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Thank charlespace
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4 reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Great Pub Meal, get in early as around holiday time I can imagine it would be pretty busy most nights :) Well priced, big sized meals. Friendly Staff, well done :)

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Thank Matthew B
Canberra, Australia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely view & convenient location, but the meals are very ordinary. The roast vegetables & chips were very ordinary & a quite small serve for a so called 'large'. The vegetable stack was miniscule & there was a glass chip in the 'sauce'. Not a good experience. To be fair, the staff were pleasant & gave an immediate refund for... More 

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Thank KristineMR
Launceston, Australia
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Not a real lot on menue but you will find something for everyone I am sure, meal was hot but a little overdone. Garlic bread was very nice.

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Thank tassiejane2016
Flinders, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Food, service and view was great. Kids had a ball playing on the grass area. Would go back to visit.

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Thank Allisonlc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
Monday
07:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
Thursday
07:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
Friday
07:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
Saturday
07:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cecilia St, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  St Helens
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6376 1466

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?