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Risby Cove

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The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6471 7572
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The hardest part was trying to decide what to order! We went for breakfast.. My husband and son got the pancakes with fruit compote and loved it and my daughter and I each got the eggs benedict. The presentation was beautiful. The view, even though it was lightly raining, also wonderful. I just wish we would have had the opportunity... More 

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Bute S.A.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great menu, great ambience. Lovely situation looking out over the waters of Strahan, especially in the evening.

Thank rockleyvale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Four of us had dinner at Risby Cove Restaurant this evening. Service was impeccable. Food was delicious, the pork may have been just, and I mean just, a tad overdone. The deep sea trevallea was cooked to perfection with great flavour. The scallop entree was superb. Servings were extremely generous, to the extent we couldn't fit in desert. We were... More 

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Phume Phnom, Cambodia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An excellent meal watching a beautiful sunset. The best part was that pretty much all the restaurants in town were fully booked (including this place), but the staff took pity on us and managed to squeeze us in. Then despite a late end to the meal, they didn't ever make us feel unwelcome.Thank you all, you definitely gave five star... More 

Thank CarolMO3
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fabulous dinner here - the food was the best we had on our trip. Perfectly cooked and presented. The ambience is great

Thank Diana M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drove past earlier and decided to come back for tea tonight and it was almost booked out but they found us a table with a nice view of the water. The service was good and the sea food great.

Thank Neville S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasmania's West Coast is sublime. This weekend the weather is perfect. Dinner last night at Risby Cove was exceptional. Great staff and service and good range on the menu. We shared the slow cooked lamb shoulder and it was perfect. The view into the bay as we dined was sublime. A special gem in Strahan.

Thank Kristine A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location and obviously popular. However the oysters I ordered were rather tired looking and the rest of the food wasn't up to scratch for its price. The staff were pleasant but a bit inexperienced and over-stressed. Not the best experience.

Thank Margaret B
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant setting by the water but as I now realise from experience and other reviews Risby is a let down. We were early birds arriving as it opened- eventually it was 3/4 full - but so slow. No explanation of entree - heavily smoked meats hard to differentiate, and when after an hour two pieces of pan fried fish arrived... More 

Thank pinajoe
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful location on the water. We had the pan fried blue eyed travella which was superb. A memorable dinner.

Thank wendycook245

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Strahan
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6471 7572

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