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Risby Cove

The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6471 7572
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood platter” (36 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (10 reviews)
“trout” (29 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
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161 - 170 of 605 reviews

Reviewed 6 November 2016

So pleased we stayed at Risby Cove as the having the restaurant on site was such a bonus especially in inclement weather! We enjoyed the home style menu and cooking after a big day driving and sight seeing. Great setting on the water and we...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 1 November 2016

A Sunday evening dinner was enjoyed by our group of 4. Two of us had steak for main. It was fine but the mash and sauce were forgettable. A very small serve of average trumpeter was my wife's dish. She was happy to eat it...More

1  Thank Johns1951
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Travel the state for work and this was one of the nicest place I have ever stayed, sat outside after work and had a beautiful wine then followed by a meal, fresh scallops for entree then followed by eye fillet on Paris mash. Will definitely...More

1  Thank Joe D
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Like everything else in Strahan this well appointed restaurant nestled into its little bay is done well. The menu is simple, a few entres, mains and desserts. The food is un played with, fresh simple and wonderful. Its presented elegantly and well portioned. The staff...More

Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Didn't get to taste the food although it sounded sensational. The first night there was a tour group so the normal menu was not available. You had to eat what they-the tour group, were offered. The next night they were closed. A Tuesday. Quite nice...More

1  Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Strahan was still in its off-season in September. There were few restaurants open. I rang to make my booking and was told that there were no other bookings for that night, so the restaurant wouldn't be opening. They would however ring and confirm if they...More

Thank LeeHarvey
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We ate here for a business dinner, the food was cooked to perfection and were a good serving size. The staff and Shaunnah the manager were excellent. I highly recommend this eatery to anyone wanting a fresh delicious meal whilst in Strahan.

Thank sarah f
Reviewed 19 August 2016

They say you should never go back if it's been a long time since your last visit. So glad that on our second trip to Strahan we once again wandered down along the Bay to this wonderful Restaurant and Gallery. Accommodation is also available. A...More

Thank ritadowd
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Contacted them the previous day asking if they had vegetarian options, the lady said yes. We booked a table and arrived to find that the menu had one vegetarian option (entree size) none of which could be up sized. My partner ordered the entree calamari...More

1  Thank jessicajunepitto
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We went there because of all the reviews we had read but were bitterly disappointed with the place. We can only assume that it was because it was mid winter and the chef did not want to be there. We booked for 6.30pm and decided...More

1  Thank chrisgyn123
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Gabrielle M
11 August 2017|
Response from Kristine A | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open 7 days a week as it is linked to accommodation.
13 March 2017|
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Response from Penelope K | Reviewed this property |
Open for breakfast lunch and dinner. I went for dinner, not impressed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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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