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Risby Cove

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The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6471 7572
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Wangaratta, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016

5 min walk from Cruise boats and town centre. Good quality accommodation and the on site restaurant is also a highlight. Suggest bring own breakfast supplies if here for 2 or 3 days.

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Brisbane, Australia
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

After 4 weeks touring Tasmania I have finally found a 5 star steak. A quality cape grim eye fillet cooked to perfection (M/R). No need for steak knives here, this was a melt in the mouth steak. The salmon/ocean trout gravalax duo was very nice, the calamari was very tender, the field mushroom very tasty but could have been a... More 

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Thank Tim O
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We ate here on one of our two nights in Strahan. After walking past to view the menu, we decided to ignore the advice of our B&B hosts to eat elsewhere in Strahan, and made a booking for dinner. While the views over the water were terrific, unfortunately, our meal did not meet expectations and was quite expensive to boot.... More 

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Thank Petty4
Geelong, Australia
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628 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay here. We chose a new ground level room which was beautifully presented with quality furnishings, a functional kitchenette, a large bathroom, a king size bed, comfy couch and an outlook to the water. A bonus was a complimentary carafe of sherry.

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Thank Rosemary F
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

We ate here one evening of our two night stay. It appeared very busy with both locals and visitors. Atmosphere was friendly and relaxed with wait staff able to assist with menu selection by describing meal ingredients. The meals chosen by our group of four were varied and enjoyed by us all. There was a good selection of mainly local... More 

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Thank Rodbonk69
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Watering staff were very attentive but didn't have the skills to perform as waitering staff in a fine dining restaurant. Ask for a vodka martini and was asked if I would like soda or lemonade,I proceeded to google the recipe for her but she advised me the bar didn't have the ingredients .we ordered the calamari which arrived cold and... More 

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Thank Donna H
Eaglesham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016

We ate here on both nights of our stay and the food was super and the service very good and friendly

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Thank Alan F
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We came to Risby Cove on the recommendation of a local. I am prepared to concede that we had been spoilt by six days of fabulous food in Hobart and Tamar and self-catering with amazing local produce. I also concede that the dining options in Strahan are limited as it is a small place. However when you are paying Hobart/mainland... More 

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Thank clairem1144
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We had a really good dinner here. The food was fresh and interesting. Staff were friendly and professional. The aspect looking out over the water is beautiful. Recommend.

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Thank MarionH25
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Great food and lovely location. Professional staff, excellent wine list and a nice atmosphere especially at sunset.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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?