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The Source

Mona | 655 Main Road, Berriedale, Glenorchy, Tasmania 7011, Australia
+61 3 6277 9904
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“scallops” (32 reviews)
“ocean trout” (15 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (9 reviews)
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Mona | 655 Main Road, Berriedale, Glenorchy, Tasmania 7011, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and the service by the staff is outstanding. I could not recommend this place highly enough. Prices compared to the quality, exceptional. There will be many more Adelaidians coming to Mona, The Source.

1  Thank Bobbycburch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a stormy night with great lightning lighting up the sky, I had an amazing meal at this restaurant. The seafood soup and a great glass of wine. The view was great with the lightning, the server un-intrusive, the decor just right. I appreciated the...More

1  Thank EbonyTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were very friendly & attentive but my expectations must have been set too high. If you're paying in the late $30 range for a main you want to at least settle your post museum hunger. I ordered the seafood hot pot which was...More

Thank AnnaHiggins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was yummy but. It 5 star amazing I'm a vegan and they created s beautiful dish for me off the menu which was really yummy and creative , not just salad haha Same for the main . The atmosphere and ambience is sort of...More

1  Thank CherryPehar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe our expectations were too high base on the reviews we had read before visiting but it didn't live up to those expectations. The ambiance was nothing extraordinary; furniture was old and had visible marks of use (table glass had a lot of marks on...More

Thank sulabhsinghal
Reviewed 17 September 2017

After a quick visit to MONA, we headed over to dinner and it did not disappoint. Both the food and the waiter 'S attention to detail was not lost in us. The decor was also great!

1  Thank EverydayMum
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I had a beautiful lunch here. The restaurant was almost empty until a tour group came in. I got a table by the window. I had 1/2 doz oysters, scollop appetizer and pork belly main with an old fashion. The food was well prepared and...More

Thank Winter M
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a relaxing lunch with delicious food, beautiful outlook and friendly service. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience and the return ferry trip was an ideal extension of the experience.

1  Thank Vicki T
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Unfortunately this experience was a highlight for all the wrong reasons. We chose this restaurant based on the beautiful views, white tablecloth fine dining (photos on the website) and the good reviews for the food. We arrived during the MoFo festival and were unaware that...More

1  Thank jazz s
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Once your sight, hearing, smell and touch have been stimulated by the art at Mona take time to allow your taste to be exhilarated by The Source. Incredible fusion menu using local Tasmanian produce, the food is spectacularly well presented, the views are inspiring and...More

1  Thank livaclan
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21 February 2017|
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Response from Foodandwin | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they allow you back into Mona after you have left. While the Source Restaurant is right next to MONA it is not actually in MONA...you need to exit MONA to go to Source. We went to the Source before MONA so did... More
19 October 2015|
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Response from timeg | Reviewed this property |
I agree with David R, taxis are not expensive and there are often a few just outside the restaurant waiting to take guests back into Hobart. I wouldn't risk rushing your meal just to get the ferry. The ferry is $20 each... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mona | 655 Main Road, Berriedale, Glenorchy, Tasmania 7011, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Glenorchy  >  Berriedale
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6277 9904
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The Source Restaurant takes its name from the John Olsen painting that hangs in the ceiling of the foyer. Its focus is on local seasonal produce, presented according to the whim of Vince Trim (ha), our Executive Chef, and his team. Shared plates, fresh, uncomplicated food, and a lovely outlook over the museum grounds. À la carte breakfast and lunch, Wednesday - Monday. À la carte dinner, Fridays and Saturdays from 6pm.
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