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The Gorge Restaurant and Kiosk

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Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 3330
09:00 - 17:00
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Mon 09:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Tue - Thu 18:30 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 20:30
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A place of true natural beauty, where its been open to the public for free over many generations. With modern technology always changing at a fast rate- it's comforting to know The Gorge hasn't changed.

Thank rudybrave
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was hit and miss for our visit to the restaurant. The decor is dated and doesn't seem to take advantage of the fantastic scenery inside the restaurant. The kiosk section is nicer for atmosphere, where you can appreciate the scenery and local wildlife. The food at the kiosk is pretty standard kiosk food, but quite good. For food at... More 

Thank Nicole D
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I treated ourselves to dinner at the Gorge Restaurant and were so, so impressed with the quality of the food...just a beautiful meal and location, good value for money. Unlike some other reviewers, I had no problem with the prices...they were consistent with other "nice" restaurants in other cities and the food was very fresh, very well... More 

Thank Bel B
Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visit here for brekky on a lazy Sunday morning. Staff friendly however a little slow with service. Ordered 3 meals which took over 45 mins to arrive however on arrival they did not disappoint. They were tasty and fresh. Recommendations: Eggs Benedict and corn fritter special. Good view across the gorge and definetly recommended! (If you like a little wait).... More 

Thank Chad S
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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818 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just stopped by whilst walking around the gorge. The spicy wedges were excellent and so was the coffee. Lots of peacocks around too.

Thank pollyoppy
Melbourne, Australia
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218 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After our chair ride we popped in for a coffee. Very pleasant and friendly staff. Lovely location, with surrounding gardens.

Thank StephenF605
Sydney, Australia
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281 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had burgers. They are very large. Burger pattie had a bit to much herb and spice for us. Nice range of desserts and slices. Sticky toffee was nice, cherry ripe slice not so much. Good teas, milkshake OK. good view looking over at teh gorge and watching chair lift. Disabled friendly

Thank illana15
Launceston, Australia
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Again, this is the most wonderful setting for a restaurant in Launceston. The tranquility is only sometimes interrupted by wonderful noisy peacocks. The menu has variety, is interesting and it is hard to make a choice. The food was simply wonderful. A little bit more training of the staff would help to make the experience incredible.

Thank chardoro
Launceston, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

The location and meal was excellent. Most of the staff on the day were fantastic, there was just one girl that made me drop my review to average. She argued with me about the gluten free meals. It was the tall girl with the short brown hair in the restaurant she tried to answer my gluten free questions, but when... More 

Thank nomes p
Newnham, Australia
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Had a staff dinner there and everything went well. Had pre dinner drinks on the viewing platform and then moved on into the restaurant. Meals and service were excellent and answered any questions we had. An enjoyable evening with no problems.

Thank GDohnt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
09:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6331 3330

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