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Cove Bar and Restaurant

2 Ferry Boulevarde, George Town, Tasmania 7253, Australia
+61 3 6382 9990
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Ferry Boulevarde, George Town, Tasmania 7253, Australia
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

Upscale pub fair with inflated prices. In saying that the food was very good and the staff were excellent. Reception, bar, lounge and dining room all in one so can get a little noisy.

Thank woofiedo
YorkCoveHotel, Manager at Cove Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi woofiedo, Thank you for your review. We appreciated the feedback in regards to the food and the staff. Our team pride themselves on bringing excellent customer service. We hope to see you back again in the future.

Reviewed 27 June 2018

'The Cove' is George Town's best kept secret. Tucked away across York Cove, this former Seacat ferry terminal is a great place for coffee or a light meal. The views of the Tamar River from the enormous picture windows are amazing. A former mainlander, I've...More

Thank l0uise668
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The Cove Bar and restaurant does pretty good meals with great views of the water it's a good place to have a feedMore

Thank Spinksy7
Kayla M, Manager at Cove Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Dear Spinksy7, Our team thanks you for your review on our Restaurant. The views offered at Cove Restaurant and Bar are certainly amazing and the team has worked very hard to bring great meals to the table at great prices. Thank you for taking the...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018

We tried this restaurant because we were staying at Peppers (Great Place!!) and were too tired to drive into town and grab pizzas. The views over the river are great and it is a large and spacious. The food was okay, but the service was...More

Thank brewstaM
Reviewed 23 March 2018

We were looking for somewhere reasonable to have lunch in but unfortunately choices are now very limited in George Town especially on a Monday holiday so we finally remembered Peppers and drove there. While the service was slow (one waiter) when the food did come...More

Thank Trevor-Bonnie B
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Well the menu is limited! The Chicken was dry, steak was tough! When we told staff, their response was "chef cooks meat days in advance, and just reheats"..That's good poisoning roulette! Don't go there....

2  Thank MollyTas
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Had lunch and couldn't complain about the food but as for the service - well after the main coarse all three of us were left sitting there! Nothing cleaned up on the table (we had to stack the dishes for the waitress ourselves), we weren't...More

1  Thank rickfree131
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

At the lovely Peppers in George Town having a meal with a group of friends. The setting is beautiful and staff very friendly. My only complaint is there is never any vegan options available, yet again i am sitting down to a bowl of boring...More

1  Thank ThereseW172
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Nice view and nice food. Good service. Good place to See sunset. Love the potatoes that come with the main course.

Thank BB0301
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We enjoyed our family meal here during Christmas New Year's week. Two steak meals both excellent. And included delicious vegetables. Would be better to have healthier options for children's meals. Why are they always with chips? This is only pub in the area that doesn't...More

1  Thank travvellinnn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 33
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Ferry Boulevarde, George Town, Tasmania 7253, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6382 9990
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At York Cove's signature restaurant, Cove Restaurant & Bar you can experience award winning wines and flavours while overlooking the spectacular marina and Tamar River. Only the freshest local produce is used and each plate's exquisite elements have been carefully selected taking you on a sensory journey. Cove Restaurant & Bar's impeccable friendly service and extensive wine list complete your gourmet experience that will want you coming back for more.
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