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Boat House Cafe

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3 The Esplanade, Huonville, Tasmania 7109, Australia
11:30 - 19:00
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Mon - Tue 11:30 - 19:00
Wed 11:30 - 15:30
Thu - Sun 11:30 - 19:30
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Hobart, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

WELL! What a treat we had yesterday. We had sushi and sashimi at The Boathouse at Huonville. It was the best we have had outside of Japan. It is not on the normal menu, so you have to order it in advance. The quality was amazing with the highlight being the Salmon Belly Sashimi. The owner was telling me that... More 

Thank brommers06
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been visitors to this establishment on a regular basis over the years and have had some delicious meals. Sadly the previous owners sold the business and it is very disappointing now. We have been twice since the new owners have taken over. The first time we waited an hour for take always and it was not that enjoyable... More 

Thank Kymberley59
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A relaxed round of fish and chips. Ate inside as it was a bit cool outside. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Thanks a bunch.

Thank Maly B
Hobart, Australia
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64 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

About 40 minutes from Hobart located right on the river at the Huonville Bridge this is a great getaway for lunch. Casual dining with great food. Can't beat the local flat head for fish & chips.

Thank 007Frank_H
Sydney, Australia
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385 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Locals know that this is some of the very best ice cream in the area. I was lucky to be introduced to this delightful floating cafe but just such a local. Don't miss it if you're in the area.

Thank EHinOz
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the flat head with chips and salad the other day... the fish was cooked well but i didnt think it was worth the price. 100 grams of fish for 15 dollars is way over priced. Would expect at least double for this. Otherwise was a great view of the river and friendly service.

Thank Brendan N
Hobart, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Lovely situation and good service - sometimes the opening times are difficult to discern but if you can get in, it is well worth the visit.

Thank FamilyGetaway778
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I went this beautiful river site cafe one year ago and was amazed by their tasty crumbled fry scallops. Recently the owner has changed but the food is as beautiful as before! The service was nice and I even got free dessert. Haven't tried the coffee yet and definitely will be back again. Highly recommend scallops and local fish.

Thank cai c
Kyabram, Australia
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Portion sizes are tiny - was wondering where the other 1/2 of my fish was. Wouldn't even feed my 2yr old. Unhappy considering the price you pay to still be left hungry!!

1 Thank MikaelaJP
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by this cafe just by chance and thought it would be nice to get an ice cream for me and my partner, as the signs out the front clearly says "Coffee, Cake, Ice cream". As we got to the entrance the menu was provided on the wall, it said icecream was provided by the scoop and had many options.... More 

1 Thank Jamie K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 The Esplanade, Huonville, Tasmania 7109, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Huonville
  • Phone Number: 03-6264-1133
Fish and chip cafe on the river

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