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Stanley Hotel Bistro

19 - 21 Church St, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
+61 3 6458 1161
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (75 reviews)
“seafood plate” (13 reviews)
“scallops” (46 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 - 21 Church St, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
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1 - 10 of 706 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff friendly and efficient, the meals are very nice, atmosphere good, a popular spot right in the centre of Stanley, we would definitely return.

Thank sianjani
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a long day having come off the ferry . You know how you feel after a day like this then you find a pub that just blows your minds. For starters my wife had the seafood Chowder with real chunks...More

Thank jamessawcom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived without a booking - it was August. It was still busy. Enjoyed our meal. Great, friendly place.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is a great place to eat if visiting Stanley. Recommend booking as it is very busy on weekends. A nice drink in the bar area near the fire is a great start before heading to the restaurant. The food is varied and very...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Public bar had the best fire.....so warm on a wet windy day. Had meals 2 nights in a row, very pleasant. Lovely atmosphere, good service.

Thank Alice G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had two dinners at this bistro as very few options for dinner in Stanley in Winter. Nice menu , big serves, pleasant staff. Enjoyed my meals very much.

Thank DJP1963
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I ate dinner here and the food was great quality. We each had the seafood chowder then shared the crumbed scallops. Both were excellent, I would recommend this place. One thing to note is the menu listed on their website is a...More

Thank Agathon S
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on a cold and wet day while road tripping in Tassie. The wallaby pie and fresh trout were excellent but I must say the chowder was outstanding . Sitting by the fire for coffee made it hard to leave. I can...More

Thank MitchellWines
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Tasmania has always been a bit 'hit and miss' at times with its dining. Some places maintain high standards, while others offer exception one time, and dismal the next. The Stanley Hotel has always been the former. If fact, every time we go there, a...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We arrived on a Saturday night at about 8pm. I was worried that it would be too late to order a meal being a small town and winter but there was not a problem at all seating us and taking our order. I was really...More

Thank Kourt96
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4 September 2017|
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Response from Pat C | Reviewed this property |
As it is a hotel, to the best of my knowledge, yes. Food was excellent.
Peter R
17 October 2016|
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Response from Tracey J | Property representative |
No I am sorry we are not open Christmas Day. I don't believe there is anywhere open in our area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 37
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 - 21 Church St, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Stanley
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6458 1161
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  • This restaurant is at Stanley Hotel
At the Stanley Hotel you’ll find a cold beer, a warm welcome and great food.Our bistro offers quality Tasmanian produce featuring great steak and seafood. Produce is sourced from the local region. In season try the fresh Lobster (crayfish), scallops, crisp battered fish ‘n’ chips, great local oysters, juicy tender grass fed beef and natural chicken.Join us for lunch or dinner which is served every day in our bistro or on our sunny deck.
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