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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%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (66 reviews)
“ocean trout” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 - 21 Church St, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
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1 - 10 of 579 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Eat there one evening when staying overnight in Stanley. I had the Angus 300g steak and my wife the fish of the day. Both good, my steak especially. Bistro was full and had a good atmosphere and an enjoyable experience

Thank AndyLvc
Reviewed 4 days ago

enjoyed restaurant standard food and service here .table service and great menu. staff obliging and professional.

Thank Tessa W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upon referral we came to Stanley for the ‘best seafood in Tasmania’ in addition we came to the Stanley Hotel Bistro. Expectations and standards were high accordingly. Seafood plate and eye filet were both cooked to our liking. Beef, medium, was tender. Seafood was a...More

Thank im44
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely meal except for the fact that their gluten free chips are cooked with everything else therefore cross contamination. Why do places do this. One staff member was a bit gloomy.

Thank JennyLiz B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not enjoy the food at all. It was impossible to find a seafood meal that wasn't some version of deep fried. Very disappointing. The staff were friendly

Thank 451joannao
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner here on a Saturday night was packed. We were glad we booked at the last minute. The natural Tarkine oysters were divine. So was the fillet mignon. We ate early but for those ordering after us, the service seemed to be slow. Recommend a...More

Thank we2k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and drinks available here. Hotel has great location. Looks like this hotel has been completely updated inside and out and is in really good condition.

Thank cjaalbregt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wendy to hotel 2 nights in a row. Sitting by fire in the lounge talking to father of the owner was so interesting and he was so knowledgeable. Meals were delicious especially seafood chowder and meringue and berries

Thank jmattingly1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner in the bistro on a busy night, the friendly staff explained the menu and as the local cray boats were still out cray would have to wait for another trip. The Salt & Pepper Squid entree was lightly dusted and tender, tasted like the...More

Thank TJ H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for dinner and I was recommended the trout - unfortunately it wasn't on their menu so I had the salmon instead which was OK. Hubby had the seafood platter which came out looking pretty amazing and plentiful; however the seafood was just...More

Thank Sapphire_1_12
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Questions & Answers
4 September 2017|
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Response from patcC5994TG | 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
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
  • 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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