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Risby Cove

The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6471 7572
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood platter” (35 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (9 reviews)
“trout” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 1 night in Strahan and headed to Risbys on recommendation of the hosts at our accommodation down the road. The food was good, the homemade bread delicious and the salmon curry was delicious, exactly what we needed on a cold winter's night. Unfortunately...More

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Birthday dinner for my brother in law - early sitting to allow us an early start next day. The menu is ok offering more than enough choice and daily specials. For us I chose the market fish (Ling) and my wife the rib eye steak,...More

1  Thank Dean2150
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday in Strahan with limited choices and we had Risby Cove recommended by our accommodation hosts. Well what a great find! Right by the water and despite being the middle of winter warm and inviting. The young lady who looked after us was friendly and...More

Thank HelenMcElroy
Raphaela d, Manager at Risby Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear HelenMcElroy , Experiences like yours fuel our passion for food and service. Your kind comments have been shared with the rest of the team, who will be motivated to continue the endless pursuit of delivering a solid and excellent experience to our guests. We...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

One of the best meals we’ve eaten in a long time. Everything was beautifully cooked and truly delicious. Friendly, attentive service and a relaxed and intimate setting, with magical water views. We will be back!More

Thank Sheree R
Raphaela d, Manager at Risby Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sheree R , Thank you for the terrific review. We’re passionate about where we live. And it’s not hard to see why, with our beautiful natural environment and boundless enthusiasm for ethically sourced and sustainable produce, Tasmania is leading the world in creating truly...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Our last night in Strahan we dined at the Risby Cove Restaurant, the service was impeccable and the food outstanding.More

Thank dtc2435
Raphaela d, Manager at Risby Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear dtc2435, Thank you for the terrific review. We are so pleased to have made a positive impression upon you! We love to make our guests happy, and we hope to have another opportunity to welcome you as our guest. Kind Regards, Ella Carrera General...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Risby Cove waterfront motel and restaurant in Strahan. Great location with only a 10min walk to Strahan main area. Delicious local cuisine paired with some Tasmanian wine 🍷 🥂 , comfortable setting combined with friendly service and beautiful views of the harbour from our dinner...More

Thank DreamtimeTravel_Ange
Raphaela d, Manager at Risby Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear DreamtimeTravel_Ange, Thank you for the terrific review. We’re passionate about where we live. And it’s not hard to see why, with our beautiful natural environment and boundless enthusiasm for ethically sourced and sustainable produce, Tasmania is leading the world in creating truly incredible products....More

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Ate with the family and did not have a booking, but was welcomed in and seated immediately. Our menu variations were easily accommodated. We started with fries and aioli - wonderfully garlic! Around the table we had scallops, wild catch, shanks and pork ribs. Comments...More

Thank Angela F
Raphaela d, General Manager at Risby Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Dear Angela F, Experiences like yours fuel our passion for food and service. Your kind comments have been shared with the rest of the team, who will be motivated to continue the endless pursuit of delivering a solid and excellent experience to our guests. We...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We went for high tea on a quiet Sunday afternoon. The food was delicious with a good variety on offer. The chilli pumpkin soup was a highlight. The service was warm, friendly and efficient. Would definitely recommend it.More

Thank Christeena J
Raphaela d, General Manager at Risby Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

Dear Christeena, Thanks for your amazing feedback. Risby Cove is really proud of our product and service, and we put a lot of effort on it. We happy you could feel that...make our guests happy is our main purpose. We looking forward to have you...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018

Maybe it is a continuing work in progress but more heritage signing and multi-lingual information would help. It has so much of the convict and piner history - deserves better.More

1  Thank RetiredWazza
Raphaela d, General Manager at Risby Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Dear RetiredWazza, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While I wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and we definitely...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Great location on the water. Wonderful interior decor and rustic outer architecture instantly adds to the restaurants charm. Then it's all incredibly well backed up by friendly, efficient staff and the very talented Chef. We ordered the Tasmanian Scallops for entree - what a way...More

Thank Vicky S
Raphaela d, General Manager at Risby Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Dear Vicky S , Thank you for the terrific review. We are so pleased to have made a positive impression upon you! We love to make our guests happy, and we hope to have another opportunity to welcome you as our guest. Kind Regards, Ella...More

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Response from Kristine A | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open 7 days a week as it is linked to accommodation.
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Response from Penelope K | Reviewed this property |
Open for breakfast lunch and dinner. I went for dinner, not impressed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Strahan
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6471 7572
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