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Risby Cove

The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6471 7572
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood platter” (35 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (10 reviews)
“trout” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
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161 - 170 of 574 reviews

Reviewed 16 April 2016

This attractive restaurant is set on the edge of Strahan Harbour with a great view. The staff were very friendly and helpful, making everyone welcome. The food, particularly the fish and seafood was excellent and there was a wide selection of wines.

Thank jpenrose
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

There are so many mixed reviews for this restaurant, so not sure if we were just lucky but we had a very pleasant dinner here. The restaurant is on the waterfront, a short level walk around the shore from the main Strahan cruise boat wharf...More

Thank barbrajayne
Reviewed 12 April 2016

A bit pricey for the style of food on offer, a reasonable wine list and well presented traditional desserts.

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

What sort or restaurant closes on a Friday night in a tourist town? We tried to go for dinner but failed. Based on these reviews I think I am glad.....

1  Thank CassandraBlackSun
Reviewed 9 April 2016

When we enquired about dinner they said the restaurant was shut ( all the roadside signs screamed " open" due to lack of customers. Every restaurant we visited in Strahan was heaving with diners so this seemed surprising. Shame because the menu looked good.

Thank Cuckooscot
Reviewed 7 April 2016

This restaurant is very nice. We had travella which was very good. And wallaby that was good, but not much taste. The potatoes were delicious. Sticky date pudding with butterscotch sauce nice as well. The views are very good. Service was okay.

Thank Hans_10
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Poor service. Average cuisine. Certainly not restaurant quality. But charging restaurant prices. Very disappointed.

1  Thank lhdoyle68
Reviewed 5 April 2016

My husband and I shared a lovely meal at Risby Cove. The food was fresh and delicious. I had the beet root and goat cheese tart and it was fabulous. My husband especially enjoyed the sticky date pudding for dessert. We're from the U.S. and...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner were hesitant to dine here because of the mixed reviews but we decided to give it a go and it was great. We had the damper to begin and it was so yummy, warm and moist. Then for main I had...More

Thank Amity E
Reviewed 25 March 2016

The ambience was great (except for the duck/geese poo all over the outside area) The food was excellent but prices charged for Tasmanian wine over the top

Thank torani45
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Gabrielle M
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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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SpringPark209
13 March 2017|
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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, 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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