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AU$10 - AU$38
CUISINES
Contemporary, Australian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 15 October 2023

We were part of a group on Friday evening 13 Oct , meals were lovely to most of the group BUT you should have been ashamed to serve a meal of scollops , they were the size of a five cent piece , utterly disgusting..., the person whom received this meal will never be returning , maybe some quality control needed in your kitchenMore

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 20 August 2023

We had a great meal here last night. Food was delicious, portions were generous and the staff were friendly and attentive without hovering. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 20 May 2023

Food was great staff were very friendly would definitely go again I would highly recommend dessert was delicious

Date of visit: April 2023
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Goodstone Group, Other at River Arms Ulverstone, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2023

So good to hear - thank you for taking the time to review and send such great feedback!

Reviewed 7 February 2023 via mobile

Called in for lunch and just made it before service closed. What a wonderful experience. The staff were friendly and obliging- even though it was only with 5 minutes to spare there was no rushing us. Between us we had soft shell crab tacos, red...Thai curry, chicken breast with potato Rossi and broccolini and carbonara with prawns. With a huge menu we were spoilt for choice, and none of our choices disappointed. We all agreed that it was not “pub food”. It was of a quality that you would expect from an up-market restaurant. So glad we stopped for lunch, and trying to rearrange our trip to go that way on our return trip, just for an excuse to eat there again.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Goodstone2015, Other at River Arms Ulverstone, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2023

Thank you so much Pennie - what a lovely review to read. So glad you stopped in and I hope there are more return trips in the future!

Reviewed 11 December 2022

This hotel blew us away, the decor is modern, the staff were amazing and the food absolutely top notch. The menu variety was huge, we settled on Chicken Schnitzel with vegies and pepper gravy and Lambs Fry & Bacon (very rarely seen on menus now)....Both meals were absolutely beautiful, restaurant quality. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Goodstone2015, Other at River Arms Ulverstone, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2023

Thank you so much for reviewing and we are so pleased you enjoyed your meals.

Reviewed 13 November 2022 via mobile

Tonight my daughter and I thought we would go river arms try something different wow are we glad we did Top Service and Top meal oh and Molly you have excellent service skills so nice to see someone take the time. Highly reccommend

Date of visit: November 2022
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Goodstone2015, Other at River Arms Ulverstone, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2023

My apologies I did not see this review earlier - thank you so much for taking the time to comment and give such lovely feedback. We will make sure Molly reads your comments!

Reviewed 30 September 2022 via mobile

Visited for a family dinner - service was first class. Food was also very good. Possibly the best pub service I have experienced. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: September 2022
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DONOJ PTY LTD MICHELLE BARTON, Other at River Arms Ulverstone, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2022

So good to hear Rob - thank you so much!

Reviewed 5 September 2022 via mobile

We went for dinner and both meals where the worst we can remember ever getting served . My meal was grilled fish and Greek salad which was delivered 1.5 hrs from ordering only to find the fish was raw which I returned for them to...cook only to be returned in an unbeatable state ( disgusting) The second persons meal was Chicken breast and sauce —- well the sauce was more of a lot of runny soap which destroyed the whole meal . Then the service or should I say the lack of it — forget getting the waitress getting drink orders , just go get it your self . To top it all off everything Is way way over priced and you leave hungry A very big give them a missMore

Date of visit: September 2022
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Goodstone2015, Other at River Arms Ulverstone, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2022

Sincerely sorry and shocked to read this. We normally get excellent reviews about our food and service so would quite sincerely like to discuss with you what went wrong on this occasion. We would appreciate if you would be willing to contact our manager Karen...More

Reviewed 29 August 2022 via mobile

We had a lovely meal at River Arms this evening. The food was beautiful, the staff and service wonderful. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Goodstone2015, Other at River Arms Ulverstone, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2022

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 17 August 2022 via mobile

Fantastic food and service! Do yourself a favour and head here for a meal. The food was 10/10 and the girls serving us were so friendly.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Goodstone2015, Other at River Arms Ulverstone, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2022

Thank you so much for such a lovely review - we think we have a pretty special team here and it is so lovely to hear that our customers agree!

Reviewed 29 May 2022

Some lady I think was henen or Haley served us. So rude. The food was great but I'll never come back. Too rude sorry.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Goodstone2015, Other at River Arms Ulverstone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2022

Hi Dan - we received your direct feedback form regarding your experience and have tried to contact you in relation this. The number you provided is connected to someone else, a lady in Queensland, and we have had no response from our emails. If you...More

Reviewed 22 April 2022 via mobile

We went for dinner and lunch again the next day. The meals are huge. I asked the staff if I could have chicken instead of meat in the Thai salad which was obliged and the salad was beautiful, we were eating it for 3 days...and I ordered the small size. The atmosphere is relaxed and all of the staff were friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Goodstone2015, Other at River Arms Ulverstone, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2022

Thank you so much Lotrika - so pleased to here you returned especially!

Reviewed 18 April 2022 via mobile

What an awesome meal, staff were efficient and friendly 😀. We had the pulled lamb which was divine, flavoursome. Hubby had the scotch fillet with surf sauce, was also enjoyed. Large meals. Atmosphere was lovely, even on the busy night we went. Thanks for a...great night.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Goodstone2015, Other at River Arms Ulverstone, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2022

Thank you! We sincerely appreciate our customer's taking the time to review. Hope we will see you back again

Reviewed 25 March 2022 via mobile

We are a family of 3 with 1 vegetarian and 1 person who is gluten free. Everyone loved their meal here. Service was poor perhaps due to staffing but the food was so good I give it 5* anyway!

Date of visit: March 2022
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Goodstone2015, Other at River Arms Ulverstone, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2022

Thank you so much!! I am sorry to hear that our service wasn't up to our normal standard but so pleased you were impressed with the meal

Reviewed 19 February 2022

What a lovely place to stop and have a lunch on our long journey. The waitress was so helpful and friendly (dinosaur, you'll know which one I mean) she deserves a raise if she's just on minimum wage. Her recommendations were perfect and her manner...was professional and yet warm and caring. The meal was absolutely delicious and served promptly and hot. A nice setting, large dining room with interesting photos and bits and pieces, we would return.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Goodstone2015, Other at River Arms Ulverstone, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2022

So good to hear - thank you for the review

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Hi - our Food Services Manager wanted to create a point of difference when we renovated, offering table names rather than numbers. The names themself aren't references to anyone or anything as such.
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River Arms Ulverstone is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4