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“Best pub food in tassie!!!”

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Shipwright's Arms Hotel
Ranked #36 of 48 Hotels in Hobart
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Best pub food in tassie!!!”
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Just completed a family holiday around tassie and can say this food was the best! Great smiling service and didn't need to book to get a quality seat.
Relaxed atmosphere
Porterhouse was excellently cooked and gravy and beer battered chips excellent
Best parmy in tassie, massive feed
Quality chowder, fish and chicken
Amazing historical pub setting
Thanks for the meal :)

Stayed January 2017
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

We have enjoyed dinner at the Shipwright's Arms hotel on previoius visits to Hobart so I had no hesitation in recommending it for our large group. Great atmosphere with friendly staff. The food is very good as was the service. I highly recommend the seafood plate. We didn't stay in the Hotel's accommodation so unable to comment on that.

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  • Stayed October 2016, travelled with friends
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Thank DeborahLBrisbane
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Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

We went here a couple of weeks ago for my husbands work Christmas dinner. A 6pm booking. A few things not available on the menu, not such a big deal. We were in the room that had a bar but the staff said they couldnt serve drinks from it as it was too confusing - for who Im not quite sure... So every time some-one wanted a drink they had to go to the main bar. The food was average,the staff unfriendly and unhelpful. What happened to this glorious old pub that was always packed and had a fun friendly atmosphere. Wont be going back again.

  • Stayed December 2016, travelled on business
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

It was the first time that we had visited Shippies. We had not booked in and were surprised that we got a seat (let alone being the only ones in the restaurant). Husband had the scallops, while I opted for the seafood selection. I noticed that the meal included a couple of things that I really don't like and the waitress was only too happy to leave these off my plate and add something else in place of - which was most appreciated. The meals were very fresh, large proportions and tasted delicious. My only complaint was that the noise from the bar was really loud. Staff were friendly and I would definitely enjoy a meal her again.

Stayed December 2016, travelled as a couple
Thank Lisa C
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Berlin, Germany
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37 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Cosy in winter, great nautical decor, friendly bright service, food above average pub food comparable with restaurants. I visit shippies every Hobart visit. Good place if solo with a friendly bar. Also good for a large group in the restaurant. Food is a little expensive for a large family but very affordable for a group of adults. Also is disabled accessible from the back. Interior is bigger than it seems. Service is not fancy, mostly enthusiastic university students and euro backpackers with fully functioning brains.

  • Stayed November 2016, travelled with family
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Thank ChapmanCanberra
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Property: Shipwright's Arms Hotel
Address: 29 Trumpeter St | Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Hobart
Price range (per night): $88 - $149
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Shipwright's Arms Hotel was established in 1846. Situated in the heart of historic Battery Point, Shippies (as it is know by the locals)has unique collection of Tasmanian and maritime memorabilia. Browse around the bar for the maritime memories including a 7 metre photomural showing every Sydney to Hobart yacht race line honours winner. The English style bar (built by a shipwright) features Tasmanian timbers and the log fires keep it cosy during winter. In summer you can relax in the ambient beer garden. ... more   less 
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