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Boat House Restaurant Cornelian Bay

) #52 of 435 Restaurants in Hobart $$ - $$$ , , Vegetarian Friendly
On the Derwent River | Cornelian Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6228 9289
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“chowder” (34 reviews)
“duck” (28 reviews)
“sundae” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
On the Derwent River | Cornelian Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

visited restaurant for birthday lunch for son & husband. We have lived inHobart for 3 yrs & have just found our favourite eating place. After a warm welcome by the host,we were seated at a window table overlooking the beach & bridge. The service was...More

1  Thank Cathie L
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Visited restaurant for lunch with family, started with a great table with a lovely view over the water. The food was superb with possibly the best chowder I have had, I had the Trevalla special for main which lined up to its description once again...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Invited by our Son and his Girlfriend to dine at one of our top favourite restaurants. Our table had a view over Cornelian Bay which is World class. We had drinks while waiting for the fourth person and were not rushed. The newish owner took...More

Thank johnboother59
Reviewed 22 August 2016

There are few more lovely spots in which to dine than the Boathouse Restaurant at Cornelian Bay. All of the food is excellent, all well presented, but their seafood chowder is something else! I have eaten seafood chowder all over the world and this is...More

Thank LWATravel
Reviewed 6 August 2016

..but i wouldn't necessarily rush back for the food! I went with a big group of nearly 30 people. The venue is lovely, service was great, but the food had a few odd inconsistencies. For a start there's no vegetarian option in the set menu,...More

Thank Ria G
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Have had lunch here on numerous occasions. Outlook very nice from restaurant. Service friendly and prompt. Food well presented and well cooked. Always enjoy our meal here.

Thank GingerRose63
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

WoW!! Just had The best lunch i've had the pleasure to experience in such a long time!! The naked oysters were so fresh! The confit duck leg was just so tender and tasty yet crisp in all the right places and generous in serving...wow, this...More

1  Thank sheRwoman
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I wish I'd looked further into these reviews before eating here. Worst service of any restaurant I've been to in Hobart. The female manager needs a lesson in good service and is an embarrassment to Hobart.

2  Thank ShayeH27
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We had a fantastic meal with friends for a birthday celebration. Every plate arrived beautifully presented and every mouthful was delicious! We ordered a variety of dishes and shared a mouthful of each and nothing dissapointed. I had the chowder which was full of very...More

1  Thank Michelle N
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Came here for Parents wedding anniversary as we wanted to try it out. Lovely staff and great ambience. Food took a while to arrive but it was definitely worth the wait. The Rib Eye was cooked perfect and the seasoning was spot on. Fish cooked...More

Thank modernfoodreview
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the Derwent River | Cornelian Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6228 9289
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Right on the beach at Cornelian Bay, the Boat House occupies one of the most beautiful settings in Hobart, 5 km north of the CBD. Fabulous water views with the Tasman bridge as a backdrop, the Boat House is the perfect location for family outings to the and park, long lavish lunches, a romantic candle lit dinner for two, or any special occasion, also holding functions of up to 150 people. Recent owner since November 2013, John Demir, has 20 years experience in the restaurant industry as a chef. Now he has taken on role of front of house position as host. The contemporary Australian menu changes seasonally to encompass the freshest Tasmanian produce available.
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