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Written On Tea - CLOSED

Shop 8 236 Sandy Bay Rd | Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania 7005, Australia
+61 439 358 889
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible33%
19 May 2016
“Bad food, poor service, just not nice”
3 Apr 2016
“Best dumplins ever!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 8 236 Sandy Bay Rd | Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania 7005, Australia
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

Food ordered was pan fried dumplings, pork mince and eeg plant and salt & peppered squid. All bad, dumplings were burnt, partner was not real happy with pork and egg plant and squid was very hard. Owner\manager greeted us and took to table. That was...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 3 April 2016

we've been passing few days in hobart trying all kind of cuisine, but this restaurant is the very best! nice people and nice place!

Thank Vale B
Reviewed 26 November 2015

This is the kind of Chinese restaurant cafe that makes Chinese food look like a Western hybrid invention. The dumbing down of Chinese food supposedly to suit western tastes only undermines quality and positive attitudes to Chinese food. This is a typical suburban style Chinese...More

1  Thank rodney888
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Very poor service, got the order wrong and didn't provide rice with the mains. Way overpriced. Food quality was ok but the main sizes were tiny. We won't be coming back.

1  Thank Matt D
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

If your after a simple neighborhood style meal this byo joint serves up the classics and the food is pretty good. Easy & laid back vibe.

Thank BlogBoss
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Sat down with wife, was given just one shriveled old paper menu, and when asked for another menu they said it was their only one..when food arrived with no plates and cutlery .waitress was in a daze, and the food was inedible, rice looked like...More

1  Thank nick p
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Worst restaurant experience I've ever had. We ordered Pan fried Bento fish and we're served with deep fried battered mush dripping fat. The rest of the Bento box looked seriously questionable. After one mouthful I felt sick. This place was good but had obviously changed...More

3  Thank Julia K
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Written on Tea have the best pork buns. I couldn't find anything in China when we were there for last month that were better. Try the pork with dry fried beans, delicious

Thank adelong
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Delicious food and attentive service. We enjoyed the variation from the usual Chinese menu offerings.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Terrific place for chinese food at a very good price. Tasty and with a comprehensive menu to choose from. I loved the pork and beans dish and dumplings. Great to share the plates in true Asian style

Thank Kristine A
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 8 236 Sandy Bay Rd | Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania 7005, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 439 358 889
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Written on Tea restaurant in Sandy Bay presents both traditional and contemporary Mandarin-style cuisine. Our aim is to provide creative Chinese food at a satisfying price to all our patrons.
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