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2 Salamanca Pl, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6224 2554
08:30 - 22:00
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Sun 08:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 22:00
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Newcastle, Australia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I had a superb dinner at Smolt during a recent stay in Hobart. Not only was the food presented magnificently it was cooked to perfection. The staff were extremely knowledgable and attentive (but not obtrusively so). The menu and wine list was varied and displayed fresh produce from the local region. All in all this was one... More 

Thank Kimnarelle
Sydney, Australia
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278 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We didn't think we needed to book - so we're lucky to snare the last table . We perched on some high stools until a place on the end of a nearby bench became vacant . We ordered 4 entres Tapas style - calamari salad .octopus ,yellow fin tuna ,prawn tacos -and a side of fried cauliflower- all delicious and... More 

Thank voluteer
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to go to smolt on recommendations from others. Had an enjoyable dinner. Started with oysters 3 ways. Shared entree. Tasty. Main courses included squid fettuccine beautiful. My husband had pork belly. Both very nice. Expensive but worth it. Service was good. Wouldn't classify as fine dining though.

Thank marbles69
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

High quality food, but we had a small child, no highchair offered and we were put right at back of restaurant so no view from our table and very dark lighting, but service was good and food also, pricing high so expect to pay top dollar. I would suggest great for couples or meeting venue.

Thank Sue G
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On the plus side we didn’t have a reservation but they managed to fit us in anyway (for dinner). The restaurant has a good vibe, the service was attentive and we had a good table. However, the food was a bit underwhelming. I had a "steak with romesco sauce, charred onions, smoked tomato” - the dish looked good but under-seasoned... More 

Thank Chats123
Mareeba, Australia
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Smolt is a classy restaurant that serves mostly local products. It is of a very good quality and service was prompt. Staff was friendly and helpful. Not a lot of range for kids though but adults who like fine food will not be disappointed.

Thank Grumpyoldman101
Monterey County, California
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very high end food but the place is extremely noisy. And that's with no one sitting near us - just from the ambient music and tables around the restaurant. It's also pretty pricey but the food is good and nice portions.

Thank Fran H
Dunbogan, Australia
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75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I had been recommended to go to SMOLT and we are so glad we did. From the moment we walked in we were totally looked after like royalty. The food and wine and whisky were fabulous. Try the stuffed and crumbed olives as a starter!

Thank Pennart
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Smolt was my best eating experience in Hobart and a great find. Great location. Great local produce. Book ahead and book early.

Thank Ashley R
Overland Park, Kansas
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689 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food and an extensive menu. Service was good, menu variety was excellent. Just a good place all around.

Thank Bill F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$47
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Salamanca Pl, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6224 2554

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?