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Derwent Bridge Wilderness Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian
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Lyell Highway, Derwent Bridge, Tasmania, Australia
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Sandringham, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited this place on the weekend wanting to stay for dinner the young lady behind the bar informed us that it gets very busy and that she could put and order in a little before 6pm even though the kitchen didnt open till 6pm iam so glad we did the place was over flowing with peaple but even late orders... More 

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Thank Sarah B
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If in Derwent Bridge this is THE dinner stop. It's probably the only one but doesn't take advantage of this. The two chefs produce food far beyond expectation. Quite exceptional.

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Thank crow4
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a one of the excellent experience for me and my friends. We never experienced something like this in middle of nowhere. Really enjoyed pork belly dish. Missed out on chance to have a Sri Lankan curry dish bit disappointed about that. One of my friends had it and he loved the chicken curry. Hopefully I will come back... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lamb curry was the best I have ever had ,prepared by the hotel chef from Sri Lanka whose grandmother gave him the recipe!Totally authentic and exquisitely served

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Thank Stephanie S
Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in the area, so we were told that this might have been a good option to go to with our family of 4. From the outside, the Hotel/Restaurant looks mediocre at best - and that should have been the first sign that we were not in for a good experience. The second sign was the fact that... More 

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Thank jubbing
Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great spot to stop for a very good meal in front of a huge fire. Self contained RVs welcome to overnight on the car park. Only 2 km from The Wall artwork, a sculpture not to be missed. Or 5 km from Lake St Clair National Park Visitors Centre and camping/caravan park

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Thank Juniper337
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here for lunch and dinner when we stayed at the Pumphouse. Really great food not over the top expensive and well presented as well. The interior is really cool.

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Thank Amanda C
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Not worth a stay. Only stopped to eat there because there is nothing else around, and food was below par. Looked the goods from the front but lacked soul.

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Thank JoannaZ79
Perth, Australia
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This Lodge style hotel provides a friendly and welcoming atmosphere after a long days drive. With high ceilings, a warm fire and a forest vista to complement a 4 star meal, you'll enjoy your stop here. The menu is excellent; great value with a few quirky combinations (scallops with lychee and raspberry coulis?) but the quality and quantity is excellent.... More 

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Thank Barkb
Hobart, Australia
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This is our fave pit stop on the way to the West Coast. On our recent visit, we dropped in with our caravan and stayed overnight in the carpark for free. As usual, we had a great meal and although a little bit expensive - we love it because of the ambience and uniqueness of the place. Our small boys... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lyell Highway, Derwent Bridge, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Derwent Bridge

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