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Drift Cafe Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood, Cafe,
41 Bluff Rd, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia
+61 3 6424 4695
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (44 reviews)
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8:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 Bluff Rd, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heard rave reviews...went for my birthday lunch...mainly ordered burgers....rolls were soggy and so were the sweet potato fries....1st and last time for us.

1  Thank meM8480XQ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dropped in for a drink or two and a bite to eat after our high school reunion being this was on a Saturday night they were fully booked out. We was told they had no seats left apart from outside and the wind...More

Thank Adam J
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Great venue. Tables werent being turned over efficiently so we sat at a dirty table. Dirty dishes stayed in our table during our entire visit. Only half of order came out initially. Food was good even with the issues i eould go back. Loved the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Had lunch on two occasions during our 10 day stay in beautiful Tasmania at Drift cafe and just loved everything about our experience. The food was great and staff were very nice. Loved the beanbags on the lawn and the magnificent beach views. Will definitely...More

1  Thank Myrtle G
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Drift Cafe in my opinion has the best food for either casual sitting outside on the lawn or sitting inside the cafe. The food is delicious, fresh and presented perfectly. Goof coffee and excellent service.

Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We didn't eat here but loved sitting in the sun on the lawn across from the beach with a good Tassie wine.

1  Thank we2k
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Had a team lunch there at the end of our trip. Food fabulous - loved roasted beetroot soup and seafood platter amazing Great service by patient staff in busy restaurant

Thank merrum2017
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I got the 24hr slow cooked pork belly. I got two roughly 7cms long bits of pork. This was in the large plate category on the menu, Considering I was paying $34 I was expecting a reasonable size. I was so disappointed. I mean it...More

Thank RheeLee
Reviewed 19 October 2017

There are two parts to Drift, and outside Café/takeaway and an inside seated restaurant. In the restaurant dining is strictly from the menu and as expected more expensive with a diverse menu however I much prefer the outdoor café/takeaway they have ta great takeaway menu...More

Thank Julie N
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here for our last night in Tasmania. While we went for the more casual option of burgers there is fine dining options. The service was great and food tasty.

Thank Sarah W
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Questions & Answers
Brenda A
20 January 2017|
Response from Dane L | Property representative |
Hi Brenda, Yes we are open every Sunday, we open at 9am. Breakfast menu runs from 9:00am - 11:30am and then the lunch/dinner menu runs from 12:00pm - the end of dinner service. Please donor hesitate to call the restaurant... More
Lyndy A
20 December 2016|
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Response from Dane L | Property representative |
Hi Lindy, yes level access from the front and no stairs etc. to get to the front door. If you let us know when booking we can make sure that we get you on a table in a less congested area of the restaurant. Thank you and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Bluff Rd, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Devonport
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6424 4695
  • E-mail
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