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Scorchers by the River Gallery Cafe

1 Esplanade, Orford, Tasmania 7190, Australia
+61 3 6257 1033
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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“pizza” (95 reviews)
“scallops” (13 reviews)
“salami” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Esplanade, Orford, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Scorchers for a pizza & they looked really nice. We were advised they would take an hour and their other menu items would be quicker. We went with another option because we needed to walk back to the caravan park. After waiting an...More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent and lucky find in a quiet town, where most other cafes close early this is more a pizza restaurant which has fantastic wood fired pizzas with fresh local seafood. It can be a bit slow for takeaways due to demand so phone ahead for...More

1  Thank JayKay777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered a takeout as arrived 15 mins before the restaurant was due to close. It took 30 mins for the pizzas to be cooked and once we opened our takeout boxes we found 5 burned and dry pizzas. Not great especially as the prices...More

Thank Beckett2016
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Quality ingredients with a great menu for lunch or dinner, fully licensed with lovely staff and our pizza arrived smelling great and tasted better- bit expensive but worth it when it isn't mass produced like many chain pizzeria's and the wood fired oven makes it...More

2  Thank V W
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Despite being recommended by our AirBNB host, we found the pizzas small and expensive. (more expensive than Sydney & Hobart). The toppings were minimal. Limited options in Orford but I would not recommend this as one of them.

Thank davidsyd1
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for dinner. Luckily we got takeaway because to dine in cost more. We got one small pizza which was four slices and one large pizza. It cost $45 altogether which we felt was expensive. The ham on the pizza...More

Thank MargaretP892
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We all enjoyed a variety of pizzas with our Coeliac friend giving hers a 10 out of 10. One couple had the pasta and gave it a good score as well. All the others enjoyed different pizzas and all agreed they were great. Make sure...More

Thank Glenn P
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

My husband grabbed a couple of takeaway coffees from this cafe. Coffee average, but the price, $6.00 for a regular size, cannot go unmentioned. Come on!

1  Thank AngieTas
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Went to use bathroom and was going to order after even looking at menu while waiting , had family in line go down the road so we left one member of our party got food not good

1  Thank Diane B
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Wanted some hot chips to take away for our 3 year old and 19 month old (as they were not on the menu) . We got 2 small cone shaped packets and was totally gob smacked when we were charged $18. The same amount at...More

1  Thank Annie A
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Florence C
9 February 2018|
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Response from Glenn P | Reviewed this property |
not sure about byo but suggest you book and ask as they can get busy in summer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Esplanade, Orford, Tasmania 7190, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Orford
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6257 1033
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