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Risby Cove

The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6471 7572
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood platter” (35 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (10 reviews)
“trout” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our last night in Strahan we dined at the Risby Cove Restaurant, the service was impeccable and the food outstanding.

Thank dtc2435
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Risby Cove waterfront motel and restaurant in Strahan. Great location with only a 10min walk to Strahan main area. Delicious local cuisine paired with some Tasmanian wine 🍷 🥂 , comfortable setting combined with friendly service and beautiful views of the harbour from our dinner...More

Thank DreamtimeTravel_Ange
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate with the family and did not have a booking, but was welcomed in and seated immediately. Our menu variations were easily accommodated. We started with fries and aioli - wonderfully garlic! Around the table we had scallops, wild catch, shanks and pork ribs. Comments...More

Thank Angela F
Raphaela d, General Manager at Risby Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Angela F, Experiences like yours fuel our passion for food and service. Your kind comments have been shared with the rest of the team, who will be motivated to continue the endless pursuit of delivering a solid and excellent experience to our guests. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for high tea on a quiet Sunday afternoon. The food was delicious with a good variety on offer. The chilli pumpkin soup was a highlight. The service was warm, friendly and efficient. Would definitely recommend it.More

Thank Christeena J
Raphaela d, General Manager at Risby Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Christeena, Thanks for your amazing feedback. Risby Cove is really proud of our product and service, and we put a lot of effort on it. We happy you could feel that...make our guests happy is our main purpose. We looking forward to have you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe it is a continuing work in progress but more heritage signing and multi-lingual information would help. It has so much of the convict and piner history - deserves better.More

1  Thank RetiredWazza
Raphaela d, General Manager at Risby Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear RetiredWazza, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While I wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and we definitely...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location on the water. Wonderful interior decor and rustic outer architecture instantly adds to the restaurants charm. Then it's all incredibly well backed up by friendly, efficient staff and the very talented Chef. We ordered the Tasmanian Scallops for entree - what a way...More

Thank Vicky S
Raphaela d, General Manager at Risby Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Vicky S , Thank you for the terrific review. We are so pleased to have made a positive impression upon you! We love to make our guests happy, and we hope to have another opportunity to welcome you as our guest. Kind Regards, Ella...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our Anniversary & we chose this restaurant as it had good reviews & was within walking distance. We weren't disappointed. Service was friendly, The wine list was comprehensive & our meals were excellent - Sri Lankan fish curry & lamb shanks. Both serves...More

2  Thank Karen M
Raphaela d, General Manager at Risby Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Karen M, Thank you for the terrific review. We are so pleased to have made a positive impression upon you! We love to make our guests happy, and we hope to have another opportunity to welcome you as our guest. Kind Regards, Ella Carrera...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner in the Risby Cove Restaurant on two successive nights. Each of the four meals savored were delicious and most enjoyable. The staff were attentive but not obtrusive and service was excellent. We would definitely recommend this restaurant highly.More

Thank Scotties2014
Raphaela d, General Manager at Risby Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Scotties2014 , Thank you for the terrific review. We’re passionate about where we live. And it’s not hard to see why, with our beautiful natural environment and boundless enthusiasm for ethically sourced and sustainable produce, Tasmania is leading the world in creating truly incredible...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Husband ordered lamb shanks, thinking for a cold night should be really good...NOT....they were reheated and vile...but of course, very expensive...my brother in law ordered steak...it was cold. The service was okay but too expensive for what we had...I would never go there again...waste...More

Thank Foodydreamlady
Raphaela d, General Manager at Risby Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Foodydreamlady, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While I wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and it's apparent...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend fantastic food, great service Rooms very nice good view very friendly staff, very cleanMore

Thank Dean H
Raphaela d, General Manager at Risby Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Dean H, Thank you for the terrific review. We’re passionate about where we live. And it’s not hard to see why, with our beautiful natural environment and boundless enthusiasm for ethically sourced and sustainable produce, Tasmania is leading the world in creating truly incredible...More

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Gabrielle M
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Response from Kristine A | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open 7 days a week as it is linked to accommodation.
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March 12, 2017|
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Response from Penelope K | Reviewed this property |
Open for breakfast lunch and dinner. I went for dinner, not impressed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Strahan
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6471 7572
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