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Risby Cove

The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6471 7572
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“trout” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
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11 - 20 of 548 reviews

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Stayed at Risby Cover for two nights in late May. A short walk to the township. Very reachable. No laundry facilities in room but easily accessible. Very clean, and well appointed apartment. Great views and very relaxing on the verandah in the afternoon. We had...More

Thank Robyn C
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We ordered the trout and the trevella - both were good but not memorably great. Possibly over priced, but I guess you pay for the location, which was wonderful.

Thank Llarrinda
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

My partner and I were taken back by the views and ambience of this place. On top of that a good selection of beers and wines to go with excellent food. We had the lamb shoulder for two and it was the best meat I...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Arrived here unannounced 9 of us and they managed to fit us in for an early dinner - This place has a lovely setting - next to the Gordon river - even has some accommodation as well. The food was good and a lovely ambience...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Then took a further booking in front of me. I explained that we were just turned away due to being fully booked. Reply was, NOW we are fully booked. Was not offered any option to dine, but would not ever want to NOW with this...More

1  Thank Ian L
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The view from the windows over the harbour is very nice. Meals were expensive for what you get. Steak was well cooked but nothing memorable. Service can be a bit hit and miss. Ordered a glass of red and it was the smallest glass I...More

Thank ralpha62
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is a great find for anyone looking for excellent food in a fabulous location. The outlook over the inlet with a gorgeous sunset would be hard to beat. The menu is modest in length and not cheap - but outstanding quality. Service was friendly...More

Thank YTF
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Scallops were just breadcrumbed and deep fried. Eye fillet steak was around $43 and was pub quality. The cut of steak was definitely not great. Medium ended up being well done. The dips were just awful. Really awful. Staff were friendly but at the end...More

Thank ladycatrin
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Charming restaurant, great atmosphere, nice service and very good food. We had a great time - highly recommended!

Thank Aga_freethinker
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We had 2 nights here booked for us as part of a Motorcycle trip we booked through Moto Adventures Tasmania. We could not be happier! We got in late, and they has made arrangements so our check in was utterly painless. The room is more...More

Thank ChadMashpee
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12 March 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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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