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Risby Cove

The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6471 7572
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood platter” (35 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (10 reviews)
“trout” (28 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
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161 - 170 of 587 reviews

Reviewed 19 May 2016

We both enjoyed our meal at Risby Cove - tasty and well prepared food . It's a lovely setting looking over the harbor towards the township. Our young waiter, only a couple of weeks into his career, was excellent.

Thank John W
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Had dinner here twice last week. the perch special was most delicious, a wine not on the menu recommended the first night by our waiter was good enough we asked for it the second night. Had the squid as a main and an entree tart...More

Thank Kathryn P
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We enjoyed two evening meals at Risby Cove. The meals each time were very tasty and the service was prompt and efficient,,even though the restaurant was fully booked and the staff were kept very busy. The menu was varied and had everything on it that...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

We were skeptical after reading some other reviews but couldn't have been more pleased. Our young server was congeniel, attentive, and did a great job. Had perch. Cooked perfectly. Was well prepared. Mixed veges were cooked proper but broccoli was a bit cooler than beans....More

Thank Frank P
Reviewed 8 May 2016

This boutique and quaint little place has a splendid restaurant with a very enticing food selection and good pricing. Risby Cove also has some accommodation. It was a quiet out-of-season evening but the warmth of my reception and the quality of the food that I...More

Thank Finny39
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Great meal, we had booked after a trip on the Wilderness Explorer and we were cold and tired, finding excellent ambiance in a warm dining room, an excellent table with a view! Thoroughly enjoyed the meal, and the ONE waiter did an amazing job, but...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Unfortunately we had to wait one and half hours for our meal, we are tourists and thought this particular restaurant looked quite good. More staff needed to cope with dinner,food just average ,prices quite high.Steak cooked medium not as ordered which was medium rare.

1  Thank Judith B
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

The seafood we ordered, scallops and squid was absolutely beautiful fresh and delicious. We were tired so they bought it to our suite and we sat and ate looking out the window across the bay and looking towards the townsite of Strahan. Very pretty seaside...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

A quick breakfast in Sydney a flight to Hobart and the long drive to Strahan made for a long prelude to dinner at Risby Cove Restaurant. The food was presented well and was tasty .Loved the very fresh oysters and the fresh greens with the...More

Thank William T
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We booked our table in the morning, and the lady who took our booking was less than inviting. On arrival there in the evening (we were 15 minutes early), we had a look through their gallery and was met again by the very unwelcoming dragon...More

1  Thank Melanie S
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Gabrielle M
10 August 2017|
Response from Kristine A | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open 7 days a week as it is linked to accommodation.
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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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