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Bushman's Bar and Cafe

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1 Harold Street, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 7612
Tue - Wed 11:30 - 21:30
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Brisbane, Australia
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87 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were here in March with a small group and had a Group dinner organised. This place is fabulous BUT please book as we had people turned away the night we were their. This is a great place especially after seeing the play The Ship that Never was - just across the road. Food is superb - Imaginative and so... More 

Thank Stuart B
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lunch at this restaurant. Meal was nice but we were disappointed as they had good reviews Very expensive for what you get and we were also over charged. We received a refund when I bought it to there notice .

Thank Anna C
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We called and booked a table an hour before we got there. The service was very slow but friendly. To our surprise this is the first place we have been to that has respected childrens eating preferences. We dont have allergies or anything like that but we do eat 'real food' that isnt over fried or manufactured! Thanks Bushmans for... More 

Thank SSKE2014
Coburg, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We dined at Bushmans Cafe and was greeted by a smiling face by the name of Mia. The meals were quick coming out and of excellent quality not to mention excellent friendly service! A bit pricey but well worth it.

Thank EliseRuss1976
Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate here on Good Friday, and with 2 catholics in tow, that meant fish was compulsory. To toe the party line, I also had fish - we had the choice of 3 fish dishes - Salmon and Trout - so we ordered one of each - all three of us commented on how tasty the food was - Not... More 

Thank Brent J
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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481 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our waitress warned us that the portions were large, so we just each ordered one starter (I ordered a laksa fish soup and my wife ordered a mushroom risotto) and we shared the main (one portion of baked barramundi). Halfway through the starters (which were huge) we asked if we could cancel the barramundi, but it was already in the... More 

Thank William P
Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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84 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice space, positioned just above the Strahan esplanade, Bushmans has a great feel about it. All patrons from tots to fogies get great individual service. The food is fantastic, but be warned, the servings are generous, which may inhibit desert. A bound is the wine list and the fire. Eat enjoy.

Thank Peterfitzroy
Launceston, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the best meal I've ever had. That is a very serious comment! Anyone who enjoys a great steak should try the deconstructed beef Wellington. It's melt in the mouth deliciousness all the way. The staff were brilliant and friendly and overall it was a standout evening. Not cheap, but well, well, well worth the visit.

Thank Heidi B
Steve B, Owner at Bushman's Bar and Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Heidi, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Leslie and I were blown away with your opening remark and thank you sincerely for your kind words. We are stoked that you had a standout evening when you recently dined with us and we will be sure to let Dean our butcher at Queenstown Quality Mats know... More 

Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tasty food and pleasant atmosphere can be found at this establishment miles from nowhere. We were both pleasantly surprised

Thank SimonHD2014
Steve B, Manager at Bushman's Bar and Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Simon, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I was a little worried when I saw your score of 3 circles until i read your review. Leslie and I are both glad you had an enjoyable time and that we and the team were able to surprise you with what we do. With regards, Leslie and... More 

Ivanhoe, Australia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We asked 2 different sources for a recommendation for good eating and this was the first place both mentioned and we were not disappointed. Food was excellent quality and great value for money. We enjoy eating out and try to get to 1 or 2 top quality Melb/Victorian restaurants a year and this was up there with some of the... More 

Thank Greg D
Steve B, Owner at Bushman's Bar and Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Greg, Thank you for taking the time to post your review it is greatly appreciated. Leslie and I and the team are stoked you had an enjoyable time when you recently dined with us. Many of our itinerant guests are often surprised at the quality of food and service we offer at Bushman's. Being part of the Melbourne and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$33
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Harold Street, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Strahan
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6471 7612
Bushman's cafe offers relaxed cafe style dining during the day with contemporary moddern Australian restaurant offerings in the evening. The wine and beer menu features some of the best wineries and microbreweries of Tasmania. 3 studio style apartments above the cafe are available for nightly stays at affordable prices.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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