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Swansea RSL Bistro

$$ - $$$
Bar, Australian
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2 Noyes St, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
+61 3 6257 8188
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17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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78 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Arriving late on a Saturday night opted for the RSL for dinner as you can generally get a reasonable meal. It was very crowded with no vacant tables but there was a table for six which only two people were eating at so they made room at the end for us. There was another table for 6-8 people reserved but... More 

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Thank Adventurous56
Newcastle, Australia
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66 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Prob frozen stuff fried up, quite place so go early they shut early, we ran into friends we had not seen in years, had a meal a couple of drinks each while we chatted, next thing you know every one ran out the door and they started shutting at 8pm on a Friday night. I said to the barman can... More 

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Thank David C
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This place is so variable. Sometimes the food is perfectly fine but sometimes it's awful. Yesterday it was awful. My partner had the steak, which was dry this time. I had pasta carbonara with chicken. It tasted like sauce from a packet and the chicken was a weird texture and taste. Can you make the quality more consistent guys?

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Thank Zoe903
MayShaw, Manager at Swansea RSL Bistro, responded to this review

Please note this review is not for the RSL in Swansea, Tasmania (we do not have carbonara on our menu). More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Large size meals. Old fashioned but ok. Had wheelchair access to restaurant, but then to go to the toilet was extremely difficult. Would not go again if with friends needing a disability friendly toilet.

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Thank Natulka Sophia W
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Really fantastic value and friendly service. Good size serves good quality food. Very clean and tidy. Cheap drinks would best the best value feed in swansea.

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Thank Steven Y
Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

In late February whilst on a driving holiday around Tasmania we stumbled on this gem.The food was well cooked and really good.We had a seafood basket which was great value and delicious. In fact it was the best seafood we ate whilst in Tasmania. Excellent service and quick. Would recommend.

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Thank _nisewat222
Brisbane
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Typical Services Club food & drinks. We had the roast of the day which was generous & tasty. Friendly staff.

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Thank rhondast
Melbourne, Australia
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180 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

6 of us ate here last week while staying in Swansea. It's a nice little RSL, with good honest people and tasty food, good size portions and not expensive. The service was really great and while the place is a little dated, it does what it does really well and caters perfectly to its market. We will definitely return when... More 

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Thank Paul V
Melbourne, Australia
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145 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

was visiting Swansea for a couple of days and we went to the RSL on the Saturday night. Wanted to watch the tennis and keep up with the tennis scores. Service at the bar was lovely, friendly and informed young lady who told us about one of the local wineries - Milton. Food was ok, could not believe they were... More 

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Thank millsie58
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6 reviews
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We arrived on a very busy night but staff were friendly and food was good. Wait times were reasonable considering the number of guests.

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Thank Kaye H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Cuisine
Bar, Australian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Noyes St, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Swansea
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6257 8188
Description
Great value quality meals in a family friendly atmosphere

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?