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Ocean Child Inn

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86 Argyle Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Today
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wed - Fri 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: one of the hidden gems of hobart, a great pub. definately deserves a spot...
one of the hidden gems of hobart, a great pub. definately deserves a spot on Trip Advisor.
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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great pub food- not trying to be a resturant.

4 had lunch here today. Most days you need to book. That tells you something. I don't often order steak because of phobia re : chiefs' cooking very well done steak, so after a positive steak lunch approx 4 mths ago decided to try again. This one good again with not a drop of blood oozing onto... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
julie a
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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64 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

4 had lunch here today. Most days you need to book. That tells you something. I don't often order steak because of phobia re : chiefs' cooking very well done steak, so after a positive steak lunch approx 4 mths ago decided to try again. This one good again with not a drop of blood oozing onto other side orders... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Loved the location, food, staff and décor. Looked after our group of 21 so well on first night, we returned the next night and were given our own separate room upstairs. Excellent all round.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The cost of the food was brilliant and was the quality. The only issue was being sat next to the bar (not in it) and having to listen through bar patrons swear all night, it was disgusting.

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Hobart, Tasmania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My friends and I regularly eat out around Hobart. We've been to the Ocean Child before and it's always been great, but we're particularly happy about the introduction of the discount meals. With a small, but good, range of $10, $12 and $15 meals to choose from, it would be a great place for a family to go without paying... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We decided to have dinner one wet summers evening. The menu is interesting as the same meal is served in 3 different sizes $10 (small) $15 (normal) and $30 (MEGA). I had the special of the day which was grilled Trevalla with steamed vegetables. These included cauliflower, broccoli, red cabbage, snow peas, carrots and mashed potato. My partner had the... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Went here for dinner and loved the fresh good quality food. They have dinner menu's starting at $10 for a main. Good pub meals - great value for money. Food is fresh. Service is quick.

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Brisbane, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Husband and i had dinner here earlier this week (recommended by our hotel staff). it was busy and fully booked so we ate in the bar area which wasnt a problem. the inn was full of character and just what we were looking for...a good ole pub meal with atmosphere. i ordered the snack size porterhouse and my husband had... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

My husband & I had a meal at the Ocean Child last night and it was lovely. They beer was freezing cold, the staff lovely & pleasant, and the food was really nice. I had the smaller $10.00 chicken parmigiana - but the size was perfect for me. My husband had the Mega surf & turf, and even though I... More 

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Bundaberg, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Went here for dinner. What a surprise. Doesn't look much from the outside but it was a great size meal for the price! Yes, pub food but pub food done well is always top of my list. We had a mega porterhouse, a mega Tasmanian Scallops and a mega seafood. We'd been traveling all day and needed real food and... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

three of us had lunch tuesday 30 sept two 10$ meals and one 15$ all came out together and quickley .Great value and very tasty thanks

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 86 Argyle Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Hobart

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian

Description

one of the hidden gems of hobart, a great pub. definately deserves a spot on Trip Advisor.
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 7:30 pm

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