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Ivory Cafe

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112 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
+61 62316808
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Simply Thai

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  • 66
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 0
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
First Rate

The best Thai food in Hobart. Wouldn't go anywhere else, this is where the locals eat. YUM with a capital Y. To top things off the host is welcoming & funny, always!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

The best Thai food in Hobart. Wouldn't go anywhere else, this is where the locals eat. YUM with a capital Y. To top things off the host is welcoming & funny, always!

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Hobart, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have not eaten in this café yet, only had takeaway several times BUT it is hands down the BEST Thai I have had in Hobart to date!! I figure if it can arrive home and taste so good it is probably even better in house so I look forward to that.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Donna does the talking but the food speaks for itself. Generous serves of great tasting fresh Thai food at very low prices. More of a Thai food clinic than a restaurant. This end of town is vastly under appreciated. Good thing. You can usually get a seat here. When the uni finishes it's residential development you may wait days.

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Hobart, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is an excellent option for traditional Thai meals in the middle of town. No restaurant prices here so for $14 you can pick up a large container of your favourite Thai dish.

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Hobart, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We regularly go to the ivory. Atmosphere only average but food is fantastic .Manager / owner makes the visit worthwhile on her own .Make sure you stir her up and threaten to go to the competition.! Highly recommend

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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I do visit Ivory Cafe on a reasonably regular basis to get away for a tasty lunch during my work day. The girl front of house is a classic. Always up for a laugh. Not typical of your general Thai restaurant but she makes it a little more special than most! The dishes are tasty and authentic and you can... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

I'd heard great things about this spot, & we weren't dissappointed! From the moment we walked in we felt welcome, and Donna was attentive and full of humour. We left the choice of dishes to her after enjoying some really good, fresh spring rolls & curry puffs. The green chicken curry was excellent, the prawn noodle dish was very tasty,... More 

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McLaren Vale
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Managed to squeeze a last minute booking early on a Friday night (on a weekend visit to Tasmania) after reading about this place on Trip Advisor. Had an absolute ball. Donna the owner / front of house is terrific; funny, efficient and tireless managing the tiny place by herself. The "other" partner is out the back cooking and does a... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Donna at Ivory runs the most efficient and delicious Thai restaurant. She's great! Atmosphere is intimate. Food is consistent and delicious. Great for lunch or dinner and if you're on a budget.

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Hobart, Australia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This was our first visit to Ivory Cafe. It is a tiny space, so book if you don't want to be disappointed. The food was very nice. The chicken I had, both on skewers and in my main, was delicious and without a sign of fat or gristle. That is almost unheard of in many of the Asian dishes I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 112 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 62316808

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Description

Simply Thai
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?