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Drunken Admiral

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Seafood, Australian, Soups, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free, Contemporary
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17-19 Hunter St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6234 1903
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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65 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On a cold, damp Hobart night it was great to step inside the restaurant and be met with the warmth from the fire and the bright smiles of the staff. The food was great. We were a party of five and ordered four seafood dishes and one chicken dish and everybody really enjoyed their selection. The staff were fantastic -... More 

Thank tasgenie
Hobart, Australia
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Twice I have run conferences in Hobart and both times a large number of people ended up at the Drunken Admiral and they all raved about it. They said the food was fantastic and the service was excellent due to the ongoing banter, Some went back the second night as well!

Thank martyogle
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I dont eat alot of seafood, but was amazed how.nice it was. And the satay.. mmmmnn yummy. Very cramped

Thank Robyn C
South West Rocks, Australia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first meal for our tassie holiday. Everything was perfect! The flavours of both the oysters and the main meals were amazing - hot rock salmon & salmon steak. Service was great as well. Might have to visit again before the week is finished.

Thank Malinda S
Wodonga, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just had dinner here tonight and the food was amazing, the seafood chowder and Sultans Wok highly recommend. Food envy as other plates served ! Looks like we will just have to go back and try them all !! By the way the service was friendly and spot on ! 👍👍

Thank Steve241155
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommend this place. Beautiful food - the Fishermans grill was amazing - beautifully made seafood. Our kids ordered the vegetarian option - the spaghetti which was actually delicious (don't think I have ever had pasta seasoned and made well at a restaurant that is predominantly meat/seafood) and seasoned beautifully. The staff are fantastic and extremely helpful and courteous. Highly... More 

Thank Venkatesh B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu takes too many liberties in describing the food incorrectly, which is bland and oily. Paying 30 or so dollars for something out of a kids menu is not a fun evening. Avoid at all costs, it's busy for the wrong reasons!!

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DrunkenAdmiral, Manager at Drunken Admiral, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us and taking the time to provide feedback. In this instance, we feel the need to respond in order to provide our perspective. The reality is that we have taken a great deal of care in describing each of the dishes on our menu, in order to ensure we set expectations as accurately as possible.... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband and I went to Drunken Admiral during our stay in Hobart July 2016. The meal was lovely and the staff attentitive the atmosphere inside to create an old seafaring ship was great ... It is mainly seafood only a couple of meat/chicken dishes...

Thank AnneBne
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely staff set the scene for our girls night out at this delicious venue. Amazing seafood, great atmosphere.

Thank Deb T
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very satisfactory pub in the heart of the harbour tourist district. The food is excellent, had good service and useful advice. The waiters all seem busy but are happy to assist with directions or info'. Also they had Sullivan's Cove Whiskey which is not that easy to find!

Thank Jozisam

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $30
Seafood, Australian, Soups, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17-19 Hunter St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6234 1903
One of Hobart's iconic restaurants and is popular with both locals and visitors to Hobart alike. We are a family run restaurant and we have been operating since 1979 offering the diner a truly unique experience and very fresh and tasty Tassie seafood and meals. The restaurant is world renowned, features in many global travel guides and is always popular – so reservations are advised! Open 7 days a week with parking out front.

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