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Drunken Admiral

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$$ - $$$
Seafood, Australian, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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17-19 Hunter St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6234 1903
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with a group of friends and had some lovely wine and great meals. Great below deck experience. Good variety on menu and a lively venue. Found the staff to be very accommodating! Casual dining at its best

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Much hype for what is really a gimmecky fish and chip shop. Limited choice, slow service and expensive. If you want deep fried prawns and fish, cheaper at Maccas.

Thank Lorraine F
Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

on arrival I knew the place must be popular as there was a large queue outside even before the restaurant opened. Even though we did not have a booking we were quickly taken to a table, service was friendly and efficient with very amiable staff. We only had the mains first being the seafood chowder which was fantastic and very... More 

Thank Craig S
Hobart, Australia
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a complete experience. Atmosphere is maritime themed, and the place is like a museum, live ship experience. Tables range from galley style to ship's bow dining with a great deal of maritime history to look at. It is some what theme park like, with the food overpriced for the end product. The menu is extensive, with a variety... More 

Thank Caroline A
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visit every time we visit Hobart. Delicious fresh food and a really cool, atmospheric fit-out. Definitely a lot of character and soul to this place.

Thank JonCo77
Canberra, Australia
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149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Make sure you make a booking as this place is very popular and people are lined up to get a seat. My colleague and I had the 6pm - 8pm dinner allotment. The location is wonderful near the water at Constitution dock in Hobart and the restaurant is contained within a wonderful old shipyard building. Once seated I started to... More 

Thank Joey60_13
Brisbane, Australia
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate here on 3 consecutive nights during a recent stay because there were so many things on the menu that we wanted to try - and we did. The mussels, the oysters, chowder, chipotle calamari, yachtie's mixed grill, fish pot and the wok pot. All were delicious but our favourite was the wok pot. The first night we were... More 

Thank Kristine H
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Strategically located at the beautiful Wharf, near Mures and Grand Chancellor Hotel. This famous restaurant offers a great deal of fresh seafood and drinks. Interior was amazing with heaps of old school seafarer's gears. Good table service even though the restaurant is frequently crowded with locals and tourists alike. Would recommend a reservation to avoid disappointment! :)

Thank Celinell
Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did not have a booking, but the staff were friendly and helpful and found a table for us. The service quick and the food was generous and tasty.

Thank kgtalbot8
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fun restaurant, totally decked out in a nautical theme. It felt like being on the set of a pirate film. As you would imagine seafood is their specialty (especially the seafood chowder) but I did notice they had a couple of vegetarian and meat based meals. All the dishes we ordered were fresh and delicious and very generous... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $30
Seafood, Australian, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?