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Buffet & Coffee Shop

$$ - $$$
International, Australian, British
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410 Sandy Bay Rd | Wrest Point, Hobart, Tasmania 7005, Australia
+61 3 6221 1700
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner daily Buffet, Plenty of selection to choose from, although i didn't eat here for dinner with clientele being so multi cultural i would have thought they would do a country theme cuisine daily to change it up a bit, seems repetitious in the offerings

Thank Brian M
Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Imagine a sizzlers restaurant that hasn't had a decor update in twenty years with the convenience of banks of pokie machines on the floor below. The food is average though not anymore so than any other cheap buffet. The view is superb but the room arranged (to squeeze in more tables) so it is hard to take advantage of it.

Thank newpip
Hobart, Australia
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The buffet is nice though more variety and selection of food options both hot and cold need to be made available. The desserts seem to be covered with a good range. This is a very busy place with 2 dinner seatings and always seemed to be booked out. With the volume of people frequenting the buffet surely Wrest Point can... More 

Thank CherylTas
Acton Park, Australia
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14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

We went there for a family luncheon, two children and three adults and as a group we were disappointed. The food was only average and the staff was "OK". I understand that the Buffet and Coffee Shop is not the highlight of Wrest Point dining but I had expected better from a place that is touted as "classy".

Thank ginandtonic70
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118 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

I did not have to go far to choose this restaurant, as when on a diet, a buffet gives great choice of food. There was lots - roast meats, Chinese food, salads, steamed veggies, and a huge range of desserts. Since I am attempting to avoid rich sauces, carbohydrates, sweets, I chose roast meats, salads and steamed vegetables. For dessert... More 

Thank Rosemary H
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Great buffets or good food. For breakfast continental or hot cooked or both. Bacon, scrambled/poached/hard-boiled eggs, Fruit or multi-grain or white toast, hash browns, baked beans, tomatoes... Yummy crisp croissants,and mini danish. Fruit. Cheese. Yogurts. Waffles. Jams, honeys, cereals of all description. Juices, coffees...teas... THE place for breakfast.

Thank Vic C
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

From breakfast to dinner this venue has such fresh appeal always seemed to have a little extra tasty dish and so very clean!

Thank Lyn R
Pakenham, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

The choice of food was great 😊 It was a buffet style, you could have cereal, cooked brekky even pancakes and pastries, smoothies were also available and of course tea/coffee, juice or just milk

Thank Jenny M
Launceston, Australia
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the worst buffets I have had..... poor selection..... was German themed for October fest........ meats were plain and boring..... not many desserts to choose from..... really disappointing

Thank NTC6288
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5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

We ate the Buffet at dinner. Absolutely the biggest waste of money eating out in my life. The roast beef was dried out. The smoked salmon was as salty as anchovies. There were some unique prepared salad selections but nothing for those who wish to make thier own salad. The porterhouse stroganoff looked so overcooked I didn't even try. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $26
International, Australian, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 Sandy Bay Rd | Wrest Point, Hobart, Tasmania 7005, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6221 1700
  • This restaurant is at Wrest Point
At the Wrest Point Buffet & Coffee Shop Hobart, you're spoilt for choice. This is buffet dining at its very best, the type that fills your tummy and brings a smile. The ethos here is simple - we aim to provide great value, make sure you get your fill and deliver it in the friendliest setting going around. Come here for a hearty breakfast and if you're back at lunch don't be surprised if staff remember your name. We have all your traditional favourites, from continental and full hot buffet breakfast to lunch and dinner with soup, cold cuts, roasts, casseroles, pasta, salad and vegetables. And we haven't even mentioned the chocolate fondue fountain! This is Wrest Point Tasmania indulgence at its most hearty.

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