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Port Arthur Motor Inn Restaurant

29 Safety Cove Rd, Port Arthur, Tasmania 7182, Australia
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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Closes in 10 min
12:00 pm - 9:00 pmAll hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
29 Safety Cove Rd, Port Arthur, Tasmania 7182, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A nice restaurant overlooking the Port Arthur site and attached to a pub (next door). Pricing is a little steep, but if you are there in daylight hours you have the benefit of a wonderful view

Thank Lets Go Mum R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Greeted by young staff, specials read out and then shown to our table. Lovely fire glowing with couches surrounding the perimeter. The young staff were attentive, efficient and pleasant. Food was well priced and servings were generous. The only down side was the way a...More

Thank 554cherylet
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had Blue Eye fish for both nights we visited. Excellent meal. Dining room has large wood burner which is needed on a cold winters night. Lovely views over Port Arthur. Dining room closes at 7pm on Sunday evening.

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resturant has great views and central tot he POrt Arthur experience. Plenty of space and great for a chat over dinner. Has locations to sit and have a drink, but the fish I had was a little ordinary. A table next door had a...More

Thank tonypark50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here overnight before the Three Capes Walk. Room was comfortable and clean and the bar had a good range of food and drinks. Excellent access from the back gate into Port Arthur Historic Site.

Thank Ian P
Reviewed May 27, 2017

We enjoyed our dinner at the Port Arthur Motor Inn Restaurant. The menu includes meals with Tasmanian produce, as well as Tasmanian beer and wine. We had a beef and a chicken dish, and both loved the food. The atmosphere was warm and friendly, and...More

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed April 29, 2017

We dined at this restaurant last week and were pleasantly surprised at the standard of the meal. It was worthy of a fine dining setting. Everything appeared to be homemade from the yummy mustard sauce to the seafood chowder to the apple pie. Thoroughly recommend...More

Thank Dawnie9
Reviewed April 28, 2017

We ate here because we were guests at the Motor Inn. Meals are well over priced for their quality and despite sending a meal back because it was inedible I was still charged full price for it. So we left poorer and hungry! Wait staff...More

Thank Rhiannon P
Reviewed April 11, 2017

The fat quoll was closed, and the Stewart Bay restaurant was fully booked. The waitress there suggested this "establishment" as basic but good food. She is wrong. Arrived and were told the specials, sat down, shown the "water station" (which meant no table service for...More

Thank DavidEye
Reviewed March 28, 2017

The food here was much better than we expected. Good quality and plenty to eat with good service in a dull dining room

Thank Robert M
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
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Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Safety Cove Rd, Port Arthur, Tasmania 7182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Port Arthur
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