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Stanley Hotel Bistro

$$ - $$$, ,
19 - 21 Church St, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
+61 3 6458 1161
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (77 reviews)
“ocean trout” (10 reviews)
“scallops” (51 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 - 21 Church St, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
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21 - 30 of 629 reviews

Reviewed January 15, 2018

This used to be one of my favourite pubs in Tassie but our meals this week were really poor. Not only that but they had run out of several items on the menu and it was only 7pm. I ordered the curry and although the...More

1  Thank Elviemay
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

On our visit to the bistro our standards weren’t very high but we weren’t too disappointed. The meals were quick, the food was tasty and the view was reasonably nice. On the downside the portions were slightly smaller than expected and in our camping attire...More

Thank Taminamm
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

Wanted to have dinner here and needed to come back later since the place was already fully booked. We came back 1,5 hours later and had a great dinner. They source all there products locally. So fresh fish just of the boat etc. Really good...More

Thank kbisok
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Food excellent and plentiful, staff hard working and attentive. One of the best places I've eaten in Tasmania. 10 out of 10

Thank Finecutpost
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Booked ahead and had a pleasant meal at the Bistro. Service was very good and the meal also. Not too noisy.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Staff was friendly and kind. Moved us to a bigger table without asking when our table overwhelmed with food. Food quality and choices are good and competitive prices. Highly recommend if visiting the town.

Thank SnowFairy2014
Reviewed January 7, 2018

We were acknowledged and seated as soon as we arrived. The menu was presented and drinks ordered and delivered promptly. The meals were delightful. The most delicate and delicious salt and pepper squid, seasoned just right and with a light batter. The Chicken schnitzel was...More

Thank Jenni L
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

After 10 Days in Tassie, I finally had a most delightful vegetarian meal. The Beetroot and Feta FIlo with Roast pumpkin and pine nut salad was just amazing. I am going to make sure I go back for one more before leaving the area. The...More

Thank TaKa W
Reviewed January 2, 2018

We were told of this Bistro by a stranger in Penguin when we were passing through. The Bistro lived up to this. The food was excellent nd the staff were very friendly even though hey were extremely busy. \there was not a seat to be...More

Thank mervyn202
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Food and service were very good. The seafood chowder was a great starter, the Cape Grim beef was cooked perfectly and the wine was reasonably priced. Staff were friendly and attentive. Highly recommend for dinner in Stanley.

Thank Kurt S
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Questions & Answers
September 4, 2017|
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Response from patcC5994TG | Reviewed this property |
As it is a hotel, to the best of my knowledge, yes. Food was excellent.
Peter R
October 17, 2016|
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Response from Tracey J | Property representative |
No I am sorry we are not open Christmas Day. I don't believe there is anywhere open in our area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $37
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 - 21 Church St, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Stanley
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6458 1161
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  • This restaurant is at Stanley Hotel
At the Stanley Hotel you’ll find a cold beer, a warm welcome and great food.Our bistro offers quality Tasmanian produce featuring great steak and seafood. Produce is sourced from the local region. In season try the fresh Lobster (crayfish), scallops, crisp battered fish ‘n’ chips, great local oysters, juicy tender grass fed beef and natural chicken.Join us for lunch or dinner which is served every day in our bistro or on our sunny deck.
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