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Stanleys On The Bay

Certificate of Excellence
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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15 Wharf Rd, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
03 6458 1404
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Our dinner here was perfect. It was very cool outside but warm and welcoming at the restaurant. It is clearly popular with locals, and deservedly so. We started with the restaurant's special bread, then had mains of scallops wrapped in smoked salmon, and salmon with beurre blanc, accompanied by very elegant vegetables. Our waitress was friendly and knowledgeable. Clearly a... More 

2 Thank Pennydancer
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Efficient and friendly service and an extensive menu. The meal servings are generous and everyone in the dining room appeared happy with their dining experience. Seafood and beef meals were very much enjoyed by us.

Thank cmsoz
Geelong, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Warm welcome, fantastic food, and great location. This little pearler rates high on the restaurant guide. Highly recommend it! Hint: The high tables for two are a treat.

Thank davidg03
Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Everything was spot on at this beautiful sandstone building on the wharf: setting, service and the food.

Thank Helen P
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We had visited this restaurant during our first visit to Stanley 7 weeks ago and the food was good. As it was our anniversary we decided to go again. I ordered Beef and Lamb stack and the meat was tough and overcooked. My wife ordered the Scallops. They came on 2 skewers covered with so much batter it was hard... More 

1 Thank Ben d
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Excellent food,service and location. Great for couples night out with friends. Maybe not young children.

Thank Greg W
Ottawa, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

This is a wonderful restaurant. There is really not much to choose from in Stanley, but this place is in a beautiful location on the wharf, has a quiet atmosphere, and excellent food. It compares to the finest restaurants in any large city.

Thank frankp94
Launceston, Australia
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

While I'm not sure I can review this as we didn't actually get to the table, I'm reviewing for the customer service. My partner and I came in and were very excited to finally see GF as we as veggo options in Stanley. It was a busy night, and we stood there for a while until a man came up... More 

3 Thank Jess F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

For our last night out of 4 eating in surrounding restaurants we chose the one most popular with our accommodation owners. The food here was simply delicious with the meat done exactly as requested and the sauces interesting and unusual.

Thank sheilak47
Paradise Point, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

Great food, atmosphere and service. My compliments to Dannieka for a superb and most friendly service on a day she was alone on the floor with a full restaurant. The chef Ayla has done an outstanding job with beautiful food and presentation. Well done guys and keep in up!

1 Thank 802RichardT

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Wharf Rd, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Stanley
  • Phone Number: 03 6458 1404

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