My parents, partner and I dined at the Drunken Admiral during May 2013.
I had heard rave reviews before dining there, so expected something spectacular. However, after having a meal there I have to say, I was a little underwhelmed...
Firstly I would say please book if you are planning on going there, it was so busy when we got there and people were being turned away.
Overall, the meal really missed the mark. I had a steak (I know- poor form in a seafood resturant!) which was cooked lovely however the side of mash wasnt the best.
The seafood my partner had was deep fried, something you could get for a lot cheaper at a takeaway shop (you come out smelling like one to be honest). My mum had the chowder which was absolutely huge and she didnt get through it all (but she said it was lovely). Oysters were average (have had better)... and points off for the menu. It really doesnt offer a lot of variety and it feels a bit dated.
The chocolate fudge cake dessert was the highlight of the night.
On the plus side- decor was interesting and a talking point. Staff were also lovely the night we dined there. Young waitress' who were really polite and friendly.
Another negative is that tables were VERY close together, couples- please don't go there if you are expecting a romantic dinner for two.
We dined at so many different places in Hobart over our week stay that I would go so far as to say there are much much better places to eat in Hobart, for the price and food quality especially.
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