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“Popular with locals”
Review of Shipwright's Arms

Shipwright's Arms
Ranked #153 of 642 Restaurants in Hobart
Price range: $22 - $88
Cuisines: Australian, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Shipwrights Arms Hotel was established in 1846. Situated in the heart of historic Battery Point, Shippies (as it is known by the locals) has unique collection of Tasmanian and maritime memorabilia. Browse around the bar for the maritime memories including a 7 metre photomural showing every Sydney to Hobart yacht race line honours winner. The English style bar (built by a shipwright) features Tasmanian timbers and the log fires keep it cosy during winter. In summer you can relax in the ambient beer garden.
Reviewed November 12, 2012

The Shipwright's Arms in Battery Point offers a large dining area across different areas with a good range of meal choices. The starter of the loaf bread with herb or garlic butter is huge and easily provides 4 thick slices of just cooked bread. The bar staff are friendly and service was reasonably for a busy night. The hotel is an easy 10 minutes walk to Salamanca Market area in a quiet street.

Thank Bond077
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Reviewed November 10, 2012

Have been many times in the past and yes always high quality food like this time, however it was 6:30pm on a Thursday night, after waiting 45mins I asked waitress if there was an reason we hadn't got our meals after 45 mins? (we ordered chicken breast) She came back from kitchen area a few minutes later, corrected me we had ordered 40mins ago (thanks for the correction!) and said the standard wait time was 35-40mins. There was a group of 6 friends on this outing and each one of us felt the care factor was low from service staff. Didn't even ask if we wanted dessert...left feeling very disappointed after other love times there.

Thank Jane J
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

Lovely old hotel in Battery point. Called in to this pub for a beer hopeing to get some dinner on a Friday night. They were booked out, but instead of turning us away informed when a table might be ready and then kept us informed how long it would be. Worth the wait had a lovely dinner, with my partner believing it was the best seafood chowder he had for the whole weekend (he had it every night at different restaurants). The bar is in the original hotel with the restaurant housed in the extended and renovated section! Would recommend, not just your average pub meal.

Thank michelleannMelbourne
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

Great friendly service. Good honest pub food. Well cooked and tasty. A great place to have a meal and drink with friends.

Thank Freckles_580608
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

The food is always the same - absolutely delicious. Very good selection too. We have never had a bad meal.
The meal may be awhile coming - but it NOT reheated - everything is cooked on the spot.
Well done to the staff. It's a little gem.

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Thank parisTasmania
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