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“Bit of a hidden gem”
Review of Watermill Tavern - CLOSED

Watermill Tavern
Price range: $14 - $43
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Australian
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Watermill Tavern is located at the Penny Royal in Paterson Street Launceston.Our emphasis is to highlight Tasmanian food products, produce superior flavour & offer our guests sincere value. We proudly support Tasmanian farmers by sourcing our produce from a variety of farm gates. We pride ourselves in offering sincere value and are becoming well known for our flavoursome steaks and fresh seafood. The Watermill offers a casual dining environment and a blend of modern, contemporary and Australian comfort food.We are also the first Stonegrill Restaurant in Tasmania, the HOTTEST concept in healthy dining.Stonegrill is a new, exciting & unique interactive dining experience that presents your meal cooking on a 400°C volcanic stone at your table. The unique method & high temperature sears in all the natural juices & nutrients, enhancing the full flavours & tenderness of your meal. Stonegrill is internationally recognised as one of the healthiest methods of cooking, as all produce is completely trimmed of fats & no added oils are used.The Watermill Tavern proudly supports Tasmanian farmers, sourcing our aged yearling beef from the Duck River region of North West Tasmania, lamb from Landfall on the East Tamar .FUNCTIONS The Owls Nest private dining room is perfect for any occasion, comfortably seating approx. 40 guests and 60+ for a cocktail party. The Mill Deck is a private deck overlooking the Tamar River and is a popular summer venue for cocktail parties.The Watermill Tavern is open for breakfast and dinner 7 days per week from 5.00pm. Bookings are highly recommended and encouraged.
Launceston, Australia
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“Bit of a hidden gem”
Reviewed December 12, 2012

Attended a Christmas function here and it was a real revelation considering we hadn't been before. Extensive menu and wine list featuring many Tasmanian products, a bar area, various seating arrangements and just a good feel about it. They were very busy with several large tables as well as smaller groups but the service was exceptional and the food generally of a very high standard considering the numbers. Tucked away a bit down the end of Paterson street so it is more of a destination type venue but we will definitely be back as there are several menu items we want to try, including their Water Mill taster plate.

  • Visited December 2012
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