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“Amazingly world class”
Review of Stillwater

Stillwater
Ranked #18 of 341 Restaurants in Launceston
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Australian
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Local Food, local wine, local talent.... Stillwater's food and wine philosophy: Our food is fresh, grown locally by passionate producers who rely on the attributes of our natural environment. Our State regulations keep the modification out of our genetics, the artificial out of our hormones and the free in our ranging animals. We know grass fed, antibiotic free, natural, happy animals make better meat....even if they aren't 'super sized'. Our water is clean, sourced from Cape Grim on Tasmania's North West Coast, home of the cleanest air on the planet. Our wines flow from around the State but being located in the Tamar Valley means Stillwater is a cornerstone for the local vignerons hosting a list that showcases the highly respected local tipples. Stillwater Partners: The Stillwater owner partnership is home grown as well, raised in a community that nurtures its youth and cares about its neighbours. Stillwater Restaurant: Being fortunate enough to live and work in one of the most beautiful places on the planet is one of the bonuses for the team at Stillwater River Cafe, Restaurant and Wine Bar. Situated in the historic Ritchie's Mill at the mouth of the Cataract Gorge on the banks of the Tamar River in Launceston, Tasmania the restaurant glows with the authentic warmth only an 1830's timber building can offer. The casually elegant ambiance ensures guests feel welcome and comfortable whether enjoying a casual breakfast, corporate lunch, special dinner, a glass of wine after work or just a coffee. Comprised of a number of spaces Stillwater has a main dining room that seats guests comfortably amongst the Oregon timber beams and Kauri pine floors and the original bluestone wine cellar full of character as well as fabulous wines. On fine days the outdoor courtyard offers views overlooking the Tamar River and the Wine Bar adjacent to the entrance is a great retreat for a bar snack and cocktail. Stillwater is open 7 days a week for breakfast and lunch and Tuesday* through Saturday for our indulgent evening menu (*subject to winter hours), reservations are highly recommended. A vibrant centre of the local community, Stillwater has achieved many hospitality, wine and business awards over the years from local to National for all aspects of the business. Stillwater Providore: The food theme continues throughout the building with The Providore above Stillwater showcasing our fabulous local produce in a deli and food shop alongside talented local arts, craft and homewares.
Reviewed October 19, 2011

On a par with some of the more notable restaurants in London with a much more tranquil setting. Tasting menu was delicious and well presented. Matched with some interesting Tassie wines.

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Reviewed September 27, 2011

Entrees and mains were well executed and delicious. The disappointments were in the very efficient but clinical service that lacked in any warmth. Had the desserts been as good as the earlier dishes, we would have walked away more than happy, but it was not to be. We asked for dessert to be delayed to finish our red wine, but it came quickly. We expected much better from a restaurant with this reputation and pricing structure (over $300 for 2 people). Don't expect it to be similar to the better "name" restaurants on the mainland. We had a much more relaxed meal and better experience at the nearby Hallam's seafood next evening.

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Reviewed September 18, 2011

great fresh fish good service and not too expensive

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Reviewed August 17, 2011

Dinner for four. Great meal good service. Coming for breakfast in the am

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Reviewed August 14, 2011

I loved the food. We shared oysters prepared 6 different ways and it was amazing! Like nothing I have never tasted. Then we had steak and it was perfect. The meal was very, special and vegetables were delicious too. Service was excellent. Fabulous view of the river and inside cosy. It's in the old Ritchies Flour Mill on the Tamar Riverbank and steeped in history. Classy gift shop upstairs where you could buy fantastic souvenirs and presents for friends and family before you go home from your holiday. You need to book for the restaurat by the way. Breakfast the week before was also very very good. Not a large menu but everything is excellent. Staff go out of their way. It's a 5 star for sure.

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