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“Excellent quality and Service”
Review of Stillwater

Stillwater
Ranked #4 of 316 Restaurants in Launceston
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Australian
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, 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 16, 2013

We had dinner for four here at a cost of A$125 per head including wine. The entrees were excellent, with the scallops a highlight. The waiter was very helpful and suggested a really nice Pinot Noir which was mid-priced. The main courses were uniformly good, with the eye fillet steak ranked as one of the best meals ever. Desserts were good. All serves were reasonable sized, and served quite quickly. The restaurant was quiet and tables were well spaced to avoid feeling crowded. It is a good place for an intimate dinner. it is beautifully situated on the water and would be lovely for a summer lunch.

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Reviewed October 11, 2013

Couldn't get in here the night before for dinner, driving past we saw that it was open for breakfast and decided to give it a go. They didn't disappoint, we had a window seat to look over the river, the juice was really nice, the eggs florentine was delicious, the toasted ciabatta and in house raspberry jam was nice and the coffee was superb. I can understand why they get booked out.

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Reviewed October 10, 2013

Went for breakfast, food is just good, not fantastic, but the atmosphere, service, view etc was great.

Pity I did not have a chance to return again for their main course.

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1  Thank cx_1234
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Reviewed October 2, 2013

Have been to Stillwater a few times over the last decade and always get great food here and wasn't disappointed again.
Well worth a visit, very good service and lovely food and wine by the glass. Probably the best food we have found in Tasmania with always beautifully cooked seafood. Good and generous children's menu

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1  Thank burgo1804
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Reviewed September 30, 2013

Had the 6 course degustation after arriving in Launceston the same day. Food was great with plenty of local produce being utilised and local wines available to try.

Without knowing much about Tasmania in general we got to chatting with our waitress who proceeded to write down ideas for an itinerary, which we dutifully followed. All turned out to be excellent and really value added to our whole Tasmanian experience.

Whilst definitely being high end food, there was none of the pretentiousness that comes with this and we felt relaxed through the entire meal. Would not hesitate to come back here or recommend to anyone else after a great meal.

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1  Thank Daniel S
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