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Boat House Restaurant Cornelian Bay

) #47 of 438 Restaurants in Hobart $$ - $$$ , , Vegetarian Friendly
On the Derwent River | Cornelian Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6228 9289
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (34 reviews)
“duck” (28 reviews)
“sundae” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
On the Derwent River | Cornelian Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Perfectly settled on the beachfront of Cornelian Bay, only 10 minutes or less from Hobart. The view over the Derwent River is beautiful and the service prompt, attentive and excellent. The restaurant is renowned for its, seafood chowder. The restaurant has been bought and sold...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant beside the water of Cornelian Bay. Table in the window overlooking Tasman Bridge very scenic. Food was amazing, service was excellent.

1  Thank Michele M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely venue with views onto the water. Nicely set out with plenty of room around the tables . A good place for a celebration with a few friends such as birthdays. We had the most delightful evening and the atmosphere helped too. Lovely staff and...More

Thank Mmaxine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

10 metres away from the water this restaurant has a great location. The location is not wasted on the food as it was very good with quite reasonable pricing. Well worth a lazy long lunch

1  Thank Gary M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The Boat House doesn't look like much from the outside BUT the food is very good. I had lunch there this week with friends and the food was very good. Service was fast & very friendly. The price is above average but I think worth...More

Thank Shazfar1964
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Lovely spot overlooking Cornelian Bay and the picturesque boat sheds. Very calming and an excellent menu and wine list. Staff were attentive and friendly making for a nice customer dining experience. I had mixed oysters - yummy, followed by a lovely marinated pork main with...More

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Joined friends for a catch up dinner in the evening so couldn't see the view which in the daytime is lovely looking over Cornelian Bay. Our waiter saw us seated and provided a drinks menu which had the usual local and national wines and beers...More

Thank Sonja L
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Lunch today was very special, catching up with family and friends. The food was fresh and interesting, service excellent and views very special. Would thorough recommend.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

In context, this restaurant is a five. Could not fault it. Overall it is a 4. Great service, good food, and in a lovely setting. Had the fish and chips and that was done nicely with a very light batter. Others had a vego meal...More

Thank two_tees
Reviewed 9 May 2017

My wife and I had dinner here while on a night away to Hobart. I have a number of allergies so contacted the restaurant in advance who advised they would be happy to ensure there was something I could have. When we were there the...More

Thank TimFowler
john d, Owner at Boat House Restaurant Cornelian Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thankyou Tim for this very positive feedback. We understand the challenges of food intolerances and I am happy to say my staff are well educated, friendly and great communicators. The kitchen staff work hard to prepare fresh, seasonal and modern cuisine which caters for everyones...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the Derwent River | Cornelian Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6228 9289
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Right on the beach at Cornelian Bay, the Boat House occupies one of the most beautiful settings in Hobart, 5 km north of the CBD. Fabulous water views with the Tasman bridge as a backdrop, the Boat House is the perfect location for family outings to the and park, long lavish lunches, a romantic candle lit dinner for two, or any special occasion, also holding functions of up to 150 people. Recent owner since November 2013, John Demir, has 20 years experience in the restaurant industry as a chef. Now he has taken on role of front of house position as host. The contemporary Australian menu changes seasonally to encompass the freshest Tasmanian produce available.
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