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Drunken Admiral

$$ - $$$Seafood, , Soups
17-19 Hunter St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6234 1903
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (509 reviews)
“chowder” (140 reviews)
“prawns” (122 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
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Seafood, Australian, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17-19 Hunter St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited for dinner on Saturday night, i ordered the special "barramundi" it came with salad and french fries. For a $35 meal i left rather disappointed, the fries were McDonald fries and the barramundi was very soft and the panko crumbs it was cooked...More

Thank Cassie D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a Thursday night to say thank you to a family member/friend for hosting us on a visit to Tasmania. From my perspective we wanted this to be a special restaurant for a special night but, unfortunately, it did not really...More

Thank 23PeterJ
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thirty years ago I loved this restaurant! In particular the seafood chowder! I was so happy that the ambience and quality of food has not changed in all these years. On the night enjoyed some beautiful pan seared Tasmanian scallops with some lovely Tasmanian white...More

Thank FBfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

“Stumbled upon” this restaurant which turned out to be very fortunate as although the main was disappointing, entree was excellent & overall experience was great. Fits with local feel & waterside location. Staff were fine, prices ok & good menu options. Will return.

Thank Camille0312
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has been a Hobart stalwart in the restaurant scene for at least 40 years and a recent visit confirmed why this continues. On a midweek evening the place was hopping! When we called we were told the only reservations available were for 5.30pm or...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went as a group of 14. Tight fit, but reasonably comfortable. Wonderful seafood menu. Everyone enjoyed their meal and the atmosphere. Attentive staff.

Thank NaGromOne
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at the drunken admiral which is right on the pier and in a gorgeous old building. The nautical memorabilia is quite vast and well done. Food was terrific and well presented. Service was great and the servers were knowledgeable of the menu and...More

Thank Genia F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

5 of us for dinner Sunday night service was good pleasant waiter food was very good a specialty the hot pot maybe be a tad overpriced and a little bit tight in the seating overall I would recommend this place it has a great feel...More

Thank Lesley R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Certainly looks and feels the part with decor! Had the Yellow Tuna with a spicy rub--outstanding! My wife chose the Tassie scallops and also enjoyed. Would definitely return!

Thank WKU7818224
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked same day as we visited. Accomodating for a pram. Staff were extremely nice. Had seafood platter for 2, seafood chowder and wok pot. Absolutely delicious. Fresh seafood was incredible. Can't rate this place highly enough. The history displays on the walls were so interesting....More

Thank muffymuff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$32
Seafood, Australian, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17-19 Hunter St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6234 1903
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One of Hobart's iconic restaurants and is popular with both locals and visitors to Hobart alike. We are a family run restaurant and we have been operating since 1979 offering the diner a truly unique experience and very fresh and tasty Tassie seafood and meals. The restaurant is world renowned, features in many global travel guides and is always popular – so reservations are advised! Open 7 days a week with parking out front.
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