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4038 Cradle Mountain Rd, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania 7306, Australia
+61 3 6492 2100
07:30 - 10:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 10:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Launceston, Australia
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at Peppers for two nights, first night the food and service at the highland were excellent but the second night the both were terrible very disappointing. Our waitress on the first night was attentive and knowledgeable even bringing complimentary Anvers chocolates after our meal. The second night our waiter didn't know the menu and failed to bring our ordered... More 

Thank Patrick B
New York City, New York
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105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Cradle Mountain Lodge and didn't feel like driving anywhere else for dinner after a long day of hiking. One night we ate at the Highland restaurant and the other at the Bistro (see separate review). The service was lovely and attentive. No problem for us. We were told reservations were essential, but there seemed to be... More 

Thank Mira G
Perth, Australia
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the rack of lamb & a cheese platter, both of which were excellent. The service was first class.

Thank wendycook245
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Convenient, cosy, good food and service. What more could you ask for? There was a log fire crackling when we were there which madd it very cosy. Good choice of food and wine, efficiently and pleasantly served. Gets booked up, so book a day ahead. But basically a good place to eat

Thank foxbott
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Having been several times over many years, Highlander used to be exquisite. This time we planned to eat there very night of our stay and prebooked for many evenings. We cancelled after the first night. The meat was tough, the sauces on the lamb and wagu overpowering, not the quality we expected at all. The desert however was a delight... More 

Thank Anna P
Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Set in the beautiful Cradle Mountains we were excited to try this restaurant for our wedding anniversary. The food was superb with perfectly matched wines. Unfortunately the service tried but missed the mark on several occasions. Management should support the excellent work of the chef and kitchen staff by having more staff on the floor so they can pay better... More 

Hobart, Australia
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87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited here for our wedding anniversary, it was beautiful! I chose the Lamb, hubby had porterhouse steak, both were delicious, cannot fault the food at all. I was also impressed that the chef was happy to swap some sides for my meal so that I got some green beans :) The service was also great, wait... More 

Thank oliver_2424
Melbourne, Australia
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133 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and service after reading some of the reviews. Booking ahead is a must as there are not many alternatives in the vicinity for dinner. The steak is very good and so is wallaby. Give the lamb a miss - corn three ways doesn't work (popcorn, grilled and cake). Reasonable selection... More 

Thank PhotoMD
Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

I've been to many famous to mildly famous places in the world, with breakfast included packages, this place was by far the worst. Awful pre mix scrambled eggs (I was corrected that it's real eggs, which just means they need a new cook), milk and coffee constantly low, empty fruit bowls,?understaffed so food is rarely topped up and dishes not... More 

Thank David K
Sydney, Australia
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We were excited to dine at Highlands after reviewing their new menu and booked in for a 730 dinner. Wait staff were lovely but something was off with the timing. We waited half an hour for our drinks, and our entree wasn't served until 830. The food was lovely and fresh, great combinations of flavour and texture. I had the... More 

Thank Kelly V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Australian, International, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
07:30 - 10:00
18:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 10:00
18:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 10:00
18:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 10:00
18:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 10:00
18:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 10:00
18:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 10:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4038 Cradle Mountain Rd, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania 7306, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6492 2100

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?