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Driftwood restaurant

13 North Tce, Lauderdale, Clarence, Tasmania 7021, Australia
+61 3 6248 1162
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
“creme brulee” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 North Tce, Lauderdale, Clarence, Tasmania 7021, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Superb meal at Driftwood this evening, great service, friendly and relaxed staff. Highly recommended.

Thank straydogHobart
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The surroundings, the natural landscape/interior, throw in some moving water and superb food and you have the makings of a 3 hr lunch! It was a week day and we werent in a hurry after all we had 93 years to celebrate. The homemade bread...More

Thank Sheryl W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to try the Driftwood Restaurant for a special lunch to celebrate my Wife's birthday and rare visit by our daughter from NSW for the occasion. Upon booking we requested a table overlooking the Canal. Upon arrival we were warmly greeted and shown to...More

1  Thank Colin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little gem has the prettiest view ever. The most friendly and accommodating service. I've been here with small and bigger gatherings and everything has been brilliant..service..food ...and wine.

Thank Hanna R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location of the restaurant is really nice at a peaceful spot overlooking the canal and interior looks good so we decided to dine in. The front of house staff has already been sent home that night so only the chefs were present. But this...More

Thank Darkblueberry
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Great menu, very good food and service, venue peaceful with views of canal and bird life. Ver enjoyable lunch.😊

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful little restaurant sitting out looking over the river. So cozy, friendly service and amazing, delicious food ❤️If we lived in Tasmania would definitely be back❤️also noticed how they are environmentally friendly (no paper or plastic used😁-thank you) just love love love everything about it....More

Thank 05nicole69
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We had breakfast on the way to Hobart airport at the end of our holiday, and what a great way to finish! I was worried that, being a Sunday, mid-morning would be busy, but we were greeted immediately and managed to snag a table next...More

Thank Alexandra P
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful lunch. Juicy wallaby burger and perfect baby pink eye spuds. Pumpkin pie and amazing chunky chips. Terrific relish. Top service. Highly recommend. Will be back!

Thank Blair D
Reviewed 22 June 2018

We've been here 3 or 4 times and have loved it each time! The food is delicious, the service excellent and the venue itself is outstanding. The restaurant has a charming elegant decor and is situated next to the canal so you can enjoy the...More

Thank Kaiti
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9 June 2017|
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Response from mlong77 | Reviewed this property |
Driftwood is overpriced.... to give an example, a steak and salad with crinkle cut fries (the type you would get from a frozen McCains type supermarket bag) will set you back around $40. The location is nice and the staff... More
17 May 2017|
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Response from KazLamberton | Reviewed this property |
Driftwood is located in Lauderdale, an outer 'suburb' of Hobart. Situated on the Canal. It only opened a short while ago so that may explain why it was not located when you tried to search. It used to be called Eating on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 North Tce, Lauderdale, Clarence, Tasmania 7021, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Clarence  >  Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6248 1162
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