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Drunken Admiral

$$ - $$$Seafood, ,
17-19 Hunter St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6234 1903
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Seafood, Grill, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17-19 Hunter St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed today

We dined at the Drunken Admiral on the advice of Australian friends, and because its menu allowed for grilling as a choice for the market fish. The fish was good...although it was very difficult to choose, as we did not recognize several of the market...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Purmamarca
Reviewed yesterday

We went without a reservation, but were lucky to get a table. Interesting decor, friendly service, great cocktails. Would definitely book, as many were turned away while we were there. Would come again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jwh1999
Reviewed 2 days ago

Such a cosy restaurant with amazing decoration. And of course the menu was diverse and the food delicious.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank wahliao
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked 2 weeks in advance as l was aware it was popular. I asked for a ta bble with a water view for the special night shift but didnt get it. The atmosphere and props were great, but we were very disappointed with the food....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank roba294
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited here while on holiday. The decor is pretty cool with an old sailing boat theme for the entire restuarant. We ordered 2 cocktails that were both excellent. One of the best Pina Coladas I've ever had! The seafood was really yummy. Our barramundi...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Whiterun
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husbands Tuna Sashimi was the best I’ve ever eaten, the accompanying wasabi made on the premises was also pretty awesome. After that it seemed to go down hill fast. My entree of basically a 2019 version of a prawn cocktail failed to appear, and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank catsnap
Reviewed 3 days ago

Walking by this restaurant it looked very appealing, they required reservation so we made it for the following day. We (4) waited for 50 minutes to get our food although, a group of 6 people walked in after us and another couple who actually sat...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nick A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to this great restaurant with my family twice in the one week. The seafood was cooked perfectly. All our meals were great. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Therymans
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was our last night in Hobart, so we chose this restaurant based on the Trip Advisor reviews and it certainly did not disappoint! We chose the Sydney to Hobart Seafood Platter for Two and a beautifully match bottle of wine. The food was sensational...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Daydream626125
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Possibly the best seafood restaurant we have eaten in. It was so god the first time we went back before the end of our 6 day trip. Far more variety and styles of presentation than expected. Definitely book as they are packed for two sittings...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$32
Seafood, Grill, Australian, 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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 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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