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Restaurant Esca - CLOSED

Hotel Charles | 287 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6337 4100
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  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“scallops” (11 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Australian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Hotel Charles | 287 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Great foods and excellent service! We had dinner in Restaurant ESCA on 18 and 19 Dec, we were really enjoy the Chefs selection special.

Thank debracY3439AL
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We booked our Christmas break up dinner at Esca as we had heard so many good things. But: The truffle butter did not taste truffle, there were just a few dark specs in there :( The portion of the Salmon was incredible small. The duck...More

Thank chardoro
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights. The cooked to order breakfast each morning was delicious. We also dined in house 1 night during our stay, the beef bourguignon was very tasty. Would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Karon M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This restaurant is at The Charles Hotel which I stay at regularly for work trips. The menu is not extensive, but the food here is always very good and there is a $29 wine / food special offered every night. Last night's $29 meal was...More

Thank Von52
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at the Mantra on Charles. The breakfast unlike a lot of buffet is a choice of cooked breakfast. I had the exotic mushrooms with poached eggs. It was so good i had to have both morning. Variety of mushrooms with Pest...More

Thank Nathaly C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The food and wine is of a vey high standard and so is the service. The menu need perhaps a few more choices. But overall, I can recommend the salmon dish which is prepared to perfection. The dining atmosphere is very relaxing. The staff interacts...More

Thank Angie H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We always love dining here when we stay in Launceston (Usually at the Charles Mantra). The quality of the local food is fabulous and the dining area is very relaxing. The only fault is there probably needs to be a few more choices of food...More

Thank Jazzy C
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Located within the Mantra Charles this is a gem of a place that should be a destination for those not staying in house. Great ambience continues after a genuine welcome. Water appears without being asked and the food and wine list is everything that is...More

Thank wolfsbite
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Booked for dinner was quite good food and service , good for a in house restaurant and good value . Just needs more atmosphere bug overall good

Thank Gerard R
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Elegant surrounding, attentive waiters and a very attractive/comprehensive menu. Start with the Bombay Gin & Tonics - just great. The waiters and the Semillon will then guide you through the attractive menu and wine list. I dine twice and each time was excellent varying the...More

Thank Anthony H
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$16 - US$42
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:30 - 10:30
06:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel Charles | 287 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6337 4100
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Mantra Charles Hotel
Guests will enjoy the fresh Tasmanian cuisine offered at The Charles Restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, high tea and dinner Monday-Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday. Located onsite at Mantra Charles Hotel, The Charles Restaurant showcases the best food the region has to offer.
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