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Skippers Floating Eatery

5 Marina Parade, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
+61 418 789 883
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“scallops” (28 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
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11:30 - 19:00All hours
Seafood, Fast food, Australian, Gluten Free Options
5 Marina Parade, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
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1 - 10 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Skippers was one of the best things about our drive around Tasmania. Located on the wharf in St Helens, the little gloating restaurant is charming and the meals fairly priced and absolutely delicious. The staff were friendly and helpful. I had the seafood chowder and...More

1  Thank BeardoAustralia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rating based on the quality of the fish alone. The flathead and chips were a real treat, chips well cooked and the fish with a light batter cooked to crisp perfection. Drive a short distance out St Helens Point Road where you can sit on...More

Thank SMTas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great fish and chips, over looking the water. The fish burger was delicious. Fresh local seafood. Quick service, kid friendly AND compostable cutlery!

1  Thank mattyandgracie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Remember how we all enjoyed fresh fish & chips as a kid? It seems like I just didn't find the same in the past until I tried Skipper's! Well, it looks like that my wish has come full circle! I have a very happy husband...More

1  Thank Susan H
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Had squid and chips on the Spur of the moment. Squid was deep fried , chips were fresh.... Tasty and filing. Sitting in the bow of the boat on the query side watching the location family of Pelicans collecting their afternoon dinner as well. Worth...More

1  Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

we came to st helens for a weekend away and stopped at skippers for a quick bite by far the best seafood ive ever had however staff weren't overly friendly.

1  Thank tjeanbann
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Great fish and chips, good atmosphere, great staff and very reasonable prices. Would come back for sure.

1  Thank Sean G
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We had lunch day before Mothers Day as the other fish places were shut. I had reviewed this before and gave it a bad note as the prawns were off! This time, management had changed, prices were lower and the helpings of delicious fish and...More

1  Thank Rosemary H
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Apart from the gorgeous scenery surrounding the floating fish shop - the range on offer is terrific. We ordered the gummy fish and chips....delish...... Crispy oil free chips and very very fresh fish. Staff were chatty and friendly. Lovely benches to sit at, eat your...More

2  Thank Annie G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We had lovely fish and chips here. I was really pleased to be able to get grilled trumpeter and my partner was pleased to be able top get a burger, as he is allergic to fish.

1  Thank MHepburn
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27 March 2015|
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Response from BrisCaz | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Not sure what the question is either. I actually LOVED Mohr & Smith so I didn't dislike all of the St Helens restaurants I went to. The "atmosphere" on the Paddle Wheeler is ok for tourists and, considering the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Marina Parade, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  St Helens
  • Phone Number: +61 418 789 883
  • E-mail
Floating Seafood Eatery
Step aboard a unique floating fish shop, specialising in fresh local fish, lobsters, oysters, scallops and prawns.
Fish and chips, burgers, salads and wraps are all made to order by our friendly crew.
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