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Bushman's Bar and Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
1 Harold Street, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 7612
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Harold Street, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In remote regional centres we have learnt not to set the bar too high but this restaurant was a lovely surprise. They adapted a mussel recipe for my husband to make it non dairy and the food was very good. The service was enthusiastic and...More

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Food was just fantastic, only here for two nights, but ate here both nights, worthy of 5 Michelin stars, service with a smile, owners really friendly, would very highly recommend to anyone visiting Strahan, just remember to book, they are very popular, for good reason.

Thank bohlesover
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended this bar and cafe from a lady we meet at Devils Corner in Swansea and she also recommended that we book which we did. We arrived early as I was told that a large party had booked by Steve. We were quickly...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you Steve for fabulous food and service ..... you will definately see us again next time we are in Strahan

Thank susanne a
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food and service. Thank you very much Steven and staff for an awesome night. Such an awesome diverse menu. Will recommend and will be coming back.

Thank todd_pedler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One staff down so service was quite slow, but friendly. Beef Wellington deconstructed was interesting and the bride’s steak sourced locally was awesome best she has eaten. It is a must to book. Parking is limited.

Thank dodgr1057
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good but let down by the slow service. In the restaurants defence they were short staffed and they must find it really hard to get staff in a small town. It seems to be a problem everywhere these days. Saying that we...More

Thank Karen V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very busy and must book. The food was excellent and can highly recommend the mezza plate, the baba ganoush was a smokey glob of goodness. All the food looked great. Again I question the mark up of local wine, I had been up until here...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The fact that there is almost no where else in Strahan to eat lunch has obviously made these people alarmingly non-customer focused. Their over-priced menu was uninspiring to the point where I elected only to have coffee and make something for myself when we could...More

2  Thank jc0691
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just had the most delicious dinner at this place. My husband had the lamb and veal his which was so good he almost licked the plate. The panacotta dessert was amazing. I would definitely recommend booking every night of the week as we went...More

Thank Michelle M
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Colleen P
6 November 2017|
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Response from 2016emmak | Reviewed this property |
Yes they did :) it was yummy too.
Rachel H
19 June 2016|
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Response from Steve B | Property representative |
Hi Rachel, Thank you for your question :) Bushman's will definitely be open NYE 2016 and is a kid friendly space. Please check the events section on our website closer to the date for an update of what we will have planned... More
Jenna R
22 August 2015|
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Response from ClockmakersWife | Reviewed this property |
Sorry cannot help. We were there at the beginning of the 'off season' and they were trading every day. Hope they are open for you as it is a friendly place with great food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$34
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Harold Street, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Strahan
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6471 7612
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Bushman's cafe offers relaxed cafe style dining during the day with contemporary moddern Australian restaurant offerings in the evening. The wine and beer menu features some of the best wineries and microbreweries of Tasmania. 3 studio style apartments above the cafe are available for nightly stays at affordable prices.
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