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Blue Eye

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Under the Silos 1 Castray Esp | Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
+61 3 6223 5297
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09:00 - 23:00
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Mon 17:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Alliston, Canada
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had arranged to meet a lodge brother and he suggested the Blue Eye. It was a pleasant walk from the ship to the Salamanca Place. The lunch portion was quite adequate and tasted great. Very friendly staff and nice clean silo. The market was not open on the day of our visit. Our host then gave us a tour... More 

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Thank Clarkwaynewinter
Phoenix, Arizona
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115 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We both had the Blue Eye special prepared with hummus and chick peas. Without breaking, the blue eye needs something to spice it up, and this preparation was perfect. Everything was fresh and beautifully prepared. The dark chocolate tart for dessert was divine. Ridiculously expensive drinks but we had a fine dinner. Reservations a must.

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Thank alvalady
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently had lunch here, the food was beautiful, just the right size portion for lunch. Would thoroughly recommend this place. The service was really good too.

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1 Thank Sandra D
Adelaide
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109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined mid week at Blue Eye and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We were surprised how busy it was and were pleased that we had booked a table. Upon entry we were greeted in a friendly manner and seated at our freshly prepared table. The decoration is different (collages of fish made from pieces of sheet music pasted on sail... More 

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Thank AussieBoomers
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner mixed grill was perfect wife had steak medium rare cooked to perfection ,will come back again

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Thank Ben J
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was attentive and respectful and the meals were well prepared and tasty. Would be happy to recommend my friends to go there.

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Thank PaulHMyers
Brisbane, Australia
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up having dinner at Blue Eye twice after we recommended it to friends. It is a busy restaurant but the staff handle it in their stride and the service was good. The menu has a great selection of seafood but does also offer steak. We also enjoyed their deserts including sticky date pudding and a novel creme brulee.

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1 Thank Andrew H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking past looking for somewhere to eat. People leaving recommended we try, and we were not disappointed. Seafood plate for two was creative, fresh tasty. Loved the way they served it over three courses. Would eat here regularly if I was a local.

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Melbourne, Australia
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant place to dine, food wholesome and plentiful, mostly seafood but steak etc available. Staff mostly efficient and certainly pleasant. Our young waives forgot to bring our bread we had ordered, when reminded she promptly returned with the bread and saying we would not be charged for it as she had made the mistake. I loved my grilled salmon meal... More 

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Thank Patricia F
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit to Blue Eye but definitely not our last! Truly couldn't fault this icon in the making - warmth and humour when taking our reservation; fabulous atmosphere - love the artwork; food so fresh it almost jumped off the plate and creatively enhanced by the chef; an extensive wine list enthusiastically navigated by our waitress (Tracey) who demonstrated... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Under the Silos 1 Castray Esp | Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6223 5297
Description
Blue Eye is a quality seafood restaurant on Hobart's waterfront, cooking fresh and tasty local fish and seafood. It has a modern menu specialising in grilled fish dishes, seafood platters, and fish and chips.Try some local Bruny Island oysters or Spring Bay mussels to start, followed by char-grilled fish, a seafood curry, paella or real-ale battered fish and chips. The dishes change regularly depending on what fish is available.For the non-fish eater there are steaks, char-grilled to order, as well as vegetarian and gluten free dishes. Take away food is also available.

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