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“Very ordinary food and service”
Review of The Boathouse Restaurant - CLOSED

The Boathouse Restaurant
Cuisines: Seafood, Australian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: The Boathouse Restaurant is an exceptional and intimate Australian Good Food Guide one-hat dining experience. Sourcing only the freshest local produce East Gippsland has to offer, Chef Luke Smith weaves together an outstanding menu of Modern Australian influence.
Albury, Australia
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119 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Very ordinary food and service”
Reviewed 27 March 2014

Just popped in for a light meal and chose the flathead tails. These came with thick batter which was not cooked all the way through and which had hardly any fish inside - yuck. Finished with an affogato coffee also not up to scratch.

  • Visited March 2014
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4 Thank Macandree
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  • English first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Canberra
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271 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
“Nice meal”
Reviewed 26 January 2014

We recently had a nice meal at this restaurant, though find it hard to believe that it has been given a "hat" by the Herald Sun. Neither the food or service was exceptional.

Visited January 2014
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1 Thank CanberraJenny
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Narooma, Australia
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193 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Upmarket seafood restaurant”
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Seafood was excellent. Recommend try the just seared tuna entree. Almost raw. Delicious.
Seafood mains did not disappoint. Quality fish. Cooked to perfection to retain full flavour and moistness. Great location overlooking harbour area and generous space between tables. Service was really ordinary. There were two staff on and only a small number of tables. They went missing in action. It just took the edge of what could have been a first class dining experience.

  • Visited January 2014
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1 Thank fivemile
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Perth, Australia
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683 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
“Great fish restaurant”
Reviewed 13 January 2014

This busy restaurant serves beautifully cooked fish. The staff are friendly and attentive. Our portions were a good size so we could not manage a desert. However we were seated close to the cake cabinet and everything looked delicious.

Visited January 2014
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1 Thank Peach P
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Sydney, Australia
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211 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Fine dining in a small town”
Reviewed 2 January 2014

We didn't expect to find such a great restaurant in a small town. There was 4 of us and we all loved the meals we ordered. The presentation was excellent and the staff relaxed and friendly. While the service my have been a bit slower than in the major cities, isn't this what you want when you are out to dinner with friends, rather than being rushed so the table can be used by the next customers. A great and unexpected find in Lakes Entrance.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank M G
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