Drysdale Restaurant

Drysdale Restaurant

Hospitality Training Restaurant + Bar Hobart

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Drysdale Training Restaurant, TasTAFE – Open to the public!

High quality food at reasonable prices. Whether it be coffee and cake, a light lunch or drinks at the bar come along and see our Drysdale students in action!

Restaurant: Wednesday – Friday, 12 noon – 2.00 pm

Coffee Service: Wednesday – to Friday, 8.30am – 2.00 pm, all hot beverages $2.00!

Bar and Cocktails: Fridays, 3pm – 7.00 pm

Where: Drysdale, 59 Collins Street, Hobart

Opening hours are during school terms. Drysdale Training Restaurants also operate in Launceston and Devonport – check out the website for details.

Book your table now!

Your patronage is very important – both to us, and for the continued growth of Tasmania’s tourism and hospitality industry. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Support our students in action!

If you love great Tasmanian food, wine and service at an affordable price, its time you made a date to come in to one of our Drysdale restaurants, where you can sit back and enjoy a delicious dining experience as our hospitality students and apprentice chefs undertake their practical training preparing and serving a range of high quality food and beverages.

Located at each of the HobartLaunceston and Devonport campuses, the Drysdale Centre of Excellence restaurants are the training ground for Tasmania’s future chefs and hospitality staff.

As a patron, you’ll be an important part of the learning experience as the next generation of Tasmania’s qualified service personnel gain hands-on training under the supervision of our professional teaching staff. It’s a unique way to experience the state’s booming Hospitality and Tourism industries and gain an insight into what the future holds, as well as provide local support to our up-and-coming hospitality professionals and regional producers.

We aim to inspire students with the knowledge, skills & attitude to work in the dynamic tourism, events, guiding, cookery & hospitality sectors.

For all Hobart bookings and enquiries please phone 1300 655 307.


While it’s not strictly necessary, reservations and group bookings are recommended, and pre-ordering is available if you are short on time.

Each of our restaurants also take private bookings for special events and are available for private hire.


Our Hobart restaurant is located in the city centre at 59 Collins Street, Hobart, and operates from Wednesday to Friday for lunch service, and Thursday evenings for dinner. It is also available for private hire for events.

  • Lunch – Wednesday to Friday 12.00 noon to 2.00pm
  • Drinks – from 5pm Thursdays
  • Dinner – Thursday 6.00pm to 9.00pm

Phone 6165 5947 or email DrysdaleRestaurantSouth@tastafe.tas.edu.au to make a booking.


Our Launceston restaurant is located at 93 Paterson Street, Launceston, and operates from Wednesday to Thursday for lunch service, and Thursday evenings for dinner. It is also available for private hire for events.

  • Lunch – Wednesday to Thursday 12.00 noon to 2.00pm
  • Dinner and drinks – Thursday 5:30pm to 9.00pm

Phone 6777 2482 or email DrysdaleRestaurant@tastafe.tas.edu.au to make a booking.


Our Devonport restaurant is located at 20–36 Valley Road, Devonport, and operates from Tuesday to Thursday for lunch service, and Thursday evenings for dinner. It is also available for private events and dinners.

  • Lunch – Tuesday to Thursday 12 noon to 2.00pm
  • Dinner – Thursday dinner service (please call for further information)

Phone 6478 4263 to make a booking.

TasTAFE is the largest registered training organisation in Tasmania, and delivers 375 nationally accredited and industry-endorsed qualifications from Certificate I to Advanced Diploma level, to short courses and pre-vocational/pre-employment foundation programs. 

Drysdale has campuses in Hobart, Launceston and Devonport.

Hobart Campus Collins Street, Hobart

Launceston Campus Paterson Street, Launceston

Devonport Campus Valley Road, Devonport

Our range of qualifications and short courses are developed together with our industry partners and are designed to meet current and future industry needs. This means that on completing a TasTAFE qualification, you’ll be walking away with skills that are currently in demand within your chosen field of study.


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