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Stillwater
Modern Australian
  • Ritchie's Mill,
    2 Bridge Rd,
    Launceston, TAS
  • (03) 6331 4153,
    www.stillwater.net.au
  • Lunch daily noon-2.30pm

    Dinner Tue-Sat 6pm-9pm

Stillwater
-41.440238,147.128717

The old flour mill that houses Stillwater looks impossibly quaint, but some of the prettiest views are on the plate. Chef Craig Will takes the best elements of his local environment and combines them deftly to produce dishes that beg to be enjoyed. While Stillwater is open by day, the food is at its most exciting at dinner when the experience is backed by knowledgeable sommelier James Welsh and a first-rate floor staff. You can leave yourself in the chef's hands with the dégustation or go it alone from the menu. There's grilled local calamari with shaved zucchini and herb salad, fennel and chervil purée and chorizo vinaigrette, say, or the Flinders Island saltgrass lamb - think Sunday roast lifted with charred carrot, parsnip, mint and whey jus. Desserts are excellent; a tartlet made with fruit from the tree outside is particularly good with fig-leaf ice-cream. Food-mile distance to the kitchen: 10 metres.


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $21-$26

    M $37-$47

    D $19-$21

    Dégustation $100

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Private room
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Craig Will

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