Join us at Lufra for the best in local food and beverages. We pride ourselves on serving guests a winning dining experience in a casual-cool environment fitting of the awe-inspiring landscape you’ll look out to from your seat. Serving locally-sourced produce, meats and fresh seafood whenever possible, our on-site restaurant will ensure you get the freshest meal around. With a combination of full restaurant service in the evening and a day time casual café providing beverages, light snacks and lunches, you always know your next meal is never more than a few steps away. And if your meals don’t fit into the regular breakfast-lunch-dinner schedule, call ahead to arrange specials such as packed lunches and event catering:
Continental breakfasts are available in the cafe daily.
Breakfast is served from 8am to 10am and caters to dietary restrictions such as vegetarian, gluten-free, etc. Grab a copy of the local newspaper 'The Mercury' or Australian and Herald.
Serving a variety of meals and refreshments from breakfast through till dinner, Tesso's Café is the go-to for guests of Lufra Hotel and Apartments. Our daytime café provides hot and cold beverages, light snacks throughout the day, and substantial seafood everyday lunches between 12pm and 2pm. So drop by for your morning paper or mid-afternoon coffee—you might even catch a glimpse of the whales coming to the surface in Pirates Bay just out front. See our Seafood Everyday Menu in the images below.
When the sun starts to set and you’re ready for a one-of-a-kind meal, make your way over to The Pavement Restaurant. Named after the famous geological formation that sits across the way from Lufra Hotel and Apartments, there’s no better place to enjoy a sunset at dusk. Situated on the foreshore below the main structure, The Pavement Restaurant is as much a destination as it is a place to eat. Sourcing ingredients from local ports, the menu consists of a full range of dishes crafted with care and quality. Local seafood, meats and produce can be found on the menu whenever possible along with a special menu just for kids.
To join us for dinner, bookings a must. Call us on 6250 3262
See full Menu below
We host to numerous community festivities and regular events at Lufra Hotel. Our "Live @ Lufra' is a showcase of the local musical talent, a great way to enjoy live performances while savouring a fresh, tasty platter paired with local wines and beverages. For the current news on events, check out Events on our facebook page.
Pavement Restaurant Dinner Menu
(Some dishes and prices may change subject to avaialbility)
With Trio of House Butters
With Tomato Concasse, Spanish Onion, Basil and Balsamic Reduction *df $11
Tasmanian Oysters gf df
Half Dozen $18 Dozen $26
Half Dozen $20 Dozen $32
Doo Town Seared Wallaby gf
Spiced and Seared Wallaby Fillet with Slow Roasted Beetroot Puree, Goats
Curd, Spiced Balsamic Reduction $16
Rannoch Quail gf df
Crispy Spiced Quail with Chilli Strawberry Coulis, Julienne Salad and Honey
Roasted Walnuts $18
Local Squid gf df
Sichuan Pepper and Sea Salt Dusted Squid, Tossed through a Papaya, Carrot
Julienne with Chilli Lime dressing $16
Lufra Chowder *gf
Local Scallops, Fish of the Day, Spring Bay Mussels and Prawns Poached in
a Creamy Chowder with Sour Dough Roll $15
Pine Nut and Mozzarella Arancini
Risotto Balls Panko Crumbed Citrus Aioli $11
Garden Ragout gf df v
Garden and Foraged Herb and Vegetable Ragout with Mediterranean
Tomato Spiced Rice and Chardonnay Pickled Zucchini $26
Wild Clover Lamb Fillet
Spiced Lamb Fillet with Pistachio, Apricot and Roasted Vegetable Cous Cous,
Chardonnay Pickled Zucchini and Minted Yoghurt $34
Plate Size Snapper (may change reliant on supply) gf df
Dusted in Sichuan Spices with Tamarind, Chilli, Lime Reduction, Green
Papaya Carrot Julienne Salad $35
Braised Doo Town Wallaby Shank gf df*
Wallaby Shank Slow Cooked in a Smokey Herb and Vegetable Ragout with
Creamy Mash and Green Beans Single $27 Double $34
Prime Cut Scotch Fillet gf* df*
Scotch Fillet served with Chips and Salad or Mash Potato and Steamed
Seasonal Vegetables with Choice of Gravy $34
Local Fish of the Day gf* df*
Local Fish Crumbed, Battered, or Grilled with House Tartare Sauce your
Choice of Chips and Salad or Mash Potato and Seasonal Steamed Vegetables $28
Cape Grim 600 Gram Rib on the Bone gf* df*
Tasmanian Cape Grim Rib on the Bone cooked to your liking with choice of
Gravy and two sides $62
Classic Chicken Parmigiana
Panko Crumbed Chicken topped with house made Napoletana Sauce and
Mozzarella or Schnitzel, choice of Gravy with Chips and Salad or Vegetables $28
Garden Salad gf df
With White Balsamic, Orange and Seeded Mustard Dressing $6
Beer Battered Chips df*
With your choice of Sauce $7
Creamy Mash Potato gf $5
Steamed Seasonal Vegetables gf df*
Steamed Seasonal Vegetables tossed in Honey Sesame Butter $7
Mediterranean Tomato Rice gf df $6
Sauces and Condiments $3
Classic Sunday Gravy gf
Brandy and Green Peppercorn Sauce df
Sautéed Mushroom, Rosemary and Thyme Red Wine Gravy
Chips and Salad and choice of Sauce $15
Fish and Chips gf*
Local Fish Crumbed, Battered or Grilled, Tartare Sauce Chips and Salad $15
Crumbed Local Squid Rings
Crumbed local Squid Rings Chips and Salad, Tartare Sauce $12
Chips and Salad and Tomato Sauce $12
Take advantage of our varied dining options and call to inquire about any of the following:
Lufra is the ideal getaway place to explore the wonders of the Tasman Peninsula and the world renowned Port Arthur region. Whether it is coastal experiences; cliff top walks, surfing, game fishing of coastal cruising, it is all here for you.
Quality food offerings sit at the centre of of our hospitality, complimented by a range of 4 star aprtments through to standard rooms in family, group, couples or singles accommodation.
Enjoy the visuals of this video to get a feel for why the Lufra is so special.Glorious coastal aspect, set overlooking the magnificaent Pirates Bay, with the famous Tessellated Pavements right in our front yard. Home of the infamous Eaglehawk Dog Line, with remnant links to the regions convict incarceration past.
Walk up to the Whale Watchers Café, where a variety of light meals and refreshments are offered—and yes whales can really be seen from our dining area.
Welcome to the Pavement Restaurant
incredible natural environment
at Lufra - The grand old lady of Eaglehawk Neck
In the evening join us in ‘The Pavement Restaurant’ named after the famous geological formation ‘Tessellated Pavement’ situated on the foreshore below the Hotel. Bookings advised to avoid waiting.
We pride ourselves on accessing local food and beverage wherever possible producing our winning dining experiences.
If you like to mix with the locals a happy hour is hosted Friday evenings from 5pm right up to 6pm when the restaurant opens. It is also an opportunity to join in with the Locals United Fund Raising Association (LUFRA) wheel, where funds are raised for local projects and causes. Set in the Public Bar Friday afternoons.
Continental Breakfasts are available in the restaurant every morning from 8am to 10 am by arrangement. Please call in for more details.
Our menu consists of a full range of dishes crafted with quality ingredients with local seafood, meats and produce.
Created with only the freshest local ingredients, food served at Lufra Hotel exemplifies delicious, expertly crafted meals.
Dinner starts at 6 pm at the Pavement Restaurant and is served until 7:30pm.
Lufra provides meals as good as you can get with a combination of full restaurant service in the evening and day time casual cafe providing hot and cold beverages, light snacks and substantial lunches throughout the day.
Bookings are recommended to avoid waiting time.