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Fresh, seasonal and weekly changing menu with choices such as pan-roasted Tasmanian salmon fillet, warm potato salad with green beans, cherry tomato, black olives and lemon dressing.

About Driftwood Restaurant

Watch the sun set over the canal and soak up water views at Driftwood Restaurant on North Terrace in Lauderdale. This elegant restaurant is all about sleek lines and a trendy vibe - think wood floors and ceilings matched with grey furniture and dark walls to create a relaxing ambience - whether stopping by for weekend brunch, or evening dining with a special someone. An ever-evolving menu that changes almost as often as Tasmania’s weather, features fresh local and seasonal produce; while the wine list offers something for all palates, including preservative-free options. Expect dishes like Pacific oysters, Chardonnay and native pepperberry mignonette to start; followed by mains of pan-roasted lamb rump, baba ganoush, roast beetroot, mizuna and jus. Classic vanilla brûlée entices to finish.

Specials & Events

Location & Map

13 North Terrace, Lauderdale 7021 TAS - See Map

Opening Hours

Mon  Closed
Tue  10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wed  10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thu  10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri  10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat  8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sun  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Groups & Functions

We cater for the smaller intimate weddings, parties and group dinners to the larger social cocktail events. Every event is different and your guests needs are catered to accordingly. We can provide sole use of our beautiful venue or partial.

  • Up to 120 Guests
  • Birthday Party
  • Charity Event
  • Christmas Party
  • Cocktail Party
  • Corporate Function
  • Dinner Party
  • Engagement Party
  • Hens & Bucks Night
  • Product Launch
  • Wedding
  • Canapes
  • Cocktails
  • Degustation
  • Finger Food
  • Set Menu

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Member Reviews (3)


Gus Woltmann
I've frequented Driftwood on numerous occasions, and without fail, I've never had a subpar meal or experienced anything but excellent service. The food consistently maintains the highest quality standards, and the menu constantly evolves with incredible and diverse choices.


We come to Driftwood regularly and love it. Great service high quality food and a beautiful setting!


Have been to Driftwood numerous times and I have never ever had a bad meal or service. Food is always of the highest quality and Menu is always changing with amazing choices.