Welcome to the Argosy Bistro

With an informal atmosphere, the Argosy is suitable for a quick bite or a more substantial meal. We have an extensive and tempting selection of dishes to choose from, such as: Pasta, Steak, Seafood & we also offer some sensational daily specials. Now offering Goody's playhouse, this venue is just perfect for dining out with the kids. With a safe environment, mum & dad are able to finally relax whilst dining out.  Our full menu is also available for lunch from noon till 2.30 & dinner from 5pm in the lounge bar, catering for an early dinner before boarding the Spirit. 

With the inclusion of our new deck area the Argosy can now cater for up to 200 people.


Choose from tasty Starters & Breads, beautiful Seafood or Grills or try one of our 8 Parmi options!



Just for the Kids! FREE Soft Drink, Juice or Flavoured Milk with all kids mains. Plus an activity placemat.



Something for everyone - some lovely Tasmanian Wines plus our house wines available by the glass.


House Specials

Black Board Specials Available Daily

Functions at The Argosy

Trawlers holds up to 100 comfortably and is the perfect spot for Conferences, Meetings, small trade shows and Wedding Receptions.

Capacity is Theatre Style 100, U-Shape 30 and Classroom 40.
Equipment available includes Whiteboard, Screen, Lecturn, Digital projector (depending on availability).
Room hire rates include: Continuous Tea & Coffee, Linen Requirements, Serviettes, Cleaning of the Room, Room set to your specification, Table and Chair Requirements, Service Staff

Catering can be provided to suit with prepared finger food, 2 or 3 course buffet or set menus available on request.  The room is available after 9:30am each day.

Click to see our Function Information Pack

  • Functions at The Argosy
  • Functions at The Argosy
  • Functions at The Argosy

The Riverview Room off the main bistro is the perfect spot for celebratory dinners or functions.  We can arrange set menus or you can order from the main menu.  This area can be fully closed from the bistro for privacy and boasts lovely views of the Mersey.

  • Functions at The Argosy

Gaming at the Argosy

Fancy a flutter? Visit our comfortable Gaming Lounges, providing TASKeno and many TAB facilities.

We pride ourself on providing user-friendly gaming facilities while always promoting responsible gaming within its venues.

It is our desire to provide a total entertainment package to patrons: Pleasant bar facilities, good food choices, comfortable gaming lounges, live music where appropriate... all in convenient locations with good parking, and all operated by friendly local staff.

Please Gamble Responsibly. Gamblers Help 1800 858 858.

For more information or help, please see the Responsible Gambling information page here


Accommodation in East Devonport, on the banks of the Mersey River, just minutes from the Spirit of Tasmania terminal, The Argosy Motor Inn is perfectly situated at Devonport, the gateway to the beautiful north-west coast of Tasmania.

The Argosy Bistro is open:

  • Monday: 12pm-2.30pm and 5pm-8pm
  • Tuesday: 12pm-2.30pm and 5pm-8pm
  • Wednesday: 12pm-2.30pm and 5pm-8pm
  • Thursday: 12pm-2.30pm and 5pm-8pm
  • Friday: 12pm-2.30pm and 5pm-8:30pm
  • Saturday: 12pm-2.30pm and 5pm-8:30pm
  • Sunday: 12pm-2.30pm and 5pm-8pm

 Lunch orders taken after 2pm are required to be ordered in the lounge bar, where our full menu is also available at the above times daily.

*May stay open later subject to trade

Call us on 03 6427 8872 Email argosy@goodstone.com.au

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