The Seven Seas Hotel is old school. Standing at the front entrance you realise how close and yet how far it is from the city centre.
There are no fancy-pants beers on tap, it still boasts a TAB, you’ll find a meat raffle on a Friday and the dining room, in which kids are welcome, is dotted with tables covered in inviting red and white check wipe-down covers.
This is the first hint of the Italian fare you are about to experience. No sorry, second hint.
There is a smallish sign above the front door ‘Seven Seas Pizza’.
Rumour on the Island of Carrodise is that these guys are somehow connected to the guys who do the pizza you already know and love at The Ori?
We cannot confirm or deny this, but what we do know is the pizza being served at The Seven Seas Hotel is downright delicious!
Gorgeous fresh-made dough, a super-varied and interesting array of toppings and speedy service.
An absolute highlight for us was the Holy Pepperoni. I mean, of course, you would expect a pepperoni pizza to be good but this was next level.
With little, crispy pieces of what we imagine are balls of spicy, spreadable salami dotted around – this pizza was a flavour sensation.
We shared this with a generous salad made of fresh rocket, lemon, parmesan and even a few pistachio nuts – bellissimo!
On this particular evening, we had a 3-year-old in our dining party and he was also well catered for – with hot chips! Of course.
He did also try one of the milder pizzas and thoroughly enjoyed it. A big, little thumbs up. The menu also features fried chicken wings for those not really that into pizza.
There is an alfresco area currently under construction at the side of the dining area so we’ll absolutely be back for an arvo delight of dough-based goodness.
Cheers to that.
Find the Seven Seas Hotel at 3 Cowper Street North, Carrington.
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