Top Restaurants in Tasmania
Collected by Serena Renner , AFAR Contributor
Isolation from mainland Australia has made Tasmania sustainable and creative when it comes to food and drink. From wineries, cideries, and distilleries to hip tapas joints and bucolic restaurants out on the farm, Tasmania serves some of the most memorable meals in Australia.
30 Argyle St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
One of Australia’s most acclaimed restaurants happens to be in Hobart, where chef Analiese Gregory plays with local, foraged, and homegrown ingredients in her daily-changing menu. One night, you might find burrata curd tossed with saltbush...
93 Goulburn St, West Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
This West Hobart café has long been known for sourdough: stone-ground, organic fruit, fig and walnut—you name it. But the owners of Weston Farm took it over in 2013 and added new breakfast and lunch favorites that outshine the...
341 Elizabeth St, North Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
The craft cookies, cakes, and ice cream churned daily here from local milk and fruit are as creative as they come. Ask for a nostalgic Australian treat, and you might be offered a Mit Mat (a ganache-filled play on the Tim Tam), a Ro-Vo (a...
98 Patrick St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
A tiny northern Hobart restaurant with brick walls and no more than 20 seats joined the city’s dining scene in 2017, quickly winning over locals with its reinvented riffs on Italian classics. Chef Matt Breen’s Aussie-Italian ethos was...
3435 Channel Hwy, Woodbridge TAS 7162, Australia
Owned by the Franklin restaurant team, Peppermint Bay Hotel in Woodbridge is a destination restaurant not only for its modern Aussie fare cooked up with farm-fresh produce (a lot of it grown on-site). It’s also beloved for its panoramic...
6 Cattley St, Burnie TAS 7320, Australia
2 Bridge Rd, Launceston TAS 7250, Australia
Stillwater is a longtime favorite in Launceston for its location on the Tamar River in a lovingly restored 1830s flour mill. Original beams, polished timber floors, and water views set the scene for seasonal dishes such as whiskey-cured Huon...
39/41 Invermay Rd, Launceston TAS 7250, Australia
Me Wah is considered one of the best Asian restaurants in Australia, and lucky for travelers there’s a location in Launceston as well as in Hobart. The cuisine is Cantonese-Australian fusion—think prawn chow mein, lamb pancakes, ginger...
11a The Avenue, New Norfolk TAS 7140, Australia
Rodney Dunn and Séverine Demanet, founders of the eponymous schoolhouse turned farm and the cooking school less than 10 minutes away, opened the Agrarian Kitchen Eatery in 2015 to share their produce and cooking with a wider audience. The...
699 Richmond Rd, Cambridge TAS 7170, Australia
Overlooking the Coal River Valley, Barilla Bay, and the vineyards that produce the winery's award-winning rieslings, sauvignon blancs, and other cool-climate varietals, Frogmore Creek is also home to a restaurant you can write home about,...
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