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Swims Coffee Scamander
Coffee

Swims East Coast Coffee – Excellent Coffee

Swims Scamander – Introduction Swims East Coast Coffee has provided an invaluable service of Tasmania’s East Coast. It is simply the best place to stop for a serious coffee roasted by experts and made with care and attention. We have called in here a couple of times and been delighted […]

Lease 65
Producers

Lease 65 – Delicious oysters

Lease 65 – Introduction Lease 65 oysters can be found at Moulting Bay on the road to Binalong Bay just near St Helens. Here they produce some of the best Pacific Oysters in Tasmania. If the sign is out you can stop here to buy unopened or opened oysters at […]

Off Centre
Coffee

Off Center – A Strong Coffee Program

Off Center – Introduction Off Center (yes, that is the way they spell it) can be found in a quiet back street in the Launceston CBD. It is worth seeking out as it has some of the best coffee in the city and some good snacks such as toasties, mortadella […]

Shops

Hill Street Grocer – A Great Grocery Store

Hill Street Grocer – Introduction The Hill Street Grocer occupies sparkling premises just along the street from where they started. This corner location sees larger premises, a homewares section, a large cheese room and cheese display and an expanded prepared foods section. You can even buy the famous Cat’s Tongue […]

Salamanca Cream Hobart
Coffee

Salamanca Cream – Excellent Coffee and Ice Cream

Salamanca Cream – Introduction Salamanca Cream is a welcome addition to Hobart’s waterfront precinct, an area where quality food and beverage venues are difficult to find. We are fortunate because this venue is only a short walk from our Salamanca office, so we can enjoy a morning coffee and pastry […]

Hillwood Fresh Food
Producers

Hillwood Fresh Food- Rare and Exotic Fungi

Hillwood Fresh Food – Introduction The Hillwood Fresh Food stand at the Harvest Launceston market is a compulsory stop for us to stock up on their range of fresh, exotic mushrooms for which they are renowned. Here they always have very fresh mushrooms of very high quality. But, it is […]

Cinco Passiones Launceston
Bars

Cinco Passiones – An Engaging Bar

Cinco Passiones – Introduction Cinco Passiones occupies a delightful, airy space on the second floor of the Earls Court 1950s building in Launceston where they serve snacks, cocktails, some wines and some beer. But the real reason to go here is for the welcoming service and the skillfully-made cocktails, many […]

Havilah
Bars

Havilah – A Comfortable Bar

Havilah – Introduction Havilah is a very welcome addition to the Launceston bar scene. It is comfortable, it provides efficient service, it serves modern wines and it serves very tasty food. The fit out for this bar has been done with a great deal of thought and there are different […]

Grain Family
Producers

The Grain Family – High Quality Flour and Grains

Grain Family – Introduction The Grain Family has carved out a clever niche market growing interesting grains such as spelt and selling grain products and flours made from those grains. Their products include spelt, blue barley, oats, wheat, green lentils and khorosan (also known by the trademarked name kamut).  Their […]