South Roast Coffee first came to our attention through Cubed Espresso Bar, the idiosyncratic coffee bar-in-a-caravan that is stationed above Eaglehawk Neck in Tasmania’s south. On our last visit there we noticed that the coffee beans were roasted and supplied by South Roast Coffee a roaster that we had never […]
Agent Cooper Background Agent Cooper in Glenorchy, an offshoot of Shake a Leg Jr in Moonah, reflects two converging, yet previously totally separate, groups. The first is the hipsters who are gradually moving further out into the suburbs due to rental pressures in Hobart. The second is the people who […]
Cubed Espresso Bar is a delightful place to enjoy a very good coffee while taking in the spectacular views over Eaglehawk Neck at the entrance to the Tasman Peninsula. The venue is essentially a lovingly restored and carefully re-designed caravan parked on the side of the road next to the […]
Black Swan in New Norfolk is a great place to enjoy a well-made coffee while perusing the fascinating, well chosen array of books that they have on offer. We think that there own description of what they do will give you the best idea of why we like this place […]
Shake a Leg Jr is a very good café serving excellent coffee (try the High Beam blend) and tasty pastries (Pigeon Whole Bakery, of course) in Moonah which is an outer(ish) suburb of Hobart where many young hipsters are moving to take advantage of slightly more affordable housing. The café […]
♥ Fundamental Espresso Bar in Devonport is a great place to enjoy a properly made espresso (from the gleaming, white La Marzocco machine) or any other style of coffee you prefer. The welcome is very friendly, the music is good, chosen from the large vinyl collection behind the coffee machine, […]
♥ Pigeon Hole Cafe introduction Pigeon Hole Cafe is run by Richard and Belinda Weston from Weston Farm. They have recently hired gun chef Peter Cooksley to introduce exciting new dishes. Peter was previously the head chef in the downstairs section of one of our favourite restaurants in Melbourne, namely […]
♥ Corona Update The Tasmanian Food & Wine Conservatory has closed during the shutdown. We will try to monitor their Web site and let you know when they reopen.
♥♥♥ Corona Update Bryher has reopened as of the 20th May and are serving some absolutely delicious looking food (think pork & veal crépinettes served on potato mash with a beef broth) – this is our sort of food.
Straight Up is a pleasant place to drop in for a very good coffee, breakfast, lunch or a light snack in the Hobart CBD. They are very skilled at roasting coffee beans!