Hobart

Institut Polaire Hobart

Institut Polaire: A small, classy bar

Institut Polaire – Introduction Institut Polaire is a delightful small bar on Hobart’s beautiful waterfront, directly opposite the Parliament House building. The bar showcases the wines of Domaine Simha and the Sud Polaire spirits that all share common ownership by long-time industry professionals Louise and Nav. It is a pleasant […]

Rough-Rice

Rough Rice – Amazing Ferments

♥♥♥ Rough Rice is the business of Adam James who makes some of the most stunning ferments on the planet. Whether it be miso, turmeric, broad beans, carrots or anything else he can lay his hands on, the products he loads into his array of large crocks become sublime accompaniments […]

Pigeon-Whole-Bakers

Pigeon Whole Bakers – Amazing Bread

♥♥♥ Pigeon Whole Bakers – Introduction Pigeon Whole Bakers is run by Emma and Jay Patey who used to own the Pigeon Hole Café in West Hobart. Pigeon Whole Bakers are in the revitalised Mercury building in central Hobart where they have a retail presence. They produce great loaves of […]

Wursthaus in Salamanca

Wursthaus Kitchen – Excellent produce

♥♥ Wursthaus Kitchen – Introduction The Wursthaus Kitchen just off Hobart’s Salamanca Place is a showcase for the best of the state’s produce and for the value-added products produced both on the premises and at the Wursthaus production facility at Cambridge. The Wursthaus was first created in a small shop […]

Vermey’s Quality Meats

♥♥ Vermey’s Quality Meats – Introduction Vermey’s Quality Meats is an excellent butcher in Sandy Bay run by Marcus Vermey who took over the shop from his father. Marcus always has a great assortment of high-quality meat and good availability of less-easy-to-locate items such as offal. The staff are very […]

Yellow Bernard

Yellow Bernard – Great Coffee

♥♥ Yellow Bernard – Introduction Yellow Bernard is a tiny but very serious coffee place in the centre of the Hobart CBD. The owners are very passionate about their coffee and on the many visits that we have made here the coffee has always been of a very high standard. […]

Tom McHugo's Hobart

Tom McHugo’s – A local treasure

♥♥♥ Tom McHugo’s – Introduction Tom McHugo’s is a traditional pub in the centre of Hobart where the food is classic pub fare – but done very well and representing incredible value for money. But please remember that Tom McHugo’s is a pub and we want it to stay that […]

Me Wah Sandy Bay

Me Wah – Great Chinese Restaurant

♥♥ Me Wah – Introduction Me Wah in Sandy Bay is a large, elegant and opulent establishment in the style of many of the better Melbourne or Hong Kong Chinese restaurants. The friendly and respectful service that has helped put their Launceston restaurant on the map continues here. This is […]

Templo-Hobart

Templo – Great neighbourhood restaurant

Templo – Introduction Templo is a tiny restaurant in Patrick Street just near Harrington St. The food here has an Italian influence. The menu is mercifully brief and you can either choose from the list chalked on the wall or just ask the chef to feed you. They have a […]