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 […]

Spice World Bank Arcade Hobart

Spice World: A local treasure

Spice World is a star on the Hobart food scene. Those in the know come here for the vast range of spices that are now available. If you about to prepare a dish and suddenly find that you are out of ajwan seeds or your asafoetida powder is past its […]

Bayside Meats meat display

Bayside Meats: Helpful butcher

Bayside Meats is a female owned specialist retailer in Lower Sandy Bay that always has something of interest in the enticing display fridges. You may also see them referred to as Meat Mistress which is the moniker of one of the owners, so you might find meat mistress@bayside meats referred […]

Blackhearts and Sparrows

Blackhearts & Sparrows: Organic wines

Blackhearts & Sparrows has a carefully selected array of interesting wines from Australia and beyond. It is wonderful to have a place where the wines are selected based on their provenance and not just a race to the bottom in the price stakes. You can always find something interesting from […]

Huon Valley Meat Company sign

Huon Valley Meat Company: Great meat

Huon Valley Meat Company background The Huon Valley Meat Company in West Hobart had a difficult year in 2019 but it seems like they are back on track with new staff, a new approach through only using selected, named suppliers and longer opening hours. They are buying whole beasts from […]

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 […]

Sweet Envy

Sweet Envy – Cake paradise

Sweet Envy – Introduction Sweet Envy in North Hobart is where people go to buy first rate cakes, pies, sausage rolls, and various manifestations of classic patisserie. The window display at Sweet Envy is pulling strollers up in their tracks and, once bitten, they keep coming back for more of […]