Restaurants

Port Cygnet Cannery

The Port Cygnet Cannery is an important addition to the Tasmanian food scene. It is a very large venue immediately south of Cygnet town with an amazing fit out. As you drive out of Cygnet look for the sign to Port Cygnet and you will find the venue just a […]

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Providence Farm Stall: An Enticing Cafe

Providence Farm Stall has morphed into a pleasant cafe where the food is cooked with care and skill and the high ceilings and large windows provide luminosity inside and great views over Bass Strait. The staff are very efficient and caring and seem anxious to ensure that you enjoy the […]

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Strait Off the Boat: Great Fish and Chips

A note about fish and chips Fresh fish and chips should be a hallmark of the Tasmanian tourism experience. The island is surrounded by cool ocean waters that harbour many different species of fish and potatoes are a favourite vegetable grown in all parts of the state. The problem is […]

Sawak Cafe Hobart Malaysian Restaurant

Sawak Cafe: Good, Authentic Malaysian Food

Background to our Malaysia experience Most of our experiences in Malaysia have been en route to somewhere else. But on one occasion we were lucky to be chosen to participate in an IT project in Kuala Lumpur for over a month. During that time we diligently ate in local restaurants […]

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Migrant Resource Centre: Perfect Injera

The Tasmanian Migrant Resource Centre has a wonderful facility at the Glenorchy football oval, of all places, where they run a kitchen and cafe which is accessible by anyone who wants to enjoy the food (including our favourite injera) cooked and served by a diverse range of recent migrants, some […]

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Stillwater Restaurant

♥♥ Stillwater Restaurant Introduction Stillwater Restaurant has been a stalwart of the Launceston restaurant scene for many years. They have maintained their impeccable standards of food and service over this period and walking in there now you still feel the energy that is a hallmark of this place. During that […]

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Pigeon Hole Cafe

♥ 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 […]

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Smokey Joe’s Creole Café

♥♥ Smokey Joe’s Creole Café is an ideal place to go if you want a no-fuss meal that is packed with flavour. The food is based on New Orleans Creole cuisine (which we will explain later) and much of it is created in the kitchen from scratch with the famous […]

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The Wharf: Great Fish and Chips

The Wharf Fish and Chips at The Gulch in Bicheno is one of the most beguiling places to eat fresh fish and chips in Tasmania. All the fish is fresh and you can choose the piece you would like them to cook. You can even gorge on a freshly cooked […]

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Black Cow Bistro

Black Cow is now back in action following the Covid shutdown, but with more limited opening days. They are currently open from Wednesday to Saturday nights. They also have some limited takeaway options but you need to be able to collect because they can no longer manage the delivery service […]