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Audrey Coffee
Coffee

Audrey Coffee – Exclusive Selections

Audrey Coffee – Introduction We were delighted when Audrey Coffee made the brave move of opening on Hobart’s Eastern Shore, an area not noted for excellence in food and drinks. However, their vibrant coffee, cheery dispositions and tasty food have made them a firm local fixture, even to the extent […]

Villino Coffee
Coffee

Villino Hobart – Vibrant Coffee Program

Villino Hobart – Introduction Villino in Criterion Street is a long term player in the quality end of the coffee scene. They are a roaster of single origin beans and have a busy cafe. There is more information on their Web site here. From this Web site you can also […]

Pilgrim Coffee
Coffee

Pilgrim Coffee – Cool New Selections

Pilgrim Coffee – Introduction Pilgrim Coffee is back! The last two years have seen a major hole in the Hobart coffee scene with Pilgrim being taken out by a major fire which tore through the premises one night. Now they are back in action with some major changes. For a […]

Parklane Espresso
Coffee

Parklane Espresso – Vibrant Single Origin Coffee

Parklane Espresso – Introduction Parklane Espresso is a tiny space in Hobart’s Salamanca Square serving very good coffee, usually with a single origin selection from regions such as Yirgacheffe in Ethiopia or a Sao Judas from Brazil. We often drop in here for a quick coffee as it is quite […]

Coffee in Tasmania
Articles

Tasmania’s Vibrant Coffee Scene

Tasmania’s Coffee Scene – Introduction During the long period that we have been monitoring the food and drinks scene in Tasmania we have noticed both good and bad developments. Bad things that have happened include the increased use of systemic sprays in the agricultural sector which cause harm to our […]

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 […]