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Waterloo Inn
East Coast, Restaurants

Waterloo Inn – Fresh local food

Waterloo Inn – Introduction The dining room at Swansea’s Waterloo Inn is a welcome arrival on the Tasmanian dining scene. Chef Zac Green and front-of-house Alex Sumner are, together, delivering a great dining experience in this East Coast town. During our many years of travelling throughout Tasmania, we have often […]

Xai Vegetables
South, Producers

Xai Vegetables – Excellent Fresh Produce

Xai Vegetables – Introduction Xai and her team grow and sell some of the best fresh vegetables in Tasmania. Everything she sells is presented beautifully on her stall. We are lucky in Tasmania that vegetables grow more slowly than in the rest of Australia. we are also lucky that our […]

The Confessional
North

The Confessional – A Quirky Truck Stop

The Confessional – Introduction The Confessional is normally a place we would avoid due to the name, however we were intrigued when this place opened beside a (presumably) no longer required church on the Midland Highway. We arrived without any great expectations, partly because the car park here is absolutely […]

CWA Gift Shop
Shops

CWA Gift Shop – Bounteous Offerings

CWA Gift Shop -Launceston We must have walked past the CWA Gift Shop hundreds of times over the past decades and never walked inside. However on a recent trip we stopped and marvelled at the range of biscuits and cakes lined up in the window. So we went in and […]

Turkish Tukka
Restaurants

Turkish Tukka – Delicious Food

Turkish Tukka – Introduction Turkish Tukka is a welcome addition to the Launceston dining scene. It is informal, it has friendly staff and the food is very good. The meats are chicken and lamb which are marinated overnight and then cooked over charcoal. You can order a plate or a […]

Infuse Coffee Roaster
Coffee

Infuse Coffee Roasters – Pleasant Venue

Infuse Coffee Roasters – Introduction This pleasant cottage serves the best coffee in Burnie and possibly the best on the North-West Coast. But don’t go looking for it in the CBD. Rather, you will find it on the “other” side of the highway in a semi-industrial area where it is […]

Somewhere Coffee Bar
Coffee

Somewhere Coffee Bar – Amazing Pourover

Somewhere Coffee Bar – Introduction Somewhere Coffee Bar is the newest addition to Hobart’s thriving coffee scene. Situated in Elizabeth Street next door to one of our favourite wine bars, Sonny, this pleasant space has been designed with care and attention to detail and with comfortable furniture. But it is […]