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Top Choice Bar in Salamanca Place & Battery Point

Jack Greene

The gourmet burgers here nudge $20, but atmospheric Jack Greene (a European hunting lodge on the run?) is worthwhile if you're a wandering beer fan. Glowing racks of bottled brews fill the fridges, and there are at …
Craft Beer in Salamanca Place & Battery Point

Waterman’s Beer Market

'Since 1840' is the tag-line here… Well, the building maybe. But 'WBM' is one of a new brigade of Salamanca Place booze rooms, focused on excellent craft and small-batch beers and live music Thursday to Saturday. Or…
Pub in Salamanca Place & Battery Point

Shipwright’s Arms Hotel

Backstreet ‘Shippies’ is one of the best old pubs in town. Soak yourself in maritime heritage (and other liquids) at the bar, then retire to your clean, above-board berth upstairs or in the newer wing (doubles with/…
Wine Bar in Salamanca Place & Battery Point

Grape

In search of civility amid the nocturnal Salamanca fray? Grape is possibly your best bet, a woody wine bar with a superb list of Tasmanian drops, wandering occasionally across Bass Strait (like most Tasmanians) into…
Bar in Salamanca Place & Battery Point

Preachers

Grab a retro sofa seat inside this 1849 sailmaker's cottage, or adjourn to the ramshackle garden bar, in which an old Hobart bus is now full of beer booths. Lots of Tasmanian craft beers on tap, plus cool staff and …
Cocktail Bar in Salamanca Place & Battery Point

Society Salamanca

Society Salamanca is an atmospheric gin-and-whisky bar occupying the ground floor of a brutal-looking concrete building just up the hill from Salamanca Place. Try some Brocken Spectre gin, distilled a few hundred me…
Bar in Salamanca Place & Battery Point

Salamanca Whisky Bar

The decor here is magical – leather, brass, cowhide, well-worn floorboards and sandstone, illuminated only by candles – and the vibe is conversational. Perhaps you'd like to discuss the prices, which are lofty to sa…
Pub in Salamanca Place & Battery Point

The Whaler

Until several years ago this pub was called 'Knopwoods Retreat', an endearing old boozer and a perennial Friday-night favourite. The Whaler is doing its best to live up to the tradition, its unpretentious service an…
Bar in Salamanca Place & Battery Point

Barcelona

Lots of different beers on tap, a slick wine list and well-priced bistro-style food (mains $18 to $34) make this one of Salamanca’s most versatile drinking spots. Outdoor tables and cheap pints lure students on Frid…
Sports Bar in Salamanca Place & Battery Point

Brick Factory

A very bricky, rather mainstream addition to the Salamanca Sq scene, with classic pub fare (burgers, fish and chips, slow-cooked lamb ribs with whisky BBQ marinade), a devastatingly long wine list, and big-screen TV…