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Top Choice Market in Central Hobart

Farm Gate Market

The waterfront Salamanca Market has dominated for decades, but this hyperactive foodie street-mart is giving it a run for its money. Trading commences with the ding of a big brass bell: elbow your way in for the bes…
Top Choice Market in Salamanca Place & the Waterfront

Salamanca Market

Every Saturday morning since 1972, the open-air Salamanca Market has lured hippies and craft merchants from the foothills to fill the tree-lined expanses of Salamanca Place with their stalls. Fresh organic produce, …
Top Choice Books in MONA & Northern Hobart

State Cinema Bookstore

Wander through a hole in the wall from the artful State Cinema into the 1883 building next door (a former department store), to discover a wonderful world of words, pages and pages with words on them. Art, architect…
Top Choice Books in Central Hobart

Fullers Bookshop

Hobart's best bookshop has a great range of literature and travel guides, plus regular book launches, signings and readings, and the writerly Afterword Café in the corner. Fullers has been a true hub of the Hobart l…
Top Choice Art in Salamanca Place & the Waterfront

Handmark Gallery

A key tenant at the Salamanca Arts Centre, Handmark has been here for 30 years, displaying unique ceramics, glass, woodwork and jewellery, plus paintings and sculpture – 100% Tasmanian, 100% exquisite.
Market in Battery Point, Sandy Bay & South Hobart

Hobart Twilight Market

Filling the lawns behind Lower Sandy Bay Beach (aka Long Beach; about 5km south of central Hobart), the HTM is a relatively new and hugely popular phenomenon. The official line goes, 'eats, drinks, artisans, music' …
Books in Central Hobart

Cracked & Spineless

We love a good secondhand bookshop (and don't care if the spines are cracked, absent or otherwise). This one is hidden up some steps at the back of a nondescript arcade, with $1 reads by the door and the odd new tit…
Food in Salamanca Place & the Waterfront

Bruny Island Cheese Co

Bruny Island cheese whiz Nick Haddow has done so well making cheese offshore, that he's opened a cheesy cellar door in the Salamanca Arts Centre. Sit, sip a wine and taste a few choice slivers (the white-mould 'Sain…
Arts & Crafts in MONA & Northern Hobart

MONA Shop

After swanning through the exhibits inside MONA and enjoying a wine or two, check out the excellent little shop near the entry, selling quirky, interesting and disarming gifts for the folks back home, plus excellent…
Books in Central Hobart

Poet

In a lovely old city sandstone shopfront, Poet specialises in nonfiction and philosophy, plus its own line of stationery (including hats, leather goods and cards) and fair-trade Sri Lankan tea (see www.poettea.com).