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Top Choice Museum in Huon Valley

Apple Shed

At Grove, 6km north of Huonville, this revamped cafe-provedore-museum is home to Willie Smith's Organic Apple Cider, riding the cider wave that's been sweeping Australia's pubs and bars of late. Swing by for a coffe…
Top Choice Bakery in Huon Valley

Summer Kitchen Bakery

Locals come from kilometres around just for a loaf of bread from this excellent little bakery, on a street corner in Ranelagh a few kilometres out of Huonville. Organic wood-fired sourdough, sprouted-rye sourdough, …
Top Choice Cafe in Huon Valley

Ranelagh General Store

The dodgy old Ranelagh General Store has been reborn as a cafe. Burgers are the main deal, plus coffee, smoothies, sundaes and racks full of Huon Valley produce to go. The 'Dennis' burger (Bruny Island wallaby, beet…
Museum in Huon Valley

Wooden Boat Centre

This engaging, sea-centric spot incorporates the School of Wooden Boatbuilding, a unique institution running accredited courses (from one to seven weeks) in traditional boat building, using Tasmanian timbers. Stick …
Cafe in Huon Valley

The Local

'Local' is correct at this streetside cafe, which sources all ingredients from Tasmania and as many of these as possible from the Huon Valley. The contemporary city fit-out – all plywood, lemon-yellow and grey – is …
Modern Australian in Huon Valley

Home Hill Wines

Home Hill Wines has a fab restaurant in a slick-looking rammed-earth building with pasture views. The seasonal menu offers select Tasmanian produce – Bothwell goat’s cheese, Huon Valley mushrooms, King Island cream …
Bar in Huon Valley

Frank's Cider Bar

Inside a little old 1870s weatherboard church in little old Franklin, Frank's is a cellar-door bar where you can sip your way through a few glasses of apple, pear or cherry-pear cider. Frank Clark himself was one of…
Winery in Huon Valley

Home Hill Wines

In Ranelagh, 3km west of Huonville, is this superstylish winery – all rammed earth and corrugated iron (somehow very Australian) – which has been collecting trophies for its pinot noir, chardonnay and dessert wines.…
Cafe in Huon Valley

DS Coffee House Cafe

Despite the mealy-mouthed name, this is Huonville’s funkiest cafe, with quirky retro furniture and uni-student vibes. All-day breakfasts, sourdough sandwiches, lasagne, burgers, pies, daily soup specials, myriad Mon…
Food & Drink in Huon Valley

Taste of the Huon

Visit the Ranelagh showgrounds in mid-March for the annual Taste of the Huon – a showcase of Huon Valley produce (cherries, mushrooms, salmon, wine, berries, truffles...and apples).