Top Choice Cafe in Hamilton

Jackson’s Emporium

Enterprising Jackson’s (an emporium since the 1850s) offers up locally sourced cafe fare (quiches, burgers, chilli con carne, soups), plus desserts, wine and beer, in its rustic shopfront. Lots of vegetarian options…
Top Choice Bakery in Ross

Ross Village Bakery

Overdose on savoury carbs, pies and astonishingly tall vanilla slices, plus virtuous soups and salads of all kinds. The owners get up before dawn every day to set the 1860 wood oven blazing. Wood-fired pizzas on Sat…
Top Choice Cafe in Campbell Town


A top refuelling spot is the hyperactive Zeps, serving brekky, panini, pasta, fat pies and good coffee throughout the day, plus impressive pizzas and more substantial mains in the evening. This ain't no blow-through…
Cafe in Oatlands

Feisty Hen Pantry Cafe

How sweet! This diminutive stone cottage out the back of Oatlands Lodge B&B houses a European-style deli-cafe, serving all-day breakfasts, afternoon Devonshire teas, toasted sandwiches, slabs of quiche and slice…
Cafe in Ross

Bakery 31

Home to the Tasmanian Scallop Pie Company, this chipper Ross bakery is a fair way from the coast…but reserve your cynicism and wolf down an excellent curried-scallop pie for lunch. All-day breakfasts and agricultura…
Pub Food in Ross

Ross Hotel

Dinner options in Ross are scant, but the town’s heritage pub offers an old-school menu, including crumbed scallops, roast o' the day and homemade damper with garlic butter. If it's sunny there's a beer garden out t…
Australian in Tarraleah

Highlander Restaurant & Bar

This very decent restaurant does excellent evening meals (including takeaway pizzas) and has a bar with good Guinness on tap and plenty of single malts (150, in fact, with 15 available for your delectation at any gi…
Cafe in Oatlands

Pancake & Crepe Shop

Seafood crêpes, hot soup, scones, tea and decent coffee – an ideal little Midlands pit stop if ever there was one. Add to the equation a charming 1850s sandstone shop front, and you need look no further for lunch.
Cafe in Tarraleah

Teez Café

Does warming breakfasts (try the Hydro Pan Breaky: free-range eggs, chorizo and tomato in a pan, served with toasted Turkish-bread fingers), good coffee and low-key lunches.
Bakery in Oatlands

TKO Bakery Cafe

Hanging off the side of the old Kentish Hotel, TKO delivers total-knockout steak sandwiches, steak-and-bacon pies, soups and scallop pies (either curried or creamy). The TKO Burger features beef, bacon, egg, beetroo…