Jackson’s Emporium

Top choice cafe

in Hamilton

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 too, plus takeaway jars of local honey, chutney, preserves and pickles.

Heritage accommodation is also available in a self-contained cottage ($305 for up to six people).