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Top Choice Museum in Huonville & Around

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 Huonville & Around

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 Museum in Margate

Channel Heritage Centre

This fabulous community-owned museum on the roadside just south of central Margate is well worth a stop. A series of intimate, passionately curated display spaces shines a light on local history, covering (among oth…
Top Choice Pizza in Dover

Post>Office 6985

Leonard Cohen and alt-country on the stereo, cool decor, foodie magazines… And that's before you get to the menu, which features excellent wood-fired pizzas (try the scallop, caramelised onion and pancetta version).…
Top Choice Japanese in Geeveston & Around

Masaaki's Sushi

What a surprise! Tasmania's best sushi – including fresh Tasmanian wasabi – is in sleepy Geeveston. Opening hours are disappointingly limited (and he usually sells out by 2pm), but you'll also find Masaaki (from Osa…
Top Choice Cafe in Cygnet

Lotus Eaters Cafe

This mighty-fine hippie cafe has rustic decor that belies real culinary savvy: expect terrific eggy breakfasts, curries and soups, with a rigorous focus on the seasonal, the organic, the free-range and the local. Su…
Top Choice Cafe in Huonville & Around

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…
Top Choice Seafood in Bruny Island

Get Shucked Oyster Farm

Get Shucked cultivates the ‘fuel for love’ in chilly Great Bay. Visit the tasting room and wolf down a briny dozen with lemon juice and Tabasco and a cold flute of Jansz bubbles. Shucking brilliant.
Top Choice National Park in Geeveston & Around

Hartz Mountains National Park

The 65-sq-km Hartz Mountains alpine wilderness, part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, is only 84km from Hobart – easy striking distance for day trippers and weekend walkers. The park is renowned for …
Top Choice Cafe in Woodbridge

Pepperberries Garden Cafe

Just south of Woodbridge at Birchs Bay, hidden up a winding dirt track, Pepperberries is a sophisticated little glass-fronted cafe in the trees. Utilising the biggest kitchen garden you'll ever see, the cafe turns o…