With our Hobart to Brisbane
camper relocations coming up in May and with Easter just around the
corner, Hobart will be experiencing an influx of tourists looking to
explore the many culinary delights of Tasmania’s coveted capital. Home
to mouth-watering fresh produce, top-notch restaurants and friendly
locals, Hobart is ready to impress its visitors. We have compiled a list
of our top 10 picks of the city’s best culinary experiences that cater
to all budgets and are well worth pencilling in to your Hobart motorhome
itinerary in the upcoming months.
1. The Margate Pancake Train
Nestled in the seaside town of Margate in Southern Tasmania
you will find the hidden delight of the Margate Pancake Train. Situated
in a charming old train carriage, you can park your motorhome in the
spacious car park and sit, relax and enjoy the delightful views of the
D’Entrecasteaux Channel. Sample the traditional Bacon and Maple Pancake,
hearty Beef Stroganoff Pancake or one of the sweet and simple pancakes
including lemon and sugar, maple syrup and butter or berry delight.
Whatever you choose off the menu, you won’t be disappointed with this
hidden gem of a restaurant.
2. The Red Velvet Lounge
You will find our next pick deep in the heart of the Huon
Valley in the charming town of Cygnet. Enjoy an intimate drive in your
motorhome through the green Tasmanian countryside. Arrive at the Red
Velvet Lounge and appreciate the light, bright and atmospheric room with
red velvet lounges overlooking the main street of charismatic Cygnet.
This restaurant boasts an extensive and award-winning beverage list as
well as gourmet delights worthy of fine dining. The Red Velvet Lounge
has been running since the mid-90s and was originally a general store
and bakery from the early 1900s until the 80s. Enjoy wood-fired delights
and afterwards explore the boutique town of Cygnet.
3. The BurgerHaus
If you’re staying in Hobart for a night or two and are
looking for a quick and easy feed, our pick is The Burger Haus in the
hip and happening suburb of North Hobart just minutes from Hobart’s CBD.
This relatively new establishment serves a range of gourmet burgers
capitalising on Tasmania’s fresh ingredients. If you’re watching your
carbs, sample one of their unique bunless burgers. The café also offers a
range of delicious speciality shakes including cookies and cream and
Ferrero Roche. It’s also a great place for the young ones providing
kid’s meals. Dine in or take-away and eat in the comfort of your
4. Me Wah Restaurant
If you’re visiting Tasmania for a special occasion or have
an anniversary coming up then this fine dining experience will add a
sparkle to your motorhome hire experience in Hobart. MeWah Restaurant
located in the river-side suburb of Sandy Bay is Australia’s highest
awarded Asian restaurant. The menu and wine list will leave you craving
more with an extensive range of dishes on offer catering to all tastes.
The award-winning wine list covers diverse varieties, regions and
producers ensuring that it is well-balanced. The Alacarte menu includes
traditional delicacies including the mouth-watering Peking Duck, Wagyu
beef cheek and assorted dumplings. Enjoy the intimate atmosphere and
traditional Chinese aesthetic whilst appreciating the impeccable
5. Ristorante Da Angelo
Anyone looking for a family
friendly dining experience in Hobart shouldn’t hesitate to visit
Ristorante Da Angelo in Battery Point. For more than 15 years Da Angelo
has been serving authentic Italian cuisine in a warm and comfortable
setting. Here you will sample a range of delights from southern Italy
including Hobart’s best pasta and pizza. The gnocci is made by Angelo’s
mother every morning before it is cooked and served to hungry guests.
This restaurant is family-friendly and not short of background noise.
Bookings are essential for Friday nights and weekends. Don’t forget to
sample a scoop of gelato on the way out!
6. Taco Taco
Taco Taco is the perfect choice for anyone on the run and
looking for a quick and easy meal. All you have to do is find out the
current location of the taco truck, park your motorhome on the side of
the road and grab yourself authentic Mexican tacos with a twist. This
unique moving truck produces tacos from Tassie’s finest ingredients and
has a number of sauces to choose from. Buy one for just $5 and you won’t
break the budget. Follow their Facebook page to monitor their location
for the week!
7. Jack Greene
While you’re in Hobart on your motorhome hire, don’t miss a
visit to historic Salamanca with its iconic sandstone buildings that
wereformerly warehouses for the Port of Hobart. Jack Greene is one of
the precincts most vibrant restaurants serving an extensive list of
mouth-watering burgers and boutique Tasmanian cider and beer. Sit
outside and watch the hustle and bustle of Salamanca on a Friday or
Saturday night or enjoy the unique furnishings on the second floor: look
out for the moose head! Don’t hesitate to sample the Spicy Beef Burger,
Classic Cheeseburger or Huon Valley Mushroom Burger – delicious! There
is plenty of parking for your motorhome in the area as well.
8. The Beach Restaurant
Dine in a stunning water-front location in the seaside
suburb of Blackman’s Bay just 15 minutes’ drive from Hobart’s CBD. The
Beach Restaurant overlooks stunning Blackmans Bay Beach and provides an
extensive menu including fresh seafood and organic Tasmanian produce.
The restaurant has a great range of wine, boutique cider and beer on
offer and caters to all tastes and budgets. Don’t hesitate to sample the
tempura mushrooms! Enjoy a scenic walk along the beautiful beach after
9. Ethos Eat Drink
This popular restaurant in Hobart’s CBD is one of the
state’s most talked about establishments and no top 10 list would be
complete without Ethos Eat Drink. The oldest part of the restaurant
dates back to 1820 and once served as the stable yard and carriageway of
The Old Hobart Hotel. The menu is set from Tuesday to Saturday and
incorporates the best seasonal food that is hand-picked by a small team
of experts. The food is accompanied by local, artisan and imported
wines. Staff are happy to provide wine suggestions and explain their
10. Knopwood’s Retreat (Knoppies)
KnopwoodsRetreat, locally referred to as Knoppies, offers
hearty pub meals for anyone seeking an authentic pub experience on their
motorhome hire in Hobart. Sample one of the many beers or ciders on tap
and enjoy the local atmosphere at the pub on a Friday night.