RESTAURANTS & CAFéS
Bryher A stained-glass transom window, great coffee, and seasonal menu beckon you to this homey café. Launceston; bryherfood.com. Glass House This aptly named glass bar on a floating pier serves shared plates like wallaby tartare. Its cocktails showcase Tasmanian whiskey well. Hobart; theglass. house; small plates A$14–$32. Jackman & McRoss Locals love this convivial bakery, an enduring fixture of Hobart’s culinary scene for its breakfasts and fresh pastries. 61-3/6223-3186.
Pigeon Hole Café & Bakery
This cool, simple spot is a must for coffee, baked goods, and comfort dishes like pork-and-fennel meatballs. Hobart; pigeonholecafe. com.au; mains A$14–$19. Stillwater The choice for fine dining in Launceston. The Tassie wine list pairs with a menu derived from regional ingredients like Lenah wallaby and Flinders Island salt-grass-fed lamb. stillwater. com.au; mains A$20–$80.
Templo This blackboard-menu paradise is a culinary wonder packed into a 20-seat space on a back street in Hobart. Come for the communal dining, stay for the unique wines. templo.com.au; mains A$16–$32.