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Things to do in South Hobart

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Café
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“Affordable way to eat like a local! Vegetarian friendly, gluten free options. Great food and service. Macquarie Street, South Hobart.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“A three-minute walk from Handsmooth Cottage. Consistently good coffee and food. Best bread and pastries in the neighbourhood.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great beer garden, lovely heritage buildings and green grass to lounge on. If you're into history, take a cheap tour and get discount beer vouchers! Only 2 minutes walk down the hill from Sunny in South Hobart.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Intimate award winning restaurant with ever evolving menu. Just a stroll away down the hill and around the corner”
  • 43 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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“Great pizza, pasta and calzones a five minute walk from from the suite in West Hobart. We love the Lansdowne pizza and all of the calzones.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Fresh fruit and vegetables and a good array of deli items, local cheeses, meats and cakes. They have prepared meals as well which can be very handy and helpful staff. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Café
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“Good luck walking past without being lured in. Great for breakfast. 5 minute walk from Salvator Suite on Landsdowne Crescent, West Hobart.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Museum
“A look into Hobart's past and the lives of the female convicts sent to Hobart town. An easy walk and a well preserved and maintained historic site - well worth visit.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Park
“Head up Mt Stuart Road and walk through the bush - Hobart city and water views from many spots. You can come out the other end at the top of Forest Road and wind around and down to the city. A nice 2-3 hour loop with coffee on the way. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This classic French bistro is a Hobart institution and a 5 minute walk from our door. But be sure to book ahead to avoid disappointment ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A favourite for many years. In the heart of Tasmania’s SOHO (South Hobart) shopping and foodies paradise. Macquarie Street, South Hobart.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Premise
“Learn about the convict history of Tasmania and what the women of Tasmania went through with a tour of The Female Factory. The your is unique with actors in full olden dress playing parts in history ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Cheery cafe at the start of the Hobart Rivulet walk. A three-minute walk from Handsmooth Cottage. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Cascade brewhouse. Variety of beers, stouts and ales on tap. Wine and other beverages also available. Meals available in beautiful garden setting. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
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“Breakfast wiht the locals and friendly staff in South Hobart while you call into the local shops for essentials. Sunny street cafe tables with a view of the mountain and the world passing by to watch.”
  • 8 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Intimate award winning restaurant with ever evolving menu. Just a stroll away down the hill and around the corner”
  • 43 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Great pizza, pasta and calzones a five minute walk from from the suite in West Hobart. We love the Lansdowne pizza and all of the calzones.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This classic French bistro is a Hobart institution and a 5 minute walk from our door. But be sure to book ahead to avoid disappointment ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A favourite for many years. In the heart of Tasmania’s SOHO (South Hobart) shopping and foodies paradise. Macquarie Street, South Hobart.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Very nice seafood cafe and takeaway. Recommended. Ask about $1 kids meals. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“Rin is adorable – authentic Japanese, offering Hobart’s best gyoza and some damn good sashimi. It’s BYO and a pretty cheap and cheerful vibe, but worth it if you like Japanese food.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“NOT fine dining but a true Tassie corner store & fish and chippie experience.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great health food shop with bulk foods, organic foods and offering massage and naturopathic​ treatments.”
  • 4 locals recommend

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