Dining and Food Options in Launceston and Surrounds

Tasmania is known as the fresh produce capital of Australia. Whilst the whole island features delectable produce, Launceston is the gateway to a range of food and dining options that will excite your taste buds and curiosity. To help you plan your foodie roadmap, we have put together a few of the local’s favourite places to grab a bite to eat. From formal dining through to street markets, there is an option to suit even the fussiest of eaters!

Grain Of Silos

Breathing new life into a deserted silo on the banks of the Tamar River, Grain of Silos offers a unique offering of Tassie produce, seven days a week. They have a strong focus on meeting every farmer and maker to learn their story and truly understand how to use their produce to its full capabilities. The results- always bringing something extraordinary to the plate!

Website: grainofthesilos.com.au

Location: 89 Lindsay St, Invermay TAS 7248

Grain of Silos

Grain of Silos

Mud Bar and Restaurant

Located in Launceston's iconic Seaport, Mudbar Restaurant is open daily for a culinary experience that is bold with exciting Asian influences of heat and spice. It will truly delight you in every way - with outstanding service, fun and delicious food!

Website: mudbar.com.au

Location: 28 Seaport Blvd, Launceston TAS 7250

Mud Bar

Mud Bar and Restaurant 

Launceston Night Market

The Launceston night market is the Friday night meeting place to celebrate local food and beverages from within the Launceston community. Held on the first Friday of the month in Civic Square, it brings together flavours from around the world in an inviting and casual atmosphere.

Website: launcestonnightmarket.com

Location: Civic Square, Launceston 7250

launceston night market

Launceston Night Market 

Firestorm Taco Bar

The newest kid on the culinary block, Firestorm Taco Bar offers fresh vibrant tacos, classic margaritas and cocktails. Great for those after a lighter meal or sharing with friends and family.

Website: firestormbar.com

Location: Northern Club, 61 Cameron St, Launceston TAS 7250

Firestorm Taco Bar

Firestorm Taco Bar

Burger Junkie 

If you are after the ultimate comfort food experience, Burger Junkie offers next level burgers with a Canadian influence. Using local Black Angus Beef, the team sure knows how to leave you salivating with every bite!

Website: burgerjunkie.com.au

Location: 105 St John St, Launceston TAS 7250

Burger Junkie

Burger Junkie

Stelo at Pierres

Since 1956 Pierre’s has welcomed visitors to Launceston through its doors with a culinary experience that excites. It was also was home to Australia’s first espresso machine.

The current offering is no exception to its rich history, delivering local produce through an Italian lens. Each week the team creates a four-course tasting menu using fresh local seasonal produce and paired with Tasmanian and Italian wines.

Website: stelotas.com

Location: 88 George St, Launceston TAS 7250

stelo at Pierres

Stelo at Pierres

The Crazy Duck 

A short drive from Launceston is the award-winning The Crazy Duck. Showcasing the best seasonal produce and 180 degree views of the river, it is a crisp and inviting space that pays homage to wholesome Tasmanian products.

Website: https://www.yorkcove.com.au/dine

Location: 2 Ferry Blvd, George Town TAS 7253

The Crazy Duck

The Crazy Duck 

Stillwater

Within the four walls of an old flour mill steeped in history (and a ghost tale or two) is award-winning Stillwater restaurant.

Beautifully perched against the river's edge, Stillwater brings flair to evening dining options. Choose from a generous array of bar snacks or indulge in small and large plates – each brimming with flavour and a sense of splendour without the ego. We recommend nothing less than a three-course meal, paired with Tasmanian wines of course!

Website: stillwater.com.au

Location: 2 Bridge Rd, Launceston TAS 7250

Stillwater

Stillwater

Rupert and Hound

If you are looking for modern seafood cuisine that celebrates local seasonal and sustainable produce, look no further than Rupert and Hound. Located in Launceston’s Seaport, it is the perfect lunch or dinner destination. If you love the ambiance, we also recommend checking out their sister restaurant Cataract on Paterson.

Website: rupertandhound.com.au

Location: 30 Seaport Blvd, Launceston TAS 7250

Rupert & Hound

Rupert and Hound

Cataract On Paterson

This venue boasts a quirky yet elegant industrial design, paired with contemporary cuisine. The dessert menu is a must here!

Website: cataractonpaterson.com.au

Location: 135 Paterson St, Launceston TAS 7250

 

Saint John Craft Beer Bar

Taking its name from the central Launceston street, Saint John Craft Beer Bar is an intimate, unpretentious bar celebrating the very best in craft brewing. Wander into this charming little bar with a thirst and you’ll be duly rewarded with up to 17 taps of Launceston and Australia’s finest ales, plus a range of bottled and canned beer, ciders and wine.

Hungry? Saint John offers plenty of deliciousness to accompany that tipple. Proudly supporting local producers, their menu features top-notch burgers, finger-lickin’ chicken options, and some seriously good tacos.

Website: saintjohncraftbeer.com.au

Location: 133 St John St, Launceston TAS 7250

 

Clarendon Arms

Located only a short drive from the Launceston Airport is the quaint township of Evandale. Here you will find the Clarendon Arms, a relaxed and casual restaurant and beer garden, featuring traditional pub meals with a fresh Tassie produce twist!

It’s the perfect place to sit back and relax and if you are in the neighbourhood on a Sunday, we recommend strolling through the Evandale Markets in the morning and then heading to the beer garden for live music from local artists.

Website: clarendonarms.com.au

Location: 11 Russell St, Evandale TAS 7212;

Clarendon Arms

Clarendon Arms

Charlie’s Dessert House

If you are craving a sugar rush, Charlie’s Dessert House has you covered! Offering a fully loaded dessert menu and patisserie cabinet that changes seasonally, it’s the ultimate sugar pick-me up! Open most nights until late, it is the only dedicated dessert bar in Launceston.

Website: facebook.com/charliesdesserthouse

Location: 74 Charles St, Launceston TAS 7250

Dessert House

Charlie’s Dessert House

Timbre

A consistent crowd pleaser and crowd puller is Matt Adams’ Timbre Kitchen located at Velo Wines - just a 15-minute drive from Launceston’s city centre.

Don’t be fooled by Timbre’s relaxed atmosphere and uncomplicated offering, Timbre features a light and bright setting, stunning vineyard views, and a seriously good seasonal menu that heroes the very best of Launceston and the Tamar Valley.

Website: timbrekitchen.com

Location: Velo Wines, 755 W Tamar Hwy, Legana TAS 7277

timbre

Timbre

Harvest Market

Launceston’s community farmers’ market celebrates the best produce Tasmania has to offer every Saturday from 8:30am to 12:30pm. Come meet the farmers, producers and makers of renowned Tasmanian produce, including meat, dairy, artisan bread & pastries, fruit & vegetables and beverages - it is an artisan's delight!

Website: harvestmarket.org.au

Location: 71 Cimitiere St, Launceston TAS 7250

Harvest market

Harvest Market

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