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Best Gourmet Experiences in Tasmania

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You can drive across this little island in a matter of hours, but if you're a foodie like us, you'll want to pack your bags and move here permanently. Tasmania is home to some of the most unique gourmet experiences from produce driven fine dining and cafes to sustainable cooking schools. Here's our favourite ten.

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  1. Red Feather Inn & Cooking School

    Hadspen, Launceston and North and East, Tasmania

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  2. Home Hill Winery Restaurant

    Ranelagh, Hobart and Surrounds, Tasmania

    Situated in the picturesque Huon Valley, Home Hill Winery Restaurant is renowned for its locally sourced ingredients and breathtaking views over Mount Wellington. Surrounded by lush, sweeping hills, the restaurant's floor to ceiling windows gives diners the perfect vantage spot to dine with a view.

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  3. The Source at Moorilla Estate

    Berriedale, Hobart and Surrounds, Tasmania

    The Source Restaurant in Berriedale is filled with breathtaking elements - a vineyard setting, the stunning Museum of Old and New Art, Moo Brew beers, a stellar wine list and Philippe Lebain's contemporary French-inspired cuisine. The best way to experience The Source is to choose a five, seven or nine course degustation menu and let the kitchen work its magic.

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  4. Josef Chromy Cellar Door Restaurant

    Relbia, Launceston and North and East, Tasmania

    The Josef Chromy Cellar Door and Cafe in Relbia, Northern Tasmania, is an idyllic spot to revel in the majesty of the natural realm, as you enjoy local produce suitably matched with estate grown wines. Housed in an original 1880's homestead with an open log fire, the venue exudes a sense of pure comfort and tranquillity.

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  5. The Agrarian Kitchen Cooking School

    Lachlan, Hobart and Surrounds, Tasmania

    The Agrarian Kitchen is a sustainable cooking school that offers paddock-to-plate gourmet experiences. Just 45 minutes from Hobart in Tasmania's Derwent Valley, the five-acre property is home to a working farm, vegetable garden, orchard, berry patch and herb garden, all grown using organic principles. Established by Rodney Dunn, former food editor of Australian Gourmet Traveller magazine, and his wife Séverine, this is a must-visit for all.

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  6. Hawley House

    Hawley Beach, Launceston and North and East, Tasmania

    Tasmania's heritage Hawley House is the original homestead of the 150 hectare property which sustains a substantial vineyard and an extensive and comprehensive wildlife reserve. Guests can stay at the property with candlelit dinners and pre-dinner drinks served in the drawing room by the grand piano.

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  7. Frogmore Creek

    Cambridge, Hobart and Surrounds, Tasmania

    Located in the Coal River Valley, Frogmore is renowned for its cool climate wines while the restaurant, which overlooks 10 hectares of vines, offers a menu boasting with fresh local produce sourced from small growers and artisan providores. The Cellar Door offers comprehensive all day food options, so you can enjoy a glass of wine with oysters or Spring Bay mussels, a cheese board, sashimi or be tempted by the Frogmore Creek Patisserie.

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  8. The Bistro at Peppermint Bay

    Woodbridge, Hobart and Surrounds, Tasmania

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  9. Stillwater Restaurant

    Launceston, Launceston and North and East, Tasmania

    Stillwater is one of Tasmania's most awarded restaurants, set in a beautifully restored 1830s flour mill beside the picturesque Tamar River in Launceston. The food is exceptional, and has a strong focus on fresh Tasmanian produce. Stillwater also offers semi private dining in their bluestone wine cellar for 4 to 18 people.

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  10. Puddleduck Vineyard

    Richmond, Hobart and Surrounds, Tasmania

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