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Best things to do in Hobart

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

“Must do it on Saturday. Salamanca market is the most famous and the biggest market in the Southern Hemisphere. It’s held every Saturday from 8:30am to 3pm. You would see fresh ingredients, local arts and handcrafts, wines and delicious street food. ”
183 locals recommend
“This beautiful meseum has lots of large spaces for families to explore. they often have free activities for Children too. Located by the Hobart docks. There is street parking close by (pay per hour on voucher machines), or park in the council operated Argly Street Car Park (pay on exit depending on length of stay).”
77 locals recommend
“Great pub with local, interstate and international music acts most nights of the week, a great beer garden and yummy food.”
54 locals recommend
“A bakery and cafe along Hampden rd Battery Point stroll see the history of this suburb, whilst enjoying great amazing selection of bread, pies, pastries and cakes are all baked in the premises. ”
59 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Sunday morning breakfast! A great farmers market with an array beverages, coffee, breakfast and lunch items. A must visit. Under 10 minute (slow) walk away. ”
65 locals recommend
“This nearby water hole and eatery was once a tire shop, but now it’s a local favourite. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner (+ takeaway woodfired pizza!) you’re sure to give it 10/10 spuds for a pretty good meal.”
46 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Cosy brunch cafe favouring locally sourced, with seasonal menu. Rustic interior design, wonderful atmosphere. ”
51 locals recommend
“ Take a value for money Mona catamaran from Brooke Street Pier closeby out to see the renown MONA. A real quirky eye opener to the big question about what is really art? Prepare to spend a good portion of the day taking it all in. On the way to and from enjoy the views of the blue Derwent River and its abundance of sheltered bays, nestling yacht clubs and local suburbs.”
47 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Sparkling and Martinis with a view. Tasmanian inspired share plates. Perfect in the afternoon or late late at night. 10 min walk ”
50 locals recommend
“South American influenced waterfront dining and bar. Wheels and Doll Baby, Mona, Vegas Poker inspired decor - cocktail bar. 5 minute Walk”
42 locals recommend
“Contemporary Australian, Italian, European dishes. Only a couple minutes walk from home it has exceptionally great food, unique wine list this multi awards winning Restaurant is a must.”
41 locals recommend
“Iconic street with a marvellous surviving row of old warehouses that are now home to bars, cafes, restaurants and art galleries. Salamanca is the starting point for any stroll around Sullivan's Cove, and the centre of food and drinking nightlife in Hobart.”
43 locals recommend
“Fantastic local pub. Great on-tap beers and ciders with an indoor and outdoor seating area (including a converted bus). Bus bingo on Wednesday nights!”
32 locals recommend
“The best Mexican food that I’ve ever had in Hobart. Good taste of decorations, cozy atmosphere, and of course yum nachos. ”
32 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Brilliant Italian food everytime and fun staff. It's a busy place in an old building with great atmosphere. Kids love it too. Expect loud laughter from other diners and staff. If you want a quiet date night, ask to seat upstairs. ”
28 locals recommend
“Providing fantastic selection the taste of classic French patisserie, with local ingredients all made on site. It's an opulent destination sure not to be miss.”
20 locals recommend