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Best things to do in Hobart

Market
“:) 6 min drive/ 25 min walk from the Little Red Hood A popular street market with a large range of locally-made products, produce and food. If you’re in the market for woodwork crafted from Tasmania’s prized timber, this is the place to go. (The market takes place every Saturday from 8:30am-3:00pm.)”
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Museum
“Set in the revamped historic building you will find an eclectic collection with everything from colonial portraits, aboriginal artifacts, contemporary art exhibitions and changing displays from the museum's extensive collection. ”
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Cafe
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“Great pub with local, interstate and international music acts most nights of the week, a great beer garden and yummy food.”
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Bakery
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“Must go to bakery for bread, breakfast, lunch or coffee. My favorites are the almond croissants and the cream cheese/apricot danish. ”
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Farmers Market
“:) only 2 min drive / 15 min walk from the Little Red Hood House It’s all about Tasmanian produce and getting to know your farmer, and it always has been. Artisan producers display our state with olive oil, cool climate wine, spirits from boutique distilleries, healthy treats, artisan breads, cakes and sourdough donuts, jams, mustards and preserves, locally roasted coffee and hand blended tea. Bathurst St, between Murray and Elizabeth streets Sunday 8.30am – 1.00pm”
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Café
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“Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner: Room for a Pony in North Hobart and Pigeon Hole in West Hobart/Hobart are longtime favourites. The pizza here is excellent. ”
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Coffee Shop
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“Local fare at its finest - pure, wholesome Tassie fresh produce. Great for breakfast but get there early, as the name suggests it is a small venue and very popular!”
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Route
“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.”
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Establishment
“ 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.”
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Cocktail Bar
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“Bars/Pubs: The Glass House in Brooke Street Pier is good for a cocktail right on the water (excellent views), ditto The Lounge at Frogmore Creek City over in MACq 01. ”
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Bar
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“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!”
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Route
“Hobart's most historic precinct. It is just back from the waterfront and consists of rows of sandstone buildings, formerly warehouses for the port of Hobart Town, that have since been converted into restaurants, galleries, craft shops and offices.”
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Restaurant
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“A must-see for dinner located on the Hobart waterfront. You won't regret it!”
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Restaurant
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“Restaurant: Templo in North Hobart/Hobart is a teeny tiny little restaurant that seats around twenty people – quite communal – and the food is excellent. Modern Australian / Italian. The chef's menu is around $65 and is definitely worth it - as is the paired wines option. One of our faves. ”
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Restaurant
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“:) 2 min walk from the Little Red Hood This Mexican tequila bar is one of the most inspired interior designs in Hobart’s restaurant and bar scene. It’s dark and sombre countenance is in sharp juxtaposition to its spirit of fun food, drinks and service.”
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Café
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“Breakfast/Lunch: Machine in Salamanca and Criterion Street right in the CBD are owned by the same people as Room for a Pony and have been around for a long time. Always busy and they have fairly substantial menus. ”
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