Swansea restaurants and cafés
Swansea offers a choice of restaurants and cafés for dining, venues in regional Tasmania do not stay open late, if you're planning on arriving after 20:00 hrs (8:00 pm) it is recommended that you eat on the way here.
Please call us if you would like us to make a reservation for you, this is particularly recommended during the busy summer months.
Saltshaker Restaurant and Swansea Beach Cafe
Franklin Street Swansea. (03) 6257 8488 http://www.saltshakerrestaurant.com.au/
Piermont Restaurant Tasman Highway, Swansea. Ph 6257 8131. Approximately 5 kms south of Swansea. Stunning location, beautiful venue, and fantastic menu. Bookings essential. Open Thursday – Tuesday from 6 p.m. A welcome addition to Swansea’s high-end culinary delights.
Home Cooking / Country Style
RSL Club Noyes Street Swansea. Ph 6257 8188. Licensed Club - Bistro open Thurs, Fri and Sat: Hours 5:30pm to 8pm.
Waterloo Inn, Franklin Street, Swansea. Ph 6257 8577. Motel style restaurant.
Pub / Bistros / Licensed Cafés
Bark Mill Tavern Tasman Highway. Swansea. Ph 6257 8094. Bookings recommended in summer. Pub style menu, wood fired pizzas, fish & chips and roasts. The Tavern is open 10am until late; Lunch 12- 2pm, Dinner 5:30 – 8:00pm.
Vineyards and Cellar Doors
Milton: (03) 6257 8298 Cellar door and bistro. 14635 Tasman Hwy, Swansea
Spring Vale: (03) 6257 8208. Tasman Highway. Cellar door sales and tastings. Dine among the vineyards from 1st December.
Gala Wines: (03) 6257 8641 - 14891Tasman Highway, Cranbrook Tas. Taste the beautiful wines, kick back in the sun with a glass of their medal winning Riesling and treat yourself to a delicious Tassie Picnic Hamper.
Freycinet Vineyard, great coffee, snacks and wine.
Devils Corner: (03) 6257 8881 - Sherbourne Road Apslawn. Freshly shucked oysters and seafood direct from the Freycinet Marine Farm along with Tombolo Café’s pizza straight from the wood-fired oven, with espresso coffee and gelato a specialty
Oysters & Seafood
Melshell Oysters Farm Gate at Yellow Sandbanks Road, Dolphin Sands (open 7 days 10-4) - Where the locals buy their Oysters ! 0428 570 334
Freycinet Marine Farm ‘The Fishers’ serve freshly shucked oysters and seafood straight from the Freycinet Marine Farm at Coles Bay - 7 Days a week 10 – 4.
Oyster Bay Seafood, corner of Maria St / Franklin Street. Ph 6257 8998. So much more than just a fish & chip shop! Open every day 11:30am to 7:30 pm. Great selection of seafood, not just fish & chips (in-season – Crayfish, Oysters, Mussels, Scallops and seasonal catches).
Artefakt Gallery Cafe. Victoria Street. Open 6 days (closed Tuesday) 09:30 - 16:30.
Serving coffee, homemade goodies and delicious light food. The Gallery specialises in high quality Tasmanian paintings, sculpture, speciality wood pieces, ceramics and jewellery.
Bark Mill Bakery Ph 6257 8094. Open from 6 am for breakfast, and all day for snacks, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. Part of the Bark Mill complex, outdoor play area for the kids. Great (as in huge) cakes!
Felicity's Vintage and Tea Room. Ph 03 6257 8702 1 Maria Street. Breakfast, Devonshire Tea and Lunch. Open Saturday - Tuesday 10 'til 4. Great views across the bay. Antiques and Collectables bought and sold. Vintage clothes, Buttons, Linen, Lace, China and Old Wares.
Kate’s Berry Farm Ph 6257 8428. Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. What can we say about Kate’s that has not already been said? The woman is an east coast legend. No visit to Swansea is complete without a visit to world renowned Kate’s Berry Farm; it’s worth it just for the stunning views across the bay; but do try the homemade ice cream, fruit liquors, jam and home baked goodies or a delicious Devonshire tea. 2 km south of town.