Swansea restaurants and cafés
Swansea offers a choice of restaurants and cafés for dining, including -
The Saltshaker Restauranrt and Swansea Beach Cafe
Franklin Street Swansea. (03) 6257 8488 http://www.saltshakerrestaurant.com.au/
Banc Licensed Restaurant 7 Maria Street, Swansea. Ph 6257 8896. Bookings recommended. Now serving lunch on Saturday and Sunday. Dinner 6 nights, Wednesday to Monday (closed Tuesdays).
Kabuki Tasman Highway. Ph 6257 8588. Approx 15 mins (10km south) of Swansea. Great views, Tasmanian fare with Japanese flair. Lunch daily. Summer - dinner Tuesday to Saturday from 6pm. Winter – Friday and Saturday only. Bookings are essential year round.
Piermont Restaurant Tasman Highway, Swansea. Ph 6257 8131. Approximately 4 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.
Onyx Café Bar Lounge Franklin Street Swansea. Ph 6257 9095. Serving lunch and snacks. Trendy, welcoming café, licensed. New owners Nicki and Wayne.
The Ugly Duck Out, Franklin Street, Swansea. Ph 6257 8850. Modern style, multi-award winning bistro and Gallery, licensed. Eclectic menu. Great at catering for special dietary needs – gluten free, vegetarian. Chef Robyn Klobusiak. Open 11:00 am. to 8:30 pm.
Artifact Gallery Cafe. Victoria Street (next to the Community Bank) 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.
Oyster Bay Seafood, cnr Maria St / Franklin Street (next to Post Office/Newsagency). 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).