There are two types of people on Valentine's Day. First we have the person who has already made reservations, picked the perfect gift and knows exactly what they're going to wear. Then we have the person who only JUST realised that it's almost Valentine's Day - and that's probably you! Don't worry if you haven't already made plans for you and your better half... because we've picked the 6 best restaurants in town for you to spoil your Valentine!
Rockwall Bar and Grill
Address: 89 Salamanca Pl, Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: (03) 6224 2929
Rockwall Bar and Grill has stood the test of time and has been artfully outfitted to accommodate modern and relaxed dining. Serving quality Tasmanian foods in a relaxed and nature-inspired environment, Rockwall also offers the opportunity to view history from the inside! Their cuisine encapsulates the state’s reputation for four seasons in one day - oysters fresh from the waters off Bruny Island, Tasmanian salmon with crispy skin or pork loin rack, glazed with plum and tamarind on mash. If you haven't been here before, we suggest Valentine's Day is the perfect opportunity to try it out for yourself!
The Glass House Hobart
Address: Brooke Street Pier, Franklin Wharf, Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: 0437 245 540
If you're all about the romance, The Glass House is your go-to destination! With breathtaking views suspended over Sullivan's Cove, this place is renowned for it's elegant cocktails, Tasmanian inspired small plates, international flair and 280 degree water views. Doesn't get more romantic than that!
Located in the historic town of Pontville, Twelve Stones is a boutique establishment offering modern Australian cuisine focusing particularly on fresh, locally sourced produce and Tasmanian fine wines. This Valentine's Day, Twelve Stones is offering a 3-course Valentine's special at $75/PP which includes a beverage on arrival and a tea or coffee before you head off. If it's delicious food and friendly customer service you're after, this is the Valentine's destination for you!
Peacock & Jones
Tucked away in an old sandstone warehouse on Hobart's iconic waterfront, Peacock and Jones is a hidden gem that celebrates the beauty of Tasmanian foods. With a collection of over 60+ bottles of different wines from Tasmanian Pinots to Old World classics, you'll be spoiled for choice!
The Astor Grill
A 1920's Art Deco building located in Macquarie Street, the Astor Grill sources the best quality local and mainland seasonal produce including the freshest seafood and prime Tasmanian meats. If you haven't been here before, we couldn't think of a better place to dine for a romantic Valentine's day. The Chefs Board oysters and the pork belly are delicious!
Tucked away in the back streets of Hobart, Templo does shared foods and unique wines. This is the perfect Valentine's destination if you're not after anything too extravagant. The simplicity and casualty of this place is what makes it such a great dining experience. Not to mention... the food is incredible!
On that note - we've got some reservations to make!
Happy Valentine's Day!