Claremont House, 12 Lady Clark Ave, Claremont | (03) 6249 8818 | www.claremonthouse.com.au/ View by appointment only Like a grand lady with flounced skirts, Claremont House bats her eyes as we crunch up the winding road to reach the crest of the hill. There she sits, Lady of all she surveys, suffering through the nips and tucks…
If you like your places dark and quiet – this is not it. But it’s a day and brunch space, so the whole ethos works and works well. welcome to Patanella.
Carl Wise runs the food blog Yippie Pie Yay. And yet still goes about his business quietly cooking at the Homestead Hotel. Pub crawl required? Why yes!
San Churro was a monk who changed the bitter Aztec chocolate drink into a sweet delicacy. It’s also the name of chocolateria franchise now in Salamanca.
New Sydney Hotel is a shining example of an old pub given new life by a sharp, clever entrepreneur. Boring old pub food? Think again.
They’ve depth chargers on the menu, fishwives’ garden & battle of Cadiz stuff. One of Hobart’s oldest restaurant institutions – The Drunken Admiral.
There he is again. Our old friend Winston, though this time not at the Astor Hotel, but up in North Hobart at big old pub called The Winston.
As we stepped into the 1920’s Art Deco ambience of the Astor Grill, one could almost picture Winston and Nancy swapping insults and port in a dark corner.
“My sister?” says Hyacinth Bucket, “She’s the one with the Mercedes, swimming pool and room for a pony…” Did you know that’s the name’s genesis?
Pub Food? That’s come a long way, baby. No longer the poor cousin of cafés and restaurants, pubs have had to up their game.