We’re New Town bound! And ready to experience the vibrant hub of cuisine, coffee and culture they have to offer. Here’s our guide to the must-see, do, and experience in the vibrant and inviting suburb that is New Town, Hobart.

Get Caffeinated

If you haven’t yet ventured forth into the vibrant coffee culture of New Town, you’re in for a treat! With gems like Jean-Pascal Patisserie, Daci & Daci Bakers, Jackman and McRoss and Dispatch Cafe you won’t be disappointed! Or pop on down to the New Town Station Nursery Cafe, an old railway station converted into a nursery. Enjoy a cuppa while you peruse the plants.

🍽️Tickle your Taste Buds

New Town offers a diverse range of culinary delights – so this one is for all you foodies out there. From locally grown, fresh produce at the New Town Greenstore Cafe, to modern Indian cuisine at Sacred Bites Indian Asian Fusion (where you’ll get your Indian fix for dumplings, curries, dahl and more!). Or the must-try hidden gem that is Tassie Jumbo Kebabs, an authentic food-truck experience serving up kebabs, falafel, and snack packs.

🛍️ Shop till you drop

New Town is the perfect place to find something totally unique! Find something beautiful at Assemblage Curated (Post Office 176 and Assemblage B&B), who specialise in handmade objects, artwork, pottery, children’s toys, and jewellery – the perfect spot to start your early-bird Christmas shopping! Or check out New Town Salvos, where you will find unique vintage pieces, useful homewares, and sturdy second-hand furniture. Lose yourself for an hour or two amongst the antique hidden gems at Church Antiques which offers an extensive range of eclectic vintage collectibles. If that’s not enough, across the road is one of the longest-operating antique dealers in Hobart, Archive Antiques & books.

💅Treat yo self!

The Silly Season is fast approaching! So why not treat yourself before the height of the Christmas rush? Book a class at Natural Balance Pilates, who offer a calm, relaxed, and friendly studio environment. Or pamper yourself at Circles Hair for a trim, colour, tint, or wax. Nails need a bit of TLC? The amazing nail technicians at Clover Nail Bar have got you covered! Perhaps you want to have a relaxing swim in the heated indoor pools at Jodi Harrison’s Swim Central – New Town? They even offer hydro massages to help you wind down and prepare for the Christmas festivities.

So what are you waiting for? Go forth and experience all that New Town has to offer!