Fri-YAY is finally upon us! The weekend beckons, and it’s looking like a warm one! We’re on the lookout for vibrant outdoor spots to savor a refreshing cocktail or beer in the sunshine. Fortunately, we’ve compiled a list of top-tier locations for you to bask in the sun while indulging in your favourite beverages. We give you our Friday Five – Beer Gardens!

Boodle Beasley

Embark on a journey to NoHo and relish craft beer, cider, or cocktails in their expansive sun-drenched beer garden. Got a furry friend? – dogs are welcome! If you’re lucky, you’ll also spot the resident neighborhood cat! Not only are they home to one of the finalists of the Top 25 Bartenders in Australia, but they’re also hosting the 7K Distillery coffee cocktail competition. If you’re into coffee and cocktails, this event is for you! More details here.

Treat yourself and enjoy beers, bao buns and burgers in the arvo sun.

Located 315 Elizabeth St, North Hobart.


Nestled on the outskirts of Battery Point you’ll find the most charming bar featuring a retro-style bus in it’s beer garden. Bring your pooch and enjoy a pint of craft beer or cider in the sun! Indulge in a delectable menu offering American-style burgers and snacks. Plus, don’t miss out on their Boozy Bus Bingo every Tuesday!

Located 5 Knopwood St, Hobart.

Room for a Pony

Discover the sunniest spot in NoHo! Relax under a shady umbrella, sip on a mimosa, and savour one of their renowned woodfired pizzas! Room For a Pony are also pet-friendly so bring your pup along to bask in warm weekend weather. 

Located 338 Elizabeth St, North Hobart.

Hobart Brewing Company

Soak up some rays at the big red shed! Enjoy a glass of the iconic Harbour Master and savor bites from various food trucks. Don’t miss their exciting free event next week hosted by North Face “About the Adventure Story Slam” to celebrate the spirit of local exploration with an evening of storytelling, free food and drinks, live music and good vibes. RSVP here.

Located 16 Evans St, Hobart. 


Don’t let the road works fool you, MidTown is still in full swing!

And what better place to soak up the afternoon sun than MidTown’s outdoor dining area? Grinner’s is the perf spot to bask in the sunshine and enjoy tacos and cocktails! Check out their new menu with some of their old classics and new favourites. Next week they have a pop-up event to celebrate, book a table, and experience punk beats, bbq meats and dive bar treats! 

Located 132-134 Elizabeth St, Hobart.

The warm weathered weekend is waiting for you, go forth and enjoy!