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Hobart's Cafe Culture provided by Hobart Walking Tours

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Hobart's Cafe Culture

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2 adults
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Important Information
  • Professional local guide
  • Food and beverages: included in the tour are tastings of a range of food and drinks.
  • The type of tastings will vary depending on the season, the quantity is generous and quality is always excellent
  • Cafes in Hobart can and do change their menus, so these included items are an indication only:
  • Beverages: a choice of coffee, chai, tea, hot chocolate or juice
  • Light refreshments: tasting of chocolate, sweet or savoury muffin, or pie or bagel
  • Please let us know if you have any dietary preferences
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Food and drinks beyond those offered on the tour
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • This is a 3 hour walking tour along city pavements
  • Your guide will do everything in her power to get seating at a cafe, but sometimes it's not possible to get a seat at every cafe we visit
  • Wheelchair accessible along city pavements - if assistance is required, guest must provide their own carer
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Leigh G wrote a review Jun 2019
Newport, Victoria, Australia32 contributions5 helpful votes
What a great way to discover the cafe culture of Hobart, our guide was interesting, passionate and very informative. We went to some quirky cafes and enjoyed various coffees. A definitely must do when visiting Hobart.
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Date of experience: July 2018
Andy B wrote a review Jul 2018
Brisbane, Australia341 contributions87 helpful votes
Thank you Robyn for an enjoyable and very interesting tour of Hobart and its cafes. We've been coming to Hobart for many years and would never have found some of the cafes on our own. The history of the coffee palaces and their importance was something none of us was aware of.
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Leigh G wrote a review Jul 2018
7 contributions1 helpful vote
Sure you can wonder the streets of Hobart's CBD and think you'll make some fine cafe discoveries, but that would mean drinking ample amounts of coffee just to discover what's good and what's bad. Well if you're smart don't do it the hard way, let Robyn take you around to the
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Date of experience: July 2018
mgs_bne wrote a review Jul 2018
8 contributions
Robyn unveiled some of the many contemporary cultural facets of Hobart. She provided an excellent commentary of the urban cafe scene's recent history. Having this knowledge has opened our eyes to a fascinating range of culinary and cafe opportunities. A tour worth doing for
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juliemhmelbourne wrote a review Apr 2018
Melbourne, Australia81 contributions16 helpful votes
The tour was very enjoyable, Robyn had done quite a bit of research on the early history of coffee palaces in Hobart. A nice way to get to know Hobart
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Date of experience: April 2018
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