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Renown Milk Bar

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337 Elizabeth St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6234 4994
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09:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri 09:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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tasmania
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358 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is so hot in this place why haven't all the chocolates melted. A very old fashioned shop where the assistant stands there and looks straight through you and you have to repeat yourself a dozen times.

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Thank TasmaniaLovesydney
Sydney, Australia
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had to wait 2 hours for my movie so wandered the main road of North Hobart. Saw the chocolates in the window and thought "yesssss". Popped inside thinking just to buy some chokkies for dessert. Inside I was transported to a lovely interior of a classic country town milk bar. As you walk in the door your eyes are glued... More 

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Thank 748barb
Hobart, Australia
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82 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Meet the kids here after school, have an icecreams after the pictures, or just drown yourself in a proper Australian strawberry milkshake. Have a sundae - yes and buy some hand made chocolates too!!!! Sugar heaven!!!

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Thank Maree J
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

With a huge selection of lollies, ice creams, chocolates and more, you'll struggle not to get excited at the reknown! Been coming here since I was a small child and I still get over whelmed! Definitely a recommend for a date night!

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Thank Bleriuiop
Hobart, Australia
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104 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

After a lovely walk around this pretty are in North Hobart, it's hard to go past the Renown Milk Bar. The selection of chocolates in the window is attractive, my grandchildren can't go past all the lolly choices on one wall, and my husband and I often succumb to a chilli chocolate Valhalla ice cream in a waffle cone. It's... More 

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Thank cords52
Hobart, Australia
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174 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

A few nights ago after indulging in a local restaurant, I ducked into the Renown for an ice cream for dessert. Hot chili chocolate by Valhalla company was superb. The double scoop I got was at least a dollar cheaper than you get charged in most other places. They have the hugest range of sweets imaginable. Go and see for... More 

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Thank Blaz O
Tasmania
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

There are lots of chocolates, fudge, lollies, icecreams etc to satisfy any sweet tooth. It's an interesting setting with the old fashioned decor, chairs and even a pinball machine, kind of like like grandmas kitchen meets a milk bar. We liked our little booth and enjoyed a drink and some sweet treats.

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Thank TasMum
Hobart, Australia
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

The Renown serves milkshakes, toasted sandwiches, sweet snacks but fairly indifferent coffee in a cosy milk-bar atmosphere. Some would call it dated, but I find it quaint, and there's nowhere my daughter would rather go for an after-school treat. They also stock a range of specialty chocolates and a "bag your own" lolly selection.

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Thank Sarah H
Rosetta, Tasmania
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Husband and I decided to try this milk bar as we have never been in there. Bought two of each of the following; * Hazelnut * Lemon cheesecake * Vanilla truffles * Espresso truffle * Raspberry truffle * Peppermint liquor truffle * Macadamia Truffle * Neapolitan * Peppermint * Peanut butter truffle * Strawberry * Peppermint All were delicious and... More 

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Thank Tandy2013
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Reviewed 25 July 2015

Was selecting lollies from the wide range on the wall, and a staff worker shouted at me while with friends as if we were little kids, and disturbed all the customers who were in the shop. Not only did she shout once but twice in a loud and rude manner. Not an acceptable manner to express to a customer. Don't... More 

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Thank Imogen M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 337 Elizabeth St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6234 4994

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?