Food & Drink
Some of the best seafood in the world is available
in Tasmania, including Angasi oysters, scallops, crayfish, Atlantic
salmon, ocean trout, also freshwater wild brown trout is caught
in the Tasmanian highlands.
The island’s cheese is brilliant and renowned
among conoisseurs. Goat, quail and venison are the area’s
speciality meats, and other specialities
include apples, berry fruits, apricots and liqueur honey.
Tasmanian wine, favoured by Sydney’s top
restaurants, has won numerous international awards, and 2 popular
beers are produced, Boags and Cascade.
There are casinos in Launceston and Hobart. Hobart’s
waterfront area, Salamanca Place, is the home to many night time
haunts in its old stone warehouses.
Small, traditional styled pubs, open all day and
into the small hours of the morning, are a interesting feature here.
Hobart brags Australia’s oldest theatre, the Theatre Royal,
and the city’s concert hall is the home of the Tasmanian Symphony
Orchestra, generally considered to be 1 of Australia’s best