Welcome to the vibrant brunch scene of Hobart, where culinary delights blend with Tasmania’s unique charm!

Nestled amidst historic streets and stunning waterfront views, Hobart offers a plethora of brunch spots that cater to every palate and preference. From cosy cafes serving up artisanal coffee to elegant restaurants dishing out innovative twists on brunch classics, this article is your guide to exploring the best brunch in Hobart.

Whether you’re a local seeking a new favourite spot or a visitor eager to experience the city’s culinary delights, join us as we journey through the best brunch spots in Hobart that define the city’s gorgeous gastronomic landscape.

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If you’re in Hobart and craving a delightful brunch experience, Berta should be at the top of your list. Right in the heart of the CBD, this cosy cafe offers a unique blend of delicious food and warm ambiance. One highlight is their ever-changing menu driven by fresh, local and organic ingredients, crafting an adventurous selection of sweet and savoury treats. So whether you’re after brunch staples like fluffy pancakes and avocado toast to unique savoury breakfast bowls and gourmet sandwiches, start your weekend right with brunch at Berta.

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119 Liverpool St, Hobart, TAS 7000

<strong>Born in Brunswick</strong>
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Born in Brunswick

Locally sourced, sustainable, and seasonal. Those are the elements that make Born in Brunswick one of the best brunch spots in Hobart.  Their menu is a cross between fun and traditional, and we guarantee that you can taste the freshness, the passion and experience within every bite. This is reflected in dishes such as the seasonal breakfast salad, corn and zucchini fritters, or even the locally sourced Tasmanian octopus scrambled eggs. After one visit you’ll soon realise why they’re famed as a local brunch favourite in Hobart!

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410 Elizabeth St, North Hobart, TAS 7000
<strong>Ginger Brown</strong>
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Ginger Brown

Light, airy, and simply delicious. When we think of the best brunch in Hobart, we instantly think of Ginger Brown. Despite their rave reviews and pour in of visitors, Ginger Brown creates a personalised, welcoming touch for every visitor, local or not. Focusing on the food, Ginger Brown’s menu is filled with a delicious array of eats to get you through the morning including crumpets, a Garlic Mushroom Omelette, a Burrito Bowl and, our personal favourite, the Blue Butterfly Tea Chia Pudding served with mango puree and coconut yoghurt. A must visit in 2024!

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464 Macquarie St, South Hobart, TAS 7004
<strong>Machine Laundry Cafe</strong>
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Machine Laundry Cafe

Found just a touch away from Salamanca Market, Machine Laundry Cafe is all about bright lights, good food, even better coffee and, interestingly, finding the cure to your hangover. This place is quirky and fun and the team behind this Battery Point establishment truly reflect this. Modern and delicious, their menu includes the likes of Parmesan and Pancetta Pancakes, Eggs Florentine with caramelised onions and granola bowls that are mouth-watering and fun to spoon through. One of our favourite Hobart brunch spots you must try in 2024!

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12 Salamanca Square, Battery Point, TAS 7004
<strong>Pigeon Hole</strong>
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Pigeon Hole

Stop cooing around trying to find the top brunch spots in Hobart, Pigeon Hole has exactly what you’re looking for. Open for breakfast through to late lunch, this West Hobart cafe focuses on using freshly grown local produce all sourced at Weston Farm. And, unlike other contenders, each brunch dish is created with love and passion. Stuck on what to order? We recommend the Reuben Toastie ($20) with corned beef, sauerkraut, gruyére, greens and finished with a Russian dressing. Pair with a coffee to go and we guarantee it will be the best way to start your day!

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93 Goulburn St, West Hobart, TAS 7000
<strong>Room For A Pony</strong>
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Room For A Pony

Do you prefer brunch to start your day? Whatever your preference, Room For A Pony will be open for you to enjoy. Hanging off Elizabeth Street, this hidden oasis is famed for being one of the best breakfast restaurants in Hobart. Using your typical brunch dishes, Room For A Pony mixes up each dish with a touch of flair and decadence to create a gastronomic experience regardless of the time of day. How does Nutella French Toast or Bacon & Kimchi Butty sound? Plus, shake things up with their selection of cocktails, wine, and pressed juices. Yum!

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338 Elizabeth St, North Hobart, TAS 7000

Want a more sunny-side-up way to start your day? Check out this list of the Top 5 Breakfast Spots in Hobart here. And, after your morning feed, go for a wander around The Best Markets in Hobart.

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