The northern Tasmanian town of Launceston is home to some of the island's top attractions including the Cataract Gorge, the beautiful City Park, the picturesque Tamar Valley, the lively Tasmania Zoo and Australia's regional museum, the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery.
There's a variety of activities to engage in during your Launceston stay, ensuring you have enough action and adventure to fill your holiday itinerary with.
All-day tours and sightseeing can be hungry work, so make sure to seek your fill at some of the city's top eateries!
Here's some top Launceston food spots in which to dine.
Ranked in TripAdvisor's top three Launceston restaurants, Stillwater offers an elegant eating experience in the historic Ritchie's Mill on the banks of the Tamar River.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, you can take your fill of gourmet food whenever your tummy starts to rumble.
Dine on eggs en cocotte made with smoked ham hock, eggs, green pea puree, du puy lentils, crispy ham and ciabatta soldiers for breakfast, rosemary and mustard marinated eye fillet for lunch and crispy skin Macquarie Harbour ocean trout with braised baby fennel, beetroot puree, smoked eel crumb, beetroot paper and saffron foam for dinner.
Also, don't forget to compliment your meals with a selection of local cool-climate wines and snacks including tempura honey brown mushrooms and freshly shucked Moulting Bay Lease 65 Oysters.
Burger Got Soul
If you're looking for a quick bite before heading to the Cataract Gorge, pay a visit to Burger Got Soul to get your lunch fix.
These burgers are somethin' special with funky selections on the menu including the Ali G chicken burger with sundried tomatoes and basil pesto, the Groovy Souvy lamb burger with salad, sweet chilli sauce and tzatziki, and the soul baby burger with 100 per cent Tassie lean beef, cheese and tomato sauce for the kids.
You can also indulge in a sweet treat, with a nut sundae or a Soulshake in chocolate, vanilla, banana, coffee, strawberry, lime, caramel or blue heaven flavour!