They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Well we think there’s nothing better than waking up and strolling down Hampden Road in search of coffee, eggs or something sweet. But where to go!? With so many options it’s hard to choose. Here are our top 5 picks for breakfast in Battery Point. All are within walking distance of the Grand Old Duke.
1. Jackman & McRoss
Just a minute up the road from the Grand Old Duke, this Hobart favourite is always busy and always delivers exceptional pastries, eggs, frittatas, croissants, and service. You can’t go past the vanilla slice or a simple almond croissant! Or take home a loaf of their traditional bread for lunch.
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2. Pollen Tea Room
If you’re feeling a little overindulged or craving something healthy, try Pollen Tea Room. They’ve got a simple selection of teas, delicious smoothies and healthy breakfasts like their avocado on sourdough with dukkah eggs. Delish! Find them on Facebook here.
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3. Jam Jar Lounge
Also on Hampden Road, the Jam Jar Lounge is open breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reviving the iconic Aussie Jaffle on it’s breakfast menu, Jam Jar also offers authentic Japanese Ramen noodles and a range of healthy Bento Boxes for lunch. Free Wifi & fantastic coffee is a bonus for travellers. Jam Jar has is also open Friday nights serving Japanese Tapas (small plates) in a wonderful 1920′s jazz themed atmosphere.
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4. Tricycle Cafe
If you’re up for a walk to Salamanca Place, why not try the much loved Tricycle Cafe. Famous for it’s delicious coffee and scrambled eggs it’s hidden next to the old Peacock Theatre.
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5. Tavern 42° South, Elizabeth Pier
A short walk past the bars and restaurants of Salamanca and towards the marina. The Elizabeth Street Pier is home to several restaurants and bars including T42°. Enjoy breakfast out beside the water. This is the best spot to be for the arrival of the Sydney to Hobart yachts! They dock right beside the restaurant. Good coffee, simple, tasty breakfast and unbeatable location.
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