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Petty Sessions

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3445 Huon Hwy, Franklin, Tasmania 7113, Australia
+61 3 6266 3488
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11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 20:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 20:30
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 21:00
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was a nice surprise, lovely comfy restaurant with great service and friendly staff, we enjoyed the food as well as the setting! We were well looked after by the wait staff although a quiet night! My only regret not having tasted the scallop pie! Believe it is a must!!

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Thank Susan F
Sydney, Australia
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157 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stopped at coffee as it was mid morning and we were travelling on. A beautiful cafe, interior a treat, including a gallery and it overlooks the Huon River. Lovely fireplace inside with lounge chairs as well. There's also a playground for the children if needed. Eating indoors or out, I'd highly recommend this place. It would be a... More 

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Thank Sherpa123
Hobart, Australia
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167 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Petty Sessions is a restaurant that has been around for a long time, and I finally got around to stopping in for lunch. The restaurant has a great location in Franklin with a view over the Huon River. The restaurant is an older style building with a bit of heritage charm. Service was good and the food was good. I... More 

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Thank Cat S
Hobart, Australia
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of ten, including six from Japan, enjoyed the ambience sitting around the fireplace at Petty Sessions. The food and coffee was very enjoyable.

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Thank Taj940
Torquay, Australia
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285 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coffee ok, scones themselves good. Real cream - great. But the jam..................... Well, let me put it this way - if you mixed berry jam with blackcurrant cordial in equal parts this is what you might get. Ok for scone dipping I guess.

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Thank Axiomwatson
Poole, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I'm always on the lookout for some new and interesting dishes and I wasn't disappointed by Petty Sessions Curried Scallop pie. Also had local oysters with gin and dill - exquisite! The scallops were small but beautiful. The service and friendliness was top notch too!

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Thank Sue M
Cairns Region, Australia
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This has got to be the worst place to eat during our 3 week visit to Tassie, we were greeted by a friendly chap at the door and seated, that's where it all ended, after being told that someone will take our order we waited 30 minutes where we ended up going to the front counter to order. The waited... More 

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Thank Tory L
Hobart, Australia
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144 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Went for lunch at the end of the peak time on a Sunday. Friendly staff made us welcome. A mix up with the ordering saw my partner receiving the wrong dish. This was handled professionally and in a friendly way, with a discount for our trouble. A beautiful building in a prime setting. Nice art work in the foyer.

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2 Thank Pdunchob
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

A massive thumbs up to the chef and staff of a wonderful restaurant called Petty Sessions on the river in Franklin Tasmania. My beautiful wife decided to surprise me with a fantastic breakfast for my birthday and we arrived at a very pretty spot on the Franklin River. As we entered the restaurant we were greeted by a very happy... More 

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1 Thank wayne b
Hobart, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Went with organised group of 16 people. Only 2 choices of lunch which had to be pre booked days before. Instead of serving one table then the second and 3rd, they served first choice of meal to all tables then minutes later the 2nd food choice. Leaving everyone waiting to start .. Food cold. Chicken Cesar salad very little chicken... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 20:30
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3445 Huon Hwy, Franklin, Tasmania 7113, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6266 3488

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?