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The Bark Mill Tavern & Bakery

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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96 Tasman Hwy, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
+61 3 6257 8094
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Launceston, Australia
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Dear reader, the woodfired pizza at this tavern is the best I have ever had! Fast and friendly service is also a bonus.

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Thank Karen S
Brisbane, Australia
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175 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Even though there were lots of people in the bakery, the girls either on the register or taking orders were all organized. The three of us had either a pie or sausage roll, followed by the usual bun and coffee or iced milk. Gave you a buzzer to tell you that your meal was ready to pick up. Better than... More 

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Thank nek88
Julia Creek, Australia
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommended- kids meals were huge and our meals were all delicious- great value for money. Fast friendly service.

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Thank dkshopgirl
Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We got lovely meals here for breakfast. I had the vegetarian option and it was very tasty. The iced coffees and iced chocolates were lovely. If you need breakfast, try the bakery!!

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Thank Alexander298
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I had dinner here recently and really enjoyed our meals. Nothing fancy just good honest food! They had good variety on the menu and a really good atmosphere. The staff were extremely nice and we didn't have to wait long for our meals. Highly recommend for a relaxed country dinning experience.

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Thank Grace E
Melbourne
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great breakfast. My wife really enjoyed the her poached eggs (cooked just like her mum used to) and I really enjoyed the cream jelly cake.

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Thank Secco
Egham, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in for evening meal. Moat tables were already reserved but we managed to get one of the few free ones. Tip - come early if you haven't booked, it gets busy quickly. We had the Kangaroo and cheese sausages and mash, and the Asian noodles. Both very good, very tasty and arrived quickly. Overall would recommend.

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Thank Jonathan C
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63 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Contemporary country pub - great ambiance, good food. Well setup with bakery, museum and backpackers accomm (to provide staff) to make it all work well. Good for tourists, no bogan front bar. Given the town (Swansea) overlooking the Great Oyster Bay this venue doesn't have the best view in town, but it's outdoor seating has pleasant views over pasture to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the freshest seafood so far on our trip in this pub. It was just good honest food, at reasonable prices. The tavern has an air of an old style country pub with its line of locals lining the bar and having a yarn and laugh. We sat in the bistro section which was more suitable for families. I... More 

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Thank Sel H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is well presented and comes out quickly. I ordered the Bark Mill Seafood Platter which was good but not memorable. All the elements in the dish didn't quite come together, in particular the squid and use of bean sprouts in the salad. However, it was a large serving and I definitely got my money's worth. If you want... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Tasman Hwy, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Swansea
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6257 8094

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