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Bruny Island Cheese Co.

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1807 Main Road, Great Bay, Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6260 6353
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Canberra, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The beer was good and the scenery and decour of the building was well done. The cheese platter from the right side (where you order beer) was basic selection from a cheese experts point of view but is good for a beginner cheese taster as offers three varieties with free bread refills- I really rated that. Barman knowledgable on all... More 

Thank zacky8826
Sydney, Australia
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251 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a great little stop for lunch of ploughmans platter, great cheeses and condiments. Add a beer or other choices and all good. Very casual seating and if it had not been raining it would have been nice to sit under the trees. Nice warm rugs to wrap in when it is really cold, like today! Friendly staff. Great... More 

Thank ObreeandCo
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
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175 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We got some rather decent cheese. At the first visit the service was good, but at the second visit, the service was really bad. The food is a bit overpriced, as one might expect. The cheese is OK, but not the best in Tasmania.

Thank Carl C
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stopped for a cheese sampling and for $5 you were given the smallest sliver of 4 cheeses they had run out of bread to go with the platter. Both hard cheeses were sweating oil which showed they had been out of the fridge some time. I took mine back and stated my complaint. No offer of refund only an... More 

Thank Susan T
Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited to get a coffee and taste some cheese. We purchased a $5 tasting board which had four very small pieces of cheese on it. Would have expected a bit more for $5! Even though it was busy we ordered some coffees but I can't tell you what they were like as they took so long we asked and got... More 

Thank johnW15654
Hobart, Australia
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127 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great first stop on the island. Always friendly staff. Have had the ploughmans lunch and home made pizzas each visit. Never disappointed. Great setting in the bushland. Good undercover seating as well as outdoor seating. Seem to always buy lots of things to take away such as the homemade sourdough bread and cheeses.

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Sydney, Australia
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82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best coffee on the island! However, there was a very limited choice for cheese tasting. The one day old (ODO) was available for tasting but not the soft cheese Saint. When one has to spend $19 for 190 gms, it would be nice to taste before buying. Secondly there was not a price list for the available cheese. Even a... More 

Thank Marie N
Redland City, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in here after our Bruny Island adventure boat ride (which was amazing) feeling cold, hungry and slightly sick!! Ordered a cheese tasting plate-which was $5.....not sure how I feel about that, and bought a beautiful sourdough baguette to eat with it. Delicious They also do beer tastings but I don't drink beer so can't comment Wine choice is limited... More 

Thank peachchocolate
Hervey Bay, Australia
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't disappointed! Great cheese, good sourdough bread, and the beer wasn't to shabby either! A must do if you're into artisan food

Thank Ian L
Hobart, Australia
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to try cheeses but on the day it was freezing cold and seating outside only. A tour bus took pride of place outside and was not a pleasant experience to sit in the cold so left disappointed about this venue

Thank lorrainefaye

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1807 Main Road, Great Bay, Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Bruny Island  >  Great Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6260 6353

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