The Picnic Basket

Restaurant and Cafe

The Picnic Basket is a local cafe based in Taroona, serving delicious coffee and delectable pastries. Serving an all-day breakfast plus lunch seven days per week.
Driving along on the heritage Hobart highway, you can see picturesque buildings and remarkable water views. If you are targeting the best part of Taroona beach or the historic sites of Short Tower, you should pop in to have a rest with a drink or two. People say we have the best coffee in town! Don’t miss out our delicious cakes and our chef’s creative menu. We present special dishes combining different cuisines from the world as weekly specials. Enjoy the water and mountain view from our shop, talk with some locals to learn their stories, or simply sit there enjoying the moment with ocean breeze and music. It is time to give yourself a real treat!


Alfresco/Outdoor Dining Carpark Non Smoking Suitable for Functions Takeaway Available Waterside Dining

Meal Types

Breakfast Lunch

Cuisine Types

Asian Australian Bakery/Patisserie Beverage Brunch Dessert Fast Food Fusion Gluten Free Available Gourmet Organic Tea Room Vegan Vegetarian


Licensed, BYO Wine

Disabled Assistance

Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for limited mobility Caters for people with allergies and intolerances. Wheelchair access

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