Food on our island home is core to Island life and an important part of Bruny Island’s identity. We’re proud of the sustainable practices that harvest our Island’s natural and wholesome foods.
A visit to Bruny Island is simply not complete until your taste buds have experienced the fresh gourmet produce that our proud local artisans produce.
Read on for our selection of our favourite Bruny Island Food experiences.
Bruny Island Cheese Company
Cheese lovers rejoice! Bruny Island Cheese Company is a trail blazer in the world of homemade, traditional cheese – and boast some of the finest artisan cheeses in Australia. Their cheese has a distinctive Tasmanian taste and their doors are open to avid Cheese lovers to experience their incredible cheese tasting plates.
Added bonus? All this delicious cheese can be washed down with equally delicious home brewed beer from their beer brewery that’s located just behind the Chessery. Win, win.
For more information click here: Bruny Island Cheese Company
Bruny Island Premium Wines
Family owned and operated, this incredible local vineyard and winery proudly grow, produce and bottle their wine by hand on Wayaree Estate.
Wayaree Estate is Australia’s southern most vineyard. It’s vines produce premium quality, cool climate wines – and testament to this quality, is the 30 medals collected in wine shows around the world.
You can visit their cellar door seven days a week – and taste for yourself some of Tasmania’s finest wines.
For more information click here: Bruny Island Premium Wines
Bruny Island Berry Farm
There is no better, nor more beautiful place, to pick your own berries than Bruny Island Berry Farm. This 12 hectare, beachfront, berry farm is conveniently located at Adventure Bay and ran by locals Katherine and Graham who’s family have had the farm since 1880.
You can pick your own berries as well as enjoy Bruny Islands finest berry deserts. Tuck into berry pancakes and scones made from fresh berry jam. You may even enjoy a pairing of strawberry champagne or local wine.
For more information click here: Bruny Island Berry Farm
Boasters of Tasmania’s freshest and finest oysters – Get Shucked is a locally owned and operated oyster bar here on Bruny Island.
Their oysters are sustainably cultivated in the pristine waters of Great Bay, Bruny Island. The oysters are harvested daily and are freshly served to visitors from their oyster bar – a fantastic bay to bar dining experience!
If you’re keen to learn more about how oysters are harvested you can take a peek inside their processing shed where you can see for yourself how the oysters are sorted and cultivated.
For more information click here: Get Shucked
Bruny Island House of Whiskey
For the discerning Whiskey drinker – you’ve just hit gold. Bruny Island House of Whiskey has the most extensive known range of purely Tasmanian Single Malts as well as being home to ‘Trappers Hut’ 15-year-old, Limited Single Cast Release. Whoa!
This is a great place to taste Tasmania’s award-winning single malts with (very) knowledgeable staff who have an unrelenting passion for all things Whiskey.
For more information click here: Bruny Island House of Whiskey
Feast and Fossick Tasmania
We couldn’t do a blog post on Bruny Island food and not mention our very own Bruny Island Food Tour! Owned and operated by Bruny Island local, Jan Glover – also owner of Adventure Bay Retreat, Feast and Fossick Tasmania runs bespoke food tours on Bruny Island – all with an added twist of adventure! It’s how we roll!
If you’re a guest of Adventure Bay Retreat simply let us know what tours you would like to go on and we can organise ahead of time. You’re even free to do the tours yourself if you have your own transport. Plus, we can even ensure the cupboards of your accommodation at Adventure Bay Retreat are filled with premium Tasmanian foods so you can start your gourmet discovery from day one!
Contact Jan today for more details – simply click here.