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Salamanca Market

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Address: Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6238 2410
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Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Enjoy the sights, sounds, flavours, action and colour of Australia's best...

Enjoy the sights, sounds, flavours, action and colour of Australia's best outdoor market - proudly operated by the City of Hobart - every Saturday from 8:30am to 3:00pm at Hobart's Salamanca Place.

 

Set between graceful plane trees and the mellow sandstone facades of historic warehouses, Hobart's famous market at Salamanca Place attracts thousands of locals and visitors, every Saturday of the year.

 

They come to visit more than 300 stalls for the food and music, fresh fruit, crisp organic vegetables, hot baked spuds, the warm aroma of a coffee and croissant, buskers singing the blues, stroking a harp or strumming a lively folk song.

 

They come for breakfast, scrambled eggs and orange juice at a Salamanca cafe, then a stroll along the hundreds of stalls, meeting friendly people who make or grow what they sell.

 

Salamanca Market highlights fine Tasmanian art & craft including hand-worked glass, innovative design in Tasmanian timbers, stylish clothing and bold ceramics.

 

Salamanca Market is close to historic St David's Park on the fringe of Hobart's central business district. From the market, it's a short climb up Kelly's Steps to reach the Georgian cottages and the village atmosphere of Battery Point.

 

Hobart's picturesque waterfront is also nearby - cross Salamanca lawns to the docks, where hard-working fishing boats are berthed close to cruising yachts and a square-rigger or two.

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Good way to spend Saturday morning in Hobart

One of the best Saturday experiences if you're in town but go after 10 am as numbers pick up, try one of the numerous food stalls, let alone coffee stops, buy your goodies for the... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the best Saturday experiences if you're in town but go after 10 am as numbers pick up, try one of the numerous food stalls, let alone coffee stops, buy your goodies for the week and support local producers and stop off to buy locally produced handcrafts as gifts especially when a birthday or Christmas is coming up. My... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love a market, whether its a fresh produce / farmers market or a clothes, gift and trinket market. Salamanca Markets has it all, I just wish I had another Saturday to do them again. There is so much quality produce - the Tassie Scallop Pie is awesome, as is the cinnamon popcorn. There is so much to love. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went down to the market on a Saturday and absolutely loved it.. The market is massive with lots of food and beverage options.. There were a host of other stalls which had organic products like soaps, honey and chocolate.. There were stalls which sold lovely coats and caps as well.. We really enjoyed wandering through the market and would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A bustling market with lots of local wares and produce on offer. We snagged some Coal River triple cream Brie which went down a treat. Everything for sale from jewellery, wood work and leather goods to fresh produce and local fudge. Suggest you try a hot jam donut from the donut & coffee van while you're there!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Quite a few stalls are overpriced but you know it's a boutique market really, I suppose they play on the reputation to draw the crowd in to spend the money but still it's a nice half day out. Explore the market then go for lunch at "Irish Murphy's" = a pretty nice morning and lunch. Growing number of stalls with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the vibe of the market. Ate a scallop pie- yum! Bought a hand knitted hat for our granddaughter, tried salad dressing, had coffee and enjoyed wandering through the variety of stalls. Fun times!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lots of handmade and homemade products. One of the best markets in Australia. Great atmosphere with live music being played throughout different areas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Salamanca market has so much to offer, from the produce stalls, clothing and jewelry. We were in town on a sat morning and decided we would walk down to the market and get something to eat. There is a huge variety of food vans. I settled for some asian noodles while my partner ate some locally made bratwurst sausages. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and teenage children went to the Saturday Salamanca Market while we were staying in Hobart. I've been to many markets in my life, but this one would have to be one of the best (if not the best) I've ever been to. There was everything there - an amazing variety of food (including Vegan), coffee, fresh juice, arts,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Market is amazing, but if you have a fear of crowds or get claustrophobic this could b scary! Lots of wonderful local craftsman selling their wares. Great food available , produce and flowers. Sometimes car shows or other activities going on in the park attached.

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