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The Possum Shed

1654 Gordon River Rd, Westerway, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6288 1364
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“scones” (19 reviews)
“blt” (8 reviews)
“cake” (7 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1654 Gordon River Rd, Westerway, Tasmania, Australia
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31 - 40 of 148 reviews

Reviewed May 21, 2017

Stopped here with a small group aftet finding our original lunch destination was closed. They accommodated our group with short notice and the food and service was fantastic. Not one person in our group had a bad word to say. Will definitely come back one...More

Thank MondoBroady
Reviewed May 11, 2017

After going for a walk in the area my sister suggested we stop here for afternoon tea. It was right on the waterway in a beautiful place. You felt you were miles away from anywhere. We had scones and ice chocolate, which were both perfect!...More

Thank Stephanie J
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by fellow fb group users, we had scones & a mixed berry muffin all A1, and hubby had a white hot choc=heaven! Highly recommend this place, and service was lovely and welcoming too.

Thank Tanya R
Reviewed April 29, 2017

We stopped here for a late morning tea on our way to The Wall in the Wilderness at Derwent Bridge. We took the "scenic"route and I remembered having stopped here twice before. They had absolutely wonderful cakes and slices which suited both the gluten free...More

Thank EstherS56
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

Loved this location on the banks of the river, a must stop on any trip to Mount Field, chicken & leak pie was superb and an amazing range of teas and other hot drinks. The chai was great & others had the white hot choc...More

Thank Naomi W
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch because, to be honest, there's not much else around. We were so pleasantly surprised! If you are visiting nearby Russell Falls and the Mount Field National Park then plan to have lunch here. Sit out the back and enjoy the sound...More

Reviewed March 30, 2017

What a gorgeous place to take our visiting Japanese guests. Lovely coffee, Devonshire teas, muffins etc had by the edge of the river. Just beautiful and what a special place to take international guests. Something so different, but such a great taste of Tasmania.

Thank Taj940
Reviewed March 13, 2017

The Possum Shed has a wonderful selection of meals but the scones are a highlight for anyone driving back from Mt Field.

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

There are a lot of drinks to choose, not many main dishes but sufficient for lunch. We ordered Austin burger, chicken and walnut salad, and black Vienna coffee. The ingredients were so fresh. Even if I'm not a fan of burger, I found the beef...More

Thank FP_footprint
Reviewed March 2, 2017

On your way to Russell Falls you must stop here for scones by the river. Excellent food and service in a delightful setting.

Thank neverold333
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1654 Gordon River Rd, Westerway, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Westerway
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6288 1364
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