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The Bark Mill Tavern & Bakery

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Bar, Australian, Gluten Free, Pizza, Pub
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96 Tasman Highway, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
03 6257 8094
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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95 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here a couple of times as there is not a great lot to choose from in Swansea over winter. The staff were very nice and friendly, and there was plenty of choices to choose from on the menu. We ate bistro meal one night, and had the pizza special the next. Very good value as you get 2... More 

Thank Lollyle
Penguin, Australia
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to the Tavern by the hosts of our nearby B&B. Having food allergies, it can be very difficult to eat out but the staff at the Tavern were really helpful and we enjoyed a very nice meal. Many thanks to all.

Thank LadyBarbara55
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224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just about everything else seemed closed so we didn't have much option to have breakfast here. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the breakfast and the coffee. Good prices and good service.

Thank ozrick33Sydney
North Rocks, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I dined here with my husband and children. Unfortunately we left at the end of dinner disappointed. It is quite a nice setting for dinner beside the log fire but sadly my curried chicken was very dry and my husbands salmon was also very dry. On the positive side we were there when it was two pizzas for $20 and... More 

Thank Tracewesty
Alice Springs, Australia
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for morning tea. Asked and paid for a large pot of tea for two. A small pot and one cup arrived. When queried where the large pot was we were told "that's it". Had to go and get the second cup but another pot never arrived. Will not return here

2 Thank KENandROBYN
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107 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Rode from Hobart and had lunch stop in Swansea. Bark Mill on the St Helens side of Swansea. Plenty of parking. Friends decided on the bakery. Had a hot pie and coffee. Plenty of seating inside and out in a playground area which is great for kids. Strangely I was given one of those vibrating things for the coffee. Ate... More 

Thank Rodney C
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I had an excellent Apple Turnover - one of the est I have had - and I have had a few! Friendly staff and a good range.

Thank NumbThumbs
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We had dinner at the Bark Mill Tavern twice during our stay in the area. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The restaurant was well organised with a good tavern atmosphere and the menu had a reasonable variety. We enjoyed our meals on both nights.

Thank Wendy D
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Museum was enjoyable to wander through with lots of old local artefacts ($10 adult but half price after purchasing a set amount in the bakery). The Bark Mill Bakery food is consistently of a good standard, and coffee also. There is a large eating area inside and out, and a great children's playground outside. Great stop for families or anyone... More 

Thank Lorraine M
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Limited Vegetarian options for my girlfriend. We decided to get a pizza each. They were both rather tasty however burnt around the edges/crust. A bit on the expensive side for pizza too. Overall an enjoyable dinner.

Thank Ross C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free, Pizza, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Tasman Highway, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Swansea
  • Phone Number: 03 6257 8094

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