:: Rosevears Vineyard Retreat : 15 mins from Launceston : Apartments, restaurant & Cellar Door with stunning Tamar Valley views : 1A Waldron Drive, Rosevears : tel 6330 1800
:: Quamby Estate : Stunning country property 20 mins from Launceston : 1145 Westwood Road : 6392 2211 or if modern French Provincial is more your style try :: Red Feather Inn : 10kms SW of Launceston : 42 Main St Hadspen : 6393 6506 they also have a cooking school
:: Quadrant Mall : independent boutiques. For fabulous homewares and Australian designer labels (Willow, Camilla & Marc, Gorman, Ginger and Smart) head to Homebody : 68 Charles Street : 6334 9944
:: Cocoon - 109 George St : 6331 0611
:: Stillwater River Cafe : Gorgeous outdoor dining overlooking the Tamar River : BL&D : Ritchie's Mill (at the bottom of Paterson St across from Penny Royale) : tel 6331 4153 : Check out The Mill Providore & Gallery next door
:: Pierre's Brasserie Cafe : A Launceston institution : BL&D : Closed all day Sunday & Monday night : 88 George St : 6331 6835
:: Aroma’s Fine Food : 272 Charles St : 6331 4150
:: Don't pig out : hard not to with the gorgeous Ashgrove Cheese shop open 7 days and grab gourmet foods from Davies Grand Central Station : 86-96 Wellington St : 6331 9422 : a 24-hour corner store where you can pick up Martelli pasta, superior olive oils, Ferron carnaroli rice, flavour-rich organically grown local fruit and vegetables, artisan bread, Boks bacon, Heidi Gruyère, 41 Degrees South hot-smoked baby salmon and house-made pies and a good range of Tassie wines.