Food and Wine

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Being a “retreat” we are 10km from the nearest supermarket. You can pick up supplies on your way through Huonville at the full size national supermarket, the independent IGA supermarket which stocks a range of quality Tasmanian and Huon Valley specialities as well as local fresh vegetables etc.

Cabin kitchens are equipped with a full gas range, pots and pans, baking trays, cheese grater, hand utensils, plates and cutlery. There is no microwave but these is a full sized gas oven.



We have a selection of wine and other drinks available for purchase at reception.
We have chosen a range of wines and other beverages from local and ethical businesses. Selection varies from time to time depending on availability.

  • Home Hill Winery: Just 5km from Huon Bush Retreats, this is one of Tasmania’s finest wineries, having won multiple awards. We stock a selection of labeled and cleanskin Home Hill wines.
  • Banrock Station: Chosen due to their shared environmental ethics, Banrock protects a significant wetland adjacent to their winery.
  • CateringWildstone Organic wines: Also chosen because of shared environmental ethics. We stock Preservative Free Merlot and Preservative Free Pure White.
  • Hartzview Vineyard’s Spiced Apple Honey Mead and a selection of delicious Fortified Wines made from locally grown cherries and berries.
  • Willie Smiths Cider.
  • Cascade or Boags Beers.
  • Organic Juices, Water, Tea and Coffee.
  • Lucaston Apple Juice.

Room ServiceDinner platter for two people

The following are usually available as room service but as we get ingredients fresh, it must be booked 24 hours in advance. Organic, free range and local product is used when possible. Depending on availability, another quality product might be substituted.

Gourmet Platter: Cost: $75 for two people

Roasted tomatoes, stuffed mushrooms, Tasmanian cheeses, dips and olives, smoked salmon, roast potatoes, free range chicken and crackers. (exact ingredients vary with seasonal availability)

Breakfast Hamper: Cost: $30 for two people

Muesli, Yoghurt, Lucaston Apple Juice and orange juice, Summer Kitchen organic bread, Huon Bush Retreats jam and preserved fruit, free range eggs, butter, tea, coffee, sugar.

Freezer-to-Plate Dinners: Cost: $18 each

In case you arrive without planning your meals, we usually have available frozen meals prepared on site. Selection varies from time to time. Examples include

  • Free range chicken and broccoli green curry with rice
  • Beef Lasagna and garlic bread
  • Vegetarian pasta sauce with pasta

Events Catering

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  • Events of up to 50 people is available at our Outdoor Entertainment Area.
  • Meetings of up to 20 people in Wallaby Grassland Cabin

Menu is by discussion with our chef. Vegetarian and vegan menus are a speciality.

Sample menu for a 2 day conference,
$185 per person

Meal Brief description  Cost per person 
Day 1 Morning tea Scones, jam, cream, tea, coffee, juice  $                    15.00
Packed Lunch Packed lunch for walk to Mt Misery:
Sandwiches, muslie bar, fruit, juice
 $                    20.00
Afternoon tea Cookies, tea, coffee, juice  $                    15.00
Dinner Starters (Cheese and dips)  $                    55.00
Roast meat (selection of beef and chicken)
or vegetarian pastry parcels
Assorted roast and steamed veges
Poached pears and chocolate sauce
Home Hill white and red wines, beer etc  as required
 Day 2 Breakfast Muslie, yoghurt, juice, bread for toasting, jam, coffee, tea  $                    15.00
Selection of eggs, tomatoes, mushrooms, toast  $                    10.00
Morning tea Scones, jam, cream, tea, coffee, juice  $                    15.00
Lunch Soup, quicke, salad  $                    25.00
Afternoon tea Cookies, tea, coffee, juice  $                    15.00


Eating Outevents-catering

  • Home Hill Winery provides exquisite dining and wine tasting on the edge of the vineyard (8km)
  • Huon Manor Restaurant serves delicious quality food in a magnificent federation house at affordable prices. They specialise in local seafood and wines and are situated next to the Huon River (10km)
  • Great fish and chips from the Huon River Punt. Dine inside on the river or Al Fresco on the new Upper Deck (10km)
  • A range of takeaways (fish and chips, pizza, Chinese, chicken etc) (10 km)
  • Cosmopolitan range of restaurants and cafés situated in the very charming nearby towns of Franklin (15km) and Cygnet (30km)

More information about Huon Valley Dining is on the Huon Valley Escapes Website.