Like a grand lady with flounced skirts, Claremont House bats her eyes as we crunch up the winding road to reach the crest of the hill. There she sits, Lady of all she surveys, suffering through the nips and tucks of her current, passionate owner.
Rose is a one off. Talented, fire-cracker bright, she inhabits her small niche & fills every nook & cranny with her personality and love of hospitality. Be warned. If you like your places dark and quiet – Hobart’s Patanella is not it. But it’s a day & brunch space, so the whole ethos works & works well.
While a lot of our foodies and local readers will know Carl Wise from his Social Media posts and food blog, Yippie Pie Yay, he still goes about his business quietly cooking at the Homestead Hotel, in Elizabeth Street. Pub crawl? He was in our sights.