One of the best experiences on the East Coast

Tavern ▪ Bakery Café ▪ Bottleshop▪ Museum

The Barkmill Tavern.

The Bark Mill Tavern in Swansea, is the place to go for an authentic and rustic country hotel experience and to enjoy the ambience reminiscent of days gone by. Our friendly, local staff with give you a feel for the regional hospitality while you enjoy great food for lunch or dinner. Wood fired Pizzas and local seafood are a speciality, our comprehensive menu has something for the fussiest of diners. Relax and enjoy a glass of wine from one of the award winning local wineries or enjoy a beer or two while mingling with the locals or watching the game on the big screen.

The Bark Mill Bottle Shop is well stocked with a great range of beer, wine and spirits. We are committed to supporting local business and make every effort to stock wines from the local wineries to complement your East Coast experience.

The Bakery Café offers a wide range of sweet and savoury pastries and fantastic coffee for those looking for a hearty breakfast, casual lunch or just passing through.

The Bark Mill Museum is Australia’s oldest working museum and will provide you with an insight to the lives of those that worked there in the past. The France to Freycinet exhibition provides a fascinating insight into the journey and arrival of the French to the beautiful Freycinet in 1802. Come and see why the Barkmill Tavern, Bakery Café and Museum are a must stop when travelling Tasmania’s East Coast.

Doing the Great Eastern Drive

and Just Passing Through?

break up the drive – call in to the bakery for a coffee break and a mouth watering treat.


Open 11am – close   7 Days
Lunch 12 noon – 2pm
Dinner 5.30pm – 8pm


Open 6am – 4pm
7am – 11am, 7 Days


Open 10am – close


Open 9am – 4pm