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Shanks for coming!

Who doesn’t love a slow braise at this time of year? Tonight Islington guests are staying in with melt in the mouth Tassie wallaby shank, winter vegetables + native pepper berry jus…

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Islington Whisky Dinner warms our guests this winter…

Thank you Bill and Lyn Lark from Lark Distillery for sharing your passion, knowledge and wit with our guests Saturday 28 June 2014. Our inaugural Islington Winter Whisky Dinner was a roaring success! However, we’re not sure how we will squeeze more around our dinner table…

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It’s warm and it’s chocolate…it’s even gluten free!

Chef Natalie is the queen of comfort food here at Islington. Her warm chocolate + beetroot cake with cumquat parfait is keeping our guests from going anywhere on these chilly nights! Make her cumquat parfait at home… Makes about 2lts. You will need a sugar thermometer to…

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Warm your cockles!

Winter is upon us and what better way to spend a night in, than cosying up to the Islington fire with a bowl of comforting risotto, bursting with only the freshest and tastiest Tassie seafood. This month, chef Jonathan’s clam + smoked eel risotto with oyster…

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Enjoy more with your whisky than just a cigar!

From Wednesday 25th June to Sunday 29th June 2014, brown is the new red and white at Islington! Come and discover why the world can’t get enough of Tasmanian whiskies! Whisky is such an amazingly complex beverage and as such, it lends itself to pairing with…

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In a quince quandary?

This somewhat forgotten fruit can be so much more than just an accompaniment for cheese. This season, Islington’s bulbous beauties are poached and paired with our homemade muesli for breakfast and also pureed to perfection with what better than our succulent cider braised pork belly…

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Sometimes nothing beats comfort food…

This Autumn let Islington resident pastry queen Natalie take you back to your childhood with her heart warming desserts to rival your Nanna’s! islington rice pudding with autumn fruit compote + candied walnuts…don’t worry we won’t watch if you lick the bowl!

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Only Tassie’s best seafood this Easter…

Joining us for Easter this year? Spend the night in with us Good Friday and experience the best seafood Tasmania has to offer with Jonathan’s Seafood Degustation menu paired with Ashley’s top white wine cellar picks…   freshly shucked bruny island oysters, pickled cucumber +…

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Peachy keen…

Our late summer is looking just peachy! This month we’re loving Tassie’s juiciest stone fruit with wild rocket, roasted pine nuts + ‘tongola’ goats chèvre….

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Join the club!

Our talented breakfast chef Natalie’s toasted Muesli is a conversation starter every morning. A perfect combination of toasted oats, coconut, roasted cashews, almonds, seeds and a touch of local Tasmanian honey has seen it flying off our providore shelves and fast becoming a breakfast table…

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