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Petty Sessions - CLOSED

3445 Huon Hwy, Franklin, Tasmania 7113, Australia
+61 3 6266 3488
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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“scallop pie” (93 reviews)
“pastry” (19 reviews)
“pork belly” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, European, Australian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3445 Huon Hwy, Franklin, Tasmania 7113, Australia
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1 - 10 of 328 reviews

Reviewed 17 June 2017

We booked for Mithers Day. Upon arrival, we were told they "couldn't find" our booking, but could find us a table. We were then shown to the back room, which on a very cold day, was up heated. My 99 year old mother was very...More

1  Thank Jenny J
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Planned a lunch as were in area on business. Obviously closed & a For Sala sign up. May be operating limited hours but no notice to advise hours . Does anyone know ??

5  Thank Osprey2013
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Restaurant was looking a little tired since our last visit a couple of years ago, but we were greeted enthusiastically by a charming young man who brought us scones with trimmings and reasonable coffee very quickly.

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This place was a nice surprise, lovely comfy restaurant with great service and friendly staff, we enjoyed the food as well as the setting! We were well looked after by the wait staff although a quiet night! My only regret not having tasted the scallop...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We only stopped at coffee as it was mid morning and we were travelling on. A beautiful cafe, interior a treat, including a gallery and it overlooks the Huon River. Lovely fireplace inside with lounge chairs as well. There's also a playground for the children...More

Thank Sherpa123
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Petty Sessions is a restaurant that has been around for a long time, and I finally got around to stopping in for lunch. The restaurant has a great location in Franklin with a view over the Huon River. The restaurant is an older style building...More

Thank Cat S
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Our group of ten, including six from Japan, enjoyed the ambience sitting around the fireplace at Petty Sessions. The food and coffee was very enjoyable.

Thank Taj940
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Coffee ok, scones themselves good. Real cream - great. But the jam..................... Well, let me put it this way - if you mixed berry jam with blackcurrant cordial in equal parts this is what you might get. Ok for scone dipping I guess.

Thank Axiomwatson
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I'm always on the lookout for some new and interesting dishes and I wasn't disappointed by Petty Sessions Curried Scallop pie. Also had local oysters with gin and dill - exquisite! The scallops were small but beautiful. The service and friendliness was top notch too!

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This has got to be the worst place to eat during our 3 week visit to Tassie, we were greeted by a friendly chap at the door and seated, that's where it all ended, after being told that someone will take our order we waited...More

1  Thank Tory L
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 20:30
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3445 Huon Hwy, Franklin, Tasmania 7113, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6266 3488
  • E-mail
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