King Island Gourmet Food

King Island is recognised for its gourmet food including soft cheeses, export grade beef, fresh seafood, and fresh vegetables. Fine dining restaurants and connoisseurs across the globe seek out this produce for its unparalleled freshness and rich flavours.

Wild Harvest has an excellent reputation and has been voted Australia’s top fine dining restaurant by Trip Advisor.

The chefs at Wild Harvest are inspired by the ocean to the table and paddock to the plate. They elevate the culinary treasures of King Island into an unforgettable gastronomic adventure. A fantastic cellar supports the quality seasona

King Island has a reputation for yielding some of Australia’s finest local produce including grass-fed beef, Tasmanian Giant Crab, Southern Rock Lobster, and locally crafted cheese.

The chefs at Cape Wickham Golf Club work closely with regional producers and farmers to showcase this produce with culinary delights that are paired with fine Tasmanian wines and beverages. The opportunity to taste the exceptional flavours of King Island surely justifies a return visit.

The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

If you are looking for a simple meal or a quiet ale with an outstanding view, look no further than the club house at Ocean Dunes Golf Club

Light café styled lunches are served to feed hungry golfers and visitors. Fresh rolls, toasted sandwiches, and pies are available along with range of wine, bear, soft drink, tea and coffee.

Overlooking the 9 hole King Island Golf Club is Oleda Restaurant.

Oleda offers relaxed dining with modern Australian cuisine sourced from the best King Island and Tasmanian produce. 

This restaurant is open Wednesday to Saturday. It’s essential to book ahead as there are a limited number of tables.

Are you dreaming of an island escape where your gourmet meals are prepared for you? Salt and Tyme offer a gourmet catering service for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The seasonal menu is sourced from fresh local produce with delivery or collection options.

Menu options can include a gourmet granola mix toasted with King Island honey for breakfast, a picnic boxes for lunch, and a variety of Asian Dumplings for dinner. There are so many tasty options to choose from.

Yambacoona House can organise delivery of gourmet meals direct to you during your stay at the homestead.

Cheese lovers will think they have gone to heaven when visiting the famous King Island Dairy

The cheese store showcases award-winning cheese available for tasting, dining in, and purchase. Enjoy the popular Cape Wickham Double Brie, Roaring 40s Blue, and Surprise Bay Cheddar. Signature cheese platters with matching Tasmanian wine and local craft beer are also available.

Larger groups of eight or more are asked to book tastings in advance. The cheese store is closed Thursday and Saturday.

Neptune’s Garden is inspired by the ocean and will teach you to use natural ingredients to create brightly coloured pasta with interesting patterns.

Join a pasta making class, enjoy the complimentary nibbles, and take home all the pasta that you make. 

You will discover the secrets of crafting pasta using a variety of fruits, vegetables, and superfoods. It’s a delightful approach to enhancing the nutritional value of your meals, pleasing picky eaters, and elevating your pasta dishes to new heights.

Heidi Weitjens crafts artisanal spirits using her Pot Stills named ‘Copper Angels’. Visit the King Island Distillery and sample the finest King Island Single Malt Whisky, Brandy, Gin, Vodka, Limoncello at Tasmania’s northernmost distillery.

Cocktails made with King Island Distillery craft spirits and gourmet hampers with King Island crayfish, cocktails, cheese and condiments are also available.

Corey and Sarah Brazendale at the King Island Brewhouse are renowned for their ginger ale, a seasonally brewed apple cider, and fresh-hopped beer made from locally grown and foraged hops. 

The Brewhouse offers onsite tours, tastings, and the best woodfired pizza on the island. Make sure to call ahead to secure your table.

For excellent coffee look no further than the Legs Café in the heart of Currie. 

Legs also offers a good range of Mediterranean style meals, homemade bread, desserts, plus vegetarian and gluten free options. The Reuben sandwiches are a local favourite. 

The café is also a popular haunt for visitors and locals looking for a bar, a chat, and some great wine.

King Island Bakehouse is a must visit if you are tempted by great coffee and their famous King Island crayfish pies.

Other favourites include freshly baked bread, satay beef rolls, salmon and King Island Camembert Quiches. Tempting treats include choc raspberry lamingtons and white chocolate cheesecakes.

Located in the Currie main street, the King Island Hotel offers a decent cellar, pub style dinners, King Island steaks, and locally fished lobster. 

The hotel also offers a daily breakfast, chicken parmigiana, pizza, pasta, and other favourites.

For bistro, pub counter meals, and takeaways the King Island Club is a great place to feed the hungry hoards.

While the decor hasn’t been changed in decades, the menu includes local King Island beef and fresh seafood, there is a decent cellar, prices are reasonable, and function rooms are available to fit large groups of people.

Yambacoona House Gourmet Packages

Three Night Gourmet Package

Yambacoona House provides you the perfect opportunity to relax, immerse yourself in nature, and to saviour the finest local produce. 

Our Three Night Gourmet Package is available for $3,199 and includes:

Our gourmet hampers include the best seasonal King Island and Tasmanian produce. This produce can include fresh King Island crayfish, King Island beef, local gourmet cheeses, and a bottle of Tasmanian wine.

Please contact us if you would like additional gourmet packs, daily picnic hampers, or an onsite chef. Minimum stay of three nights. All prices in AUD, inclusive of taxes.

Yambacoona House Signature Package

Our Signature Package will help you to relax and rejuvenate while tasting the best local produce.

The package is available for $7,899 and includes:

Please contact us if you would like a quote for a longer stay, additional massages, additional gourmet packs, or daily picnic hampers. Your private chef can also be requested for additional nights. All prices in AUD, inclusive of taxes, and include a mid-week room refresh.

Best King Island Accommodation Deals

Yambacoona House offers comfortable accomodation for up to eight people. This renovated Federation style home is close to pristine beaches, gourmet food, and world class golf courses. The property features include polished floors, a large kitchen, laundry, sunrooms, fire places, formal dining room, and a lounge room.

Yambacoona House Packages include our Gourmet Package, King Island Golf Package, and our Yambacoona House Signature Package.

Book now or contact Yambacoona House to plan your island escape.