Food – Pilgrim Coffee

48 Argyle Street
Hobart Tas 7000

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You can take this girl out of Melbourne, but you can’t take Melbourne out of the girl, so as can be expected the first thing that I did once arriving in Hobart was go on the hunt for quality brunch and coffee. Having done a bit of research on what the ‘Apple Isle’ has to offer, top of my list was Pilgrim Coffee in the heart of town. Accessible from both Argyle and Liverpool streets, one end of this L shaped space serves as a coffee house and the other a great quality eatery. Dimly lit throughout, the fit out is dark and cosy, resembling a cellar and a subway station all at the same time. Sounds random, but it works. Rustic exposed brick walls support the recycled timber ceiling, with creatively laid subways tiles acting as a feature across one wall. I’ve always thought that venues in Melbourne were quite progressive in their fit out, but I have to say this is definitely up there with some of the best. Continue reading