It floats but it’s not a boat. Suspended over Sullivan’s Cove, The Glass House has redefined style on Hobart’s waterfront. Elegant cocktails, Tasmanian inspired small plates, international flair and 280 degree water views.

In a Glass

Pour me another. A sophisticated cocktail menu, sake handpicked from hidden corners of Japan and a Tasmanian centred wine list like no other. Then there’s the world-class local whiskies…

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The Food

To some he’s known as Arakane Ikuei, to others simply ‘Kinsan’. He’s of Iron Chef fame, established Melbourne’s acclaimed Taxi Restaurant and now brings verve and bite to Tasmania’s finest produce.

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On a Plate

a Japanese inspired yet fervently Tasmanian menu. Each small plate tells a story – from honey apiarists to early rising fishermen – delivered with Executive Chef Kinsan’s polished twist.

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Miss Fish Fingers

Miss Fish Fingers -the enigma. The figure-head of the Glass House, Miss Fish Fingers was born from the brilliance of local artist Michael McWilliam. Early on she took a liking to the Brooke Street Pier and was forthright in her demands for outfitting the bar in suitable colours complementary to her costume. Well versed in the lingua franca of the sea, she is keen to oversee the daily menus, maintain the discipline of the seafaring crew, and receive guests warmly.

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A sputnik chandelier that last saw light in a 50s hotel on the Italian Riviera, a cocktail named Liverpool, Islington Hotel ties and a greeting by Miss Fish Fingers?
What’s the story with The Glass House?