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Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider

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In the rustic surrounds of an original apple shed built in 1942, learn about the Huon's fascinating apple heritage told through the eyes of Willie Smith. A range of delicious ciders is available at cellar door and the café serves a simple menu of...more
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2064 Huon Hwy, Huonville, Tasmania 7109, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every one in the area seems to recommend a visit to Willie Smiths so it was our second stop as we thought it was a "must do". Unfortunately we were a little disappointed as we found it to be quite commercialised comparred to all the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jill111
TheAppleShed, Manager at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jill, We're really sorry to hear that you felt this way and your experience didn't live up to your expectations. We pride ourselves in excellent customer service and it sounds like we need to meet with the staff to make sure we are all...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

I have been here a few times for breakfast and coffee. The food is delicious and the coffee is great. Friendly staff, rustic surroundings and an apple museum is of interest. Their cider is fantastic. Well worth popping in for a look and something to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 22 October 2018

A great spot to enjoy either lunch or a cheese platter while you sample the tasting tray of apple ciders distilled on the premises. Enjoy!More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mark M
TheAppleShed, Manager at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you Mark for your response. We love our ciders too! Our ciders are made off site down on the farm just a few minutes away. You may of noticed the distillery here at the Apple Shed, this is where our Apple spirit and fine...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018

We had a tasting as part of our tour. The ciders were really good especially the plain organic. We had the scone which was one of the best I’ve tasted. It’s a wedge so quite large and was soft in the middle crunchy on top...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Grace B
TheAppleShed, Manager at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thanks Grace, how good is that scone! Mmm and yes served with local mixed berry jam from Joanna's Jams. Are shed is toasty and warm come winter time with our gas overhead heaters so be rest assured it will be nice and cosy. We hope...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

If I could give zero stars, I would. We went to Willie Smiths last Friday 5th Oct for lunch. We ordered the chicken wings and the Cuban sandwich, as well as the cider tasting board. My husband asked for a coke and was told they...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ErinJR1993
TheAppleShed, Manager at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi Erin, We were super disappointed to hear about your experience. The fig cola is a new product which we are trailing out, so that is why you didn't see it on the menu. It is organic and free of any artificial colourings, so that...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

This was recommended as a must see, apparently there are great nights to be had with live music. Check their website fro dates. We were there for afternoon tea. An interesting museum showing not only the history of the farm but the history of apples...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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TheAppleShed, Manager at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thanks for your response Karen. That's right we are open for dinner every Friday night with the opportunity to sit back and enjoy not only our delicious food but also some great entertainment. With local and interstate artists kicking off around 6.30 and yes please...More

Reviewed 15 September 2018

A rustic building that is modern inside with bucket loads of character, comfort and space. Great cider and scrumptious chicken pate (and plenty of it!), I’ll be back to try the beautiful beer garden outside. Keep up the good work!

Date of experience: September 2018
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TheAppleShed, Manager at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Happy to hear that you enjoyed our little shed! We flambé the pate in our apple spirit "Apple Blanco", which adds to the awesomeness!! Hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 21 August 2018

This is an old apple shed that has been converted into a café/museum. Tried the traditional cider and had the roast potatoes and onion and leek soup. All were outstanding on a cold day. The shed is very rustic and open but overhead heaters keep...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chris F
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

A converted Apple shed is the rustic base for this appealing cafe and heritage museum. The cider tasting platters are tasty and the apple pie meets all expectations. Plenty of space and warm welcoming atmosphere make this a popular stop for locals and visitors to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank acrobbo
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Called in to buy apples but what a gorgeous place to eat as well. Great food and cider tasters. Friendly professional service, reasonably priced. Great elderberry scones.l lovely building and atmosphere.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Karmen H
TheAppleShed, Manager at Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Hi Karmen, Glad that you made it in! Thanks for the great review.

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Theresa M
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Response from TheAppleShed | Property representative |
Sorry for the delayed response - we certainly always cater for people with a bunch of gluten free options!
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