Pancakes by the Ponds – Licensed Restaurant & Café

Pancakes by the Ponds specialises in traditional, European-style, savoury and sweet crepes. It is fully licensed, serving Tasmanian wines and quality coffee.

Enjoy fine food and refreshments, overlooking the ponds and gardens, and take home a truly unique Tasmanian experience. The gift shop sells quality souvenirs, local arts, crafts and produce.

There is ample parking, easy access and facilities for people with disabilities.

The Salmon Ponds and restaurant are available for special events, weddings, parties, meetings and functions.

Group / Conference Annexe

This purpose-built dining area is exclusively for visiting groups, and we invite you to visit the Salmon Ponds and join us for morning tea, lunch or afternoon tea.


Removable glass panels open on to the courtyard on sunny days giving an outdoor experience.

Outlook towards the Rainbow Trout pond while dining.

Facilities for people with disabilities are close by.

There is a separate coach entrance, with coach parking adjacent to the annexe.

Catering Options

Morning and Afternoon Tea

Lunch Platter

Set Pancake Menu

Buffets – various options

Other catering options available (minimum 20 people)

Prices available on application (these catering options do not include entrance fees to The Salmon Ponds).

For People with Disabilities

The Salmon Ponds is a level site suitable for wheelchair access. Fully accessible toilets are available.

Fishing in the Plenty River is reserved for people with disabilities. Accessible fishing platforms have been installed overlooking the river.


If you’d like to bring your own lunch, barbecues are available down near the Plenty River, accessed from the Riverside Walk.

Visitor’s Guide

Download of four page brochure is available here.