From shoes to pottery and books... Check out these exciting new additions to Launceston Central City...


We're calling it... Launceston Central City is experiencing a new business boom, with over 30 new businesses opening since the start of the year! 

If you haven't been into the city for a while, now is the perfect time to rediscover your city, with unique new cafes, shops and service providers.

Here are the city's most recent additions, support local and add these new businesses to your list of places to explore next time you're in Launceston Central City.



Housing an extensive collection of iconic global brands, Platypus Shoes stocks the latest and greatest footwear and apparel. Their range is carefully selected so you can find a treasured iconic style or a newly engineered silhouette.

115 Brisbane Street Mall

Quixotic Books

Quixotic Books is an independent bookstore owned and operated by Toby Wools-Cobb, specialising in historical fiction and non-fiction books rarely found in Australia. Each book has been personally selected from catalogues of tens of thousands of titles from around the world to come to Tasmania; so you're sure to find something to spark your literary interests.

Level 1, 109 Brisbane Street

Glazed & Confused

Unleash your creative side in the heart of Launceston at the new Glazed and Confused Pottery Studios. They offer a range of friendly and engaging workshops for adults and children where you can learn to create functional and decorative pieces for your home or as a heart felt gift for someone special.

4 Quadrant Mall

Oscar Wylee

Is it time to have your eyes checked? Then it might be time to see the experienced and friendly staff at Oscar and Wylee. They can help you with any problems you have with your eyes, check for any eye diseases and update your prescription. Come in and try on their extensive range of frames to find the perfect fit.

Shop 1/82 Brisbane Street


Craving some delicious Mexican food and cocktails? Firestorm Tacos and Bar have quickly built a strong following for their tacos and Latin inspired street snacks. Eat in or takeaway available.

61 Cameron Street

Feast Restaurant & Bar

Experience fine-dining Asian Fusion cuisine at Launceston's new Feast Restaurant and Bar. The restaurant has been beautifully decorated with traditional Chinese carved wooden furniture, lotus paintings, and artistic calligraphy. Offering over 16 different cuisines on their menu you can order single dishes or indulge in their all you can eat menu.

4A Yorktown Square

The Dragonfly Tea Atelier

There is no doubt that tea has the potential to soothe the body and the mind, and the new Dragonfly Tea Atelier is the perfect place to go to enjoy your next cup. Surrounded by gorgeous vintage furniture and tea related gifts, you can sit back and relax as you enjoy the amazing range of teas and home made treats available.

27-29 Quadrant Mall

BeaDoughs Donuts

BeaDoughs Donuts is a Tasmanian donut shop founded by 16 year-old Sunny Beatson. Try delicious handcrafted donuts made fresh daily with real ingredients and you'll soon see why this place is generating rave reviews.

Coming soon to St John St!

Haven't explored the city in a while? 

Click the link below to find out more on some more of the new businesses who now call Launceston home.



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