Peppers Silo Hotel
Originally erected in 1960, the Kings Wharf grain silos were left unused for decades until two years ago when construction began to breathe new life into the structure, transforming the silo barrels into a state-of-the-art contemporary new hotel.
The redeveloped site is now a ten-level hotel featuring 108 guest rooms, including 52 inside the barrels of the former silos, a restaurant and bar called Grain of the Silos, undercover car parking, conference facilities for up to 500 people, and an integrated lobby and reception space.
Located in a prime position on the edge of the River Tamar and close to the beautiful Cataract Gorge, the once unused silo barrels have transformed into a $25-million luxury-by-design redevelopment which includes one and two bedroom apartments.
Amenities at Peppers Silo includes a fully equipped gym, relaxing day spa, child minding facilities, hairdressing salon, function centre, private dining rooms, restaurant and cocktail bar with views overlooking the water all the way to Cataract Gorge.
For all day in-room dining options, Grain of the Silos, is the property’s onsite restaurant and bar, which is open to the public for breakfast, lunch and dinner and features a range of decadent meal options, focused truly on local Tasmanian produce and supporting local farmers and producers.
There are two driving forces heading up the kitchen, with Head Chef Peter Twitchett, and Food Director and TV personality Massimo Mele, who will oversee the menu in an advisory role. Both Peter and Massimo recently completed a food tour, meeting all of the local Producers they will be working with to source only the best ingredients for the venue. Tasmanian Wine Educator Curly Haslam-Coates has carefully curated the wine list, which features award-winning wines from regions across Tasmania and afar.
Peppers Silo have also worked closely with Guide Dogs Tasmania to employ a Canine Ambassador called Archie. Archie is a beautiful black Labrador who resides at the hotel and helps concierge with daily tasks such as greeting guests and delivering the morning newspapers to guests staying at Peppers Silo.