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Watertank Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
16B Wilkinson St, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
+61 408 854 472
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“french toast” (9 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16B Wilkinson St, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t believe it took me so long to check out this place, it was great. My girlfriend and I cane in for breakfast, the food was fantastic and came out fast, staff friendly and smiling, and the place itself has a funky vibe to it....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WildManTheMadAussie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quirky inside and a fav with the locals. You can't go wrong at this cafe for breakfast or lunch time.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WilMcT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little cafe. Totally unique in style and atmospher. Great feed and great coffee. Has a live music stage and a musician doing his thing during lunch! Was totally different for a cafe. Thanks

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DatP411
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Innovative, unique, resourceful upcycling decor, with a fantastic breakfast! Chilled vibe, good coffee and decent menu choice. Although it doesn't open til 8am so had to hold on for my caffeine fix.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mel S
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This cafe offers the most unique menu and caters for all ages, diets and is w ell worth trying. The variety in the menu keeps you coming back for more...

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Polks51
Lyn W, Owner at Watertank Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

So fabulous that you have enjoyed your experiences with us.. We love our venue and try to make everyones experience great and relaxing..Thank you for the review

Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

The Watertank Cafe was (in my opinion) the better of the 2 breakfast/lunch places we hit up while in Alice. They are a very short drive away from the center of town but there's parking all around and they have their own lot. Decor reminds...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank StephenN1694
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

We had breakfast here and it was absolutely delicious and the coffee nice and hot! The atmosphere is great and interesting and he staff are really friendly. Also dog friendly.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 175suel
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Had a great lunch here. The place is beautiful. The music is relaxing. The food delicious. The staff very nice. All this in the middle of the desert.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 533in_ss
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Locals love this place. It has an interesting recycled atmosphere and plenty of options for different seating - inside and outside under shade. The food is always good quality. I usually grab a cappuccino and cake. The wild lime loaf is delicious, would recommend trying...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 565belinday
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Four of us visited the day after a rock tour for breakfast. It was freshly cooked and wonderful. Bacon and eggs looked great, a good choice of nice coffee and a decent pot of tea at a good price. Only downside was the dry and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank skitandoori
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16B Wilkinson St, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Red Centre  >  Alice Springs
  • Phone Number: +61 408 854 472
  • E-mail
An industrial, upcycled coffee hub/cafe specialising in award winning coffee, breakfast and Lunch with fresh juices, smoothies and frappes. Catering for Vegetarians, Vegans and Gluten Free also
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