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Watertank Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
16B Wilkinson St, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
+61 408 854 472
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“french toast” (8 reviews)
“crepes” (3 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 2 days ago

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

Thank skitandoori
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Off the main drag in Alice Springs so it's catering mainly to locals and those looking for something a little different. Have been a couple of time over the years. Shared a crepe for lunch with my wife and it was great. The filling was...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a coffee here which was very good. Daughter in law had coffee and eggs and bacon. Food was of a good size and looked delicious and we'll presented. Inside this old shed are alot of things to see including memorabilia. Lots of indoor and...More

Thank Mr. M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place. Live music, fresh plentiful food. Friends big breakfast huge, couldn’t get through it. Cheesecake & smoothie delicious. Even purchased some recycled shot glasses for a gift Will certainly return

Thank RUTH P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I come to Alice 3 to 4 times a year and had driven past many times. A friend took me here for lunch the other day and I have to say what a great place, great atmosphere with live music great food etc. I will...More

Thank Gordon I
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Great spot for morning coffee. Very quirky, complete with souvenir teaspoons and jam jars for water! Staff were lovely and coffee good. Found a freshly made gluten free raspberry slice which was delicious. Will return here before we leave Alice. D

Thank troopy
Reviewed September 3, 2018

We came in on our first visit after a long walk, so we were hungry and thirsty and had heard good things! First impressions were good the place looks lovely, however... The lady who was on the front counter (I believe was called Mariana) was...More

Thank hthorpe20
Lyn W, Owner at Watertank Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hi, I'm so very sorry your experience was not up to our usual.. We do have lovely staff and we pride ourselves on our customers having a great experience.. we do have many new staff at present and your feedback is extremely important to help...More

Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic, this place oozes character and interest, complimented with live music. The food was fabulous and coffee very good. Service was great, especially Shiraz, thank you

Thank Sondra L
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere - love the live music - best Chai in town. Mushroom crepe is a winner- would recommend it

Thank Delyna
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Great atmosphere , food and service . hidden away but well worth finding. Very funky little cafe. Great menu and fantastic staff

Thank Joanne S
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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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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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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