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Rain Check Lounge

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
392 Elizabeth St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6234 5975
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (19 reviews)
“croquettes” (4 reviews)
“french toast” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
07:30 - 22:00All hours
Cafe, Australian, Bar, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
392 Elizabeth St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 211 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Recently revamped for dinner service, the lounge has a great casual wine bar feel with a lovely wine and boutique gin menu. Tapas are great, recommend the croquettes, karaage chicken and the pork and fennel meatballs. Live music on Friday & Saturday nights top off...More

Thank Mon-L_92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rain Check lounge has found its MOJO! New owners have reopened in the evenings and the popular Chefs table is back. At $35 per head for 5 courses it is an absolute bargain. Last night we had fresh rosemary bread with dukka, mushroom arancini balls...More

2  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow such a nice little cafe! Friendly staff and nice coffee. I had corn fritters with poached eggs avocado and bacon, perfectly cooked eggs and the fritters were very nice! Not greasy like some others I have had.

1  Thank Carol W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's great to see a local favourite benefiting from new management; the space feels both cleaner and roomier and it's certainly quieter as there are fewer tables. The menu is extensive with generous portion sizes and we didn't have to wait long for our meals...More

1  Thank Liz19761129
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Perfect sot for an afternoon vino, they have some really nice share plates! Mushroom arancini was delicious as was the karaage chicken! Friendly service

1  Thank elevencons
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Had an early breakfast here with a friend visiting Hobart and we were both very happy! The food, coffee and hot chocolate were all excellent, friend had the Spanish eggs and I had the eggs benedict. The staff were friendly and fun, it made for...More

1  Thank KurtBriggs
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Only a quick visit for a Friday arvo beer admittedly. A reasonable range of craft beers advertised on the wall. Enjoyed, went to pay & the staff member requested more money than the price written on the list. When questioned on it, she pointed out...More

1  Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Staff friendly and reasonably quick, food tasty and generously sized, though not particularly cheap. I thought coffee was ok but my wife thought it was a little so-so. Still, an enjoyable meal overall.

Thank casandlisa
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We heard about Raincheck and thought we'd try it out. It's at the top of Elizabeth Street so it has a lot of competition but manages to succeed with a small menu done well. The obligatory very good coffee was followed by a delicious French...More

Thank thestayers
Reviewed 9 July 2017

A great little coffee shop in Nth Hobart ( the Lygon St of Hobart). Friendly service, good coffee and licensed.

Thank jeffreymC2074IW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 392 Elizabeth St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6234 5975
Raincheck Lounge is a neighbourhood institution and has been serving the good people of North Hobart for over 10 years. Supplying locally roasted coffee and serving all day breakfast and lunch 7 days a week. Raincheck is also open for dinner Wednesday - Saturday, specialising in tapas and a seasonal set menu. Wine, beer and cocktails that highlight Tasmania's finest.
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