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The Lansdowne Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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68 Lansdowne Crescent, Hobart, Tasmania TAS 7000, Australia
+61 3 6234 6386
07:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:00
Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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83 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friends and myself were lucky enough to get a table here for brunch on a very busy last Saturday (18-3-17) and were not disappointed in any way. Definitely book before coming as this place is buzzing. The food is superb and all of us, including 2 vegetarians were delighted with the quality of the food served, the lovely, friendly, welcoming... More 

Thank warra69
Sydney, Australia
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471 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The Lansdowne Cafe doesn't have any reason to be as good as it is - it's just a little cafe outside the city centre...but it over delivers in every way. We had lunch today and were blown away - my slow roasted lamb melted in my mouth, our kids had the salmon which was perfectly cooked and my wife had... More 

1 Thank aimoverseas
Gold Coast, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Stayed at an Air B and B property in the local area and stumbled upon this little gem of a cafe. We had a breakfast of their Corn Fritters and Corn Bread French Toast and were delighted with the quality of the food. Tasted amazing and the staff were super friendly and helpful to complement this. Well priced and would... More 

Thank Hop_On_Brewery_Tours
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Staying at the nearby Bay View Villas, we were amazed every morning as this cafe seems to be packed - always a good sign. So finally we paid a visit. Parking was not that easy, but we found a park a block away in a side street. We scored a nice seat in the corner and the ambience was just... More 

1 Thank Aussiecharles
Hobart, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Such a great local cafe. The coffee is always hot, which I am fussy with. Lovely menu, can customise well too and the potato rosti is one of the best I've tasted. You'll need to book, I do each time I go. Only downside is it can get a little noisy, but that's expected with a smaller cafe.

Thank graceerichards
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43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Excuse my bad Neil Diamond pun. I was staying across the road from this cafe on a recent visit to Hobart so it was convenient place to get breakfast. Went here twice during my stay for breakfast. I had their house made Granola both times with milk and yoghurt and it was delicious. They topped it off with shredded apple... More 

Thank kwillyau
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Recently I have had breakfast twice at the Landsdowne Cafe & have booked for a 3rd visit this Saturday. A must to book most days as it is very popular! Excellent menu catering for all tastes gluten free etc.I ordered the housemade pancakes with bacon & maple syrup once, poached eggs,bacon & grilled tomato the second time. Both dishes were... More 

Thank 813dim
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Always go back to the Lansdowne for coffee as nowhere else makes it quite as good as they do. Their selection of sweets are always a good choice as well.

Thank Michael W
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115 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Found the cafe on a recent trip to Hobart for family catch up we stayed at the marquise motel so the cafe was a short walk away, the place is small but they seem to fit people in, there are tables outside if weather permits, there is a friendly atmosphere inside and though quite cramped cosy. We ordered porridge and... More 

Thank Alan T
North Hobart
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Good to find a relatively hipster free cafe that is child and pet friendly in the inner city. Very friendly and attentive staff and for my wife, the all important veggie burger that is so good we keep coming back.

Thank ntr1972

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Lansdowne Crescent, Hobart, Tasmania TAS 7000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6234 6386

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?