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The Duchess Cafe

231 Sandy Bay Rd, Hobart, Tasmania 7005, Australia
+61 3 6224 4231
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“eggs benny” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
231 Sandy Bay Rd, Hobart, Tasmania 7005, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Discovered this gem on my second last day in Hobart, and ended up going back the next day for exactly the same breakfast! The scrambled eggs were just incredible and the bacon (ask for it crispy!) was to die for. Great coffee, nice ambience... really...More

Thank pearlansley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had family who were travelling and visiting for the day so we decided to go for a nice Sunday lunch. Being a Sunday that they would be visiting I decided to call in advance and book. When calling to book I asked if they...More

Thank msmelonx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been for lunch a few times. The food has been excellent. They know their flavours and a good mix of items on the menu. Located in the Sandy Bay shopping precinct close to many amenities.

Thank TassieBoomerang
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We chose to have a mid morning breakfast at The Duchess after a recommendation from someone. It proved to be a good recommendation and from the popularity it is enjoyed by many. Despite being very busy, service was pretty good and the food served was...More

1  Thank KimT11
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We just dropped in for a coffee and quick bite. A lovely atmosphere, and we found the service pleasant. Coffee was also good! Would go again.

1  Thank Marc D
Reviewed 14 June 2017

My sister, niece and I went to THE DUCHESS RESTAURANT for lunch in March. It is a lovely old time house with a huge shade tree in the front. Situated on a slight rise it overlooks the landscape of Sandy Bay. It has a very...More

1  Thank Jyan n
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I have to say from all the cafes I have ever had the pleasure of dinning in, The Duchess Cafe gives me mixed feelings.... First of all, the food was tasty albeit I didn't expect to pay $15+ for a simple grilled cheese toastie with...More

2  Thank Tara N
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast here on Friday and it was SERIOUSLY AMAZING. We both ordered eggs benedict and it was outstanding from the taste to the presentation. The waitress was professional and personable and made us feel very welcomed. I loved the decor complete with the...More

2  Thank Zane G
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The Duchess Cafe :) Well... I am not an expert in any way in all coffees, but I do know a doppio ristretto, and I do like a coffee in a particular way that is ‘cos I like the taste of coffee... the actual beans...More

2  Thank el-de-Carabanchel
Alfa116, Owner at The Duchess Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Well el de Carabanchel when I read your review, I thought this is strange... after all, the barista that served you has 30 years plus experience, originally honing her skills in Melbourne cafes. So I ask the barista "do you remember a person the other...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

The venue is decidedly more promising than the reality; erratic level of service generally characterised by tardy and arrogant human input. Such a shame!

4  Thank Liz19761129
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Sandy Bay Rd, Hobart, Tasmania 7005, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6224 4231
Duchess Café open 7 days : Monday to Friday 8.30am till 4.30pm Saturday and Sunday 9.00am till 4.00pm. Private functions by appointment. Serving breakfast,lunch and afternoon tea/coffee
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