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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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2/38 Steele Street | In Rooke Lane, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6424 4333
06:30 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 06:30 - 16:00
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Launceston, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I have been here a few times and LOVE the food. My kids can play with the basket of toys and we can just relax and actually have a conversation. The food is great and the service is relaxed and attentive. Best place to eat that we have found in Devonport!

Thank JaradMurray
Devonport, Australia
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60 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Laneway serves a really good breakfast and you can choose from eggs and bacon or waffles etc. Good coffee and friendly staff.

Thank Tony D
Devonport, Australia
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116 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great breakfast at this quirky cafe tucked away in Rooke lane. I live locally but had not been before. We had friends visiting from Sydney who wanted to go out for breakfast & as it was past 9 am a lot of other places had finished serving. I had seen the reviews on the Laneways cafe so thought... More 

Thank Dealseeker18
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is very popular and when you have eaten here, you will know why. I have only had breakfast here and the menus is extensive with very well cooked and imaginative food. Coffee is to die for and the staff are very efficient and friendly. Well worth a visit and is highly recommended.

Thank tonybP5239RI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been my go to place for coffee and it never fails to deliver. I have going here for the last 5 months and it is good quality coffee.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great find in Devonport! Have stopped here for breakfast and lunch. A large selection of breakfast items (although the smashed avocado and poached eggs option was irresistible). Very good coffee. An assorted lunch offerings and selected wine list. Great staff and service. Vibrant atmosphere and a most enjoyable experience.

Thank Foxetti
Devonport, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in for lunch with a few friends, the place was lively and full of energy. A wonderful selection of food, a complete vegan menu, and lots of vegetarian options. Nice wine and sparkling selection too, and the coffee was superb. Service exemplary and timely, pleasant, friendly but not intrusive. Lots of breakfast options and the lunch menu had heaps... More 

Thank Sabina1414
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Trendy little cafe, friendly staff, busy atmosphere. Fresh juices are a must. I had the vegetarian breakfast, waitress was quick as was the food. I go here every time I'm in Tassie and am never disappointed.

Thank Kalindi H
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63 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our best find in Devonport for a coffee and not a bad brekkie as well. Quirky cafe that feels good and is a perfect start to a day. Enjoyed it very much after disembarking from Spirit of Tasmania. Would definitely visit again given a chance. Service was very good

Thank pacyf
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent fast service along with extremely large serves of very delicious food (will share a plate next time). Lovely staff. Above average coffee. Would have liked to have had a breakfast option of toast with preserves for something a bit smaller. Could definitely recommend though for freshness, flavour and atmosphere.

Thank SuCurrie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2/38 Steele Street | In Rooke Lane, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Devonport
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6424 4333
Open from 6:30am 7 days a week including public holidays. Our aim is to focus on turning great quality locally produced goods into simple fresh cafe-faire food. Together with a professional standard of coffee and a warm and welcoming service we hope you enjoy what we have to offer.Owners Rhys Taylor and Alex McVeity have both been involved in the hospitality industry in various guises for over ten years now. Rhys a chef has more recently been working as the owner/operator of a quality Italian establishment in Hawthorn, Melbourne. Alex has for the last 5 years been working as head barista and bar manager of the renown Pantry Cafe in Brighton Melbourne.

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