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Machine Laundry Cafe

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12 Salamanca Square, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
03 6224 9922
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7:30 am - 5:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 5:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 226
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  • 193
    Very good
  • 50
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  • 9
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good cafe

Great place to sit outside on a good day. Umbrellas available & good place to go with kids as plenty of space around for them to play. Food & coffee is good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
TassieAussie
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hobart
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to sit outside on a good day. Umbrellas available & good place to go with kids as plenty of space around for them to play. Food & coffee is good.

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Thank TassieAussie
Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Rocked up for breakfast after recommendation by others. Really difficult to cater for dietary needs. Coffee not great. Could barely drink my LongBlack. Staff need an attitude check - being aloof is no longer chic. Friendly is the better choice.

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Thank CapLeoConsulting
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Over our three days in Hobart we ate here twice. It's fun and funky and right in the heart of the Salamanca Square action. Being adjacent to the giant chess game in the Square, it's very kid-friendly. Day one I shared hubby's Fat Boy roti bread and junior's beef brisket sanga - both delicious. Day two was a brekky visit... More 

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Thank Kirsten L
Rockhampton, Australia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found our breakfast just kind of average - not sure what the fuss is about. That said a friend went there with her family and she loved this place.

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Thank Ginandtonic08
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delightful breakfast! I had the old new eggs - new old eggs? Either way - absolutely delicious. Slabs of toast, perfectly baked and cooked. Excellent service (so often not matched with excellent food), reasonable prices. Overlooking a square so something to watch! Impressed with the Hobart food scene :)

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1 Thank caz194
Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the recommendation of a friend and are very happy we did. Coffee was excellent, breakfasts offered something different but we're still good wholesome meals. Good service, nice atmosphere, highly recommended.

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Thank Dmitri_Colebatch
Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read alot of reviews about cool cafes in Hobart. This place was buzzing ! We put our names on a list and waited 20 mins for a table. Once we got a table the girls were running around trying to look after the large crowds. The food portions were large and in felt more like an american diner type... More 

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Thank Miss-Maple-27
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried this gorgeous café because of the reviews, and we loved it so much that we came back for breakfast 4 days in a row. The coffee was perfect and the food was amazing. Highly recommend their gluten free Eggs Benedict and Eggs Royale; the gluten free toast is by far the best we've ever had. For the gluten... More 

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1 Thank Kiera H
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a nutshell, we really loved the food and the service was good (had to wait for a bit but we were told so that's fine), however, a huge family was seated next to us and they had 3-4 too many people so we had to move our table over and were basically sat on top of for our entire... More 

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Thank CJ_Aust
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and a few friends went to machine laundry for breakfast on our last day in hobart and it was probably the best food I had in the whole of Tasmania, the portions were huge and tasted amazing I only wish I had known about the place earlier in my trip !!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 Salamanca Square, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: 03 6224 9922

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 5:00 am
Monday
7:30 am - 5:00 am
Tuesday
7:30 am - 5:00 am
Wednesday
7:30 am - 5:00 am
Thursday
7:30 am - 5:00 am
Friday
7:30 am - 5:00 am
Saturday
7:30 am - 5:00 am

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