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Machine Laundry Cafe

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12 Salamanca Square, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
03 6224 9922
Today
7:30 am - 5:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 5:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations

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  • 166
    Excellent
  • 145
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Great atmosphere - in one corner of Salamanca Square with a giant chess board, Great cafe menu - breakfast served till mid afternoon. Gluten free choices, Great coffee. Great staff - service is friendly and efficient. The only downside is that it is so popular it is difficult to get a table much of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
majonicho18
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Hobart, Australia
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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English first
Hobart, Australia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Great atmosphere - in one corner of Salamanca Square with a giant chess board, Great cafe menu - breakfast served till mid afternoon. Gluten free choices, Great coffee. Great staff - service is friendly and efficient. The only downside is that it is so popular it is difficult to get a table much of the time.

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Broadbeach, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We visited the cafe only 3 times because it is difficult to get a table as it is so popular. They serve the breakfast menu until 3.00pm and have the most interesting and tasty choices on their menu. The staff were excellent.

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Great food & superb coffee. Staff were really friendly and attentive. Gluten free breakfast options and quick service.

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Perth Western Australia
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We called in for a coffee before proceeding to the Salamanca Markets. As it was a Saturday morning they were fairly busy but we perched ourselves on a bench. As soon as a table became available it was offered to us. They look after their customers. The coffee was great. The breakfasts we saw being consumed looked so nice and... More 

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Nowra, Australia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

While walking around Salamanca markets with my mother and sister, we asked a local where we could sit and get a good meal and coffee. She said Machine was the best, so we gave it a go. The place was jumping, while other cafes in the immediate vicinity were struggling, so we thought that was a good sign. We were... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Every visit to Hobart should include a stop at this place, it certainly has been on any of my visits! The food is great, unpretentious and simply put, delicious. The coffee is superb and the general ambience welcoming and friendly. Do yourself a favour and go!

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Advised by a local that this was a good breakfast spot. They weren't wrong. The retro decor is fun and the food was delicious. Menu offered a range of usual and not so usual dishes, serves were very generous and the sourdough toast was awesome. The service was fast and friendly, and there was no fuss when I asked for... More 

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Cohuna, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Food was good service was a little slow but that would have been because it was so busy. Coffee was hot ,overall great with the laundry behind it and the retro tables and chair great place

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The Machine Laundry Cafe is a excellent cafe and a great place to have lunch with friends and family, I've been there a few times and will sure to be back again! The meals are great value and the coffee is great!

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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Ok, so it was our first day in Hobart we just driven into town after a 6am flight from Sydney, we didn't have our wits about us. After fumbling around for reviews we asked a local and they sent us here. Probably the worst positioning in the Salamanca area, as you approach it kind of looks like a day care... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pacific Rim

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