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178 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61363314299
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Ranked #54 of 240 Restaurants in Launceston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $20
Cuisines: Vegan, Vegetarian
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Fresh on Charles also has two apartments for short term rental and a flexible back space for events and functions.
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English first
Goulburn, NSW
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had lunch here, sitting outside on the deck. The menu was great and they had a variety of vegetarian and vegan food. Service was excellent. Unfortunately there was no wifi due to the renovations but when they are finished it should be available.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

It took a little while to recognise the cafe for what it was as the renovations in the front (paper all over the windows) made the place look abandoned! It was a nice little place once we went in. The food seems to depend on what you order; the big breakfast equivalent was nice, the fritters were nice too. (fresh... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Numerous times we have walked past this establishment, and never ventured in. Wow what have we been missing!!! After walking down the dark corridor (due to renovations) we were delighted when we were greeted with a large open room with inviting seating and a gorgeous deck out the back with the most friendliest hostess, and waiter. Water and menus were... More 

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adelaide
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76 reviews 76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A good choice of vegetarian food well prepared and served by friendly staff who obviously care about their job. A collection of mix and match tables and chairs and a pleasant deck to relax on at the back. Non dairy smoothies, prepared from fresh produce that will blow you away. My only criticism is that prices are perhaps a little... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Cafe certainly seems busy (hectic even)enough, not sure if a loyal local following or visitors. Waitress went off to get a couple of menues, she didn't return. After a little while I went looking. Couldn't get a glass of water to start with as they had run out of water glasses. My preferred dish (hash brown??) had run out, so... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Good range of menu choices. Sometimes hard to catch the eye of staff as they flit from here to there. Always has customers reading a book! It is a casual comfortable unposh space to sit and relax. Food is not cheap but always fresh and good quality.

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Launceston, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I have been twice, food not bad on a good day, service is ok on a great day. coffee good but expensive certainly get better for less elsewhere. Can get as good vegetarian elsewhere for much less, atmosphere ok if you like the cashed up hippy vibe, the renovations will probably wreck what genuine atmosphere it has.

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Perth, Australia
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190 reviews 190 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We searched this restaurant out after perusing breakfast choices on TA for our first morning in Tassie, and were not disappointed. Despite it being a Saturday there were very few people there, perhaps due to the renovations they had going on in the front section, which also confused identification just a little. The young staff were perky & pleasant and... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I was here twice on my visit to Launceston and the food was really great. I had the Pizza and a salad and enjoined both (the Pizza was probably my favorite). The service is not the best I've encountered but it was ok.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

well I don't know really what to say the meals ok drinks ok service bland BUT the concept I like I would not go here all the time BUT I do like ..... unique

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Additional Information about Fresh on Charles

Address: 178 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Phone Number: +61363314299
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
Average Prices: USD 12 - 20
Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian

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