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The River's Edge Cafe

Coffee Shop, Australian, Eclectic
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38 Tannery Road | 7301, Longford, Tasmania, Australia
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: trades Thursday-Sunday 9.00-5.00, breakfast, lunch, weddings, phone...
trades Thursday-Sunday 9.00-5.00, breakfast, lunch, weddings, phone (within Australia) 03 63912559. Beautiful location - historic building set in English style gardens
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  • 1
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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
Most recent review
Beautiful garden and delicious food

We love to go here. We are vegetarians and the owner goes out of her way to give us a delicious meal even though the vegetarian/gluten free dishes are limited. We had roasted capsicums stuffed with a delicious rice with fruit and nuts. One of us had mushroom risotto which she said was the best she... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 22, 2014
Jennifer T
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Launceston, Australia
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English first
Launceston, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We love to go here. We are vegetarians and the owner goes out of her way to give us a delicious meal even though the vegetarian/gluten free dishes are limited. We had roasted capsicums stuffed with a delicious rice with fruit and nuts. One of us had mushroom risotto which she said was the best she had ever had. Our... More 

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Launceston
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Not often can you have a meal that is this good. I was a difficult diner asking for vegetarian, with specific likes. The meal was more than I could have ever expected. It was packed with flavor and was the best that I have eaten for many a year, and one that I will remember for a long time The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

It was a memorable day and lunch in wonderful surrounding with excellent staff and a positive friendly and happy atmosphere. Place was full of other diners also enjoying the menu offerings great wine what more can one ask for. Terrific experoience

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Launceston
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My wife and 6 year old daughter arrived on a busy day (Saturday) and we chose to sit outside to enjoy the magnificent spring weather and the entertainment provided by Macy (the friendly dog). We thought we would get our order in reasonably quickly as we expected a bit of a wait. However, surprisingly our lunch came out rather quickly.... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

We had 24 "touring gardeners" have lunch here. Jane has a beautiful setting for her restaurant. The meal was beau fully presented and everyone was impressed with their choice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We regularly introduce friends and family to this gem! The service and food are consistently faultless. I'm in love!!!

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tasmania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We love this place and Jane is such a brilliant chef - the food is always divine and the garden setting is so lovely.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The beautiful garden setting sets for an amazing atmosphere and is definitely worth a stroll whilst you wait for your meal. Salmon is always cooked perfectly and I always order! Service can be a bit slow and but made by the fantastic culinary experience! Don't skip the lemon tart for dessert!! Yum!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled upon this gorgeous place on the way to Hobart from Cradle Mt. I'm so glad we stopped, it is in a gorgeous leafy green setting, the dining room had lots of character and the chef (Jane) was so kind and clearly cares about her diners. Food was delicious, home cooked and rustic. They were offering some lovely events,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We were most surprised with our afternoon, we hadn't booked & were lucky to have a window table with a view. Surroundings were very pleasant, staff were outstanding, both wine & homemade meals were thoroughly delightful. Prices were certainly worth what was delivered. They have a very special Christmas Day Menu...sorry we can't make it ...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 38 Tannery Road | 7301, Longford, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Longford

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Australian, Eclectic

Description

trades Thursday-Sunday 9.00-5.00, breakfast, lunch, weddings, phone (within Australia) 03 63912559. Beautiful location - historic building set in English style gardens
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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