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“Great anytime” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Machine Laundry Cafe

Machine Laundry Cafe
12 Salamanca Square, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
03 6224 9922
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Ranked #13 of 477 Restaurants in Hobart
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Pacific Rim
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Geeveston, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Great anytime”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

The Machine Laundry Cafe is nestled off the main Salamanca strip and serves good servings of delicious fresh food and good coffee. Simple but very good iced coffee. The Fat Boy minus the bread is a great favourite as are the pancakes.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Rye, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Great for brekky”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Had breakfast here last Sunday morning. The food is fine, the setting is in Salamanca Square, the service is friendly and brisk and the prices are fine. Quite a popular place.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Tiny place, big food, great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

We're locals and usually have breakfast here most weekends (and some mornings on the walk to work) It can be hard to get into on the weekends - there's only 10 tables inside and about the same outside - but the coffee is fabulous and the food just lovely.

The current fave is the three bears porridge, which is a good serve of porridge with chai spicing (and I'm not normally a fan of chai) with banana, toasted walnuts and jug of hot milk. And they do "maximum" coffees, basically a big bowl of whatever you want. Just what you need to kick a weekend off.

The staff are great, don't know how the kitchen staff cope in the tiny kitchen, but they do, and the wait staff are very efficient and friendly, an effort when they are run off their feet from the minute the doors open in the mornings.

Visited December 2013
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Tasmania, Australia
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Popular and friendly”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

This is a nice place for breakfast, relatively small with some tables outside if the weather is good. A nice selection of standard breakfast options with almost everything available as extras, I always like the fried haloumi, add good coffee and your set for the day

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“My best Hobart Breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013 via mobile

We bounced in after a mosey around the markets. Everyone enjoyed their breakfast and we agreed it was the best breaky and coffee in Hobart after a 4 day stay. Definitely worth a visit if you're in town.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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