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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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240 Charles St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 3307
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Launceston, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good food and good service always enjoyable have visited many times and never had a problem value for money

Thank Wendy447
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked a table on Friday night and got a table outside on the street. We had risotto and fish and chips and it was very good. Wine we choose was Dalrymple and it was perfect with the dinner. Very enjoyable.

Thank satu r
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here to celebrate my daughters birthday. The staff were fantastic!! Very friendly and attentive without being annoying. After a mishap with my meal (at no fault of the wait staff) I got a replacement and it was well worth the wait. Pork belly cooked to perfection. My daughters gnocchi was also delicious and beautifully presented. Only fault was my... More 

Thank Nichole H
Perth, Australia
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 7 dropped in for breakfast and the staff could not have been more friendly or helpful. Our order was taken promptly and delivered in a timely manner despite a busy service. A comprehensive breakfast menu was on offer with all manner of options available. The waitress was attentive, friendly and could not have been more helpful. Under... More 

Thank Barkb
Glenroy, Australia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good breakfast slow service but worth going if in Launceston. We only had breakfast but was good. We asked for bill 4 times and took 20 minutes. Drinks were slow too. But maybe that's Normal here :)

Thank ssands1
Launceston, Australia
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service .. average to slow Very noisy, cramped table spacing Food is okay but overpriced for what you get Much nicer places to go on Charles Street where you get better quality food and service

Thank _jatsjil
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We met for a catch-up brunch here, place was busy, great atmosphere. Service was confusing as we had so many different staff, I guess they don't have sections they work in at Elaia. Three ordered the big breakfast, sure was big, shame the bacon was only flash cooked and dripped of grease, the sour dough toast had to cut or... More 

2 Thank BaileyLaunceston
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Cosy little cafe in the heart of town. Coffee and food was good for lunch. Very busy cafe. I enjoyed my meal, and coffee.

Thank Sundance-M
Wyong, Australia
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Firstly I just want to note that the male waitstaff were fantastic. We went here last night (Saturday night) and it was busy. The wait staff were brilliant in making sure we were looked after. The food was to die for. I had the ricotta gnocchi with sweet potato, cherry tomatoes and spinach. Wow! The best gnocchi I have ever... More 

Thank Wendy M
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Visited three times this month and OMG, was not disappointed. Always enjoy my meal and the service is top notch.

Thank Amy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $130
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Charles St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6331 3307

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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?