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Lanyon Cafe

) #2 of 2 Restaurants in Conder $$ - $$$ Cafe,
Tharwa Drive | At The Lanyon Homestead, Conder, Canberra 2620, Australia
+61 2 6237 5268
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good50%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
May 9, 2017
“A surprisingly good little cafe”
Jul 30, 2016
“Good meal”
Open Now
10:00 am - 4:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, Australian
$$ - $$$
Tharwa Drive | At The Lanyon Homestead, Conder, Canberra 2620, Australia
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Reviewed May 9, 2017

We stopped in at Lanyon Homestead for afternoon tea after an afternoon further south. The cafe is out the back near the old homestead kitchens. We weren't sure what to expect, but it was surprisingly good - very nice coffee & we shared a slice...More

Thank ActRegular_traveller
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

We visited Landon Homestead for afternoon tea and we're looking forward to Devonshire scones and coffee. The view and venue was great. Great coffee but the afternoon was let down by the scones, they were quite crusty on the outside and not fluffy inside. The...More

Thank cherash
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Looking for a nice lunch in beautiful surroundings? This is it. The food is high quality (not particularly cheap) and you can soak up the beautiful view of the Brindabella ranges beyond the Murrumbidgee River. You can enjoy the gardens and historic outbuildings or you...More

1  Thank junkbmw
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

The food was good and the staff were very pleasant. Unfortunately the fire was smokey and filled the cafe whilst we ate. Having said that would go back for anothet meal.

Thank CandTBartlett
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Dined here on a gorgeous sunny winter's day. We sat outside to fully appreciate the natural surroundings and views, but there also were tables inside the cafe with 2 fireplaces. Quite a decent menu selection, nothing gourmet, but totally appropriate and comforting for this beautiful...More

Thank Randall K
Reviewed May 20, 2016

My friends and I love having lunch at the Lanyon cafe and normally sit on an outside table to enjoy the tranquil views. The food and coffee are both very good and the service is exceptional. The menu is quite varied with lots of vegetarian...More

1  Thank MikeACTCanberra
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

A long walk in the mountains and the subsequent need for sustenance led to an impromptu lunch date at Lanyon cafe. We were welcomed warmly and invited to enjoy a coffee while pouring over the extensive menu. Two excellent specials but we decided with the...More

Thank Greg R
Reviewed February 10, 2016

I booked the night before but for 9am it's probably not necessary unless you're a large group. The food is fabulous and very generous servings. Service good. Very peaceful, a real hidden gem of south Canberra.

Thank scrapgingergill
Reviewed May 16, 2015

After high expectations we were utterly disappointed with the service and quality of food. Would not recommend.

2  Thank walkabout88
Reviewed April 18, 2015

We had an impromptu lunch at the cafe today. I enjoyed the roast pumpkin soup with sourdough bread and my partner enjoyed his grilled sausages and especially the accompanying roast kipfler potatoes.Even though it was cloudy, we sat at a picnic table outside and enjoyed...More

1  Thank Julie R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $23
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tharwa Drive | At The Lanyon Homestead, Conder, Canberra 2620, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra  >  Conder
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6237 5268
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