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240 Charles St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 3307
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (15 reviews)
“chicken salad” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
240 Charles St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked past in the afternoon and my daughter saw someone having a late afternoon lunch of pork belly. We made a reservation for that night. It was as good as it looked.

Thank lisa31w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided on having a pizza for lunch, I found this to be a little burnt but still tasty with plenty for leftover- which they packed up for me. When I asked for still water I would've been happy with water out of a tap -...More

Thank Alice R
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We often travel to Launceston and this cafe has been a regular. However the last two trips have been a tad disappointing. On the first trip the potato and Leek soup was a little lacking in flavour. On the second trip I was disappointed when...More

Thank MMEStrahan
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Four of us dined the steak was grissly, steak sandwich was good, seafood pasta the pasta and sauce was nice but the 9 pieces of seafood way overdone and tough. The pizza was nice. Drinks were a good range and the staff were excellent enjoyed...More

1  Thank TasmaniaLovesydney
Reviewed 7 August 2017

If you want to get your money's worth eat at Elaia!! Their pizza is so good and so is their pasta.. my 2 favorite things on the menu apart from the coffee which is quite possibly the BEST in Launceston!! Also have a huge range...More

1  Thank eat745
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This cafe is always busy but the staff are friendly and the food is good although a little expensive. Oh and the cakes are very yummy.

Thank QueenBAus
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Pleasantly surprised with this local neighborhood café up the hill on Charles St. It seemed like an inviting spot to refuel while exploring Launceston. Bright, colorful interior with art on the walls and wrap-around bench seats with pillows on one side of the dining area...More

Thank CarlosFR
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We went for lunch with friends. It is a busy, friendly but noisy place. A good choice of very well prepared food including 'all day brekkie'. Good and attentive service, Elaia is in the upper middle price range. It certainly is a place where we...More

Thank downunder45
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Very over priced- $6.30 for a hot chocolate, supposedly better with 'ganache' but not! But then everywherein Launceston area was expensive for coffee and hot chocolate. How come???

Thank joannaericksen
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Always consistent breakfast, service and coffee. Elaia make the perfect piccolo latte, have great service, excellent breakfast to suit all kinds of different taste buds. Perfect location to visit, and service is efficient and orders always spot on.

Thank Kirk P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$130
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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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