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24 Mary St, Cygnet, Tasmania 7112, Australia
+61 3 6295 0730
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09:00 - 17:00
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Wed - Thu 09:00 - 17:00
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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Cygnet, Australia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Has been going for quite a few years and has had three or four different proprietors, but has always had an interesting menu. The present owner and chef, Isobel Sykes, is a young woman who has a good training and some experience under her belt. Her menus are inspired; although a good mixture of vegan, vegetarian and gluten free they... More 

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hobart
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There has been a welcome change in the RVL. It feels welcoming even on the most busy days. If I want to chat to friends over good coffee & truly mouth watering cakes, this is where I come.

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Thank Mary J
Sydney, Australia
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102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch with friends and would recommend returning. Delicious vegetarian options on the menu, with a great selection of local ciders, beers and wines. Also, the decor is vintage with an eclectic elegance and there are some actual velvet lounges! Tip: if you're into something sweet at the end of the meal-share the apple crumble-decadent layers of crumble and... More 

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Thank M S
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful cafe, a very relaxing atmosphere... waitresses are friendly and efficient. Large fireplace with comfy sofas. I would love to see a roaring blaze in winter. We had a bowl of vegetarian nachos and pot of tea for two.. We got 4 cups out of the teapot and the tea was the nicest I've had in a long... More 

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Thank Helen W
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast before a big drive. Greeted promptly by friendly staff and sat outside in the sunny garden bit. My veggie breakfast was big and delicious (homemade baked beans and the mushrooms were particular highlights) and we didn't have to wait too long either, my partner had vegan Nutella on toast which was really good too. Friendly staff,... More 

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Thank chopstar101
Kiama, Australia
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Had lunch and dinner both delicious. Staff were friendly and ready to help. Nice range of drinks and interesting decor.

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Thank TimWilco
Gosford, Australia
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We were there for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Can't fault it. The menu is small bet each dish is perfect prepared, tastes great and looks good. See pictures The pizzas (only on Friday night) are a tasty work of art. Fresh ingredients and baked in till a nice crust was formed. The pizza base was different from usual pizzas,... More 

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Thank Marcel V
Franklin
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67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We visited the restaurant for lunch. Greeted promptly and seated by friendly waitress. We were shown a piece of paper with a few breakfast and lunch options. I couldn't believe that the list was all that was served - extremely limited. I did check at the counter and it seemed that there were no sandwich options, no quiches and no... More 

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Thank Pauline S
Tasmania
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46 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Went to the friday night pizza and music. The four of us ordered a pizza each and none of us could eat half of it even though we waited an hour and a half for our order. We went home and cooked scrambled eggs. It wasn't pizza as we know it. The base was more like cake and not cooked.... More 

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Semaphore, Australia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We had last eaten here in 2013 and had really enjoyed the food. We were passing through on our way back to Hobart and decided to pop in for breakfast. We had the brown rice porridge, it was great with soft creamy rice, sweet strawberries, rhubarb, raspberries and yoghurt. Then some sourdough toast with homemade marmalade - all excellent. Good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Mary St, Cygnet, Tasmania 7112, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Cygnet
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6295 0730

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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?