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2/38 Steele St | In Rooke Lane, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6424 4333
06:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 06:30 - 16:00
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Latrobe, Australia
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have gone to Laneway for as long as I can remember (at least 6 years). I don't know what has happened but you have lost me as a customer. Went with a work colleague and was terrible. The usual friendly service was gone. The waitress was very abrupt and rude. The poached eggs had such a huge vinegar taste... More 

Thank jinglebells1961
Devonport, Australia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Only stopped for takeway freshly made juice this time. Can be a bit noisy if lots of patrons however food and service is great.

Thank kayzcreations
Devonport, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As regular visitors to the Laneway, usually for breakfast, we have always enjoyed the great food which is just that little bit different, fresh local produce, good service and trendy and friendly atmosphere. We are always greeted by the host and a waitress with a warm smile ... and the coffee is great! Regular night time entertainment with a 4... More 

Thank Sandtill
Devonport, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my daughter for a lte saturday breakfast, the place was very busy, but the service was quick, our drinks and cooked breakfast came out pretty fast and the food was very nice, eggs a little undercooked, we had poached and there was still some clear white inside, i like runny eggs but this was a little too... More 

Thank claudiaaI4004YY
Devonport, Australia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If your looking for a peaceful cafe in Devonport this is the place to go. I really enjoyed the layout of the cafe and the hot chocolate was one of the best in Devonport.

Thank expeditionoutdoors
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to find a place open early on a Sunday morning in Devonport. Coffee great, nice food and fantastic atmosphere to go with the excellent service

Thank Chris W
Launceston, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were regulars at the lane way but not anymore the food has gone so down hill / the coffee bitter - the waitresses ( don't even get me started ) could the young girls dress any more inappropriate- we are going out for a nice breakfast not a strip show ! They couldn't care less about serving you there... More 

Thank sarah r
Devonport, Australia
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great selection of food,Breakfast was delicious and the service friendly and prompt. Very trendy place, good patronage.

Thank Dave R
Toowoomba, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Prompt service, delicious food that was quickly delivered, very friendly workers and great atmosphere. Definitely recommend!

Thank SassyGiinger
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best breakfast so far in Tassie! Great food, coffee and friendly service! A bit hard to find but was worth it!

Thank Mari-lette W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2/38 Steele St | In Rooke Lane, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Devonport
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6424 4333
Open from 6:30am 7 days a week including public holidays. Our aim is to focus on turning great quality locally produced goods into simple fresh cafe-faire food. Together with a professional standard of coffee and a warm and welcoming service we hope you enjoy what we have to offer.Owners Rhys Taylor and Alex McVeity have both been involved in the hospitality industry in various guises for over ten years now. Rhys a chef has more recently been working as the owner/operator of a quality Italian establishment in Hawthorn, Melbourne. Alex has for the last 5 years been working as head barista and bar manager of the renown Pantry Cafe in Brighton Melbourne.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?