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Secret Begining cafe

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Rear 65 Elizabeth St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 488 998 047
11:00 - 17:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 17:30
Sat 11:30 - 15:30
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Hobart, Australia
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little restaurant is great for genuine Japanese/Thai cooked to order. The Japanese curry is one of the best I have had and I wish they were open evenings.

Thank Roz O
Naples, Italy
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Hot and tasty. A Very Small place in the heart of downtown hobart. Order and pay at the counter style. Quik and neat service

Thank prema46
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Just had the most delicious lunch here with my husband & daughter. My thai green curry was yum, I'll be back again for lunch next time I'm in Hobart. My daughter loves the dumplings. Husband had crispy pork with ginger. Great friendly quick service, not a lot of tables.

Thank Serenity444
Tasmania, Australia
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132 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I was starving when we got there, we always passed this place and never thought they had ramen which was one of my fave Japanese food. So I ordered their Chas ramen (it has some sort of sweetish chunks of pork with slivers of pickled ginger. But the star of the dish ws the ramen noodles which tasted so fresh... More 

Thank TreechangeTas
Hobart, Australia
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Japanese food isn't just stereotypical sushi and sashimi, this place has the best takoyaki in Hobart along with other dishes that are hard to find here such as okonomiyaki. Their Mango Frappe is also awesome and a must on a hot day.

Thank Ishhara
Hobart, Australia
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Had the best Thai green curry chicken from here. Tiny space, amazing food served nice and quickly. Only wish they had more tables and space so we could enjoy a nice dinner with friends. Seriously some of the best Thai food in Tas. Well done guys !

1 Thank Kylie B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This place is a real gem, the service is the nicest I've had and so lovely. Every time I go it's the perfect break-time and meal. The cafe is quirky and unique. Best katsu set in Hobart! Great quality and price. I definitely recommend! Good for 1-4 people, so bring some friends!

1 Thank Abby R
Lismore, Australia
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67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Café sells Thai and Japanese. We had Japanese and totally enjoyed it. Have been to Japan and this is authentic Japanese. Going by the number of Japanese eating there it appears they also enjoy it. More a Café than a Restaurant this is a great place to have a bite to eat.

1 Thank DougLismoreNSW
Manila, Philippines
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2015

The restaurant interiors are unique. Although the food serving size is small, but food was great and yummy.

1 Thank avidvacationer
Hobart, Australia
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53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2015

Tucked away in the Bank Arcade, it's a small cafe. The food is great. It didn't take long to receive our meals, the staff were friendly and the price was reasonable. It is clean and the food was fresh

1 Thank mike c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 17:30
11:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rear 65 Elizabeth St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 488 998 047

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?