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Machine Laundry Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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12 Salamanca Sq, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
+61 3 6224 9922
07:30 - 05:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 05:00
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The eggs Bennie was paired back to the basics and done well. Coffee was above average and service good.

Thank Mat C
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242 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff were indifferent, the table sticky. The water glass were plastic, greasy and had food stuck on them. $44 for two breakfast and two coffee. The scrambled eggs on beetroot was large and tasty. The fat boy, chicken lettuce, wrapped in rotti bread was too tough to cut. There was almost no chicken. I wouldn't come back. Oh the... More 

Thank David F
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Whenever I come to Hobart, I always come here. Breakfast and coffee is sensational; location perfect.

Thank BoyfromBowral
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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75 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Used to be a launderette. Guess it's still functioning now but just a little part of it. The main area has been transformed to a trendy cafe with a fantastic array of food. Perfect for brekkie, brunch or lunch. Coffee was amazing. Had the Beef Brisket Saga and felt so contented after :)

1 Thank Celinell
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Funky place to go. Fancied sunday brekkie with a difference. Very busy but wait not too long. Free water brought to table automatically which was great. Only complaint is that food was cold when served but generous portion of salmon made up for it.

Thank Inverin
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place does unbelievable brunch! Eggs benedict and the fat boy roti are personal favourites of mine! The spicy peanut sauce that comes with the roti is just Incredible!

Thank cashlar
Gosford, Australia
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Washing machines did their thing - staff services was average. I would like to have eaten something or had a drink but when I asked (1 hour before closing time) if they are still serving the food the answer was "no".

Thank KWalter2014
Great Ocean Road, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I looked around. There were machines, a laundry and a Café but there was only one thing on the menu that I was after. A Tom's Thing - that particular culinary contribution to the quintessential corner of Salamanca Square which is Machine Laundry Café. I looked at the menu. There were eggs - almost 50 shades of them. Mental Lentil... More 

1 Thank John S
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99 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had 2 breakfasts here and we all loved them both. Creative tasty food, full of fresh ingredients. The Thom Thing was outstanding. Huge portions so easy to share.

1 Thank JJDNG
Sydney, Australia
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145 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and 3 friends came here for lunch whilst visiting Hobart. One of our group had heard of this quirky cafe. The cafe had a great ambience, with washing machines, retro tables and a nice outdoor seating area. All our meals were delicious I had the special (roasted cauliflower and brown rice, yum) and the others had breakfast style meals.... More 

Thank Giusee L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 05:00
07:30 - 05:00
07:30 - 05:00
07:30 - 05:00
07:30 - 05:00
07:30 - 05:00
07:30 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Salamanca Sq, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6224 9922

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