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The Penguin Cafe on Bruny

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710 Adventure Bay Rd, Adventure Bay, Bruny Island, Tasmania 7150, Australia
+61 3 6293 1022
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Adelaide, Australia
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133 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Adequate range of uncomplicated cafe fare, nicely presented and tasty, based on my experience from two lunch visits. Good coffee and nice cakes. You can sit at a table inside or out on the veranda with a view across the street to the bay.

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Thank Rivor
Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the number 1 rated cafe for breakfast on Bruny Island, 6 of us were looking forward to breakfast being rated 1 but arrived at 9.30 with a sign saying kitchen open at 9.30 ! Must have long sleep ins here !

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Thank Ivan_G
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a coffee on our travels. The lady serving us was very friendly. My cappuccino was spot on!

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Thank L H
Helensvale, Australia
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242 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We followed some people into this café after going on the Bruny Island tour. Warmly welcomed and we had a good time looked at the great selection of food on the blackboard. Ordered hot chocolate, two bowls of chips and two BLTs. All excellent, will definitely eat here again when next on Bruny.

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Thank kohkoh
Devonport, Tasmania
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cafe is delightful, friendly and helpful staff. Food is delicious and it's hard to chose from the beautiful cakes. We will always visit on our trips to Bruny.

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Thank Sharon B
Huonville, Australia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reasonable stock variety of food; however, excellent quality - short on gluten free food. Teas and coffee of excellent quality. Very friendly staff

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Thank Ffm48
Hobart, Australia
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

My wife and I enjoyed a late breakfast and coffee in what is a pleasant location in Adventure Bay. Will definitely visit again

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Thank Connell M
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely people and lovely food. Good chips and also nice wraps. Good fish and chips when we went. Selection of non-alcoholic drinks. Only open for lunch (and possibly breakfast, not sure) closes at 3pm. There is a general store next door too.

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Thank Shakeandvac
Sydney, Australia
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82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This little cafe was very expensive for coffee and soup. The tomato and vegetable soup was chunky and warm Served with Turkish bread it was a good light lunch. Coffee was just ok The view was the best part of the cafe

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Thank Marie N
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Service was a little chaotic but overall it was a good lunch. Right across from the beach. Coffee was average but couldn't seem to find a great one on Bruny.

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Thank Glenn P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 Adventure Bay Rd, Adventure Bay, Bruny Island, Tasmania 7150, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Bruny Island  >  Adventure Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6293 1022

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?