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The Burnie Coffee House

Shop 9, City Square | 28-32 Wilson Street, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
+61 473 263 333
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
3 Apr 2018
“Give it a go”
6 Dec 2017
“Keep up the good work”
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Cafe, Australian
Shop 9, City Square | 28-32 Wilson Street, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

This is a training cafe giving all sorts of people a chance so I believe everyone should at least have coffee if nothing else at least once. We went there on a reasonably quite day and had to remind staff that we were waiting on...More

Thank Ray d
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Keep it simple! i LOVE it, small cafe but one doing an amazing service, i have been a few times now and i am never disappointed, staff are always pleasant, cafe is always clean and presentable i love the quirky miss-match decor, coffee is great!!

Thank ssbayview2013
Kirk P, other at The Burnie Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thankyou for the wonderful feedback. We've been trying now for 3 1/2 years to provide something different, especially giving jobseekers opportunity to build their confidence and work skills.

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Not for profit training restaurant. What a great idea. Visited on a busy day - cruise ship in town! Only a little place but the staff did a good job. No, they didn’t get everything exactly right but they were dealing with a FULL restaurant...More

Thank Lyn M
Kirk P, Board Member - Kirk at The Burnie Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

thank you Lyn for the kind words.

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Firstly I understand this is a training cafe BUT the quality of food here is not great, it looked tired & very old fashioned & the cooking & presentation needs a lot of improvements. The trainers shouldn't allow the trainees to send out poorly presented...More

Thank Jacinta J
Kirk P, Volunteer Chairman, Kirk Pinner. at The Burnie Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

We're really sorry to hear this Jacinta. While we are a community not for profit training cafe supporting disadvantaged people, there are standards. We don't have trainees, but people with disabilities, unemployed and other barriers to employment. We'd like to make it up to you...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Very impressed with the work ethic of the trainees. The food tasted great and the service couldn't be faulted. Look forward to going back.

Thank Lissie E
Kirk P, Board Member at The Burnie Coffee House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thank you Lissie for your positive Review. We're really happy that you enjoyed your experience. Our groups of jobseekers, trainees and work placement students really try and do their best, and your positive feedback will give them a boost.

Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

For those who not know. It is a not for profit. Staff a little subdued but confidence takes time. Fantastic stuff keep up the good work. Thankyou for a great coffee and scones. Affordable and well worth a stop.

Thank Wade T
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The prices were the best I have seen on the North West Coast for beverages. My coffee was great and the burger and pumpkin soup were delicious. It was great to see a staff member who was patient and encouraging of our youth. I would...More

Thank Seadog84
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

An excellent concept to assist training people in hospitality. Welcoming friendly staff. Excellent coffee nice touch homemade biscut on the side. Appeared to be a good selection of light snacks avaliable. Venue clean retro look with current papers to read. Well done to all concerned...More

Thank Jean P
Reviewed 10 April 2016

There used to be few places in my home town where I could go out for lunch and get sensible food for a sensible price (think either hipster cafes which serve you a tiny bit of food and charge you $20+, or your regular bakeries...More

1  Thank Mercaptan
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is a quaint coffee house that has lovely staff and good coffee. Oh and really good cakes and biscuits!

Thank Amanda S
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Cafe, Australian
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Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: Shop 9, City Square | 28-32 Wilson Street, Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Burnie
  • Phone Number: +61 473 263 333
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