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Laneway

2/38 Steele St | In Rooke Lane, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia
+61 3 6424 4333
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“smashed avocado” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
2/38 Steele St | In Rooke Lane, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia
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11 - 20 of 477 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I visited here for breakfast, we were greeted warmly by a lovely young lady and a nice young man took our order. The breakfast was very good and the coffee was excellent.

Thank Sara D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great fresh food and excellent coffee. A little on the expensive side but excellent produce. There is an upstairs area and an extended area to the side. Great to sit and read the paper or catch up with friends.

Thank Tassieacres
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like a lot of people, we visited this Cafe after arriving in Devonport of the Spirit of Tasmania. Found the Cafe down a small lane way and immediately knew we onto a winner. The Cafe had a lovely feel to it and we were welcomed...More

Thank adam M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe it's because my expectations were set too high for what has been deemed the "top café" in Devonport, but I was really underwhelmed. We had to sit right near the toilet, which is the case with half their indoor seating. Not exactly pleasant. The...More

Thank Ebony C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very -pleasant staff, tasty food, convenient location., wide choice of meals or snacks. Hot good coffee

Thank 6,120
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Straight off the Spirit of Tasmania looking for coffee and a good healthy breakfast we found Laneway online and thought why not. Down a laneway in the city centre of Devonport this place was like walking straight off Brunswick street into an industrial style cafe...More

Thank Kellyann1075
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Who said you need to be in the big smoke to get great service great food and coffe in a very friendly local gem well done Devonport

Thank Wayne P
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Great location close to the city. It was a pleasure to be served by staff that enjoyed and cared about their job.

Thank Lance H
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast - eggs Benedict with Salmon, after seeing that the laneway was highest rated amongst reviews for breakfast. Bit disappointed, coffee was bitter, eggs over cooked and hollandaise sauce was cold. Very generous with the salmon though :) I think there are...More

Thank gypsy-tricks
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

This place rates number one in Devonport. I guess my expectations were too high. My friend just had a milk shake for $6 which he said was nice and cold. I had a half strength Cappuccino in a mug and an apple and cinnamon muffin....More

Thank Darryl B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 16:00
Monday
06:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 17:00
Thursday
06:30 - 17:00
Friday
06:30 - 17:00
Saturday
06:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2/38 Steele St | In Rooke Lane, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Devonport
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6424 4333
  • E-mail
Description
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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