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Basin Cafe

Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
+61 6163315222
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Reached the cafe by the moving rail cab. Pleasant staff. Well stocked for gifts and souvenirs. Refreshing on a warm day. Sometimes you're visited by the peacocks!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mike F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paid a lot of money for a small piece of toast with three pieces of bacon like stuff on it with five slices of onion and some lettuce. Due to garlic allergy the meal had to have the tomato etc left off but the price...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 51vonda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a lovely walk around the area thought having the lunch special here - potato and bacon soup - would be nice on a rainy day. There was nothing special whatsoever about this soup. Tasted like packet mix with boiled water. Came out steaming hot,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Caros76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cheap food with expensive prices. We should've gone to Maccas. Staff were polite. Nice view of the Gorge chairlift.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank R H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch, had the Salmon, delicious cook beautifully,wine great waiters very friendly prompt with food Recommend, great walk surrounds

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jill H
Reviewed 24 September 2018

It's been almost 12 months since we last visited The Basin Cafe. So being a lovely day we did and enjoyed our meals. I had the most delicious ham quiche, a huge slice with a lovely green salad. My husband the pork belly he thoroughly...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Glenda441020
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This place is ok. It’s pretty overpriced and my partner’s teacup had a lovely lipstick mark smeared all over it. We quite enjoyed the food, though my chai latte was lukewarm and drinkable from the outset. The wait staff were hit and miss, not a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BlytheWood
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

This lovely cafe was a pleasant addition to our day at Cataract Gorge. My 19 year old son loved the poached eggs on toast. Said the best ever, and he eats poached eggs a lot! I had the vegetarian breakfast which was delicious. Not a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank frannyg1962
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

If you like nothing but good coffee, then this is definitely nothing like good coffee. Lukewarm, weak and way overpriced, this cafe has taken dreadful to new heights. Find a takeaway coffee place nearby, and bring your own!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The score for this cafe is based on the service. For at least the 2nd time in the last 12 months or so I’ve turned up to this cafe holding a shop-a-docket offer and attempted to make use of it (the Woolworths supermarkets in Launceston...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 6163315222
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Casual Cafe Dining in World Class Surrounds Located on the West Launceston side of the Cataract Gorge Reserve Grounds, near the Main Station Chairlift. Open for Breakfast, Lunch, Morning and Afternoon Tea
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