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The Lane Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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The Lane Café - simply the island’s best coffee. Freshly roasted weekly and delivered to our shores, our team of specialist Baristas will be happy to welcome you. Presenting a wide range of gourmet breakfast and lunch options to cater for all requirements. Freshly squeezed juices, smoothies and acai bowls…. make The Lane your essential pit stop, before exploring the wonders of Rotto. Gluten free, Lactose free, Vegan, Vegetarian….or a burger with the lot. Go to where the locals go!
US$ 8 - US$ 20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, Australian, Mexican
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After walking miles on the island, I need some refreshment and coffee, not hot food. I like their chiacup with lots of fruits and nuts in, chilled and feel refreshed =) Its coffee was also good as well. I sat outside under the tree, enjoying...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank John_C_Chan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Coffee, Best Huevos Breakfast and fabulous Menu selection to satisfy everyone's taste buds. Gorgeous Friendky Staff!!! Lovely deck area to watch the world go by.... Rotto Time us Perfect at The Lane 🙂

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Murray C
Reviewed 7 December 2018

I read this was the best coffee on Rotto. I could tell from my first cup that it was a good blend and well made, but it was far too cold. Spoke with a staff member who made my 2nd coffee above 'pathetically tepid' temperature...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CountryBoy666
TheLane12, Owner at The Lane Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Dear Country Boy Thank you for the feed back - we do appreciate and take note of all comments. Great to hear you enjoyed our blend, we roast fresh each week which makes a great difference to the presentation of our coffee. I love it...More

Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Went for coffee as was recommended and I'm glad I listened. The coffee made by leah was fantastic and service was great.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank hospo_guy
TheLane12, Owner at The Lane Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Thanks hospo_guy Leah is one of our new team members and will be stoked to get the feedback - we like her coffee as well. kind regards Glenn Evans Director The Lane Cafe

Reviewed 8 November 2018

Great gluten free egg and bacon brekky burger. It was actually perfect the yolk of the egg just the right runny ness and the bacon perfectly and obviously freshly cooked.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Trolley-bob
TheLane12, Owner at The Lane Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you Trolley Bob....now I want one. Appreciate the great review regards The Lane Team

Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

By far the best gluten free burger I’ve ever had. The chips were also really good. Absolutely no problems hooking me up with gluten free either. I’d go back in a heartbeat!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ellen H
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Quick and friendly service. Burgers with gluten free options?? Yes please! My Partner enjoyed his GF DF burger while I enjoyed the normal burger lol...with quakkas hanging nearby

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank fayanwar
Reviewed 28 October 2018

The best staff- Leah, Gus & others. Friendly & remembered my name for the 4 days I was on the Island. Best coffee always good with after taste& well made. Excellent MLT & egg easy over nicely presented, Good Acai bowl, excellent vegan burrito toasted...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Clio H
Reviewed 26 October 2018

The Han's cafe is located along with many other restaurants at the main spot f the town, Many people take the time to try the dishes here.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Called in for a breakfast on the very busy Sunday morning of the running festival. Staff were obviously run off their feet, and yet were incredibly cheerful and friendly. The bacon and egg roll was fantastic. I wish I had opportunity to have another. My...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jomater
TheLane12, Owner at The Lane Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hello Jomater Thank you so much for the feed back and apologies for the lack of chocolate - its great to get the opportunity to follow up with the staff. Attention to detail is very thing, and although we were busy that day its important...More

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