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The Lane Cafe

15 Somerville, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 5440, Australia
+61 417 137 648
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (9 reviews)
“ice cream” (7 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
15 Somerville, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 5440, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazed that by day two the were using our names with so many people being served. Of course how busy the place was for coffee tells you that it's good.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are only two decent coffee places on Rotto and this is the only one in the main settlement. Great vibe friendly staff who are serious about coffee quality

Thank John G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My coeliac husband was well catered for. Great staff and very knowledgable. Great place, only place ee found that catered for a coeliac

Thank mpcarol
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Coffee!! Pano Banana Cake hot and it was delicious 😋 Only think is it’s parked right next to a busy road where I seen vehicles enter in or passing by every 1-2 mins during our half hr stay. Not relaxing to enjoy our breaky having...More

Thank 7Emma71
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Terrible coffee. Tasted like a hot milky drink. And too hot. Burnt my mouth. Everything about the coffee was wrong. These guys do not understand espresso.More

Thank steveW7204LX
TheLane12, Manager at The Lane Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Dear Steve Firstly let me thank you for your contact - as we greatly appreciate all feedback. Certainly your experience doesn't connect with our usual customer experience, in fact the only real negative comments we have received in the past have been around our coffee...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

Best coffee on Rottnest and friendly helpful service to back it up. Have not eaten apart from the muffins which are fresh and flavoursome. The girls behind the service, saffron, Deanne and Roxanne are an asset to the business. Love the atmosphere and very wheelchair...More

Thank dustoff70
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Had some nice bakery treats purchased nearby when we decided a good coffee from what looked more like a coffee place was required to complement breakfast. We tested out The Lane Cafe and the four of us were all most impressed by their cafe lattes...More

Thank Ian-Down-Under
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Most of the board items were rolls or sandwiches, but the fillings were interesting. We decided to go for breakfast one day, and I asked if the do a 'deconstructed' roll. The reply was 'absolutely, you are a customer, I do anything for my customers.'...More

Thank Francoise K
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We were told the burgers were amazing so we went there to try them out. They convinced us to have the pulled beef burger and it was so dry and tasteless. I had the enchiladas which were just the same no flavour. My daughter had...More

Thank 50th_11
Saffron C, Manager at The Lane Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Firstly let me thank you for taking the time to post to Trip Advisor. We respect all feedback and welcome the opportunity to address any issues. Clearly, in this instance we have got it terribly wrong, as the experience you describe is not consistent with...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

They can pretty much make everything gluten free for you. Service was lovely, all the staff were very polite and friendly!

1  Thank Kellya2k
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Somerville, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 5440, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Cockburn  >  Rottnest Island
  • Phone Number: +61 417 137 648
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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!
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