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Purple Possum

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5 Storey St, St Marys, Tasmania 7215, Australia
+61 3 6372 2655
09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 15:00
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Perth, Australia
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192 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were uncertain where to have a quick lunch as we were just driving through. We looked in the window and it seemed interesting. We had the curried sweet potato and lentil soup - absolutely marvellous.

Thank Ted J
Tasmania, Australia
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The coffee was great and my partner said the poached eggs he had were cooked perfectly. A favourite with the locals.

Thank Susan W
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful tofu burger for lunch...what a treat.... Gorgeous, friendly staff..... Lots of organic goodies...cannot wait to return and pick up some more treAts ......esp got my eye on the cauliflower pie!!!!!

1 Thank Elaine M
St Marys, Tasmania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This award winning café is more that you would expect. The atmosphere, fresh food, home made soups, variety of goods, the background music, great coffee and the wonderful friendly staff make it a must visit.

Thank ptroode
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

My family stopped here to get some lunch. Very cozy little cafe with lots of food options. We had a tofu burger, a soup, and a bagel, which were all delicious. They also sell a lot of teas, coffees, and nuts. Very cozy and warm, great for a pit stop!

Thank Harry F
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I just looove this little cafe! With everything you can imagine on the shop floor for a healthy super food diet! The coffee and the cake was very delicious. We also had the possum burger which was amazing!

Thank Jenni1883
Torquay, Australia
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287 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Not so easy to review this place - the coffee was great, and the scones were very good EXCEPT for the aerated cream. Now, I was assured that it was real cream, BUT it had been aerated quite a bit. I know this saves money, but it really does detract from the experience. Charge 50cents more and do those scones... More 

Thank Axiomwatson
Bellingen, Australia
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320 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We found this place by chance when it happened to be lunch time on our travels. It's a total delight - a cafe and health-food store with indoor and outdoor tables and great character. You can even buy autographed books by local authors. Great range of whole foods if you want to buy supplies. Gorgeous healthy, home-cooked food - soups,... More 

Thank Bjerkana
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

If you are passing St Marys do call by for coffee and cake - Rhubarb cake is very good, served with a scoop of cream or ice-cream. we called in en route up the east coast. They also have wifi which is in short supply in the area.

Thank Thompsons_hols
Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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253 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This cafe actually serves tea with real tea leaves. Good selection of cake. You can sit out on the pavement, inside or in a small garden. Incredible array of natural foods in tubs.

Thank Christine T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 10
Cafe, Australian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Storey St, St Marys, Tasmania 7215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  St Marys
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6372 2655

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?