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Ginger Brown

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464 Macquarie St, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6223 3531
07:30 - 16:00
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Drogheda, Ireland
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This cafe has a well deserved reputation as one of the best in South Hobart. Don't expect fancy decor or furnishings but you will be treated to some great food. I love the atmosphere and although it's almost always busy, you can relax with a newspaper whilst waiting for your food. Even the most simple dishes are given that little... More 

Thank PeteDrog
Fern Tree, Australia
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called I for a drink and a cake on our way home from town the other day. Though it was just on lunch time the couch was empty so we got a place to sit:) hubby always enjoy the coffee there and the barista remembers what he drinks! We both enjoyed a piece of caramel slice. I enjoyed a banana... More 

Thank Jeannette F
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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85 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a long time fan of Ginger Brown. Great little cafe in South Hobart, the baked eggs they have been doing to perfection since day dot. The menu is a little limited, but all the offerings are great.

Thank Anthony K
Hobart, Australia
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66 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently had breakfast at Ginger Brown. Good menu offering a reasonable range, should satisfy most people. I had scrambled eggs, mushrooms and bacon all served on sourdough bread together with a cappuccino. Very tasty and cappuccino just as I like it. Wife had a poached egg on sourdough, a roasted garlic rosti and mushrooms and a latte. She enjoyed her... More 

Thank mikedh111
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My better half and I went here a lot whether it was to just grab a coffee quickly or sit there and read for hours. Their coffee is absolutely amazing and the cake is great too. Lots of newspapers everywhere and super friendly staff who takes good care of you. A lovely place to sit and relax for hours and... More 

Thank Mads L
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Ginger Brown as we were staying nearby. We got there at 2.30 for a late lunch and were impressed with the friendliness of the staff and the excellent cafe style food. At 2.30 it was still very busy. It had a friendly atmosphere, the food arrived reasonably quickly and the portions were generous

Thank annat150
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A refreshingly creative breakfast menu that goes well beyond the standard offered in so many cafes. Very quick service delivered the beef cheek omelette, a great hit with my companion, and the Bircher muesli, which was spot on for me. Both dishes were presented beautifully and we were also very happy with the smoothie and coffee. A further treat was... More 

Thank DiscerningDoyenne
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good service and atmosphere, beautiful food at great value, awesome menue with a really good variety. We had the burrito bowl and slow cooked eggs mmmm. Highly recommend it.

Thank Owen R
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I have visited Ginger Brown, located in South Hobart, on a few occasions, and would thoroughly recommend it. As a solo traveller I have always received a friendly welcome and felt more than comfortable eating or drinking here. The communal tables are a nice idea, as is the supply of newspapers. Staff are always friendly and accommodating, food choices are... More 

Thank LimaKilo
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick bite to each. We had lamb salad and a burrito bowl and it was simply delicious! Coffee was great and the service was super friendly.

Thank Ian C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 464 Macquarie St, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6223 3531

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