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Shady Lane Cafe

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Johnny Chi Lane, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
+61 8 9192 2060
07:00 - 14:00
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Perth Scotland
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A very pleasant place to sit, while away an hour and enjoy good food and coffee whilst chatting to the staff

Thank John G
Orange, Australia
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good food and coffee. Very friendly staff that go out of thier way to make you feel welcome. Its a very pleasant place to relax and enjoy the atmosphere

Thank Brettpeters
Wollongong, Australia
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This cafe is literally a shady oasis in Chinatown. The food was good and reasonably priced. The service was prompt. Not highly visible from the street, but worth looking for.

Thank Brian B
Kent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a flat white here with a group totalling 4. Some had juice, watermelon was particularly good. Staff helpful and service was quick. Fans working above the sofa area made it cooler.

Thank ginny652017
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok. Waited quite a while for it to arrive however. And the cake was stale couldn't eat. Requested a refund.. We got eaten alive outside by miggies. Was quite uncomfortable. But breakfast was nice. And coffee

Thank Chris G
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had fruity smoothies and shared a delicious blueberry muffin. The café has plenty of shaded outside seating at tables and on squishy sofas, and is perfectly located for people-watching as people browse the nearby shops and stalls. Service was a bit on the slow side but that's fine if you're not in a hurry. Well worth a pitstop.

Thank TalbotTravellers
Jumpin' all over the world
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188 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We enjoyed both the location and our meals at the Shady Lane. The service was good too. I asked what meat was included in the nasi goreng and the server went back and checked for me. We were also pleased that the fish and chips included grilled fresh barramundi, not deep fried. It was a very hot day and they... More 

Thank RachelinKabul
Wonthaggi, Australia
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

out the rear of shops, with shade , its good to unwind there! but is very hot this time of year! service -very good meals-- breaky very good again!

Thank greg8934
Waroona, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The food was absolutely Delicious and well presented. The customer service was fabulous.I would recommended this place to anyone.

Thank Sue E
Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We went to this cafe for breakfast .The service was very good as was the food .The seating area is very good and comfortable

Thank Clive M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 26
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Johnny Chi Lane, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Kimberley Region  >  Broome
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9192 2060
A friendly cafe situated in the outdoors in Broome.Open 0700 hrs 7 days for an all day breakfast and for lunch and during the week remaining open for afternoon teas. The only table service cafe in Chinatown. Daily Specials and fresh salad choices.We take pride in the fact we are not a fast food outlet with pre cooked bain marie type produce. During busy days delays may be experienced as all food is cooked once orders are received.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?