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Tailrace Cafe

1 Waterfront Dr, Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6327 3542
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“chicken” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (2 reviews)
“kids paradise” (4 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Waterfront Dr, Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located adjacent to 'Kids Paradise' this cafe has a children's menu as well as extensive choices for the more sophisticated! Big windows take in the river view, and staff are all lovely.

Thank MayYvonne
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This cafe has a pleasant location close to the river and fantastic ambience as well. The interior is quite beautiful with a spacious seating and windows that let in plenty of light. The hot chocolate and cappuccino were delicious and very warm. The service was...More

Thank discover99
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Excellent cafe here at Tailrace. I love their coffee!! Is really great! Food is also excellent and staff are all very nice and friendly. Great location with the function center and Kids Paradise Play Center right there too.

Thank eat745
Reviewed 20 January 2018

My friend had the very excellent chicken Caesar salad,I had the Thai noodle salad with Salt and pepper aqis (fresh). Great casual ambience, lovely lunchtime garden view with the occasional pelican soaring above. Great coffee, reasonably priced, and great service. Highly recommend. There is a...More

Thank 987KimB
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We enjoyed a fabulous Christmas Lunch in Dec 2017. The food was plentiful and delicious, staff friendly and location great. Extra large carpark was a bonus!

Thank Marguerite K
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We were staying just across the road but decided to have a coffee here. Nice big car park and a spacious cafe. Very friendly member of staff at the counter took our order then brought our coffees to our table. There seemed to be a...More

Thank Lizzie0909
Reviewed 25 August 2017

meal (pizza) was perfection! service was also wonderful. Café was very clean and tidy, staff very friendly and accommodating.

Thank Bec B
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

What a night we had at the FGT Conference Awards dinner at the Tail Race Centre. The company was great, the meal was great and the keynote speaker who is a local vigneron turned brewer was fantastic! All meals as they were alternating ones were...More

Thank Carol_and_Michael_W
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Saturday lunch. Everything was very good. The service from the young ladies was very friendly, prompt, and efficient. We were seated at a nice table in the corner with great views out through the large glass windows. The venue is really nice and clean and...More

Thank Noi-Pip
Reviewed 7 April 2017

No, we did not eat them, we saw them flying into the river, whilst we were having breakfast. The food was delicious and the service incredible nice. Great spot to go with a lovely view.

Thank chardoro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Waterfront Dr, Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6327 3542
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