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The Lane Cafe

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15 Somerville, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 5440, Australia
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 827 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were recommended by our tour guide that this place served the best coffee on the island and it proved to be pretty good, especially as we both ordered an extra shot in our flat whites. So happy to pass his recommendation to other coffee 'snobs'.

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Thank GrumpsDC
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here on the way back to the ferry! Delicious ice-cream and great speedy service. Would definitely recommend. We sat out the front and watched the Quokkas for quite some time

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Thank shezazle23
Greater Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You can buy coffee at a number of places at Rotto, but this is where all the people who like coffee buy coffee - also great juices (Jackie is my favourite), cakes, enchilada etc

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Thank ChrisM290163
Perth, Australia
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221 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Blink and you might miss the Lane Cafe which is directly opposite the pie shop and definitely the only place to go on Rottnest Island if you care about good coffee and food. Trust me, I have tried everything cafe on the island! Very happy with the service from the young girls serving there: decaf frappe, long black, hot chocolate... More 

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Thank Kevin B
Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good coffee & great sausage burgers. Reservoir dog is my favourite. Great way to end a morning of diving & sightseeing

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Thank Lui C
Perth Australia
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Juice and great coffee under the fig tree after a morning dip at the Basin before the big jump with Geronimo Skydive - does it get any better?

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Thank JourneyJan
Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

How I wish I just came here first. This is how to do breakfast. I had your Lane burger with bacon, eggs, avo and some magic sauce. Pricing may be UP to rottnest average, but that doesn't matter - it was worth it. I was served with a smile, a chuckle and obvious appreciation for my business. Next visit I... More 

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Thank FrankClay
Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

First port of call when getting off the ferry is The Lane Cafe. The coffee and muffins are a treat and te staff is very friendly.

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Thank rottenest2
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Read the reviews and thought i would give it a go !! - and the reviews were spot on, fantastic coffee and those muffins - outstanding - try the raspberry and white chocolate !!

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Thank Mjl221065
Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 847 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We sat on the deck under a shady tree drinking our coffees, which was pretty good. Joint favourite coffee on the island with the Geordie Bay cafe.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
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

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