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The Brown Dog

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Cafe, Australian
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15 Church St, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
+61 3 6458 1354
09:00 - 17:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After walking up the Nut, walking around the summit and then walking down again we were looking for a great cup of coffee. The restaurant at the base of the Nut was expensive so we returned to The Brown Dog where a lovely young lady made us our Lattes - extra hot to take away. They were the best EXTRA... More 

Thank Adventurous56
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice coffee served by great staff.A lot of very interesting gifts and artwork.Had a great lemon slice there.

Thank Edward R
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice little café to relax and have a great cup of coffee, gift shop had great gifts and a good price. Thank you

Thank Marilyn W
Launceston, Australia
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110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

We went to the Brown Dog, for a good coffee on a Sunday morning, and the place was extremely busy, therefore service was slower than usual. The coffee was good however, and the prices are fairly much what you would expect.

Thank Evan C
Launceston, Australia
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

The coffee and service here was great! Quite inexpensive as well at around $6.40 for a double espresso and a long black with a dash of cream.It was also nice to be remembered the second time we had coffee there.

Thank Alan E
Parkes, Australia
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102 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped for a light lunch 2 toasted hame and cheese sandwich and two milk shakes ..half an hour later the sandwiches arrived quite pleasent after we finished our milkshakes arrived my comment that it would have been nice to have had the drinks with our meal was met with well if you had told me you wanted your drinks... More 

Thank happychook_13
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Lovely coffee shop for a lazy browse and a milk beverage , lovely buys and local art Good for friends couples or by yourself , the lady that owns it it's very polite and friendly too

Thank Midgeto I
Melbourne, Australia
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

How long does it take for cheese cake to go off in a restaurant!!!! well were served a slice that had mould over it. !!!! Luckily we saw it before the second bite. Chilli Chocolate very nice

Thank KITTEN0072014
TheBrownDogStanley, Manager at The Brown Dog, responded to this review

Hi, im sorry to hear of your terrible experience. It is apparent that you did not have this experience at my premises The Brown Dog, we do not serve Chilli Chocolate and have not had cheese cake in our fridge for a long time. It would appear that you have mistaken us with another venue who do serve those products.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice people, comfortable cafe wuth lovely gifts. Cosy fireplace.highly recommended. For beakfast and lunch.

Thank Leilani G
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We visited The Brown Dog twice during a recent weekend visit to Stanley. It was recommended to us by our guest house host, and I have to agree that it is the best coffee in Stanley. The shop also has a lot of souvenirs for sale and has a very rustic feel. Will definitely go back on our next visit.

Thank Pieter v

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Church St, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Stanley
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6458 1354

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