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Swingin' Anchor Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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4 Church St, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
+61 3 6458 1455
09:00 - 16:00
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice atmosphere, lovely helpful friendly staff. Great coffee and the most delicious banana cake. Reasonably priced.

Thank Stuart G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was brilliant, very welcoming and polite. Very generous with portion of food. Tasted delicious, everything is fresh and well presented. My favourite place to dine! 😍👌

Thank Britney A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We choose to have lunch here! The food is good for lunch. Good serving sizes. Service is alright. Lolly shop next door

Thank Skye H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Six of us for lunch. The scallop/mornay pie with chips and coleslaw was absolutely amazing. Value for $15. Calamari, fish and chips, wedges. All great meals at great value. Milk shake big enough for three. Friendly prompt service. Highly recommend.

Thank Scotan
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Found this delightful cafe when looking for breakfast. The food was very fresh even the toast. The staff were lovely and made every effort to make sure our visit was enjoyable! A small breakfast menu but cooked and presented to perfection. The coffee was good too!

1 Thank Jules J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Great milkshakes, awesome coffee, lovely staff, we even came back the next day for more milkshakes and chocolates!

Thank Veronica S
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Very basic menu they don't go out of their way even though a tourist destination. limited eats available

Thank KITTEN0072014
Melbourne, Australia
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190 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great meals and milkshakes, sausages and chips were good. Generous servings and reasonable prices, got busier towards lunchtime.

Thank Karen Y
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We stopped in here for an afternoon snack and returned the next day for breakfast, both meals were great and the coffee sensational. We just had some toasted sandwiches and the were great.Breakfast consisted of just good old poached eggs on beautiful toast, the eggs were bright orange inside and cooked to perfection. Absolutely beautiful. Its very nice to just... More 

Thank WEZ3
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

After being here in 2012, we were so looking forward to having more of their curry scollop pies. What a bit of a disappointment. Although the pie was nice to eat, there was very few scallops in it. At $12 each it was overpriced for what we received.

2 Thank Judi R

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Church St, Stanley, Tasmania 7331, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Stanley
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6458 1455

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