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Watertank Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, ,
16B Wilkinson St, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
+61 408 854 472
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“french toast” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
16B Wilkinson St, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
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1 - 10 of 174 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great breakfast/brunch cafe in a lesser known part of Alice Springs. Very funky, recycled, earthy atmosphere has been created in this tin shed. You walk in over recycled glass around the footpath. High quality food, with plenty of choice. Live music playing in the background...More

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great food, excellent value, friendly staff. Portions are very generous. 2 adults shared a meal and we left the table satisfied.

Thank Cadence05
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Local friends took us here on a week long visit to Alice. It was so good, we came back 4 times. What a quirky cafe! The menu is amazing. I’m particular about my coffee and this place delivered. My favourite is the green smoothie and...More

Thank jewel_58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend have just left the Water Tank cafe where we were very disappointed with the slow service. We are flying to Melbourne today so thought we would treat ourselves to a nice breakfast together. We ordered the French toast and a savoury...More

1  Thank Kyle F
Lyn W, Owner at Watertank Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kyle, I am very sorry your morning was not as expected, This was an unusually extremely busy day for us I understand your wait was not our normal quick service, but pleased to hear you enjoyed the music and the ambience whilst waiting for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hadn't been to the Watertank for a while and was surprised by the cost of food. A small lunch for one costs more than $20. The coffee is expensive and not high quality and you even pay a 50 cent deposit on the cup (in...More

2  Thank Corinne M
Lyn W, Owner at Watertank Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi There seems to be a misunderstanding about our takeaway mugs... We serve our coffee in regular mugs and cups. The mugs out the front on the stand are a Takeaway option as part of a Nationwide War on Waste to reduce wastage in the...More

Reviewed 7 February 2018

Daughter lives in Alice and took me to the Watertank for cake. Its a bit out of town but not too far. They had a good variety of vegan/healthy type cakes and we had chocolate which was delicious. I liked the atmosphere and you can...More

Thank Colmich
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful breakfast, called the Tank, and 2 cups of delicious coffee. Great staff and unique, funky decor. Highly recommended!!!

Thank RickAndNadine S
Lyn W, Owner at Watertank Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thanks RickAndNadine S we are so very pleased you enjoyed your brekkie at our cafe.. See you next time you are passing through!

Reviewed 29 December 2017

Amazing breakfast, the french toast is delectable. Definitely will be back once I have moved down. Chairs a bit uncomfortable and tables rickety which you have to overlook.

Thank Mel N Josh M
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We’re going there everytime we’re in Alice and never been disappointed. Consistently good coffee, great choice in the menu, love the decor and friendly staff (Thanks Marie!). What else do you need?!

Thank Sencho74
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Just needed 2 coffees to go....... It tasted terrible- like creamy milk with no coffee added - yuk! And BTW you forgot the minute silence for Remembrance Day 😢More

Thank Yvonne W
Lyn W, Owner at Watertank Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Hi Yvonne, I'm extremely sorry your coffee was not up to our usual standard. We pride ourselves on this and it is something we always get the highest praise on. We hope you will try us again soon and please let us know if you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 13:00
Monday
08:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 14:00
Thursday
08:00 - 14:00
Friday
08:00 - 14:00
Saturday
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16B Wilkinson St, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Red Centre  >  Alice Springs
  • Phone Number: +61 408 854 472
  • E-mail
Description
An industrial, upcycled coffee hub/cafe specialising in award winning coffee, breakfast and Lunch with fresh juices, smoothies and frappes. Catering for Vegetarians, Vegans and Gluten Free also
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