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Shady Lane Cafe

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Johnny Chi Lane, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
+61 8 9192 2060
07:00 - 14:00
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Forbes, Australia
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113 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

A cool shady place to enjoy either a meal, a coffee or a juice. We had coffee and indulged in some cake. Not a large variety to select from and I was rather disappointed with my pumpkin fruit cake....rather dry and not very tasty. The others had carrot cake and were happy with their rather large serve. Service was prompt,... More 

Thank Olya W
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We waited 45 minutes for or food and then it only came out after we asked a waitress why it was taking so long. They said it had stuck to another order. After taking to other people they said they exactly the same experience and excuse. The food was very average - definitely worth waiting 45 minutes!!

Thank Janet H
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Dropped by for a late lunch on a Sunday. They serve all day breakfast so we chose the special. I forget what it was called but it was fabulous. It was a poached egg inside a whole avocado, wrapped in bacon served on toast with tomato, for $23. Lovely setting where it really is a shady oasis in the centre... More 

Thank Marie W
Perth, Australia
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261 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I would Reccomend on a warm afternoon sitting in this lovely shady lane having the best cold juice they are fabulous.

Thank Lisa M
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Found this cafe down an alley way and returned for a couple of lunches. Great fresh food with very tasty fillings in the sandwiches and roll ups. Drinks were cold and delicious with smoothies and special combination fruit drinks. Would recommend as both service and food of good quality.

Thank AustraliaMary2
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102 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Cafe style food, cabinet food and a menu, good coffee, helpful staff. A pleasant atmosphere to relax.

Thank Lesley B
Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Lovely shady café in the middle of town, easy for a bite to eat and cool drink. Staff overworked but still pleasant.

Thank darlinglynnie
Perth, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

we had a lovely lunch here during our Broome stay and thought the food was excellent. The "Shady Eggs" were really tasty and there were plenty of choices. The cafe area is under shady trees and umbrellas. Staff are very pleasant, service is good.

Thank debmcdonald4
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is a hidden gem in the central part of Broome's shopping district. It is cool and comparatively quiet place to sit and enjoy a coffee or cool drink before resuming the tourist trail again. Public toilets are located conveniently near.

Thank Wings13
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Shown table then ignored. Finally served and when meal came only 3 arrived.....by the time the 4th meal arrived everyone else was finished. Food was nice though.

Thank 2015happytraveller

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Johnny Chi Lane, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Kimberley Region  >  Broome
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9192 2060
A friendly cafe situated in the outdoors in Broome.Open 0700 hrs 7 days for an all day breakfast and for lunch and during the week remaining open for afternoon teas. The only table service cafe in Chinatown. Daily Specials and fresh salad choices.We take pride in the fact we are not a fast food outlet with pre cooked bain marie type produce. During busy days delays may be experienced as all food is cooked once orders are received.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?