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Purple Possum

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5 Storey St, St Marys, Tasmania 7215, Australia
+61 3 6372 2655
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 15:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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175 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We got there so early, that the owners were just arriving!! They opened the shop up and allowed us to use the loos, admire their vegetable gardens and to take a seat Coffee machine warmed up and I had the best hot chocolate that I have every tasted. Husband and daughter had some slices and both remarked on the taste... More 

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Thank nek88
Oakey, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and lovely setting. Everything fresh and well presented. Great range of locally produced products and gifts. Very friendly!

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Thank dhawl
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely ambience and very welcoming. Potential to be great but we were a little disappointed with the food. Soft poached eggs only had half the white cooked (which I appreciate some may like) and the scrambled eggs with tomatoes didn't actually come with any tomatoes.

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Thank Ben A
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great homemade pies for lunch Cakes & scones looked great Some Excellent GF options! Really enjoyed our lunch there

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Thank Jpmitch
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to stock up on health food, have a coffee and chat with the locals. Great atmosphere and beautiful sunny courtyard out the back. Thanks Elaine for creating such a special place in St Marys

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Hobart, Australia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Great cafe with lots of choices of healthy food, friendly staff. You can also buy all your health food needs - an extensive range. A relaxing spot to have coffee to sit in the window and watch the scenery or outside at the back on the lawn under an umbrella.

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Thank Q8169WLdeniseh
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Locals come here for bulk food, great coffee, and good food. Blend in! Stop by, grab a coffee or a chocolate, order from the delicious menu (I had a mocha and a vehicle wrap, both delicious), grab more items to go (soup, cake), buy some nuts or muesli too! Friendly staff too.

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Thank Sandra F
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped by chance in St Mary's for lunch and was not disappointed! Fabulous coffee and food at Possum's.

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Thank Steve T
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Excellent food, great service, we found this cafe by sheer chance as it is in a side street, what a great surprise. We would highly recommend this cafe/restaurant

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Thank John Pat H
Havelock North, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

What a find - delightful little store with all kinds of interesting products - and wonderful food and excellent coffee. Friendly owner is most helpful and her signature rhubarb cake is not to be missed. The soaps she sells are really nice too - we will be ordering a few more.

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Thank Crazysteveb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Storey St, St Marys, Tasmania 7215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  St Marys
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6372 2655

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