Hey Hobart! We’ve got a sunny-side-up way to start your day at these top breakfast spots!

If you love coffee, charming cafes, cracker eggs on toast and a side of bacon, we’ve found a delicious solution: a visit to some of Hobart’s best cafes for breakfast!

The most important way to start your day, if you’re keen to go out and explore all that the city has to offer, bring along a hungry companion as we take you through the top places in Hobart for the best breakfast and even brunch. Happy eating!

<strong>Born in Brunswick</strong>
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Born in Brunswick

When it comes to Born in Brunswick, they stand for locally sourced, sustainable and seasonal produce. Their menu, their cafe and their staff well and truly reflect this inside and out. Located in North Hobart, Born in Brunswick is all about good coffee, good food and good times. Their menu is a cross between fun and traditional, and we guarantee that you can taste the freshness, the passion and experience within every bite. With barista courses on offer and a space available for hire, after one visit you’ll soon realise why they’re famed as one of the best cafes in Hobart for breakfast.

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410 Elizabeth St, North Hobart, TAS 7000
<strong>Ginger Brown</strong>
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Ginger Brown

Light, airy, and simply delicious. When we think of the best breakfast in Hobart, we instantly think of Ginger Brown. Despite their rave reviews and pour in of visitors, Ginger Brown creates a personalised, welcoming touch for every visitor, local or not. Focusing on the food, Ginger Brown’s menu is filled with a delicious array of eats to get you through the morning including crumpets, a Garlic Mushroom Omelette, a Burrito Bowl and, our personal favourite, the Blue Butterfly Tea Chia Pudding served with mango puree and coconut yoghurt. A must visit in 2024!

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464 Macquarie St, South Hobart, TAS 7004
<strong>Machine Laundry Cafe</strong>
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Machine Laundry Cafe

Found just a touch away from Salamanca Market, Machine Laundry Cafe is all about bright lights, good food, even better coffee and, interestingly, finding the cure to your hangover. This place is quirky and fun and the team behind this Battery Point establishment truly reflect this. Modern and delicious, their menu includes the likes of Parmesan and Pancetta Pancakes, Eggs Florentine with caramelised onions and granola bowls that are mouth-watering and fun to spoon through. One of our favourite Hobart cafes you must try in 2024!

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12 Salamanca Square, Battery Point, TAS 7004
<strong>Pigeon Hole</strong>
Photographed by Adam Gibson. Image via Tourism Tasmania.

Pigeon Hole

Stop cooing around trying to find the top breakfast spots in Hobart, Pigeon Hole has exactly what you’re looking for. Open for breakfast through to late lunch, this West Hobart cafe focuses on using freshly grown local produce all sourced at Weston Farm. And, unlike other contenders, each dish, whether it’s for breakfast or not, is created with love and passion. Stuck on what to order? We recommend the Reuben Toastie ($20) with corned beef, sauerkraut, gruy√©re, greens and finished with a Russian dressing. Pair with a coffee to go and we guarantee it will be the best way to start your day!

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93 Goulburn St, West Hobart, TAS 7000
<strong>Room For A Pony</strong>
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Room For A Pony

Do you prefer breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner to start your day? Whatever your preference, Room For A Pony will be open for you to enjoy. Hanging off Elizabeth Street, this hidden oasis is famed for being one of the best breakfast restaurants in Hobart. Using your typical breakfast meals, Room For A Pony mixes up each dish with a touch of flair and decadence to create a gastronomic experience regardless of the time of day. How does Nutella French Toast or Bacon & Kimchi Butty sound? Plus, shake things up with their selection of cocktails, wine, and pressed juices. Yum!

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338 Elizabeth St, North Hobart, TAS 7000

Kneading something more to eat? Bite your way through the Top 5 Best Bakeries in Hobart. Or, trek your way through these 5 Best Walking Tracks in Hobart.

Feature image: Room For A Pony, Hobart. Photographed by Osborne Images. Image via Tourism Tasmania.
This article was first published on April 30 2023. It was updated and edited by Hunter and Bligh on March 20 2024.