Early morning breakfast in Devonport

Devonport City Council

If you have just departed the Spirit of Tasmania or have an early arrival into Devonport, your first stop is probably coffee and breakfast!

See below our list of cafes in Devonport that cater for the early bird.


Situated in the centre of Devonport in a Rooke Lane, hence the name! Laneway Cafe serves up delicious coffee and breakfast from 6:30am daily.

Parking is available next door in the Payne Avenue Car Park, suitable for RV’s but not vehicles under tow. Nearby on-street parking is available for long vehicles and those towing.

Laneway Cafe 

2/38 Steele St (in Rooke Lane), Devonport

03 6424 4333

Open: from 6.30am Mon-Sun



Located on the edge of the CBD, Playfish is a quirky cafe with exceptional service, serving up delicious coffee and cooked breakfasts and a cabinet full of delicious treats.

Parking is on-street and FREE with plenty of room for large vehicles and those towing.


53 Forbes Street, Devonport

03 6424 1180

Open: from 7am Mon-Sat


Hill Street Cafe

Located within the Hill Street Grocer, the Hill Street Cafe is a feast of pastries, coffee and cooked breakfast utilising many local suppliers sourced from their in house grocer. Stock upon the best fresh and gourmet grocery items whilst you are there including a huge range of Tasmanian lines.

Parking is plentiful with a car park onsite, car park opposite suitable for larger vehicles and plentiful on street parking, providing good options for RV’s and those towing.

Hill Street Cafe – within the Hill Street Grocer

42-54 Oldaker Street, Devonport

03 6127 5355

Open: from 7.30am Mon-Sat, 8.00am Sun



Delicious coffee with a side of Western and Afghan cooked breakfast options. Cafe XOXO is a feast for all your senses with delicious treats like house-made baklava and chai.

Parking available on-street surrounding the Rooke Street Mall or the nearby Edward Street Car Park.


77 Rooke Street, Devonport

03 6424 6569

Open: from 7.00am Mon-Fri, 9.00am Sat


Fundamental Espresso Bar

Voted #1 coffee in Devonport on Beanhunter, Fundamental is a coffee connoisseurs paradise. The focus is mostly on the brew with some light pastry and bagel options available. Super friendly service makes up for the limited seating areas which are shared and usually turn over promptly as many down a pre-work pick me up and head off to start their day.

Located right in the CBD, with an off-street car park a few doors down and on-street parking also available.

Fundamental Espresso

6 Edward Street, Devonport

Open: from 6.00am Mon-Fri, 7.00am Sat


Zest Cafe and Bakehouse

Zest Cafe and Bakehouse are located in the heart of Devonport. Open 7 days a week for breakfast and lunch and known for its delicious coffee and sweets.

Zest Cafe and Bakehouse

11 Oldaker Street, Devonport

03 6424 8866

Open: from 7.00am Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri, 7.30am Sat & 9.00am Thurs & Sun