Like a Tardis there is more than meets the eye at Harbour Lights Café.
Housed in a beautiful heritage building on the water’s edge; the bright yellow door invites you in to be greeted by friendly staff.
There is so much on offer at Harbour Light’s Café that you may just have a hard time making a decision!
Take away orders are made at the counter where they offer a step up from your normal quick grab and go lunches.
They have pies and mini pizzas, a large selection of bagels, focaccia, paninis and salad rolls with a variety of delicious fillings such as smoked salmon, BLT, grilled chicken, chicken schnitzel. There are tubs of fresh salad and fruit salads, and, muffins. The café has an impressive selection of sweets that are as delicious as they are huge, these are for the dedicated sweet-tooth or the prefect size for sharing! The specials board has a daily pasta/risotto special and, during the colder months, a soup of the day. This Girl loves most about their take away selection where you can buy something for $10 or less, so it makes for a really affordable lunch option.
If you decide to eat in, they are open for breakfast and lunch 7 days per week and dinner Friday and Saturday nights.
There are a few small tables and chairs just inside the door and up their spiral staircase they have a larger dining area with a view over the harbour.
Their all day breakfast menu has what you’d expect from a breakfast café; Robbie’s big breakfast $19; eggs Benedict $15, with options for additional eggs or to have it with smoked salmon. They also have a pancake stack $17 and an excellent breakfast if you’re looking for something lighter the breakfast bruschetta $17.
There are additional options for lunch like burgers, calamari and chips, Caesar salad which comes in an impressive crispy shell, pasta and pizza options, which are priced up to $23. Desserts are a mix of Italian and the usual suspects like Tiramisu, vanilla bean panna cotta, apple berry crumble and cheesecake; all $10.
Dinner sees the menu turn full Italian with an impressive selection of pasta and pizza priced up to $28 along with the same selection of desserts available on their lunch menu. Extra special dessert additions during dinner include Affogato Con Tuaca $16 and the liquid dessert, an espresso martini $18.
The kids are catered for with options that are not your normal chips and nuggets. Diners under 10 years can choose things such as eggs and chipolatas $9, piccolo pancakes $10, classic kids burger $10, pasta carbonara $11 and the ‘best babychino’ for $1.50.
And just when you thought they can’t offer anymore; they have daily tapas specials. Habour Lights is licenced with a selection of beers, wine, cider and spirits.
Harbour Lights is located at 29 Morrison Street, Hobart
Monday to Thursday 7am – 5pm
Friday & Saturday 7am – late (dinner from 5)
Sundays 7am – 4pm.