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The Rockpool Cafe

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The Rockpool Cafe
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Lot 93 North Coast Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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Lot 93 North Coast Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8559 2277
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Cafe just footsteps from the perfect beach

A great spot for some food or drink after enjoying the amazing beach. For the beach, follow the signs through a path that tunnels through the rocks to the hidden bay. The cafe is near the car park and camping site. The ambiance is very much rustic beach and the staff laid back and friendly. Its... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2013
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

A great spot for some food or drink after enjoying the amazing beach. For the beach, follow the signs through a path that tunnels through the rocks to the hidden bay. The cafe is near the car park and camping site. The ambiance is very much rustic beach and the staff laid back and friendly. Its a long journey to... More 

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Sydney
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

After quite a long drive the road opened up and drops to the coast to reveal a beautiful beach. Adjacent to the camping and parking area is a quaint beachside cafe. An unspoilt and isolated cafe with a blackboard menu highlighting the local fare. just a fibreglass shelter with sand over the concrete floor. very rustic. You could easily walk... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Just had a coffee here but it was good. Wonderful spot overlooking the water, all a bit spoilt by loud & dreadful music.

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Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Food was exceptionally good for a tiny little cafe with nothing else around. The two guys did a great job and the fish and prawns were perfectly done.

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Only had the wedges but they were yummy. The rest of the menu looked very enticing and would plan to make it for a meal next time we are in KI.

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Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

we had one of our best meals here, kangaroo craw-fish, it was yummy. We also met the cooks and they were super friendly, great location too.

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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Gorgeous location....Stokes Bay beach was like paradise..well close to it anyway. Food was moderately priced and well presented. Very tasty. Pleasant staff. A nice surprise.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

What an amazing place! The staff are just gorgeous, and the food is exquisite! Can't wait to return to the divine Stokes Bay! Thank you all for making me feel so welcome xx

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Bredene, Belgium
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

We were hungry at the beach and this place is so close to the beach, it was very cosy there and the chips we're great!

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Woking, England
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62 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Doesn't look much, but it's very good. We only had time for a coffee, but the food looked great and that was confirmed by diners.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lot 93 North Coast Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Kangaroo Island
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8559 2277

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian

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