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Penneshaw Hotel

North Terrace, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
8553 1042
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Ranked #3 of 8 Restaurants in Penneshaw
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $64
Cuisines: Australian
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Glass walls at the front of the outdoor area and large windows opening to the sea air capture the light and view for all diners in all weather with new modern alfresco furniture. The Penneshaw Hotel – also known as the “Penny”- has both inside and alfresco dining areas giving the hotel a relaxed casual feel. However, there's nothing casual about the excellent presentation and consistency of the food. With a superb wine list, some of the best pub food SA has to offer and competitive function options the Penny is a perfect crowd pleaser.
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English first
Kingscote, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

looked FORWARD TO EATING HERE with my daughter what a mistake, first went in to a near empty bar, the girl behind the bar abviously did not want to be there, I ordered a dish of the day which was lemon, chili prawns, whith salad. This meal I think was $22.00 , I got six overcooked frozen prawns , no... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We liked this Hotel so went for 2 of the 3 nights. Would have been 3 for 3 but we only found it the second one. OK selection but very tasty and decent sizes for a reasonable price

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We have visited this hotel on a few occasions and on each visit, we have not been disappointed. Meals have been well cooked and there is a good variety....not just your normal Aussie pub fare (eg schnitzel). Servings are a good size...there could be a better selection of wines....not just chardonnay or sauvignon blanc in the whites.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Do try the Kangaroo steak, and flush it down with a glass of red from one of the KI wineries. The views from here are fantastic. Kudos for the entertaining kids menu...

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Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Friendly staff and great food! Unfortunately, there was a very large party of very loud people eating dinner before their ferry return. This made it a little uncomfortable to enjoy the experience although the food was good.

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Adelaide
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58 reviews 58 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

Great spot,fabulous location overlooking ocean, lovely fresh seafood BUT let down by sticky tables, grubby toilet doors, huge wait for service, and half hour wait for food. To finish it all, the manager was quite gruff and upon leaving he was outside smoking. This was all very disappointing as it is a prime spot for overseas visitors.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Bad and rude service Received meals 10 minutes apart from each other even tho there was only one other group inside. "Fresh" Fish was overcooked and smelt bad, staff were rude and did not help at all when asked about it Definitely would not go back.

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Nugola-Livorno
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We arrived at the last minute and we chosed for a simple four fish 'n chips and a good beer the quality was excellent beside a goood and patient service. Penneshaw hotel restaurant is a place to suggest!! Have a nice time there!!

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

06.01.15 - Went to Penny's @ Penneshaw Hotel tonight after checking website - Looking forward to advertised $20 Schnitzel and drink - See copy from web page below - or check web site yourself - Got there to discover - 'Sorry where did you see that deal - When shown on the phone it was on their web site... 'Sorry... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Popped into the Penny a couple of times on our visit to KI - conveniently located near the ferry for a quick meal before the trip back to Adelaide. Reasonably priced and huge portions, helpful staff and quick service.

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Additional Information about Penneshaw Hotel

Address: North Terrace, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
Phone Number: 8553 1042
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Kangaroo Island  >  Penneshaw
Average Prices: USD 10 - 64
Cuisine: Australian

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