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Penneshaw Hotel

North Terrace, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
8553 1042
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Ranked #3 of 9 Restaurants in Penneshaw
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $70
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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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I don't know about the restaurant, but we went to the pub for a bite before the ferry. The hamburger was awful...cold bread and cheese, the meat was burned and for sure was coming from refrigerator. Onion rings the worst I ever had. Also service was not good.

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adelaide
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5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Have been here 3/6 times but this time three of us had the daily special 300g msa rump it was inedible and when you what to complain no one wants to know will no be back with visitors to the island.

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Sydney
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

LOVED the staff - particularly the English (?) gentleman that looks after the bar and food ordering. Great views, nice food, reasonably priced.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We have been to Penneshaw hotel on 18/9/2014, the time they open is not very convenient for traveler & family. we wanted to try the restaurant as not many choice around, all they have is burger & more burger, fish & chips. etc. Lunch is open at 12-2:30 Pm only daily?. we have been told to walk around for 30... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Nice pub with great views across Backstairs passage to the mainland, good size meals with good service

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Adelaide, Australia
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12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stopped in at The Penneshaw Pub, on our way back to Adelaide, and had their burgers for lunch. Whilst our food took a while to arrive, when it did, it was great. We sat on the deck as it was a lovely sunny day, and the view of the water was lovely. We even spotted a dolphin or two!... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Pretty standard pub fare. Nothing exciting. Disappointing when the dish comes out different to what's on the menu with no explanation.

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4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Inside or alfresco dining with views across the ocean to South Australia mainland. A bar Kangaroo Island wines and value for money meals. If you're in the town be sure to have a meal here.

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Adelaide, Australia
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Just off the ferry and dropped in for lunch Partner had the special garfish salad and chips and I had the King George whiting Both delicious especially with a couple of glasses of squealing pig sav blanc Beautiful weather and a view to die for A great pub meal

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Adelaide, Australia
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47 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

There isn't a whole lot of choice in Penneshaw on a week night in winter, when it comes to having dinner. I understand that it may be slightly better in summer, but coming off the ferry it is nice to know that the pub is there at the top of the hill. Given how little competition this venue has, not... More

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