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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 2013
Price range: $11 - $75
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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.
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed every meal and, the views as well as the bubbling atmosphere! Our accommodation advised them of the reason for our visit and we were greated with "When a Man Loves a Woman". Things improved from there onwards to make it a truly memorable event. The salmon I tasted that night was equal to the best I had tasted... More

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Batehaven, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Very very average and very very pricy. Staff not tourist friendly. Go somewhere else for a decent meal at a reasonable price.

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Adelaide
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124 reviews 124 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

The deck is a great place for a drink and a chill out. We didn't eat but it was very popular with lots of reserved seating.

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33 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

This pub is incredibly clever. One newly renovated front end with great views and a lovely seafront beer garden : and the original old part of the pub intact ( and perhaps preferred by locals). A good list of wine by the glasses , lots of local options too, and friendly helpful service. Definitely keen to go back for a... More

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Goolwa, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Service here was good and fast. We stopped for a quick lunch and wished we could have stayed longer. Decent pub menu plenty of options worth a visit.

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Adelaide, Australia
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52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

The hotel was recommended by the owners of the Fig Tree B&B, who picked us up from the ferry and drove us to hotel and back for lunch. 4 of us were very impressed with everything; from the spectacular ocean views, stylish outdoor settings and the meal. We were welcomed warmly by Richard, who was most helpful in moving tables... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Good, clean place with nice pub food and a great view of Penneshaw and the mainland. Took three young kids and the meal was served quickly allowing us to get out without wrecking the place.

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Honeymooning on KI and staying at Penneshaw, my wife and I were very impressed with the Penneshaw Hotel! Great friendly service (Billi-Jo) ;-) and an Awesome meal and atmosphere...plus haven't even mentioned the views! Gorgeous ♥ Definitely recommend the Penneshaw to everyone visiting KI :-) 12/10

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

If you want a romantic place to eat after a long day at the parks this is the place. The owners are committed to you and the food was excellent. Get reservations, it's worth it!

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We went to the Penneshaw Hotel to celebrate our daughter's birthday - we were visiting Penneshaw for our 9th family holiday on the island. We may be slighly to blame, as we booked late and we could only get a late reservation. Unfortunately by that time there was no longer a vegetarian special, no chicken schnitzels and no more chips... More

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