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Parndana Bakery and Cafe

32-33 Cook St, Parndana, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5220, Australia
+61 416 839 702
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
32-33 Cook St, Parndana, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5220, Australia
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Welcoming, friendly, cheerful, informative service was the perfect accompaniment to one of the best salad sandwiches I have ever had, featuring crisp-fresh ingredients and a perfectly baked roll. Yum! If you're on the road on Kangaroo Island, I strongly recommend going ten seconds out of...More

Thank Sean W
Ezasmum, Owner at Parndana Bakery and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to post a review Sean. It was lovely meeting the two of you and having a bit of a chat. Im glad you enjoyed Mike's fresh out of the oven roll. I hope your trip back.on the ferry went well....More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We were famished after a very long day of driving on the Island (in poor weather) when we came across the bakery in Parndana. You'd be hard pressed to find a more helpful or friendly proprietor in all of Australia! Menu selection was huge, serving...More

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Ezasmum, Owner at Parndana Bakery and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Our sincere thanks go to you for taking the time to comment on our store. So glad we were able to fullfill your needs(and your bellies lol). Have a lovely time on Kangaroo Island.Cheers,Jen😊

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Called in this place for a snack,ended up with beautiful salad sandwich made by Michael and a pie & chips also by Michael they are lovely people only to pleased to help in any way . Jenny has given us a few sites to go...More

Thank Wendy C
Ezasmum, Owner at Parndana Bakery and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thanks for that review Wendy and for taking the time to comment on our store. I remember you and your husband, you sat by the window and I remember your warm smile. So glad you enjoyed your lunch. Mike & I hope you had a...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This place is a handy stop for supplies but unfortunately the coffee was not at all good. Tasted like the milk was either long life or had been overheated. I was expecting a selection of buns etc but no fresh baked.More

Thank Paul G
Ezasmum, Owner at Parndana Bakery and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Paul I am so sorry your coffee was not up to our normal standard. We have had a number of reviews in the past expressing enjoyment of our cafe/ bakery, its drinks, menu and products and it is of concern to learn you were dissatisfied....More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a small grocery store that offers personalized, top-notch service. Jenny and her husband were so helpful arranging for special items we requested and made our stay on Kangaroo so special. We cannot thank them enough for the service they provided--went out of their...More

Thank Ely3761
Ezasmum, Owner at Parndana Bakery and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you sooooo much for your lovely review.(big smile on my face) I am glad that you enjoyed your trip to the island but if I remember correctly, the weather wasn't that kind to you. I hope the rest of your holiday went well. It...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

After MANY disappointing and very expensive breakfasts in Australia this little bakery was neither disappointing nor expensive. Jenny was actually wanting to exactly satisfy my eclectic desire for a dry cappuccino and the croissant was generously filled with a delicious combination of what I ordered!More

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Ezasmum, Owner at Parndana Bakery and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thanks Lorn. It was a pleasure to meet with the both of you and learn about your own little bit of heaven you call home. I now know how to make a dry cappa so thank you for the lesson! I hope you enjoy the...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017

My wife and I,visited Parndana during our holidays on KI, after we had seen most of the island, and came across this bakery-cafe-supermarket. Having no other options near by, we decided to give it a try and was a good decision. The food simple but...More

Thank Vasilis X
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We stopped in Parndana because the little one got hungry during our daily trip and we had a pretty good experience. It is bakery, supermarket, cafe all together so you can buy also fruits for example. People are very nice and friendly. Btw, thanks for...More

Thank vacmf
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Great place to have a meal in a remote town. Would recommend to anyone that wants a good sit down meal. Staff very friendly.

Thank Snow G
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Stopped for lunch.. Thought it was actual bakery so was sort of bakery, supermarket, coffee spot, takeaway all in one. Had lunch and whilst ok and filled the hole, was expecting full bakery range.... Could be because of long week end but was ok and...More

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USD 14
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32-33 Cook St, Parndana, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5220, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Kangaroo Island  >  Parndana
  • Phone Number: +61 416 839 702
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We are the only Bakery / Cafe in town, with a full take away menu, Barista made coffee, eat in meals, grocery store & fresh fruit / Vegetables. Established in the early 1960's we have grown and developed this wonderful site into a Bakery & Cafe with a newsagency and small super-market. We are family owned and operated since 1997 and we are the only place in Parndana to sell Barista made coffee and our fresh rolls and batard breads are baked on site daily. We offer an extensive Cafe menu featuring eat in and take away meals, as well as award winning pies, pasties and snack foods! Our range of slices and cakes is extensive (and yummy!!!) Stock up with our fresh fruit and vegetables and groceries from our award winning supermarket or grab a magazine or daily paper to enjoy. Come in for a chat or any travel advice, we are open 8am-6pm daily and 8-5pm Sundays! We are also open public holidays!
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