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Rustic Blue

South Coast Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8559 7371
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (6 reviews)
“baguette” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
South Coast Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

We began visiting Rustic Blue when it commenced operating. I easily spend one to two hours there inspecting the huge offering of wares sourced locally and Australia wide. The artwork is superb; gift range vast, unique and appealing. The added extras of health retreat and...More

Thank chrishelcoombe
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Everything was beautiful but way too expensive. A pair of earrings were 20$+/ not much of a selection for food when was there just some cakes and ice cream. Staff was friendly but won't be returning.

Thank FreyaxSummers
Reviewed 8 May 2017

From the moment I turned into the driveway and spotted an echidna snuffling along in the paddock, I knew that I was in for a treat! The Gallery Building is as the name suggests, Rustic, with many textures, art works and tastefully presented handmade treasures...More

Thank kfp59
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a real little gem found on the way to the National Park coming from Kingscote. Smiley and his wife have done a great job here. Lovely setting, good food and fantastic artwork. They started this place from scratch and have done a wonderful...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We were tired, thirsty and needed a snack. We'd been driving for what seemed like forever when we stumbled upon Rustic Blue. Even though they were about to close, they took us in, fed us wonderful cakes and tea, let us relax in their lovely...More

Thank LauraTM
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Great place to visit. Fabulous selection of art work from local and mainland artists. Good coffee. We did not have a meal but I expect that it would have been good too. The gardens were lovely and the kangaroos lazing around the place were happy...More

Thank Deb C
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful surroundings, great tasting, great value food. Some outstanding art works and a couple of fantastic hosts, Smiley and Coralie make you feel so welcome, so glad I stopped in. Cannot recommend highly enough!

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 20 April 2017

check opening times first, not a huge menu but food is nice though I had the calamari and the dressing overpowered it so only got the texture of the calamari not the taste, nice collection of jewellery nice garden area out the back to sit...More

Thank NTtravellerz
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We liked this place. Stopped randomly but enjoyed the friendly welcome. The gallery is interesting. If you're not into art check out the motorbikes. Food was OK but it was an unusual day so were happy to get what we did (meatballs, baguette and fritatta)...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A wonderful little spot, just outside of Vivonne Bay on Kangaroo Island, Rustic Blue is a must go venue when visiting the island. Meals are tasty and well priced, Coralie and Smiley, the owners are genuinely friendly and accommodating as are the staff. The art...More

Thank Leanne C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Coast Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Kangaroo Island
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8559 7371
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