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Ki Lighthouse Cafe

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Cafe, Australian
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Shop 1, 49 Dauncey St, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8553 2089
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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a wonderful and hearty breakfast each of the days we visited .The staff were helpful and the owner was a wealth of knowledge about the Island .We were given wonderful advise about the sites of the Island and suggestions about eating venues along the way.A great way to start each day

Thank joanne71260
Adelaide Hills, Australia
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131 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the LightHouse restaurant the other day and were completely disappointed . The service was very slow and not very friendly. I ordered a quiche and salad and the quiche was so dry I could hardly cut into it. The pastry was so hard and dry, it tasted like it had been reheated for the last three days.... More 

Thank Pollyanna315
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252 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We read all the great reviews and walked up and down the street trying to find it. The address on TripAdvisor was wrong (its opposite the deli) so I've sent thru updates to TripAdvisor. Unfortunately for us it was a disaster. We ordered the raisin toast which we got with small packets of butter which had turned to oil because... More 

Thank Enjoy_the_breeze
Greater Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We enjoyed a lovely breakfast at this cafe,well situated in the Main Street. The staff were very pleasant and happy to help.

Thank Elaine T
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Enjoy the terrace and a great breakfast. Thats all you need in the small village. Its the meeting point for many locals

Thank Gerhard T
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We quickly discovered that the best place to have breakfast at a very reasonable price was at The Lighthouse Cafe. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the food is yummy. You must try their French toast with maple syrup and bacon :-)

Thank Dallas S
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in for breakfast on our last day. Good generous sizes for food. Service good and sitting outside in the Sunshine was a bonus after months of rain. Friendly staff. Limited to places in Kingscote but this one was fine and we enjoyed our breakfast

Thank calekids
Penneshaw, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Not only is this establishment guilty of having a great coffee, they are very accommodating and are so welcoming. Also serving hot food hot!! They are wonderful allowing me to take my dog under the verandah too so they are pet friendly. . I can recommend a visit if you're in Kingscote on Kangaroo Island. Call in and say hi..

Thank Vicki B
Kangaroo Valley, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Food was reasonable and what we expected for a take-away meu with seating. Considering limited eating options during July in Kingscote, this was fine for our purposes.

Thank BAE199
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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156 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We stopped in her for lunch on our first day and it was a good start to our holiday. Lots of different burgers, we had the chicken burger...delicious!. Staff are friendly and helpful and service was good

Thank Bevlea R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 19
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1, 49 Dauncey St, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Kangaroo Island  >  Kingscote
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8553 2089
Located on the main street we offer fresh homemade food accompanied by some of the Island's best coffee and cakes for which we try to source our ingredients locally. We aim to cater for most needs and are child and dog friendly. Our hand made South Australian fudges are to die for, home made KI honey ice cream has been added to the menu.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?