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The Rockpool Cafe

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Lot 93 North Coast Road, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8559 2277
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (32 reviews)
“salad” (21 reviews)
“calamari” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lot 93 North Coast Road, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a very pleasant drive from Emu Bay, I was met with a delightful staff member who took my order amongst a range of visitors with varying demands! The garlic prawns with chips and salad was to die for, and the accompanying wine perfect. My...More

Thank 331Jen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

omg....for a small shack in the middle of nowhere it was fantastic. When you drive up you see a shack and dont think too much of it. but then we were served by such a friendly amazing women. so much fun already. (Darling) The salt...More

Thank 169jodief
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The Rockpoolcafe is a quirky little eatery find next to one of the most amazing beaches in Australia, with it's own quirky entry. I must say that the fish and chips are among the BEST we have ever had served up to us from any...More

Thank ge0ffis
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Super-casual but the food is just lovely - fresh and a great menu choice. Staff are happy and friendly. Just love this place!

Thank Rachy78
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Josh and Lucy make fabulous meals and served with great enthusiasm. Friday nights are amazing and tonight the view was amazing.

Thank rostrev2
Rockpool C, Manager at The Rockpool Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Thank you R&T xxx

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for a quick bite in our way to Stoke Bay. Fish and chips was delicious, with generous portions too.

Thank kayetankt
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Travelling around the North Coast of Kangaroo Island we didn’t expect to come across THE most delicious coffee and warmed brownie at the Rockpool Cafe. Lovely staff, interesting paintings by the owners grandfather, sensational beach plus it looked like the lunch menu was yummy.

1  Thank JennyandDavid9
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Dropped by at lunch time. The menu.is simple wih lots of seafood options. Unfortunately the majority of them are fried and with chips but both the chips and the salt and pepper squid we had were perfect . Thick cut tender as ever you could...More

Thank MyKitchenStories
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Ate here twice when visiting the beach. Beautiful food (and gluten free options!), friendly and great atmosphere. My favourite place to eat.

Thank Leisa L
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Good food and beautiful atmosphere with a nice view to enjoy while eating mostly local produce of fish etc.

Thank Sven J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 27
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 93 North Coast Road, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Kangaroo Island  >  Stokes Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8559 2277
  • E-mail
The Rockpool Cafe operates seasonally, we are open between Fathers Day (September) and Mothers Day (May). Fathers Day 2017 falls on Sunday 3rd September. The Rockpool Cafe offers a casual seaside dining experience. Alacarte style, we provide a range of different meals, mostly seafood (we are right by the beach after all) but we also offer snacks if you're not feeling like a full lunch. Tea, Coffee, cake, beer, local wines and a great atmosphere... We hope you will join us. The Rockpool Cafe Team x
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