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Marron Cafe

) #8 of 41 Restaurants in Kangaroo Island €€ - €€€ Cafe, Seafood,
Harriet Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5220, Australia
+61 8 8559 4114
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Harriet Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5220, Australia
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11 - 20 of 424 reviews

Reviewed 18 May 2017

The local marron (fresh water crayfish or lobster) were recommended and we are very pleased we made the effort to travel to the restaurant. We had the hot marron option which was excellent and those having the cold platter also raved about it. The attached...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We went to the cafe ONLY because we knew they had the marron - and we were'nt disappointed! We went for the huge platter with lots of seaffood on it - and we were very pleased with everything! It turns out we were the first...More

Thank Anne N
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for a quick lunch and really enjoyed the $92 marron/seafood platter for two. Very filling and well worth the money. The starter pate was awesome! The chef Amanda and our waitress Linda were very friendly and helpful! Would not hesitate to recommend it...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience at the marron cafe! Great service and wonderful food :) we even got to explore how they breed the marron

Thank juliebate
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Interesting place to visit and be shown around the various tanks / stages in the life cycle of the Marron. Understand it can take 3 - 4 years for the Marron to mature and reach your dinner plate. There is also a winery on the...More

Thank Ian D
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We had read such great things about this place so made a special detour to visit. I couldn't wait to try the local specialty! So when we arrived at 3pm and were told that the only thing available was coffee and cake, I was devastated....More

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing. So fresh. We loved this place so much the first time we brought family with us for seconds! They were extremely impressed, with freshness quality and fantastic staff i wish i could rate higher!

Thank M B
Reviewed 20 April 2017

After a fun morning in Flinders National Park, we stopped for a tour of a Marron farm, followed by a delicious lunch of chicken pesto linguini accompanied by a Two Wheelers wine. Interesting tour of the marron tanks, with different sizes of marrons. Friendly staff-nice...More

Thank Fred G
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit. The marron platter is a must do. Was huge and filling and not to be missed. The wines are great too

Thank Jess G
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We checked out the marron tanks first with an interesting and personal explanation. Tasted the wines (loved the whites particularly) before having lunch. Bought a bottle to go with the lunch. Food was tasty and fresh. Everyone was friendly. Service quick. A real country experience.

Thank Paul G
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$67
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harriet Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5220, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Kangaroo Island
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8559 4114
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A Unique 3 in 1 experience - Not to be missed by locals or visitors! Come in and sample some of our well-known Two Wheeler Creek wines, whilst having a look around our Marron tanks. A friendly staff member will have a chat to you about the Marron Farm, and answer any questions you may have. We grow Native Australian Lemon and Aniseed Myrtle which we have created some beautiful Bush Tucker sauces out of. All made here in the Cafe. A bit hungry? - Head on into the Marron Cafe where there a several lavish options with Hot or Cold Marron, as well as other scrumptious meals. Enjoy a glass or bottle of our Two wheeler Creek wine. Kids Menu Available. All meals are oven baked... No deep fried food!
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