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The Rockpool Cafe

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Stokes Bay €€ - €€€ Cafe, Seafood,
Lot 93 North Coast Road, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8559 2277
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (27 reviews)
“calamari” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Lot 93 North Coast Road, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

A very beautiful location with very friendly staff and a good menu. A short walk to a gorgeous beach. Lots and lots of kangaroos and wallabies.

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is a lovely cafe - we went on Anzac day and it was very busy. I went with family, and have a severe allergy to seafood (I know - this perhaps wasn't a great idea!) The staff were awesome and were able to grill...More

Thank JonesTravels1
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is one on my favourite spots on KI. You can visit the secret beach, then have lunch at this great little café. Food is great and staff friendly.

Thank Belladownunder
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The Rockpool Cafe is at the end of nowhere, or very close to it. If you go to Kangaroo Island visiting the Stokes Bay Beach is a must. It is stunning. But make sure you get there in time for lunch because this little cafe...More

Thank andrew2504
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We dropped in to this cafe on the beach just as they were closing. Despite this, they opened the cafe for us (there were six of us) and Josh and Lucy produced the most amazing meals in no time at all. The service was warm...More

Thank Bellisimoc
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this fab joint whilst tiuring around the island. Not only is the cafe the best but i think its the best beach on the island. Service and staff were second to none. Very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Oh food and...More

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

On a quick surf check at stokes bay we unexpectedly stumbled upon this fun little restaurant (it offers more than just a cafe) and enjoyed beautiful warm friendly staff and fast service, the restaurant was 95% full and we waited less than 15 minutes to...More

Thank EatSleepSurfRepeat
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Lovely meal, great service. Didn't know this place existed until a friend who has a block near Snellings Beach told us. Glad we stopped!

Thank Jill K
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

After realising that it was even harder than usual to get an evening meal in KI over Easter weekend came here on Easter Saturday at 4pm instead. Had quite simply the best 'fish and chips' we have ever had. Mixed platter included scallops, squid, and...More

Thank cc1047
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This delightful little cafe is located on the foreshore at Stokes Bay on the northern side of Kangaroo Island and in the middle of a very pretty drive along the coast. The cafe serves light meals and snacks and superb coffee - one of the...More

Thank PhilthetravellerXI
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
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
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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.

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