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Marron Cafe

) #8 of 40 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
$$ - $$$
Harriet Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5220, Australia
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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 18 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
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The Marron Café is indeed a nice place for lunch in the middle of the island. Our meal, the "Poacher's Platter", was tasty enough with good variety but at a steep price. The grilled Marron's are good, but nothing we hadn't tasted with good ole...More

2  Thank BozemanMike
Reviewed 29 March 2017

we took a chance and visited the Marron Farm and Two Wheeler wines. We were shown how the Marron are kept, all the different sizes and explained all about them, then we had a wine tasting and a tasting of different sauces. After this wonderful...More

Thank Pollyanna315
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Growing tanks. Fascinated to learn about the whole of process involved in growing and farming these quite amazing creatures. They grow quite large from teeny tiny little critters. But the blue variety really caught our attention. They're double recessive for the colour which kinda makes...More

Thank SrAct3
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Despite the mixed bag of reviews, we felt we had to try the Marron Cafe for ourselves. Unfortunately, we joined the 'not happy' group. We ordered a bottle of the Two Wheeler Creek San Blanc (best white wine on the island so far, 3 out...More

1  Thank 2sailram2014
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Had a delightful lunch here, totally enjoyable having never eaten marron before was well surprised at how delicious it was. The cafe was bright clean and airy and the staff quite pleasant, thoroughly recommend it

Thank Francine S
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

The good was lovely...the tour of the farm was great...the local wine was nice too. The setup of the restaurant is missing an opportunity though as it has more of a road side diner feel, rather than a nice dining venue. A good experience...

1  Thank cavie71
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$64
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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