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The Rockpool Cafe

Lot 93 North Coast Road, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8559 2277
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (32 reviews)
“calamari” (12 reviews)
“salad” (16 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 17 October 2017

Fantastic cafe ,friendly couple serving ,great coffee & food menu ,well presented & fresh food . Congratulations on a great place to stop in while visiting Stokes Bay .For those those reviewers who complain about being closed on Mondays ,suggest researching before you visit places...More

Thank Wanda G
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Well done to these guys who have set up this cafe in a gorgeous spot away from the madding crowds! We can't comment on the food as we just ordered a coffee, but it all looked very good - lots of seafood on the menu.

Thank cavamebri
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Drove along the north coast from Western River Cove via Snelling Beach and into Stokes Bay. What a gem out in the sticks!!! A cracking menu of high quality, light seafood and salad lunches, local wines by the glass and the ice cream freezer for...More

Thank noolywooly
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I'd like to say that the food was totally unexpected, but I had read reviews and came here especially! And we weren't disappointed! Seafood was fresh, and good servings. Staff couldn't have been more welcoming or friendly. The calamari was melt in your mouth and...More

Thank galyanak
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

For what this place offers, it was fantastic. Great fresh seafood, fantastic prices and really great service.

Thank Sam F
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

What a surprise. Well presented fresh food. Great to have a quinoa salad which was delish. Good options on the menu. Good coffee.

Thank Robyn J
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Had seafood plate and S & P squid ,was delicious. Service was fantastic. Would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Detectable and fresh, fresh, FRESH seafood. The best salt and peper squid I've ever had. Big portion size and yet, I still went back for seconds. Delicious!!! Not to mention the genuinely happy staff. A very relaxing atmosphere, topped of with some chilled and relaxing...More

Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We enjoyed two excellent cups of coffee here after our walk along Stokes Bay beach. Very friendly staff provided excellent service. To be recommended. A wide variety of food was available at this cafe. A neighbouring table made short work of a cone of chips!

Thank tonick1958
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Read the reviews and was a bit surprised at the humble presentation of this place. Walked in though and was very pleased to have done so. Service was excellent, decor very comfortable and good sensational! The best seafood basket I've ever had. Quality local wines...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
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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