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Thompsons General Store

Ned's Beach Road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
+61 2 6563 2155
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“hamburger” (17 reviews)
“ice cream” (6 reviews)
“fishing gear” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian
Ned's Beach Road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I found the staff to be not particularly friendly and the goods they sold were way over priced. Did not know when we first arrived that other shops sold similar and more items at a much more reasonable price.

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A well stocked store with everything you might need. They do the best takeaway coffee on the island!

Thank stillbreathin
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Delicious chicken nuggets and chips if you feel like a takeaway to picnic by the water's edge! There are table and chairs out the front if you want to eat there. Friendly staff and quick service. Nice selection of snacks available.

Thank 4evaLuv-Holidays
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Utilized this store twice during recent LHI visit. Bought hat there. Prices high, as one would expect for an island 400 miles out in the ocean.

Thank brainyfox
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Love these little stores...you never know when you will need something. Old family...support these folks

Thank Fiona T
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Staff could be more friendly and helpful to tourists. Store has a fair variety of foods and drinks and has good opening hours.

Thank Moonah25
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Lovely to browse the gift lines and food lines, plus hamburgers - but the ice creams attracted us often! You can sit outside relaxing for awhile enjoying light food plus the great view towards the lagoon.

Thank Val S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This store sells a variety of items, including food, souvenirs, ice creams, frozen meat and lots more. One corner of the shop is well stocked for the needs of a fisherman. The flight from the mainland probably excludes people taking a decent rod, but they...More

1  Thank baranlaw
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The store sells most things you would require for your everyday needs during your stay on Lord Howe Island. Staff super friendly.

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Thompson's is centrally located and does great burgers and makes great takeaway coffees thanks 😁 also has most other emergency ancillaries you might need.

Thank Alison S
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Grace R
4 October 2016|
Response from Holiday-Hunter-Aus | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do car hire. Not sure of the prices though. Lord Howe is a small island and if you can, bike riding is the go
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ned's Beach Road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Lord Howe Island
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6563 2155
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