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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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“lunch” (33 reviews)
“seafood” (27 reviews)
“calamari” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Lot 93 North Coast Road, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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11 - 20 of 166 reviews

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
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We were heading here to climb through the rocks to see the stunning Stokes Bay beach and stumbled across this quirky cafe right at he car park. What a great place to eat. Our seafood was delicious and fresh. The workers there were so friendly...More

1  Thank rjane15
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We always visit the Rockpool Cafe when on KI. It looks like a quaint beach kiosk, but has a great menu for it's size and is licensed. Super friendly staff and there seemed to be a resident wallaby this time! Well worth a visit when...More

Thank StellaBear13
Reviewed 25 March 2017

My wife and I ate at the Rockpool Cafe twice while we were on Kangaroo island. It was probably our favourite place. Set along the shore it looks like a Mexican Cantina--open air--and the food and wine was fantastic. We had the garlic prawns and...More

Thank passdeplate
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

It's mainly seafood, but we managed to find something to take our fancy. Service was quick and efficient, but not overly friendly. There is a lovely view of the ocean. He bruschetta came on a muffin rather than bread which was unusual but still ok....More

Thank Enjoy_the_breeze
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Café type setting near the beaches. great selection of food and drinks served by wonderful staff. Don't foget to go through the rocks to the beach which is very safe for little kids.

Thank Arlo255093
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We journeyed around the dirt coast road to get here, and it was worth it. Fresh local foods with wonderful service and a great view of the bay. What more could you ask? Really can't fault anything about the service, the food, or the location....More

Thank HarlequinsMask
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Stokes Bay is a beautiful spot and The Rockpool Cafe is a welcoming place to get great food, good local wine or a coffee. The couple running the cafe are so welcoming they make you feel like you are a local.

Thank Shelley O
Reviewed 22 February 2017

im surprised to see so many 4 and 5 star reviews on this page. I ordered the seafood platter that sad was enough for two. it was all deep-fried seafood and soggy with oil. the service was nice and talkative though and with a nice...More

Thank 103krishd
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Feel like these guys need even more signs as some people cruised by without realising just how good this place is! Loads of local fresh food. We had the crumbed garfish which was just so good, and fish and chips doesn't taste much better than...More

Thank Brent H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 28
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
Child-friendly, Kids, View, 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.

The Rockpool Cafe Team x
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