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Thompsons General Store

Ned's Beach Road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
+61 2 6563 2155
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“hamburger” (22 reviews)
“ice cream” (7 reviews)
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Fast food, Australian
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Ned's Beach Road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
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1 - 10 of 186 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thompson store is great for all your general needs, The Burgers and Coffee are Yummmmy , Was very helpful and happy to help with some local Fishing advice made us feel extreamly welcomed everytime :)

Thank srceserb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Prices more expensive here than other two shops. Convenient location to pick up one or two things. Has frozen BBQ packs.

Thank Max S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They are right when they say best burgers for 750km, they are great. Fish burger is awesome. You can get most things grocery wise there too.

Thank Shellzcliff
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This store is a good place to shop with reasonably priced items. There is a good variety of food, alcohol and other items. We needed some super glue to repair a shoe and they had it. They actually would stock most things you may not...More

Thank Jacki O
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Needed to fill in time between doing the banking and going to the post office, so had a cappuccino. A very excellent one it was too!

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Run by locals this shop has it all from groceries to clothes. Pick up your island nick knacks. Fabulous.

Thank Paulette H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

They do burgers and fish and chips here. Sometimes they do special things like sate. They have a lovely outdoor eating area. Coffee is awful here but they do serve beer and some other alcoholic drinks. Nice to get a burger and go down to...More

Thank Gillian T
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Convenient location next to the Post Office to grab a burger, sandwich, or some general supplies and groceries. Note that groceries on the island can cost 2 or sometimes 3 times more than the mainland.

Thank Linc83
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Thompson’s is the shop go to for friendly service and fair prices. Avoid Joy’s Shop unless you really need something Thompson’s do not stock. Joy’s Shop has inflated prices way beyond reasonable and a lack of friendly service!

Thank Grant W
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Great burgers and chips for lunch out in the sun or shade, not to be missed! A special feature of LHI appreciated by visitors and locals alike.

Thank Marg L
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Vacationer445185
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Can’t help you I’m sorry
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Grace R
5 October 2016|
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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
    Service
  • Value
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Cuisine
Fast food, Australian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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