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Thompsons General Store

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Ned's Beach Road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
+61 2 6563 2155
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Norah Head, Australia
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank Alison S
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the burgers here - we went back for seconds. Generously filled with oversized offerings, and washed down with an icy cold beer. Perfect!

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Thank Karen B
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to grab whatever you need, from food and fishing supplies to snacks, gifts and mementos if your trip.

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Thank TravellinSuz57
Greater Hobart, Australia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the Island, I found there are two main places to go if you want something - Thompsons Store and Joy's shop. Thompsons does take aways, and has a large range of fishing items, giftware, and some clothing. They also do car hire. We hired our car through them, and it was smooth and easy. They also carry some fresh... More 

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Thank chamange
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything on LH is pricey but this shop takes the biscuit! Go to Joys instead..we reckoned every item was at least 50c more...and that adds up. Not as much choice for fresh or grocery items. It is central so convenient when you need something quickly and the burgers were freshly cooked and delicious.

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Thank 32esther
Shelly Beach, Australia
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This shop had all you need for self catering .With a few clothes and home decor products .Helpfully guy running the shop ,also sell hot taker way food .

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Thank JoanneQ163
Wagga Wagga, Australia
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Thompson's General Store has a little bit of everything and the staff were friendly and helpful. From bait to clothing, gifts and food items, they have it all.

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Thank Brett T
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

It was a Lifesaver having this store in the island, they have all the basic stuff a family needs, from cold drinks, chippys and their hamburgers were great. They had cute souvenir stuff too.. Love this little place.. it was our treat to get ice creams after each walk everyday.

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Thank ExoticPilot
Mount Waverley, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a great store for obtaining grocery necessities, ice-creams, hamburgers (to die for) and fish and chips. The store also sells fishing equipment, clothing, milk & drinks and souvenirs. Love their hamburgers though

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Thank dgp0well
Forster, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017

great service and burgers coupled with the vast array of reasonably priced goods made for a very enjoyable shopping experience. Thanks guys

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Thank Nick H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?