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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews kangaroo steak burger ribs salad surf and turf cajun chicken prawns pudding themed restaurant cooked to perfection large portions good quality food booked a table plenty of choice family meal lovely meal evening meal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely family meal. Kids shared an adults meal which was plenty big enough. Great quality, good service and reasonably priced. Much improved on our last visit.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A huge thank you for being one of the only restaurants left in the Tenby area who do not allow dogs. I have severe allergies to animals and am continuously disheartened by not being able to eat out with my family. The waitresses here were...incredible, couldn't do enough for us and the food outstanding. Will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in Saundersfoot with no dinner booked & remembering Kookabas being good a few years ago when we visited - we weren't disappointed . The welcome, the atmosphere & the decor was still fantastic & the food was still as good as we’d remembered....Being Celiac myself & needing GF food/ I had loads of choice & I felt safe they understood the importance of Cross contamination & my dinner was delicious, as was my husbands choice. We had a lovely meal and will definitely be back. Thank youMore

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 11 March 2024

we havn`t been back here for almost a year but Kookaba still had the same great food and friendly staff. we will definately try to eat here more often, thanks to all for a great night out

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 8 March 2024 via mobile

Went with a group of 9 this evening and cannot fault the food it was delicious and great portion sizes, however I can’t say much about the service, staff was slow, very quiet you couldn’t hear them and we ordered drinks half way through our...meal and they didn’t arrive til we had finished (and no some wasn’t cocktails) - also it was very cramped in there staff was squeezing past tables which made it rather uncomfortable. Such a shame as like I have said above, the food was absolutely lovely so compliments to the chef!😊More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 7 January 2024

First class food and first class service. Very lovely restaurant with friendly staff and food was as stated first class

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 3 January 2024 via mobile

After a few failed attempts to book during the summer season, we finally snagged a table on a quiet day. Drinks came quick, and the food followed suit with only a few tables occupied. The staff was super friendly, checking in on us regularly. The...grub was decent—your standard pub fare, nothing too fancy. I splurged on the kangaroo steak, but the portion left me wishing for more, especially at £22. Kids' meal was alright and had a better presentation than regular meals. Price-wise, it's what you'd expect for a touristy spot in the area. Overall, it's not the most extravagant foreign-style joint, but the staff and service made up for it.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 26 December 2023

A superb meal with super friendly staff, price is about right for the area would definitely would recommend to dine here

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 1 November 2023 via mobile

Great food cooked to our requests. Hugely satisfying portions. Great ambience with throwbacks to Oz greats on the soundtrack.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 26 October 2023 via mobile

EXCELLENT experience! staff were extremely welcoming and was always happy to help. Amazing and delicious food will definitely be returning

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 22 October 2023 via mobile

A brilliant evening at this restaurant. The food was excellent & plentiful & Julie looked after us so well . We had a great , fun evening ,helped by the excellent staff.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 9 October 2023 via mobile

My wife and I celebrated her birthday at The Kookaba, and it turned out to be an exceptional dining experience. We opted for starters and mains, forgoing dessert due to being pleasantly stuffed and anticipating cake at home (a wise decision in hindsight!) My wife...decided on the stuffed potato skins, while I chose the short rib starter, which was not only tender but also impeccably cooked with a very generous sized portion for both. For our main courses, my wife ordered the skippy and steak combo, perfectly prepared to her liking. I, on the other hand, chose the skippy and fish option (Swordfish Steak), specifically requesting it to be cooked "blue," the way I prefer my steak. When it arrived, the presentation was good, and the steak with a beautifully seared exterior and a lusciously blue interior. However, a minor mishap occurred, as it was, in fact, a sirloin steak on my plate instead of skippy. Yet, I must emphasize that despite this honest mistake, the sirloin steak was cooked to absolute perfection, ranking among the best steaks I've ever had. (After eating a couple of mouthfuls before we noticed) I discreetly alerted the waitress to the mix-up, away from the bustling crowd of diners, to avoid any scene. The chef, to my surprise, was exceedingly apologetic, although it was entirely unnecessary. He promptly promised to prepare a skippy steak for me, which arrived shortly after I resumed my seat. To my astonishment, the chef insisted that I keep the originally served sirloin steak on my plate, with no extra charge for the additional skippy steak. The service at The Kookaba was nothing short of fantastic, with waitresses displaying impeccable manners. The establishment was impeccably clean and well-presented. The Staropramen beer I enjoyed was not only clean but also had a delightful taste. And when it comes to the food, it's difficult to find a word that adequately captures its excellence. The menu offered a wide array of choices, catering to various preferences, and we look forward to returning soon. I can't commend the chef enough for his exceptional service and the culinary perfection he consistently delivers. The Kookaba truly exceeded our expectations, and we can't wait to revisit this gem of a restaurant.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 27 September 2023 via mobile

Had a lovely evening at the Kookaba! Food woz amazing & reasonable priced! So happy the sweetcorn relish was bk on the menu lol staff really friendly & fun 2 talk 2 !! Can't wait 2 come back

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 21 September 2023

Best steak ever !!! Awesome in every way, we have been coming here for 25 years and it’s always wonderful.. thank you all

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 17 September 2023

Great little restaurant with very friendly and helpful staff. The food was excellent. We went back a couple of times as we knew we'd get a good meal.

Date of visit: September 2023
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The Kookaba is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5