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The Rockpool Cafe

££ - £££Cafe, Seafood,
Lot 93 North Coast Road, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8559 2277
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (31 reviews)
“calamari” (12 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
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Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Lot 93 North Coast Road, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Awesome fresh and local produce well prepared in a quaint location. The menu isn't big but everything is great. The staff are exceptionally friendly.

Thank 410shaunf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to the beach with ample parking - it seems to be a definite favourite with the locals. Our photography group of 11 had booked for lunch and the service was great. I had the local garfish with chips and salad and it was delicious....More

Thank Lozfromoz98
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute little place by the beach, plenty of fresh seafood to choose from. The staff were all genuinely friendly, helpful with foreigners and funny. If you're in the area, make a quick stop here.

Thank Luca G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stokes Bay is an amazing place to visit, but this cafe just made it PERFECT. Grab some fish and chips, a cold beer and head down to the beach and life will make sense!

Thank Greg F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic setting, friendly staff and beautifully fresh food. Well worth the trip for the great food and a casual walkalong the pristine beach afterwards.

Thank CanberraHon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant lunch here on a cold, wet day. The service was great and the food was delicious. It is obviously popular as there was a constant stream of people despite it being rather off the beaten track.

Thank Dona S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was our third visit to the Rockpool at Stokes Bay KI and we weren't disappointed. We shared a Rockpool Seafood Plate as we only wanted a light lunch. Crispy fresh garden salad, fillet of fish, prawn, scallop and salt and pepper squid with tartare sauce...More

Thank Harry S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we had a nice lunch here perhaps a little over priced for fish and chips. but you won't be disappointed in your mela. staff friendly.

Thank Lina S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Funky liitle cafe at Stokes Bay. The very pleasant lady who was serving should be commended for her cheery, helpful nature. Great selection of dishes on offer at this little gem, good wine selection too. I travelled to KI in late October and unfortunately, a...More

Thank ladylunchalot666
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Fantastic cafe ,friendly couple serving ,great coffee & food menu ,well presented & fresh food . Congratulations on a great place to stop in while visiting Stokes Bay .For those those reviewers who complain about being closed on Mondays ,suggest researching before you visit places...More

Thank Wanda G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, 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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