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Penneshaw Hotel

££ - £££
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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North Terrace, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
8553 1042
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is cut above pub grub. I didn't think lamb chops could be so tasty, really delicious. And, when I had to go back a second time, the yellow curry mussels and frittata were absolutely delectable. Friendly, quick service, beautiful view. I cannot recommend highly enough. Would go back again (and again until I had tried everything, apparently the duck... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view at the hotel is beautiful. Most of the staff are friendly. The food was pretty average. Prices ok.

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Solothurn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner there twice dueing our stay on KI and the food is great. The steaks are really good. Our favourite dish was the bay to paddock dish. Can only recommend!

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered the 'bay to paddock' which was basically a bit of everything, basically: beef steak, lamb chop, garlic prawns, deep fried calamari, chips, and a salad. So the chips were excellent—crunchy and delicious—but everything else was OK. Nothing inedible but the warning sign came when they didn't ask how you wanted your steak or lamb... and they were well... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the view and appreciated the menu. There is choice for everyone (burger, meat, salad, ...) which is not so usual on KI ! Dishes are good and staff is friendly. A nice place to go in Penneshaw !

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Mildura, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First evening on kangaroo island, beautiful steak and chips for tea, happy hour between 4/6 great local wine, and great friendly service,, perfect views. 👍

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a great variety on menu-good old schnitzels and something different if you wanted and also daily special board. Some of the best fresh juices i've ever tested. Great service, very kind and smart. Highly suggested.

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Adelaide
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nine of us went to KI for the day on a ferry special to take in the market, called into the pub for lunch, very obliging, great food and good service.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really decent pub food. Large portions and great friendly service, only drawback is the kitchen closing about 8.30. Loads of beers and even a bottle shop next door

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived on ferry and thought we would have lunch before heading to Kingscote to our accommodation. We had lovely meal-good variety on menu-good old schnitzels and something different if you wanted and also daily special board. Would visit again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$60
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Terrace, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Kangaroo Island  >  Penneshaw
  • Phone Number: 8553 1042
Description
Glass walls at the front of the outdoor area and large windows opening to the sea air capture the light and view for all diners in all weather with new modern alfresco furniture. The Penneshaw Hotel – also known as the “Penny”- has both inside and alfresco dining areas giving the hotel a relaxed casual feel. However, there's nothing casual about the excellent presentation and consistency of the food. With a superb wine list, some of the best pub food SA has to offer and competitive function options the Penny is a perfect crowd pleaser.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?