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Marron Cafe

) #8 of 41 Restaurants in Kangaroo Island $$ - $$$ Cafe, Seafood,
Harriet Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5220, Australia
+61 8 8559 4114
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Harriet Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5220, Australia
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1 - 10 of 424 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had an explanation about marrons,saw the breeding tanks and tasted some wines,awesome experience.then we had lunch on the spot were the portions are good and the food was delicious

Thank Caroline Peach G
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

After a slow drive on a long, winding road, we made it to this surprising little oasis! Although we were too late for lunch, we did have some delicious fries and drinks. Followed up by wine tasting and our daughter got a tour of the...More

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I'm sure the food is lovely, but although we turned up just before the widely-advertised time of 3pm at which the kitchens were supposed to be closed, we were told that the oven had been turned off and cleaned - all they could offer were...More

Thank sarahirving
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This cafe is a hidden gem. Great prices, good food, friendly staff and extremely clean. I loved that their selection of food seemed to have an Asian flare with local foods. It was different than the typical fare found elsewhere on the island which was...More

Thank iNeedMoreTime2Travel
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We ordered the seafood platter which was delicious. The seafood was cooked to perfection, which is what I'd expect from a specialist but I've had overcooked prawns / lobster before so it's great that the Marron were juicy and delicious. The 'restaurant' is a bit...More

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Off the beaten track or on the dirt track. We had Gnocci and the Fish (Barra I think). Food was above average nice view over the farm. Nice little viewing area of the Marron and some wine tasting as well.

Thank DelPiero10
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The food was nice but as an experience we were left underwhelmed. We reshuffled our schedule so we could eat there, and would suggest not to do that. If you have the time by all means check it out, marron is unique but don't go...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The Poacher's Platter presented was enticing, refreshing and enjoyable served by friendly, welcoming staff, Janine. Turkey Nest Sav Blanc complemented this seafood plate. We could savour the subtle flavour and texture of the piece de resistance, grilled Marron. Of the bush tucker sauces, the lemon...More

Thank Letsgoway
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We made a detour to visit the marron farm. It is off the beaten track (dirt road) but the food was tasty - marron the speciality. YOu can visit the marron (crayfish) farming ponds and learn about these creatures in a large shed housing the...More

Thank Carmel S
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I had Marrons with butter and garlic The marrons were over-cooked , mushy, and bathed in an oily melted substance. Expense can be forgiven for an excellent result. This was not the case at the Marron Cafe. Expensive, no taste, and mushy! A shame to...More

Thank potino
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$67
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harriet Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5220, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Kangaroo Island
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8559 4114
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A Unique 3 in 1 experience - Not to be missed by locals or visitors! Come in and sample some of our well-known Two Wheeler Creek wines, whilst having a look around our Marron tanks. A friendly staff member will have a chat to you about the Marron Farm, and answer any questions you may have. We grow Native Australian Lemon and Aniseed Myrtle which we have created some beautiful Bush Tucker sauces out of. All made here in the Cafe. A bit hungry? - Head on into the Marron Cafe where there a several lavish options with Hot or Cold Marron, as well as other scrumptious meals. Enjoy a glass or bottle of our Two wheeler Creek wine. Kids Menu Available. All meals are oven baked... No deep fried food!
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