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Rustic Blue

South Coast Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8559 7371
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (6 reviews)
“baguette” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
South Coast Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We tried three times to visit this cafe and gallery. It is advertised to be open Wednesday to Sunday from 9.00am but it was always closed when we went.

1  Thank cmjones54
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Scarlet Robins flitting around and Striated Pardalottes nesting in a nest box right over the outdoor seating. Kangaroos lounging around. Plus a great cafe and awesome funky gift shop. Great for a rest stop after the Southern shores KI nature wonderland of Seals, caves etc...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Please do not pass by this special place where you will receive a warm welcome, explore the Gallery's unique gifts and exhibits, and enjoy coffee or a light snack in the beautiful courtyard garden watching the birds and kangaroos and other wildlife. Little gems like...More

Thank Mountshasta390
Reviewed 4 November 2017

This is our 3rd trip to K Is and Rustic Blue is one of our favourite spots. We love the ambience of the outdoor deck and seating in the garden with lots of plants and flowers that attract all sorts of birds you can watch....More

Thank Mary-Anne A
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We began visiting Rustic Blue when it commenced operating. I easily spend one to two hours there inspecting the huge offering of wares sourced locally and Australia wide. The artwork is superb; gift range vast, unique and appealing. The added extras of health retreat and...More

Thank chrishelcoombe
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Everything was beautiful but way too expensive. A pair of earrings were 20$+/ not much of a selection for food when was there just some cakes and ice cream. Staff was friendly but won't be returning.

Thank FreyaxSummers
Reviewed 8 May 2017

From the moment I turned into the driveway and spotted an echidna snuffling along in the paddock, I knew that I was in for a treat! The Gallery Building is as the name suggests, Rustic, with many textures, art works and tastefully presented handmade treasures...More

Thank kfp59
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a real little gem found on the way to the National Park coming from Kingscote. Smiley and his wife have done a great job here. Lovely setting, good food and fantastic artwork. They started this place from scratch and have done a wonderful...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We were tired, thirsty and needed a snack. We'd been driving for what seemed like forever when we stumbled upon Rustic Blue. Even though they were about to close, they took us in, fed us wonderful cakes and tea, let us relax in their lovely...More

Thank LauraTM
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Great place to visit. Fabulous selection of art work from local and mainland artists. Good coffee. We did not have a meal but I expect that it would have been good too. The gardens were lovely and the kangaroos lazing around the place were happy...More

Thank Deb C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Coast Road, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Kangaroo Island
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8559 7371
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