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Penguin Stop Cafe - CLOSED

Lot 111 Nat Thomas St, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, Australia
+61 8 8553 1348
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
7 Aug 2017
2 Dec 2016
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, International, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lot 111 Nat Thomas St, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, Australia
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 8 August 2017

The cafe provides a much needed affordable eatery in Penneshaw. Room to eat outdoors or snug inside. Great for a coffee or light meal and friendly service.

Thank chrishelcoombe
Reviewed 3 December 2016

New owners have no idea what's going in. Had the big breakfast and it was cold toast, cold eggs and a tomato slapped on a plate.

Thank Phil N
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

This is no longer the official site of The Penguin Stop Cafe formerly known as Penguin Stop Cafe. The new owners are not registered on Trip Adviser

1  Thank Allen W
Reviewed 12 April 2016

I've been to many places, but by far this is the best Helen and Allen are lovely people. Customer service is everything to me and they delivered to a very high standard. Fair enough the service was a bit slow but if you have a...More

Thank Keal C
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Forgot our order. Forgot cake that was ordered with coffee. One coffee was in a cup then told we are giving you a mug instead

Thank Robyne W
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Waited a long time for our coffee only to be told waitress had lost our order, so we re-ordered. Didn't get what I ordered and was told "well that's what you've got". Won't be going back

1  Thank Karen R
Reviewed 1 April 2016

This place is largely in business because it is very near the Ferry Terminal in Penneshaw. BUT that would seem to make it obvious to the owner and staff that many of the patrons of this cafe will be heading to a ferry and timing...More

Thank glovely
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

We went there on recommendation from a local. When we arrived the lady was very nice and friendly had only taken over the business a few days beforehand. Firstly, the food was ok but not great, quiche appeared bought in and the lamb yiros a...More

Thank Trish B
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We were glad to find this nice coffee shop near the location of the Sunday market. It is just a regular coffee shop but you don't get many in Kangaroo Island. Coffee was pretty good but service was a bit slow.

Thank FranckJa
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Cosy cafe that serves good juicy burgers. The catch of the day was also delicious. So were the scones served with a big dollop of clotted cream and apricot jam. Happy that we stopped by. Burgers were not cheap but the coffee and scones/cakes are...More

Thank TravellerfromSIN
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$2 - US$12
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Open Hours
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 111 Nat Thomas St, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Kangaroo Island  >  Penneshaw
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8553 1348
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