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Ki Lighthouse Cafe

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Cafe, Australian
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Shop 1, 49 Dauncey St, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8553 2089
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We read all the great reviews and walked up and down the street trying to find it. The address on TripAdvisor was wrong (its opposite the deli) so I've sent thru updates to TripAdvisor. Unfortunately for us it was a disaster. We ordered the raisin toast which we got with small packets of butter which had turned to oil because... More 

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Thank Enjoy_the_breeze
Greater Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We enjoyed a lovely breakfast at this cafe,well situated in the Main Street. The staff were very pleasant and happy to help.

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Thank Elaine T
Ginsheim-Gustavsburg, Deutschland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Enjoy the terrace and a great breakfast. Thats all you need in the small village. Its the meeting point for many locals

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Thank Gerhard T
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We quickly discovered that the best place to have breakfast at a very reasonable price was at The Lighthouse Cafe. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the food is yummy. You must try their French toast with maple syrup and bacon :-)

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Thank Dallas S
australia
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in for breakfast on our last day. Good generous sizes for food. Service good and sitting outside in the Sunshine was a bonus after months of rain. Friendly staff. Limited to places in Kingscote but this one was fine and we enjoyed our breakfast

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Thank calekids
Penneshaw, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Not only is this establishment guilty of having a great coffee, they are very accommodating and are so welcoming. Also serving hot food hot!! They are wonderful allowing me to take my dog under the verandah too so they are pet friendly. . I can recommend a visit if you're in Kingscote on Kangaroo Island. Call in and say hi..

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Thank Vicki B
Kangaroo Valley, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Food was reasonable and what we expected for a take-away meu with seating. Considering limited eating options during July in Kingscote, this was fine for our purposes.

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Thank BAE199
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

We stopped in her for lunch on our first day and it was a good start to our holiday. Lots of different burgers, we had the chicken burger...delicious!. Staff are friendly and helpful and service was good

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Thank Bevlea R
Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

We got into town a little early and we were thinking that we would not find anywhere to eat but the cafe was open. We entered and were very unsure if they were open and we could not have been more welcome. The service was just wonderful and food nice and hot...... Plus the best coffee.

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Thank Liza D
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

We visited because our first choice had stopped serving. The food was just OK. Nothing spectacular especially the chips. We all really enjoyed the ice cream thouhh especially licorice flavour. The setting is OK though there are no bathroom facilities in the restaurant

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$19
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1, 49 Dauncey St, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Kangaroo Island  >  Kingscote
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8553 2089
Description
Located on the main street we offer fresh homemade food accompanied by some of the Island's best coffee and cakes for which we try to source our ingredients locally. We aim to cater for most needs and are child and dog friendly. Our hand made South Australian fudges are to die for, home made KI honey ice cream has been added to the menu.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?