We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Rockpool Cafe

Lot 93 North Coast Road, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8559 2277
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (31 reviews)
“salad” (19 reviews)
“calamari” (12 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lot 93 North Coast Road, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (204)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 196 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good food and beautiful atmosphere with a nice view to enjoy while eating mostly local produce of fish etc.

Thank Sven J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On a 40+ day, we decided to tour the northern beaches of KI. We arrived at Stokes Beach around lunch time and thought this was a good place to eat. My oh my, were we right, this turned out to be a great place to...More

Thank Martin v
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were clever and got there at about 11:45am for an early lunch...which was lucky because it was packed by the time we were finished. This is one of the few places in KI that has any vegetarian options and they were good. We had...More

Thank TravellerKRH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 2 nights camping at Stokes Bay and decided to have lunch one day at the Rockpool. The place was very busy but the service was excellent and things moved fast despite the amount of people they were serving. We ordered 4 x fish...More

Thank gekelly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for quick lunch after beach morning. They were packed and we had to queue to order but our food came quickly and we were cheerfully served. We had to sit at the back on benches under umbrellas in the outdoor dogs/kids area- it...More

1  Thank traveller-eater
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I ate here before heading to the beach. They had great fish and chips and a nice wine selection to enjoy. There was a good crowd in there enjoying the food. The staff were great and polite and patient and serving with...More

1  Thank Tim N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The customer service was lovely, the food was lovely (probably not a big serve like other places), the atmosphere was lovely, and the view was lovely. JUST LOVELY!

Thank Duoduola
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small unassuming cafe across the beach with such delicious and fresh seafood. Service was exceptional, Lucy the host was just so welcoming and friendly-made us feel right at home. Highly recommended!

1  Thank bubbleyum
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Came across by accident and although a small place, the food was excellent, fish freshly cooked and caters for gluten free diets. They grilled my fish which was gorgeous. Menu varied, not the usual burgers and chips but whole food salads, fresh seafood and all...More

1  Thank Fish B
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed coffee and a chocolate brownie at the Rockpool Cafe. The setting was rustic and the service was excellent and coffee delicious.

1  Thank cmjones54
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island Health Retreat
13 reviews
28.06 km away
Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn
402 reviews
38.62 km away
Kangaroo Island Seaview Motel
97 reviews
39.27 km away
Kangaroo Island Acacia Apartments
68 reviews
39.31 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Hannaford & Sachs
216 reviews
13.08 km away
Parndana Hotel
88 reviews
19.23 km away
Emu Bay Lavender
59 reviews
28.76 km away
Nearby Attractions
Stokes Beach
134 reviews
.15 km away
Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park
313 reviews
18.33 km away
Parndana Soldier Settlement Museum
5 reviews
18.82 km away
Emu Bay Fishing Charters - Private Charters
53 reviews
27.32 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Rockpool Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 93 North Coast Road, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Kangaroo Island  >  Stokes Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8559 2277
  • E-mail
The Rockpool Cafe operates seasonally, we are open between Fathers Day (September) and Mothers Day (May). Fathers Day 2017 falls on Sunday 3rd September. The Rockpool Cafe offers a casual seaside dining experience. Alacarte style, we provide a range of different meals, mostly seafood (we are right by the beach after all) but we also offer snacks if you're not feeling like a full lunch. Tea, Coffee, cake, beer, local wines and a great atmosphere... We hope you will join us. The Rockpool Cafe Team x
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing