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Thompsons General Store

Cafe, Australian
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Ned's Beach Road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
+61 2 6563 2155
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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything on LH is pricey but this shop takes the biscuit! Go to Joys instead..we reckoned every item was at least 50c more...and that adds up. Not as much choice for fresh or grocery items. It is central so convenient when you need something quickly and the burgers were freshly cooked and delicious.

Thank 32esther
Shelly Beach, Australia
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This shop had all you need for self catering .With a few clothes and home decor products .Helpfully guy running the shop ,also sell hot taker way food .

Thank JoanneQ163
Wagga Wagga, Australia
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thompson's General Store has a little bit of everything and the staff were friendly and helpful. From bait to clothing, gifts and food items, they have it all.

Thank Brett T
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a Lifesaver having this store in the island, they have all the basic stuff a family needs, from cold drinks, chippys and their hamburgers were great. They had cute souvenir stuff too.. Love this little place.. it was our treat to get ice creams after each walk everyday.

Thank ExoticPilot
Mount Waverley, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great store for obtaining grocery necessities, ice-creams, hamburgers (to die for) and fish and chips. The store also sells fishing equipment, clothing, milk & drinks and souvenirs. Love their hamburgers though

Thank dgp0well
Forster, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great service and burgers coupled with the vast array of reasonably priced goods made for a very enjoyable shopping experience. Thanks guys

Thank Nick H
Melbourne, Australia
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120 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We bought supplies there, some were frozen, but they are not so good, Fresh food was Ok. Service indifferent.

Thank David B
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Thompson's do a great burger. If you are visiting Lord Howe Is make sure you grab a burger or two from Thompson's. A great value lunch option on the island!

Thank Darren L
Sydney, Australia
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92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Thompson's store is in a handy location , however if you have a bike it is better to go to Joy's store or Top Shop where the range is more extensive and the produce fresher.

1 Thank Lou M
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Very desorganized store with poor service provided. Staff are too busy chatting between them and left costumers waiting to order a burger and when you finally get the chance to eat,the burger taste pretty bad and has uncooked bacon which is awful.

Thank Adriana G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ned's Beach Road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Lord Howe Island
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6563 2155

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?