Best spots for breakfast on Kangaroo Island

Whether a full cooked breakfast, a piping hot tea or coffee, a spread of seasonal fruit, or toast and condiments are your thing, let’s all agree going out for breakfast is good for your soul and a holiday must. Check these great Kangaroo Island breakfast venues our for your next breaking of the fast.

Emu Ridge Cafe

Nestled in the bush just 15 minutes from Kingscote and American River. They’re in a great position to enjoy a quiet breakfast or lunch, offering a great casual dining experience, using our region's local produce. All dietary needs and ages are catered for, including a fully licensed bar that has a good selection of local beer, ciders, spirits, and wine. Grab yourself a locally roasted barista coffee or try a tasting paddle of Colony Cove Cider.

Aurora Ozone Hotel

Aurora Ozone Hotel, Zone Bar & Restaurant is in the Chapman Building of Ozone Hotel and features stunning views over Nepean Bay. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the menu focuses on fresh seafood and local Kangaroo Island produce. Their breakfast consists of a hot and cold buffet and is served 7 days a week.

Millie Maes Pantry

Millie Maes Pantry is situated in a picture-perfect garden setting in Penneshaw. Their menu` is seasonal and local, supporting many of the producers on Kangaroo Island. Breakfast is a range, from fully cooked, muesli and porridge, croissants and paninis, including full range teas and coffees. Even Millie Mae milkshakes can't be passed up by the kids.

Millie Mae's Homemade Muffins
Millie Mae's Pantry


Cactus Kangaroo Island offers a fantastic casual dining experience at the heart of Kingscote. Their simple menu is designed with a focus on premium KI produces, showcasing the best of KI and the region. Fully licensed with a good selection of local beer and wine, house made sweets, and specialty coffee, there is something for everyone. Open Daily.

Emu Bay Lavender Farm

Emu Bay Lavender Farm is fully licenced all day café. Their menu uses seasonal and local produce and has a wide variety of offerings from great cooked breakfasts, toasties, croissants, winter warming soup, curries, and ploughmen’s platters, all washed down with local ciders, wines and spirits and great tea and coffee. Treat yourself to breakfast, morning or afternoon tea with oversized lavender scones, brownies or homemade teacake. Open Daily.

Emu Bay Lavender Morning Tea
Emu Bay Lavender