The Penneshaw Pub

Welcome to the Penneshaw Pub, Kangaroo Island. "Is Penneshaw Pub the only hotel in the world where you can have a beer and look at Australia?"

The Penneshaw Pub has been the home of beer and cheer for over 100 years and offers uninterrupted ocean views over Backstairs Passage from a cliff-top on the western side of town.

Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner, the historic Penneshaw Pub, is the perfect venue for all occasions. Experience a coastal and countryside atmosphere and choose from inside and alfresco dining areas.

The Penneshaw Pub provides outstanding service and offers an extensive menu of fresh and locally inspired coastal and classic food options that the whole family will love. We serve up a vast array of local, Australian, and international wines and has over 100 years of experience pouring the perfect pint!

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Front Bar
Offering a relaxed and rustic atmosphere. Your home away from home.
The Penneshaw Pub’s front bar is a great place to meet the locals in a friendly and welcoming environment. Pull up a seat and listen to a local story or two, and let our team take care of you. Enjoy the relaxed and rustic atmosphere on offer, and in the winter months, keep warm and cosy on a cold evening by the fireplace.

Weekly Specials
The Penneshaw Pub offers weekly specials. Check out the website for more information about upcoming events and specials.


The Penneshaw Pub Cellars is located right next door to the Penneshaw Pub and stocks a wide variety of beer, wine, spirits and pre-mixed drinks. There is a great range of Kangaroo Island wines and spirits, craft beer, South Australian Wines, and cider. The friendly and knowledgeable team will be happy to help you with your selections and recommend something special for whatever the occasion.


08 8553 1042

North Terrace, Penneshaw SA 5222

Opening Hours

Open 7 Days a week
From 11am - Late
Kitchen Hours
Lunch 12pm-2.30pm
Dinner 5.30pm - 8.30pm