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big breakfast, coffee, juice and pancakes

Cactus KI is a welcoming and vibrant cafe located in the heart of Kingscote.

The cafe and restaurant on Dauncey Street offers ample indoor & alfresco seating. We pride ourselves on our friendly service, menus filled with simple fresh options, featuring the islands lovely produce. House made cakes, excellent fair-trade coffee, fresh pressed juices & a large selection of local wines, cider and craft beer are also available. The Cafe is open 7 days a week from 7.30am – 2.30pm.

‘Cactus’ was founded by Yen Leow, and Louis Lark – who met working at acclaimed Southern Ocean Lodge & become friends through a shared passion of enjoying great food. The concept of Cactus was born through a desire to enhance KI’s food scene and bring a taste of city cafe culture to KI.

Follow our socials to find out about upcoming events, themed dinners and more.

Cactus owners Yen and Louis
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