At the Nicolas Baudin’s Restaurant, we utilize the best Kangaroo Island and South Australian produce. We serve various styles of local cuisines and we open our Bar for local platters, snacks, beer & wines at 3.30pm  we then begin serving our a la carte dinner menu starts at 6pm.  The aim is to provide a selection of dining experiences for guests and anyone staying nearby. The restaurant is open breakfast and dinner daily. If you have special dietary requirements don’t stress! We have plenty of Gluten-free, Lactose-free, Vegetarian & Vegan options available on our menu.

While we don’t open for lunch we offer takeaway picnic packs, although we do stress on pre-ordering the day prior to allow us time to prepare.

At KI Wilderness Retreat it is important to support the local community, which is why we stock a fantastic range of Kangaroo Island wines, beers & spirits.  The wines, sold by the glass gives our guests the opportunity to sample a number of local wines to compliment their meal.


Breakfast is served from 7.30-9.30am all year round, open to our guests and also to the public.

Our Chef’s have created a delicious all-you-can-eat International Buffet, with a wide selection of items sourced from Kangaroo Island and South Australia. On our buffet you will find; locally produced bread, cereals – including housemade muesli, cold meats, housemade pancakes, a selection of pastries, fresh & poached fruit & yoghurt. We also have cooked items on our buffet including Eggs and for our visitors from Asia, we can provide rice congee & noodles requested prior to arrival. Juices, Tea & Coffee are also included.


Adult – $22.00

Child (aged 3-13) – $11.00

Infant – FOC


Bar, Snacks & Platters are served from 3.30pm onwards. We have created a unique menu using only produce from Kangaroo Island, including our Beer, Cider & Wines.



For Evening Meals & Dinner our restaurant is open from 6pm – bookings essential during peak season (September – March). We are family friendly and have a kid’s menu available on site, to view a sample menu click here


Wine & Roo

Christmas 2017 & New Years Opening Hours

On Xmas Eve, Xmas Day, New Years Eve & New Years Day we will be taking dinner reservations from 5.30pm – 9pm.

On Xmas Day we will be open for Lunch 12pm-2pm. Click here to check out a sample Xmas Lunch Menu.

Restaurant spaces are limited so we advise you to book in advance to avoid disappointment. To make a booking please call 08 8559 7200 or email