3 Best Restaurants in Kununurra, The Kimberley

Pumphouse Restaurant

$$ Fodor's choice

Located on an old fishing dock jutting out into Lake Kununurra, this local favorite is the place to have dinner while watching the sunset, with live music most nights, great food and cocktails, and the chance to view local wildlife (yes, we mean birds and freshwater crocodiles) doing their thing. The fare is contemporary Australian, so you can expect to see steaks, pan-seared salmon, and risotto on the menu, while Sunday night is dedicated strictly to wood-fire pizza and tapas specials.

Lakeview Dr., Kununurra, Western Australia, 6743, Australia
Known For
  • wood-fire pizza and tapas night with a special menu on Sunday
  • eight-hour, slow-roasted lamb shoulder
  • Ord Valley crème brûlée dessert
Restaurants Details
Rate Includes: Closed Mon. and Tues.

Cornerside Cafe


This hole-in-the-wall café is found right in the heart of the Kununurra township, offering takeout coffee, freshly baked muffins, and pastries and even pre-portioned takeaway evening meals that vary from coconut curry to cheesy lasagne.

Ivanhoe Cafe


The menu changes every day at this pretty café situated just outside of the Kununurra township. One day it could be freshly made pasta for lunch or perhaps an herby omelet for breakfast. It's down to what's in season and what the chef fancies cooking that day. But what's certain is that each dish is created with care and is delicious, especially when enjoyed in the shade of the mango trees that line the outdoor garden. A must try is the mango sorbet, which is made on-site.

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