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Bartons Resturant, The Caledonian Hotel

219 O'connell Street, North Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
0882671375
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Ranked #748 of 1,360 Restaurants in Adelaide
Price range: $18 - $100
Cuisines: Australian, Bistro
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Came here with some of the people I work with for dinner. Drinks were great, and the food was fantastic. One of the others commented the steak was the best he had ever had. I had the Barramundi which was very good also. The service was very quick for our group of 8 and the staff friendly. It was a... More

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Adelaide
Top Contributor
220 reviews 220 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We visited here for our first wedding anniversary dinner recently, as we had celebrated our wedding a year earlier at the Caledonian. After reading some of the recent negative reviews about the restaurant, we were a little bit pensive. However our experience was nothing but positive. The staff were terrific, the food was amazing, and the wine list serviceable. We... More

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Adelaide, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We arrived on a Monday without a booking. Luckily they were able to fit us in as they restaurant was fully booked that night, and they did it with a smile. We then asked if we could use the Entertainment Card - not a problem. The service was excellent. I have many food allergies and usually dislike dining out because... More

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Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Popcorn sprinkled over my chicken? Guessing they ran out of ideas, the waitress was no where to be found when needed. Wished I had read reviews before visiting they are spot on.

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Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Made a reservation in advance which was no where to be found on arrival, the waitress said this often happens"sorry". Food very average could find better in a frozen box. Charged $2 each for a tiny roll which most places give complimentary(we dine out a lot). Wished the experience had been as good as the pictures shown.

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Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Went for a Birthday celebration, 4 people, told to be there for 7.15pm. We arrived approx 6.45pm, so thought we would have a drink in the bar, all good so far. We entered restaurant at 7.15pm. No staff member acknowledged our entry, we were just standing in the middle of the restaurant, rather awkward. Eventually we were seated, no menu... More

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Adelaide, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

We were shown to our table and that was it. No menus and no one approached us. Looked around and could see other tables of people who had also had no service. So we rang another restaurant then left. I let them know why we were leaving but they didn't seem to care. Would not bother returning.

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Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The food is excellent and they have a two course deal for $52 pp and there is a good cross selection

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australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

My husband and I dined at Bartons Restaurant for the first time ever because we had some Split the bill vouchers. We are so glad we did. It is a new discovery for us, The Caledonian Hotel appears non-descript from the outside, outward appearances have never encouraged us to wander in despite living 5 minutes away. Fortunately we gave it... More

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Adelaide, Australia
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Went for a birthday dinner with my wife and everything was OK. Food was nice without being great, service was fine without being exceptional and overall it was OK. Great chardonnay on offer, so that was a bonus. Scallops were nice, but very small. No bread roll offered, smallish serves of nice food, but overall it was OK. Service was... More

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