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Red Ochre

War Memorial Drive, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
8211 8555
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Ranked #66 of 1,360 restaurants in Adelaide
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $46
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Red Ochre Grill restaurant enjoys one of Adelaide’s best city locations. Literally sitting on the water the restaurant has beautiful river views and wonderful night time city views from every seat in the restaurant. The restaurant is a 10 minute walk along the River Torrens from the Adelaide Festival Centre and or 10 minutes cab ride from any city hotel. Additionally there is ample free parking. The Red Ochre Grill is a spacious stylish contemporary room and our approach to service is professional and informed without being stuffy.
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85% Recommend
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English first
Macau, China
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Very good food and service. You can try out some Aussie delicacies (Red Ochre Tasting Platter) if you're brave enough such as crocodile meat or kangaroo (which I didn't have - they're too cute to be eaten). The fish I had was marvellous - Barramundi. The location isn't too convenient if you don't have a car (or for a tourist)... More

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Attracted by the Festival of Food offer, a group of us decided to book a mid week dinner. Service was friendly and attentive but a little slow despite the rather quiet, cold and wet night. The food was beautifully presented and the mains - without sides - were just right for small ladies' appetites. Only one of our party was... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We were a large group of 24 that ate here June 5, 2014 as part of a dinner after a long day of board meetings. Service was very fast and the food very good. Great selection of wines and after dinner drinks, especially the Penfolds Grandfather Fortified Wine - Tawny. It was fantastic with our Chocolate Fondant dessert for an... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Wonderful views of the city lights on a cold night June 2014. Lovely inviting ambience of cascading waters around the building. Inside was not bad but a bit dated and the furniture overdue for comfort update. Car parking not a problem - but the Adelaide City Council 2 hour limit is ridiculous for diners- dealt with by the reception providing... More

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Alice Springs, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Concierge Staff at the Rendezvous suggested this Restaurant for some Five Star Dining and they surely delivered. Each of the courses were presented beautifully and tasted amazing! Service could not have been better. Joss out waiter was so pleasant and provided brilliant service! The view of the River and City is beautiful. Highly recommended. I will definitely be back next... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

we've been dining here for about 5 years now, and absolutely love it every time we come. Food is consistently good, and service is excellent. Salt and Pepper Crocodile is to die for !

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Great food. Lovely venue. Outstanding service. We always come here for our anniversary. The staff are lovely and really go the extra mile. The food is faultless

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I was quite cross about the standard of service last time we were here. Once again we picked the restaurant for a dinner with an overseas guest due to the lovely view over the Torrens River and city lights. I thought the service was going to be a let-down again when I was given a fairly flat glass of bubbly... More

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Adelaide, Australia
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

We went with a large family group and so we were restricted to the 3 course set menu but we were not disappointed. At $69 per person we were a bit worried but the selection and quality of the food was top class. Entree was a platter of crocodile, quail, prawns. Main course was a selection of barramundi, kangaroo, chicken... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Avoid this restaurant on valentines day. It was awful services was great but not food. Lots of people were complaining. I email them the next day with my concerned but never had a reply. It's very expensive on this day more so than on other, but obviously they don't value customers

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