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Red Ochre

War Memorial Drive, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
8211 8555
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Ranked #82 of 1,358 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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English first
Alcalá de Henares
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

The restaurant has very good views to the river and the service was very friendly. We had the aussie dish, with kangaroo, crocodile, emu, quail and venison chorizo. The meat was good and well cooked and it was a nice experience to tray all those kinds of Australian specialties. However, it is expensive, 135 aus dollar for two people, with... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Two visits to this restaurant in a month - first with our couple friends , the second business with a delegation from China. First visit main course we chose was the platter for 4 - selection including salt and pepper crocodile, venison sausage, kangaroo fillet, camel, emu, and quail. The crocodile was sensational, but the emu and kangaroo a bit... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The Red Ochre used to have a good reputation for flavour and using Australian ingredients. Not much if this was evident last night. Most of the shared platter of entrees was pre-prepared, and while this in itself is not a problem, the obvious lack of freshness was. That theme continued onto the mains of Barramundi (first bit of Aussie fare... More

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Macau, China
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
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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
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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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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