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Glenelg Barbeque Inn

160 Jetty Road, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
(08) 8294 3432
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Ranked #27 of 108 restaurants in Glenelg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- May 29, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Adelaide, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I was not happy with any aspect of my night here. Firstly, the atmosphere doesnt set the world on fire, i felt like i was in a school cafeteria. Secondly the steak its self was way too chewy and not melt in your mouth, and for the cost it was no where near good enough. You would also expect a... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Went for a meal on a Friday night and while it was packed, the staff were still very friendly and the service was excellent. Didn't feel rushed to order food (which is awesome because everything on the menu looks delicious). I had a Mixed Grill (it was a $20 "Special") with lamb shaslick, I loved it! So it was a... More

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Austin, Texas
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59 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Had dinner here with some colleagues. It's a tiny place with simple tables, but it's all about the meat Mate! Wonderful steaks on display in a butchers case in front of a large charcoal grill. I had the Texas T-Bone, 800g of steak. It came with a wonderful cold salad (actually 3 salads) consisting of potatoes, a vinegar cabbage slaw,... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

This place is a Glenelg institution and has been for a million years. If you feel like a good quick meal this is the place to go. All steak and seafood is cooked on a charcoal grill (yes real charcoal) so it has a great flavour and the meat is always tender. Bbq Inn is very casual, nothing flash inside,... More

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Adelaide Australia
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545 restaurant reviews
857 helpful votes 857 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

This longstanding establishment continues to deliver consistently good steaks at very reasonable prices, with cheerful and courteous service, Presently, they are offering several "value for money" specials, which give you another reason to visit! Well worth a visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The food is alright but served with no finesse - cold potato salad seems to come with whatever you order. We have never visited a less cosy restaurant than this - old office chairs from the 80's, cold sharp lightening from lamps with no dimmer function, no linen. And in the middle of our dinner they start cleaning and closing... More

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Brisbane
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

This restaurant was a recommendation from a local. We were very glad we tried it. Steak was very reasonably priced and cooked to perfection. We ordered a side of chips and they were to die for, crispy on outside and soft on inside. The standard salad sides don't sound exciting but were very tasty and great addition to the steaks.... More

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Seaford, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have visited the Barbeque Inn many times and always receive a great, friendly service. Family run restaurant. The steaks are to die for with nice size portions always cooked to your liking. My partners son is an apprentice butcher and he loves coming here too. If you get the chance to go you won't be disappointed.

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Reynella South Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Do you want the best steak in Adelaide? Do you want fast efficient service? Do you want an quality meal in a hurry? Go to Glenelg Barbeque. The meat is always superb, cooked to perfection. The surroundings are a bit spartan but pleasant. Ownership to my knowledge has not changed in 4 decades and the same high standards prevail. The... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

A favorite of people who love well prepared steaks. Can be a protein overflow for the adventurous, whilst I can honestly say I have eaten a 1 kg T Bone steak, I find the 500 g steaks more my size. Steaks are cooked on a charcoal grill exactly as ordered. Unpretentious, its a great steak house. steaks come with a... More

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