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Upstairs at Hollick

Hollick Winery, | Coonawarra, Penola, South Australia 5263, Australia
08 8737 2752
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Ranked #2 of 8 restaurants in Penola
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations
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Adelaide, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

As always stunning food. This visit we had a ravioli and a lamb dish between is. Both could not be faulted. We couldn't go past ordering a side of crispy potatoes and a serve of greens also, so completely over ordered between the two of us, it was all delicious. The waiter who looked after us provided excellent service, and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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142 reviews 142 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We've visited Upstairs many times since it opened following the refurb of the Hollicks cellar door many years back. Previously we've rated Upstairs highly - not so any more. Maybe it was an off night but, especially for a Saturday, there were too many slip ups - a nondescript salad containing duck which tasted as though it was cooked a... More

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Lorne, Australia
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20 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We booked and dined here for lunch on my Wife's birthday and were in no way disappointed. Mid week the restaurant was not crowded and the service was impeccable. The meals ordered, lamb and beef were excellent in presentation and taste. We accepted the Chefs recommendation on accompanying wines and these were well chosen. Penola has other fine dining and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Six of us ate lunch over the June long weekend. All of the food was stunning including entrees, mains and deserts - every one of us was impressed. We kept ordering, so much so that we missed a few wineries as a result. Friendly service too allowing us to take our deserts outside to eat on the balcony with coffee.

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Adelaide, Australia
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22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

a must lunch stop when visiting the coonawarra wine region. a modern seasonal menu. it was a special occasion last time we had lunch there and the staff went the extra mile to look after us.

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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Had a wonderful set lunch here with a group of friends. Well presented food, friendly service and good wine, what more can one ask for!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Passed by on our way back to Mount Gambier from Naracoorte. Decided to pop by for lunch at the last minute. We were very fortunate they were able to accommodate us (we have 9 people in our traveling party) as we didn't have a reservation. Service was good and the view of the vineyards was fantastic. I have to say... More

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Black Rock, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Having dined in a Penola the night before, Upstairs at Hollick at a lot to live up to. It didn't disappoint! My entree was lovely, but I was not prepared for the main course of Black Angus Eye Fillet. It was the best steak I have eaten in years! The lamb was great according to my friends who had it.... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We visited Hollicks for a birthday celebration - food was good, not excellent or outstanding but perfectly enjoyable, wines fairly average (Hollicks) - the Wilga shiraz being the pick. The service was appalling - wait for water, reminder re wine which didnt arrive until halfway through the main... reminders ready to order ( for both courses). The staff seemed to... More

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Belair, Australia
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10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We always eat at Hollicks when in the Coonawarra. This time we went to the long lunch (1st Friday of every month) hosted by Wendy Hollick and only for 20 Pax. It was just great. Wine matched degustation menu (5 courses) with 2 wines per course (current vintage and a cellared older vintage). Supurb. Do yourselves a favour and eat... More

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