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All 41 McLaren Vale Restaurants

The Currant Shed

104 Ingoldby Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
08 83830232
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Ranked #11 of 41 Restaurants in McLaren Vale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $32
Cuisines: Australian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Located in a restored 1916 currant drying shed and set amongst a Tahitian lime grove and borded by vineyard, The Currant Shed restaurant serves regionally inspired lunches in a truly relaxed environment.Open Thursday- Tuesday for lunch Kitchen hours 12-3pm.
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English first
Adelaide
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185 reviews 185 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My first visit to The Currant Shed and it was definitely up & down. We came early so we decided to have a few drinks outside before our other friends turned up. Sitting outside was fantastic with great views over Orchards & vineyard - definitely 5 star. When it came to the food I was also very happy with my... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Had a beautiful Lunch. Excellent views and service. Pigs cheek for starters was beautifully cooked. Braised Rabbit looked amazing On presentation and was devine. And as for the crazy dessert of Brioch French toast, bacon, cherry tomato and bacon and egg ice cream, well it just had to be tastied and surprisingly it was very nice. Yep bizarre but bacon... More

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Adelaide
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Such a relaxing atmosphere out on the patio with the gorgeous view. Good menu options and everything looks/tastes great. Dips plate comes with 4 dips, bread and cut veges. Main portions were good and reasonably priced. Would be a great wedding venue too!

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We went to the currant shed on a quiet friday for lunch after recommendations from friends, the place itself is tucked away on a quiet street in Mclaren vale and has a beautiful view. For lunch itself we shared a Charcuerie Platter and was just "ok" The Service was however amazing the girl who served us was very knowledgable and... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

this delightful resdtaurant is nestled amongst the vineyards. the food is delightful a varied choice using local sourced products . I will always choose the currant shed for speial occasions

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

We went for a celebration lunch with a big group of us, the staff were attentive, we had a little room just off the courtyard and the food was delicious. All the orders came together, great fir group dining, and all were good. Would definitely recommend it.

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Tokyo, Japan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Went there for lunch. The food was great and so were the staff but they were far too slow with their service. We spent about two and a half hours for lunch with and entree main course and desert.... And that restricted the number to wineries we could visit after lunch. Book a table for sure and order everything at... More

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McLaren Vale, South Australia, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Not on a main road, quiet, but some interesting main courses combined with a range of McLaren Vale wines. Easy patron access. Plenty of parking. Pleasant orchard views. Impossible to find anything to dislike.

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Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This place has now become our favourite restaurant of all time in McClaren Vale! Couldn't fault anything about it. Service, staff, food, wine, atmosphere was stunning.

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McLaren Vale, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

11 of us went for a 40th birthday Saturday lunch. The 2 girls (including the head waitress) who looked after our table were absolutely shocking. Not just disinterested....completely arrogant and rude. Everything was an inconvenience. Not a smile during the whole service. Waited 30 minutes before they bothered to ask anyone if they wanted a drink. Not once did they... More

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