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Red Poles Restaurant

McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61883238994
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Ranked #18 of 42 Restaurants in McLaren Vale
Price range: $10 - $38
Hours:
Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Australian, Contemporary
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: Situated in the middle of a vineyard and on the tourist drive Red Poles is the ideal location to spend a casual lunch, a lazy afternoon or a short holiday. Red Poles café/restaurant/gallery/B&B – perfect wedding/function venue in McLaren Vale - “the fine mix of food, wine and art”.
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English first
Mclaren Vale
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My partner and I went to red poles after a suggestion from a friend. We were very excited when we arrived as it was a beautiful spot. Although from there our time went down hill. The girl that served us seemed to be hung over and didn't have much knowledge of what was going on. The food was average. My... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our second family lunch at Red Poles last Sunday. It was so relaxing sitting under the verandah listening to the band. The food was excellent, cooked to perfection, the weather was warm and our waitress was very friendly and efficient. Will definitely return again.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Venue was lovely, staff very friendly but the "special"entree of baked Brie with fig paste and a small serve of walnut bread was ridiculously priced at $26, something that was not mentioned when staff told us the specials. The $30 gnocchi was over priced for the small serve. Gnocchi itself was a little heavy and the dish overall a little... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had a very nice lunch on a Wednesday, not too many other people around, and the service was attentive, although the food took some time to come out, but it was worth the wait. We will return when next in the McLaren Vale area

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Adelaide, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

12/10; Service friendly and amazing. The food to die for and cooked to perfection with flavors bountiful, completely satisfying meal. Recommended for those who enjoy the finer things in life or just love a satisfying experience.

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Adelaide, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

we ate here recently as an extended family over the long weekend, with no real knowledge of this place, but wow, we were pleasantly surprised. with great service from the staff we never lacked a drink or even a questions about the food or history of the place. as it was a long weekend it was very busy, but food... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Lovely setting for a long lunch and the food was very nice. However for the price the serves were quite small. We ordered a pasta from the specials list and my friend had a main from the menu and feeling hungry the waitress recommend a side dish also, but the serves were quite small for the price. The service was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

Despite the rain, my parents and I enjoyed a fabulous meal under cover next to the gas heater on the verandah. The service was excellent and the meals substantial. My mother and I loved the snapper on parsnip mash and my father said his steak was one of the best he'd ever had. My mother was also delighted with the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This place is gorgeous! The atmosphere was warm, cosy. They had a singer, singing which added to the setting. They also have rooms you can stay in. The food, wine, service was wonderful. We will be going back. Loved it!

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nailsworth south australia
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16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

This was a return visit to celebrate a late Mother's Day, a it was an enjoyable experience. It was relaxing sitting under the veranda sipping a nice glass of Merlot and eating tasty crumbed mullet. Time to relax and chat. Will come again.

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Additional Information about Red Poles Restaurant

Address: McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
Phone Number: +61883238994
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  McLaren Vale
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 38
Cuisine: Vegetarian, Australian, Contemporary

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