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Serafino McLaren Vale

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39 Kangarilla Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61 8 8323 8911
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Function Venue

We attended a large function here recently, and the food, wine and service were all very good. The menu offered a standard entree for everyone, with alternating main of seafood & steak, and two alternating desserts as well. Service was efficient and friendly all night and the steak which I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
pakabay
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We attended a large function here recently, and the food, wine and service were all very good. The menu offered a standard entree for everyone, with alternating main of seafood & steak, and two alternating desserts as well. Service was efficient and friendly all night and the steak which I had was cooked to perfection - pretty impressive when you... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

We visited Serafino for the first time ever for our 10th wedding anniversary. Amazing food, amazing service, amazing wine. Simply amazing. A must visit for anybody!

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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Happy Anniversary ! Thank you for taking the time to do a review and share your experience. I hope we don’t have to wait that long to see you again. Kind Regards, Jamie Nicholls General Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Excellent Service with well laid out Tables. The Chef outdid himself preparing a hand picked degusetation dinner for the Family in the 21st March. The matching Serafino wines were well chosen.

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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on your recent visit. Our Executive Chef is full of passion and pride, and this reflects in his menu and food presentation. We look forward to seeing you again next time your in the region. Kind Regards, Jamie Nicholls General Manager More 

Greater Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We had a beautiful lunch on the 19 March with magnificent views and excellent service. The food was yummy and very filling. It was a lovely atmosphere to have lunch with a bottle of wine to top it off.

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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to dine with us and for your fantastic review. We look forward to your return, maybe for Sunday lunch so you can enjoy the sounds of the piano playing in the background. Kind Regards, Jamie Nicholls General Manager More 

Pt.Elliot
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My husband and I visited for Sunday lunch after a stressful week and found it to be just what we needed. The food was excellent ,the ambience complete with a tinkling piano was very good, with a view of a lake and gumtrees. I would recommend it for a special occasion or when you need to relax. Our only comment... More 

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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to dine with us while visiting McLaren Vale. The tranquil setting of the grounds makes for a perfect choice to get away, and the on site accommodation also makes it a great place to unwind. We are very proud of our product and our aim is to over deliver on guests expectation. Thank you... More 

Willunga, Australia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Had a great meal here with friends who were staying for the weekend. Superb service from Marty, a meal that was presented and cooked to perfection. Not been here for a long time despite being a local but will certainly recommend to others. Kudos to the chef and servers.

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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting Serafino McLaren Vale, and for taking the time to share your experience. We have worked hard to put together a product that makes us very proud. Our kitchen, lead by Executive Chef Thomas Doerre, constantly provides a menu of the highest quality and our front of house attitude is reflective of Marty's hospitality. We... More 

Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Beautiful 5 star restuarant with a lovely view. All 8 in our group were very happy with our meals. We would definitely come back

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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to dine with us at Serafino McLaren Vale, and for sharing your experience. We consider the hotel is an unique destination offering a fine dining restaurant, award winning Serafino wines, comfortable accommodation, friendly hospitality and professionalism in the heart of the McLaren Vale region. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards, Jamie Nicholls... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We recently dined at the Serafino Restaurant and, have to say it one of the best meals I have had in a long time. An entree of pork belly and prawns with Asian style veges is still taunting my tastebuds, followed by a rack of lamb done to perfection. We highly recommend the Serafino Restaurant to anyone travelling to the... More 

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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining at Serafino McLaren Vale, and for sharing your experience. You made great choices, but no dessert? I insist you try the “Deconstructed cheesecake” on your next visit. I look forward to your return Kind Regards, Jamie Nicholls General Manager More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We had the pleasure of spending new years eve here whilst on our honeymoon from the UK. We had a great time with friends & strangers too 😊 Excellent entertainment, food, service & fabulous wine 🍷 Thanks to the Serafino family for a great visit.

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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Congratulations on your Wedding and all the best for the future. Thank you for allowing us (Serafino) to celebrate with you. We look forward to your return, maybe consider it on your anniversary. Kind Regards, Jamie Nicholls General Manager More 

Gosford, Australia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

As a wine lover I was referred to Serafino and was excited to try their wines! The lady at the cellar door looked me over and was short sharp and rude to me during my tasting! The other couple that were there clearly dripping in money or status were receiving a suck up session from her and she couldn't care... More 

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Smart03, General Manager at Serafino McLaren Vale, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your honest feedback. Please contact Russell on 83830157 or via email russell@serafino.com.au to discuss this issue in detail. We have 5 casual staff in Cellar door so we require further information to identify and address the correct person. Look forward to hearing from you soon.. Regards More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 39 Kangarilla Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  McLaren Vale
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8323 8911

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  • Cuisine: Australian

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