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Main Rd (Cnr Chalk Hill Rd), McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
(08) 83238618
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Ranked #2 of 42 Restaurants in McLaren Vale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We ate under the grape vine on a lovely summer evening. It was a lovely, quiet setting and the large table size and space between tables good sized tables enhancing the experience. We shared two entrees between three: the salt and pepper squid and the lamb sliders. Both were excellent and two between three was ample. We then had the... More 

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Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Went here for dinner on a hens night recently. We sat outside and it was decorated so beautifully with fairy lights and a xmas tree in the middle. We had a set menu and the food was superb. Nice choice of wines. Antipasto platters and mains were all high quality and delicious. Our waiter was very friendly too. A really... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We took the recommendation of the waiter when we ordered. I don't think he could have gone wrong by the looks of the other people enjoying their meals. The restaurants atmosphere was romantic and warm, with a fire place and candles for lighting. Shamefully i was taking pictures of my food and texting them to a friend, I cant exactly... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This was recommended by our B&B hosts and was every bit as good as they said! Not only was the food excellent, but they had a unique way to choose an accompanying wine -- just walk into the next room, browse and pick! What a great idea! Pleasant décor and a nice fire completed the ambiance.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

At first I was a little aprehensive about the setting but it grew on me. We sat on the terrace which is an internal space but feels like outside. Fairy lights above with the grape vines growing through and around. A couple of other traits which set it apart are the chunky "park bench" seats and tables and the self... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

10/10 for the menu, food and service. The food was delicious, the menu had a good choice. The service was great. The venue was great. Highly recommend this restaurant, we will be back.

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Mildura, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We visited this restaurant with friends for birthday celebrations and it was excellent. The service, food and wine selection was excellent. Couldn't fault a thing and would certainly go back again.

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McCracken, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Our waiter was wonderful and he coped with our idiosyncrasies whilst providing attentive and professional service with a smile. The food was excellent, the steaks done to perfection (one guest ordered a second one!!) The setting under the vines is idyllic and all in all it was a great night.

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Adelaide, South Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This was our first visit to the barn for over 30 years and it didn't disappoint although is very different from back then. Then it was a number of small rooms with whitewashed wall adorned with paintings by local artists. Now, one enters through a sipping and chatting space which has comfy lounge chairs grouped and go into the large... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Loved the wine room concept where you physically choose your wine from the outstanding range, the food was fantastic, the setting was great, the ambience was wonderful and the service was superb. Great night out!

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Additional Information about The Barn

Address: Main Rd (Cnr Chalk Hill Rd), McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
Phone Number: (08) 83238618
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  McLaren Vale
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: Australian

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