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The Barn

Main Rd (Cnr Chalk Hill Rd), McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
(08) 83238618
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Ranked #4 of 41 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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English first
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The Barn is one of the few restaurants open in McLaren Vale on a Monday night. The ambiance was lovely with sparkling fairy lights in the 'barn.' Services was top class, amazing wine cellar to wander through. It's more of a romantic venue than families having said that at least three tables were families.

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Adelaide
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61 reviews 61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The Barn is an unusual eatery. It is an internally focussed Bistro. The exterior is not attractive and if you park in the rear car park (ample parking) and mistakenly enter through the rear arch top door it is a big mistake. You walk straight passed stacks of chairs, enter into McLaren Vale circa late 1970's, a brush fence, the... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We were surprised it was so quiet on a Thurs night, doesn't deserve to be, lovely meal, fish was delish, beef cheeks were awesome. Dessert ( something I normally don't eat) YUM, chocolate cake- gluten free

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Brisbane
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Loved the tiny wagyu burgers. Lovely courtyard. Great cellar. Would have loved a log fire. Service good. Easy to find

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Canberra, Australia
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93 reviews 93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We ate at the Barn twice, it was that good the first time around. A good menu with quite a few options, and the quality and presentation of the food was really good. The wine list is minimal, but they have wine room where you go and choose the bottle you want, a great concept. Will definitely return when next... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We had dinner here for my husband's birthday on a Sunday night in August. It was pretty quiet, so we got a table by the fire and had a very cosy time :) Being able to go into the wine room and consider all the wines on offer was a really nice aspect, and the recommendation provided by the guy... More

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Singaopre
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Food was delicious and portions were more than adequate. Wine selection was good with wines from around the McLaren Vale region and priced reasonably. Sitting in the inside 'al fresco' section during winter and getting warmed by the fire was a lovely experience.

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Adelaide
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Not much more needs to be said about this restaurant - lovely waiting staff, great choice of local wines, tasty food well presented.

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Have visited this restaurant many times over the past 30years and it still remains consistently good in all aspects, food, service and atmosphere. Dined here for lunch today, we both had the Kingfish, delightful, such a relaxing vibe and being able to select your own wine adds to the distinction of this restaurant.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I have been to this restaurant a few times over the years nad have never had a bag experience or a bag meal. This restaurant consistently service good food and have always had friendly staff. They have a wine room that you can visit to pick out the bottle of wine that you want to drink with your meal. This... More

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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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