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The Barn

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252 Main Rd (Cnr Chalk Hill Rd) | PO BOX 89, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
61883238618
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 12
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  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere in a gorgeous environment

Lovely service with sensational food. Beautiful warm environment with fire places inside, but also a great sized outdoor courtyard which would be perfect for those balmy summer nights. We will be back!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Caitlin E
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely service with sensational food. Beautiful warm environment with fire places inside, but also a great sized outdoor courtyard which would be perfect for those balmy summer nights. We will be back!

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Highly recommend this place. The staff couldn't be more accommodating. The lounge area area has a wonderful relaxing ambiance and the food was exceptional.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We had our anniversary dinner here recently and thoroughly enjoyed our evening. From the sparkling lights to the friendly service the entire evening was lovely. The food was very tasty and they had a great special on for the moment which included a 3 course meal at a very reasonable price. This is definitely a place we will visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Sensational food, great self select wine cellar and fabulous service. I wouldn't hesitate it to anyone looking for restaurant quality food in a casual but beautiful restaurant.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great wine selection that you pick yourself and they decant for you! We got the pork belly which seemed burnt, apparently that's the way it's meant to be served... But they brought us another dish out free of charge to replace. Lovely warm oasis from the winter cold.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Barn hosted my mums 50th Birthday at the weekend. With a group of approximately 40 people we were able to use the courtyard area for a seated lunch. Nibbles were delicious and appeared as soon as our group were seated. As it was a later lunch the nibbles tied everyone over for when the meals arrived, which also came... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

A cottage with an attractive exterior, The Barn opens up to surprisingly spacious, comfortable areas inside. We each enjoyed a tasty and nicely presented meal there (duck and eggplant ragout) on our recent visit to McLaren Vale. Service was unobtrusive but efficient.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We've been trying a few places in the Mclaren Vale area over a few Sunday's and so far this is the best for value and flavours. We had the cob bread, Thai beef salad, lamb sliders and arancini balls( shredded chicken and halloumi cheese) for lunch. All flavours were sensational. The Thai beef salad would have been a meal for... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Awesome wine room where you can wonder and pick your own from an extensive range... though red predominate. Tapas was our choice, good variety and very tasty indeed. There is also a a full mains menu as well. Attentive staff in a really relaxing atmosphere.... will definitely visit again when in Adelaide next time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We had a good meal here on the weekend. However the room was a little on the cold side. You can pick a bottle of wine from their wine room, which was pretty cool. However that and the meal were expensive.

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Additional Information about The Barn

Address: 252 Main Rd (Cnr Chalk Hill Rd) | PO BOX 89, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
Phone Number: 61883238618
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
Average Prices: USD 8 - 27
Cuisine: Australian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 252 Main Rd (Cnr Chalk Hill Rd) | PO BOX 89, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  McLaren Vale
  • Phone Number: 61883238618

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 27
  • Cuisine: Australian
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?