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Address: McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
Phone Number: 08 8556 4460

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Great Casual Eats

Enjoyed a very nice lunch at this very pretty winery. Tapas style sharing dishes very well prepared and presented. Home baked bread and fresh local produce. Enjoyed a nice... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Dunsborough, Australia
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Dunsborough, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a very nice lunch at this very pretty winery. Tapas style sharing dishes very well prepared and presented. Home baked bread and fresh local produce. Enjoyed a nice semillon Sauvignon Blanc with lunch.

Thank AngelaCorrig
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here just for the wine tasting. Staff very friendly and informative about their wines. 3 levels to choose from - good, better and best, priced accordingly. We enjoyed all the wines we tasted, disliking none. Purchased 3 bottles to take home. Found on Dan Murphy's the Penny's Hill shiraz was same price as we purchased at the winery. Cellar... More 

Thank dragonlady31964
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Called past here today for a reconnaissance visit looking for some future places for a meal and wine tasting. This is really pretty with a very comfortable and pleasant area to eat and relax. Staff were helpful and friendly. Will be back for a longer visit soon.

Thank MarkNob
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Visited Penny's Hill during the Sea & Vines weekend, tasted some very good wine and the acoustic set added to the ambiance and the overall experience of the afternoon.

Thank CraigS1974
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Booked for lunch ordered the Tomahawk steak. Firstly we were told it would take a while as it was 1.2kg however 1 hour and 15 minutes later it arrived. I must say it was disappointing half of it was fat, the rest tough and no flavour..not what you would expect for $95. On the positive our friend had the steak... More 

Thank ShazzaPerth
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

My friend and I booked to have a food platter for lunch prior to our visit to "A Day on the Green Concert". The food platter was exceptional especially as my friend was a vegetarian. The selection of meats, salads and accomplements were fabulous. There was plenty to eat for the pair of us, along with some great wines. A... More 

Thank Andrea S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Great selection of wines for all budgets. Amazing food and various prices. Deli was open as well as their main restaurant. Restaurant is pricey however some amazing local food on display. It is good however can get a little busy.

Thank Tim L
Maxwell M, Manager at Penny's Hill, responded to this review

Hi Tim, My thanks for your comments - We aim to strike every budget, whether it's a deli platter to share for $25 or a full restaurant meal paired with our premium wines at $90 a head. We're very lucky that our chefs pride themselves on finding such local produce - last week's desserts had locally foraged blackberries and local... More 

Healesville, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2015

A welcome is always waiting at Penny's Hill. There are several different labels to choose from, depending on your budget and palate. There is no charge for tasting. The wines are all well made with no obvious faults.

Thank Roger T
Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2015

Visited on a Saturday on a group wine tour. Our arrival coincided with the venue accommodating a bucks group of 12 for lunch and a hens group (not the same couple) of 20 for tasting and lunch. Was a little busy for a time in the tasting area, however I must say that theer were sufficient staff to handle. An... More 

Thank Tim M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2015

This was a short visit for tastings and when we arrived a very large group of young ladies were there for a hens day out. Although they were very loud they were having great fun and the staff were great helping them to enjoy the day. The bride to be was stunning. We still managed some tastings and thanks to... More 

Thank Brian B

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