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The Barn

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747 Glenelg River Rd | Also Called Punt Rd, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
+61 8 8726 9999
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Mount Gambier, Australia
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the one restaurant where being able to cook steak has been perfected. A simple menu focussing on steak, although there are other choices for those not rapt in steak. the accompaniments are simple, well cooked and delicious. We couldn't fit in deserts although I do have to say they looked delicious. The wines available are extensive featuring wines... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated my birthday in the steak house. The food was excellent and a great choice of wines. The staff was very friendly and competent.

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Thank CebuFritz
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn't fault our meals here - they were amazing! I thought the service was fantastic, lots of staff all very attentive and approachable. Bit strange seeing kids here - would t have thought it was kid friendly. My husband and I thought it was quite fine dining. Not cheap but great food.

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1 Thank TeaTalk22
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a trusted recommendation we booked a table at The Barn Steakhouse. I had high expectations and they were smashed! No word of exaggeration, this was the most amazing steak I've ever eaten. This is especially unreal as I only eat steak well done. Staff were awesome too.

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Thank KimberleeFrancis
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Mt Gambier for the weekend and booked a table for 2 on a Friday night on Wednesday no problem. Had the scallops for entree and the fillet wagyu for main. Then we visited the wine room WOW!! We chose a nice bottle of Cab Sav. The steak was AWESOME and beautifully medium rare. We will come back... More 

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1 Thank MJ_Dan68
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After hearing how "Superb" the steaks were we were anxious to try. The special rib eye with a bone was only served medium rare...Our temp of choice. Sadly it arrived medium, little red, more brown. Good wine list. They offered to replace, but didn't feel like waiting another 1/2 hr for another steak. Over busy, but service was good. After... More 

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Thank Leslie F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent in every category- great food, service and wine selection. A few minutes from Mt. Gambier, but worth every mile!

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Yinnar, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place! My partner and I both enjoyed the best steaks we have ever eaten. Service, presentation and location were all spot on. If wanted to do on the cheap could have dinner for two with one drink each for $40pp. You pay for what you get here and it is well worth it! Over 500 wines to choose from... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service provided some great food. Had the Gorgonzola Angus and it was very tasty, soft and cooked just right. Followed up with a panacotta which was delightful to finish off. A great night and was quick given how busy they were

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Thank Steve W
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I both agree, best steak we've ever had. Melt in your mouth. You would be doing yourself a favour. Its a bit of a drive but if you're nearby, do it. You wont regret it. Slightly pricey but it is well worth it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $43
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 747 Glenelg River Rd | Also Called Punt Rd, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Mount Gambier
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8726 9999
Description
We select the best export quality beef available in the country. Our preference is for beef that is finished on grass as this provides meat with maximum flavor, just as nature intended. What we do differently at the Barn is that we age our beef on the premises for 8 weeks or longer. When you consider the work, the cost, the waste, is it really worthwhile to age beef for a long time? Most people and places say beef is aged when it is two weeks old. Like great wines that improve for 50 years, great beef gets sweeter, more tender and acquires a taste that cannot be duplicated except with proper aging.

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