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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow! 325gm Rump steak cooked to perfection, with a great bottle of local shiraz and good friends what more could you ask for. It has been too many years between visits and it is just a good as it was in 1995. Great service from our lovely waitress, great menu chose and so great smiles all round. Highly recommend this... More 

Thank ChrissyM18
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

our meal was very disappointing. the steaks were tough and the whiting was oily and tasted like it was from a box. definately not fresh.

Thank Kathy J
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at The Barn as our Coonawarra base. Could not fault the accommodation, the staff, or the meals we had at The Barn. A great stay

Thank MaryAnn O
Clare, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Receptionist was patronising and bordering on downright rude. Dining in was overpriced. Luckily there was a barbecue so we cooked our own dinner one night and went in to Mount Gambier the second night. Cleaning staff were fantastic, efficient and very friendly.

Thank E8005CRanne
Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went for a few days away down in Mount Gambier. We stayed at The Barn. Our first night we went to dinner at The Barn Steakhouse and were delighted by our experience. The staff were friendly and very helpful in selecting an accompanying wine with the meal. The wine list was extensive but we were encouraged... More 

Thank yarniwolf
Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing beats a great Aussie Steak except one they call New York. We had one on Friday and again on Sunday. You have to visit this and do call in advance to book.

Thank Ivan8883
Ballarat, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in last minute on a Saturday night just before 6pm. They were able to fit our family of 4 in happily. Food was amazing!! The kids appreciated the trusty kids menu with nuggets and chips and we enjoyed the steak, baked potato and salad. Staff were friendly and attentive interested to know if we'd enjoyed our meals -... More 

Thank Karlsmum
Naracoorte, Australia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had our anniversary dinner here. What an experience. The staff are spot on, with fantastic service. The food was to die for. We were so full after entree, main and dessert. The wine list is the most extensive I have ever seen. The grounds are beautiful. The bed was a little a comfortable, not the biggest of rooms, but... More 

Thank CrozLoz01
Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

The staff were attentive to our every request, special dietary requirements were no trouble so the meals were gobbled down without a care or worry! The whiting was extremely tasty and well presented, their fat boy potatoes were yummy, and the house dessert of their Barn Orange Icecream ( served in the shell of an orange) was enjoyed very much.... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

The Barn was recommended as a wonderful steak restaurant. Then we discovered we could stay as well as eat. We stayed in their lovely mid-range motel room. Huge room, super comfortable king size bed, perfectly clean, wonderfully helpful and friendly staff. I would definitely stay again. Then there was dinner! The Barn specialises in ages steak. Beautifully tender steak, a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $43
Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
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
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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