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Leonards Mill

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$$ - $$$
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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7869 Main South Rd, Second Valley, South Australia 5204, Australia
+61 8 8598 4184
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Adelaide, Australia
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a destination on it's own but so worth it. An iconic setting, whether for couples or small functions, inside or outside settings. A small but wonderful menu - all 6 of scraped our platters clean. Even if you got a pet dog you can tie them up on the lawn while you dine in the garden or on the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here at 3pm looking for a coffee - a sign out the front said 'coffee Mon-Thurs, dinner Fri and Sat' yet as there were signs for an art exhibition and lots of people eating as well as free tables we thought we'd try for coffee. We understand they could only do cold beverages but it is confusing when... More 

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Thank Lucy_Rose89
Jane M, Owner at Leonards Mill, responded to this review

Hi Lucy Thanks for sharing your experience. We do advertise coffee on our sign and try our best to accommodate diners, visitors to the art exhibitions and those just popping in for afternoon tea. Unfortunately, on our busiest days, such as Easter and this Anzac weekend, the number of customers who arrive without a booking for lunch is excessive. Once... More 

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I have been coming to leonards mill regularly over the last 4 years. We find it hard to dine anywhere else because our experiences at Leonards Mill have always been fantastic. Last night we dined in to celebrate our anniversary. The presentation, flavours of the food, service and ambience always exceeds our expectations.

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Thank Kelly R
Jane M, Owner at Leonards Mill, responded to this review

Hi Kelly Thanks for taking time to share your experience with our Trip Advisor community. It's great knowing that your experiences over the past four years have been consistently good. Always a pleasure. Warm regards Jane Mitchell, Owner More 

Newcastle, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a restuarant experience that combines ambiance, amazing food and excellent service at very reasonable prices then you must dine at Leonard's Mill. Not really knowing anything about the restuarant, my husband & I walked in off the road for a Sunday lunch. From the moment that we walked in the door we were made to... More 

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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a family lunch to celebrate my in-laws 50th wedding anniversary as we loved the look of the building & outside space whilst passing by on a previous day trip. what was truly mind blowing was the attention to detail on our meals that you would normally see in Melbourne or Sydney 5* establishments. A piece of art... More 

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Jane M, Owner at Leonards Mill, responded to this review

Hi Sean Thanks for your great feedback on your visit. I'm delighted you enjoyed the food and appreciated the plating. Its great knowing your in-laws had a special 50th wedding anniversary. We look forward to you visiting again. Kind regards Jane Mitchell, Owner More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really Great Place for Lunch. We came for a good meal and were Blown away with the caliber of the meal and service. We are from Brisbane and this was our best meal in SA. This place is underrated.

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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice setting. Lots of beautiful places to sit or walk through. Friendly and engaging staff. Only had coffee, which was OK. Not cheap. Would I have a meal there? Maybe if looking for special ambience and had plenty of money.

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Hamilton, Virginia
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious! Nine of us enjoyed a great night out filled with delectable tastes. The owners and hosts made tasty recommendations from food to local wines. The building itself offered us all a taste of the past and history which only added to the spices of the meal. A delightful evening!

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Thank Martha H
Jane M, Owner at Leonards Mill, responded to this review

Hi Martha Thanks for your lovely comments. It was great having 9 of you in at short notice (all the way from USA) and being able to provide you with a totally local dining experience. I hope you enjoyed your time on Kangaroo Island. Kind regards Jane Mitchell, Owner More 

Adelaide, Australia
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222 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing dinner at Leonard's Mill on Sunday night (Adelaide cup long weekend). On arrival we were greeted warmly and immediate vibe was lovely, really intimate and relaxing. We started with a shared entree, a prawn dish which was delicious, hubby wanted more more more! His favourite dish of the night. We then shared a beef dish and... More 

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Thank CM_Papag
Jane M, Owner at Leonards Mill, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review of your dining experience. That was a busy weekend for us, so we're delighted Leah provided great service, especially being new to our team. So pleased you enjoyed the food and took time to share and relax, which is a great way to dine. Kind regards Jane Mitchell, Owner More 

Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Having first visited this stunning place 5 years ago, I always promised I would return. This time as a family and as on the first occasion, I was not disappointed! We opted for the tasting 4 course meal with wine flight. The food was outstanding as was the wine pairing. The open lawn allowed for my daughter to play whilst... More 

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Thank Barnsey_107
Jane M, Owner at Leonards Mill, responded to this review

Hi Barnsey, thanks for your great feedback, I'm so pleased you enjoyed the food with matched wines, it's such a great way to dine. Sitting under the trees on the lawn is a favourite spot, especially with children as it's that bit cooler. I'm sorry there was a glitch with the wait time between courses and appreciate you letting us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $34
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7869 Main South Rd, Second Valley, South Australia 5204, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Second Valley
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8598 4184
Description
Leonards Mill is a 166 year old restored four mill which is home to an award winning restaurant specialising in local regional and seasonal produce. Our Taste of the Fleurieu menu is designed to take you on a culinary journey of the region and give you insight into the importance of sustaining local communities. Leonards Mill is home to a productive vegetable garden and vast array of fruit trees. Open for lunch Thursday to Monday and dinner on Friday and Saturday, Leonards Mill has wide appeal. Our wine list showcases the best of South Australia. Alfresco dining on the deck in warmer months and inside when its cold. Leonards Mill is also a strong supporter of local artists and you are most welcome to visit the Stable Studio at the Mill or wander around the building and garden and enjoy the beautiful pieces exhibited by local artists. 75 Minutes drive from Adelaide and ten minutes from the Kangaroo Island Ferry at Cape Jervis. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?