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Red Poles Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a family catch up 29 of us. One family member was the entertainment for the afternoon so it was extra special. Wonderful place for kids who had a ball, exploring, falling in mud etc!!! The food was delicious, most if us had the pork belly which was great, also the chicken, only I Disappointment was the gnocchi. Deserts... More 

Thank Lynne P
Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely lunch for a large group with a great outlook over the vines and trees. Menu catered to everyone's taste & service was excellent - great wines too! The children found plenty of space to run around.

Thank Julie R
Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much Roz and team! We had a fabulous lunch today with 18 adults and 14 kids. Kids meals and the space they had to play in (massive property) was priceless. The restaurant arranged an Art lady to engage the kids in a private area for well over an hour whilst us Adults enjoyed a 2 course lunch... More 

Thank A1n1n1a
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

WE went to the 2016 sea and Vines at Red Poles. It was and African Night there were 5 of us and we had a great night. the staff were so helpful even with out asking straight away they noticed we had a dedicated driver and made sure he was given coffee etc, the entertainment was so much fun. We... More 

Thank Mum F
Adelaide, Australia
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

On a recent Sunday we found ourselves in the McLaren Vale area for a few wines and lunch. We stumbled across Red Poles and we left( not stumbled) out very happy we did. Awesome food/wine/music & setting made for a very enjoyable afternoon.

Thank JK5000
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

A lot of time is taken in prepping this food and the tastes go to show this. Lovely location and my favourite place in MV at the moment.

Thank MrJustinCredible
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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111 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Attended for lunch with friends on a weekday. First time at this restaurant which is set back from the main road, into the bush, which keeps the noise from the road to a minimum. The building is an eclectic mix of wood, iron and steel with seating indoors and out. The restaurant itself is not overly large, seating about 30... More 

Thank DavidModra
Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Attended on a winery tour for my birthday and was greeted by manager accusing us of being late, however, we were not late by our itinerary and she had allowed another tour to go in front of us and told us to sit outside as no room. We could sample the ales whilst waiting but cannot see the point in... More 

Thank shanie0502
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

We celebrated our Golden wedding anniversary today and were really happy with our experience. The meal was superb, especially the pork belly which is spot on. The service was attentive without being intrusive and we were able to pace ourseleves with no hurry between courses or pressure to leave at closing time. Our table of 8 was set in the... More 

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

We have been here for lunch before, just as a couple and it was lovely. This time we went on a winery tour with a group, the lunch venue booked by the tour. Very nice setup on lawns , table set nicely, we had preordered food from set menu. Food was excellent. When ordering a second drink it seemed to... More 

Thank Gary M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $38
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  McLaren Vale
  • Phone Number: +61883238994
Situated in the middle of a vineyard and on the tourist drive Red Poles is the ideal location to spend a casual lunch, a lazy afternoon or a short holiday. Red Poles café/restaurant/gallery/B&B – perfect wedding/function venue in McLaren Vale - “the fine mix of food, wine and art”.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?