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The Salopian Inn

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5 McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia (Formerly Vale/Inn Taphouse & Kitchen)
+61 8 8323 8769
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

We contacted the Salopian Inn requesting a Chef to cater to a private dinner party for 6 at our weekend accommodation at Mclaren Vale Vineyard. The arrangements were easily made and the menu selections fantastic. James Toone came out to prepare a truly sensational meal with several canapés followed by main course, desert and a cheese plate. The recipes and... More 

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Thank Terri S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Can not rav about this resturant enough, from the moment we sat down we were sold! Great ambience, intimate setting and top service provided. Food was just devine with a great selection on the menu, made even more amazing by the fact that you were invited to go down to the cellar and select your wine. (candy shop for adults... More 

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Thank Lois J
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place! The best menu, well thought out with local produce included throughout. The drinks were fantastic, we had dumplings for entree which were incredible, then and chicken and a steak dish, followed with a shared dessert and coffee, everything was wonderful, from the view and the servers to the setting of the restaurant. The food came out... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

We could not have asked for a more spectacular meal to impress our friends on a road trip from Geelong. One of the best meals they on their trip. We indulged in the tasting menu and 5 entree courses later we still had a spectacular duck and superbly cooked T-Bone main meals to come! The pace of the food was... More 

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Thank Mina S
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

This may have been our best meal of our trip. The service was welcoming and helpful and the food was fabulous. The sauces were complex and delicious. Kangaroo tail And the lamb were both winners. Fun to have a great selections of gin too. We like that this is open in the evening unlike some of the other winery based... More 

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Thank carley36
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

This is a quirky little inn on the outskirts of McLaren Vale - It is out on McMurtrie Rd, which is a good 500m past the end of town, so don't think that you may have missed it! The entry is as into an old farmhouse, the furniture a mix of old new and totally different pieces, the lighting is... More 

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Thank John C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

It's all in the title, but it was also NOT too expensive - great value! I would totally recommend this restaurant to ANYONE!

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Thank Mark G
Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

What a gem of a place in the heart of McLaren Vale. It's not all about wine here, it's about the gin. A massive variety of gin, a fantastic menu (pork buns a winner) and a cute little English pub feel from the outside. A must stop if you are in the area.

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Thank Kerryn16
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We opted to have a tasting menu as we had a rather large group. The food was beautiful especially the roasted kangaroo tail. There was more than enough food. Staff were good we did have to ask a few times what we were given and for drink service. But other than that pretty good. Make sure you go down to... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We visited this restaurant with friends and what a surprise. Yummy delicious food. All the main courses had such interesting veggies with them. I would recommend this to anyone and would certainly return again and again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $38
Cuisine
Australian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia (Formerly Vale/Inn Taphouse & Kitchen)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  McLaren Vale
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8323 8769
Description
Salopian Inn Mclaren Vale reopened with an inspired refit of the 1853 homestead. Contemporary Australian cuisine with regional seasonal menu, home of Heirloom Vineyard wines, exceptional local and international wine cellar with a tantalising list of exotic gin. Opening hours - Wednesday to Sunday Lunch and Thursday, Friday and Saturday Dinner.

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