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The Salopian Inn

5 McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61 8 8323 8769
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork buns” (28 reviews)
“tofu” (6 reviews)
“tasting menu” (19 reviews)
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Australian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5 McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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Reviewed November 23, 2016

Salopian Inn on a Saturday night is really hopping! It was very busy and quite loud as a private function was getting going in the adjoining room. The best service person in SA , Sarah, was our server. Service is pleasant and efficient. There is...More

Thank 155019David_M
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...More

Thank Terri S
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...More

Thank Lois J
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...More

Thank StephanieGrace18
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...More

Thank Mina S
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...More

Thank carley36
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...More

Thank John C
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!

Thank Mark G
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...More

Thank Kerryn16
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...More

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Danny W
June 20, 2017|
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Response from Meegs1972 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately not at The Salopian as they feature wines from their own vinyard and surrounding area
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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
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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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