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The Bridgewater Mill

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$$$$
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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Mount Barker Road, Bridgewater, South Australia 5155, Australia
+61 8 8339 9200
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11:00 - 17:00
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Wed - Mon 11:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the most perfect here for our 10th Wedding Anniversary. Staff were very friendly and helpful; the food was beautifully presented and completely delicious. Amazing coffee too. The atmosphere was gorgeous - ambient lighting, music and cosy surrounds. My husband and I are quite fussy and were really impressed by the whole experience. We definitely recommend this place and... More 

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Mailhac
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282 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Apparently this restaurant used to be fantastic. Numerous recommendations had led us here, just to be massively disappointed. Very slow and indifferent service of very expensive, minimalist, COLD food. One course, one glass of wine - two hours lost. We left hungry and disillusioned.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and myself decided to go for a drive late Saturday afternoon, as it was around 5pm most places where closed for cocktails/wine tasting. Anyhow we tried our luck here and let me tell you it was one of the incredible experiences I have had. I had a cocktail & a glass of sparkling wine & my partner has... More 

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Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes we agree that the food is innovative and well cooked and the staff were attentive without being intrusive. And there was no backgroung music... a big plus (and a noise deadening ceining to conteract the hard slate floors)....we were in the side room (the Fernery?) I would avoid the Petaluma Reisling (far too young/acid... yes I know its a... More 

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Perth WA
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

5 of us enjoyed a lovely lunch celebration. Coming from out of state we were a little disappointed that we were not able to access the outdoor deck ( unfinished) but we were looked after as we were then seated in "The Fernery". We chose the Miller platter , the veggie patch ( platter) and chips and we were extremely... More 

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Sydney
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Last night my husband & I enjoyed a wonderful and generous degustation at this restaurant. Everthing was perfect from the food, wine, service and ambience. Highly recommended..

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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

What an amazing place, if you want to impress someone, this is the place to go. The ambience in the large room was comfortable and welcoming, music played gently in the background adding to the atmosphere but not intruding. Our waitress was warm, good natured and helpful, she went above and beyond by making inquiries on our behalf about local... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Decided to go for a drive on an indifferent day and stopped for lunch at the BM. Had read some positive reviews since it changed hands a while ago and were not disappointed. Fabulous food, wine, setting and service. Kingfish starter was a particular standout but we loved everything- scallops with shaved asparagus and confit potato to start, along with... More 

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Nicolla R, Owner at The Bridgewater Mill, responded to this review

We were so excited about our new summer menu, so fresh and colourful. thank you for your generous review. The new deck is almost finished, check our FB page for updates. Come back again soon. More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Before we were due to fly home to Sydney I wanted to take my wife to a landmark Adelaide restaurant and not only was BWM open on a Monday, it was a wonderful way to spend the afternoon. Bright, attentive staff and wonderful food. We opted for the tasting menu and it was well worth it as we relaxed through... More 

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Nicolla R, Owner at The Bridgewater Mill, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed the "Tasting" menu. Its a wonderful way to sample the beautiful local produce. we look forward to seeing you again - and yes the music selection has been noted and our usual smooth jazz is back on the airwaves. More 

Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Dinner Friday night for seven. The main room was setup for a wedding, we were lucky to have a magnificent old timber table in a quiet alcove where we could talk at normal levels, and enjoy the food. The wine list has a good range of sparkling wines including a selection of Arras, and the white and red list is... More 

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Nicolla R, Owner at The Bridgewater Mill, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful review. We are close to opening the new deck and hope to see you back again soon, champagne under the trees on the top deck! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$97
Cuisine
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 17:00
Monday
11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 17:00
Friday
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mount Barker Road, Bridgewater, South Australia 5155, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide Hills  >  Bridgewater
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8339 9200

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