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Tower Hotel Bistro

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary
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621 Magill Rd | Tower Hotel, Magill, Burnside, South Australia 5072, Australia
+61 8 8331 3098
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Adelaide, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ahh Tower, you know you can dress up a pig but at the end of a night it's still a pig. Very poor service, staff without hair ties, and staff focused on money instead of customer experience. Dips ordered and came with huge amount of dip, and 10 pieces of bread, only to be told more bread is $3. Instead... More 

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Thank LukeSexton
Adelaide, Australia
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on a hot Tuesday and the place was packed. Good sign we thought. The recent renovations are really great and good choices for inside our outside dining. The main dining room was noisy which was strange as it is carpeted and therefore hard to hear. Seats on the booths were a bit low and cushions would help. Was... More 

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Thank 2011travel54
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with a friend, food was good. Good selection of beers as well. The place is nice and you get some shade outside under the trees.

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Thank Quebec_CL
Adelaide, Australia
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158 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here for a friend's birthday with a group of 12. This was the first time since the renovations. Not sure why we bothered would not return again for the food it was disgusting. The atmosphere although carpeted was still like a noisy cafe hard to talk to people. Very disappointing.

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Thank Blossom2012
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten there 3 times this year. It's pub food and it's not a bad price. I suppose you get what you pay for. I think the food could be improved upon to make this a great place to eat. What we liked is it's close to our home to meet friends and sit outside. Bit noisy being on... More 

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Thank Diane B
Adelaide, Australia
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to come here with my wife and little one after the recent upgrades. Ordered our food, waited 20 mins for the my sons dish 30 minutes for my dish and 35 minutes for my wife's dish. Chips were cold, burger buns were stale and drinks were forgotten. Will not be coming here again. Could see straight into the kitchen,... More 

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Thank OzzyTraveller101
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into recently renovated Tower Hotel for a quick lunch. The service was great, food arrived promptly and it was fresh and tasty. We ordered the Thai noodle salad and the spicy squid, both were nice and at under $17 each were good value.

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Thank 4lynn
Adelaide Hills, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went last night for dinner with husband and child. Thought we'd try it as it's recently been done up. Pub style, limited menu which is fine....u get what you pay for. I got a cheeseburger, husband got fish and chips and daughter got a kids burger. I hate leaving bad reviews but we eat out at least once or twice... More 

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Thank babsbolly
Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

The place has been modernized and caters for all ages. Service was a bit slow and we ordered a burger each, they came out just warm not hot and the chips as well. The burger was very tasty and the home cut chips were nice too but it was a shame the food was not hot. We did mention it... More 

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Thank angiej109
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to come if your not hungry! Nice new renovated area is great for a drink, but the food is disgusting. I ordered a simple chicken schnitzel with Dianne sauce. Chicken was so cremated that I could hardly cut through the crumb crust. Chips were oily and disgusting. The Dianne sauce wasn't Dianne sauce. It was some weird garlic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 Magill Rd | Tower Hotel, Magill, Burnside, South Australia 5072, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Burnside  >  Magill
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8331 3098
Description
This is a suburban hotel bistro which offers value-for-money wholesome meals for lunch and dinner, with a traditional Australian hotel "all you can eat" salad bar.

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