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Ekhidna Wines McLaren Vale Cellar Door

67 Branson Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61 499 002 633
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (80 reviews)
“pork belly” (24 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
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Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
67 Branson Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was part of a large group for dinner. The venue was accommodating and scenic. The service was spot on. The chef did a magnificent job with delivering steak done ideally for each of us. The entre with local ingredients was tasty and well received....More

Thank Greg A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came down in June after waiting for the new setting to be ready and calm. The new location is a little out of the way and the road isn't sealed (but it's not dirt either- in the middle). It takes a while to get...More

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I had the honour of attending this cellar door for mine and a friend's birthdays. This winery, and every single person there, were an utter delight! The manager Matt looked after us extremely well and not only made our experience so enjoyable (right from the booking process) but also...More

Thank ashscho666
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We were greeted by friendly staff , taken to our table which was overlooking the vineyard in their new location. We asked if we could taste some of the wine to go with our meal and that was not a problem, we did a tasting...More

1  Thank Hammerontour
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful winery. Matt and Katy are such wonderful people. Their wines are premium and they even have great craft beer. Their restaurant is simply amazing. Just an wonderful experience. Love going back each time.

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Great location with beautiful views. The staff were very hospitable and polite its so nice to have such well trained service staff makes all the difference to the dining out experience other restaurants should take note . I had the pork belly with a chips...More

Thank rooney57
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Ekhidna wines and restaurant have recently moved to a new location on branson road. It is in a lovely setting amongst the vines. There is the ability to taste and buy wines. We could sit inside or outside in the courtyard. The food was good...More

1  Thank Hilary G
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Matt (Rechner) who runs this has got the formula spot-on - visited over Easter for a family gathering - tasted all his wines and they are all good. Plus had a meal. The restaurant is well worth a visit as it has a great selection...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Well done Matt and long awaited revival. Excellent decor and views over the vineyard. Food was excellent with great variety of choices. After a little more staff training (only one hiccup at our table) I would definitely give you a 5, my rating was a...More

Thank Suzannw H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Its been a long wait for Matt to find a new home for Ekhidna ,but yesterday was all worth the wait . Location :has fantastic views over the vineyards to the southern hills and the premises is larger .great spot Greetings: as we walked in...More

Thank peter s
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Branson Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia (Formerly Paper Eagle Cellar Door & Restaurant)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  McLaren Vale
  • Phone Number: +61 499 002 633
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The Ekhidna Wines Restaurant offers one of the most picturesque dining experiences on the Fleurieu Peninsula. Conceived by Chef Cameron Clarke the Ekhidna Wines Restaurant menu showcases the best of locally-sourced produce and imported international ingredients.
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