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Magnums Bistro at Hotel McLaren

$$ - $$$, ,
208 Main Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61 8 8323 8208
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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Open Now
7:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
208 Main Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Magnums Bistro is something of a rarity now in the pub world. There are no trendy renovations, drinks still come in glasses rather than jars, and the prices are still around pub prices. The food is generally not startling, although the lamb backstrap I ordered...More

Thank homeinthevines
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Had the prawns and snitzel.. Meals very ordinary for the price.. Salad bar nothing special.. Cold beer was best part.. Staff pleasant..

Thank jsjhines
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This was without doubt the worst pub experience I have had in over ten years. I called in for lunch with my wife and my elderly mother. System in the bistro was a disaster in terms of ordering food and drink, we were unable to...More

Thank ejpeej
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Oh dear. Reminds me of school dinners. Poor service. Poor food. Took ages to get food and then we all ate one by one! Food was cool and poor quality. Try only if desperate.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Hubby and I were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary today and decided to try somewhere we had never been before. I ordered the salmon and hubby had the seafood platter. The menu described the salmon as being served with creamy braised leeks, the salmon was...More

Thank Scarlet45Australia
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Great value, huge well prepared meals with plenty of selection. Warm bread roll served soon after order taken. Nice self serve selection of hot vegetables and cold salads. Staff are very good and service is quick with food delivered and empty plates retrieved quickly. Full...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I have been to magnums several times with overseas and interstate visitors but tonight was disgusting. Two of us ordered steaks and they were Cold as was the mash and sauce. We both sent them back and once again they were cold very disappointing as...More

Thank kathyandgill
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

a family meal for a birthday once again at Magnums bistro was excellent. Great food, wine & friendly staff. Try the lamb cutlets but 8 out of 9 of us all with different meals very happy with their choices.

Thank errol c
Reviewed 3 July 2017

love it ! the staff are so good ..special mention to Kim, Nicole,Hannah and Bernadette. The food is excellent. My husband loves the schnitzel with creamy mushroom sauce and I am a big fan of the potato skins entree !

Thank lezlih
Reviewed 29 June 2017

6 of called in for dinner everyone had Schnitzels except me and I had Turkey, huge mistake the Turkey was slimy and horrible and I couldn't eat it and although it was mentioned to the waitress nothing was done about it apart from 'I'm sorry'...More

Thank JackoMiddlesbrough
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Toni C
28 October 2016|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay - as far as I know they have TAB in the front bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Main Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  McLaren Vale
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8323 8208
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