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The Salopian Inn

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5 McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia (Formerly Vale/Inn Taphouse & Kitchen)
+61 8 8323 8769
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Today
12:00 - 23:30
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Wed 12:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Adelaide, Australia
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have ocean some of the flavours for the starters and main courses were superb We had the shusime tuna brilliant, the dumplings or pork buns and the crab cakes brill We had the share the T bone with the best duck fat potatoes Ever chips and veg The only reason this place did not take the superb title was... More 

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Thank tonybeaven
Emu Park, Australia
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145 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived for lunch not knowing what to expect. We took our time over the menu because we were not overly hungry. The waiter helped us out with suggestions which were great. If you are planning to go there either go starving hungry or choose the smaller meals. We all left there very full and very happy. Everything was beautifully... More 

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Thank Pamela R
Toronto, Canada
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162 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 a great wine list and you can choose your reds from the cellar. The crab... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 with several canapés followed by main course, desert and a cheese plate. The recipes and... More 

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Thank Terri S
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 invited to go down to the cellar and select your wine. (candy shop for adults... More 

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Thank Lois J
Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 the view and the servers to the setting of the restaurant. The food came out... More 

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Thank StephanieGrace18
Adelaide, Australia
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 duck and superbly cooked T-Bone main meals to come! The pace of the food was... More 

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Thank Mina S
Seattle, Washington
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103 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 like that this is open in the evening unlike some of the other winery based... More 

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Thank carley36
Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 farmhouse, the furniture a mix of old new and totally different pieces, the lighting is... More 

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Thank John C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's all in the title, but it was also NOT too expensive - great value! I would totally recommend this restaurant to ANYONE!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$37
Cuisine
Australian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
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  >  McLaren Vale
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8323 8769
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?