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“Outstanding Food”

Botanic Gardens Restaurant
Ranked #16 of 1,766 Restaurants in Adelaide
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$19 - US$77
Cuisines: Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Located in the heart of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. Awarded Restaurant of the Year and Chef of the Year at the Restaurant & Catering Awards 2017.
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Daughter chose this restaurant for our stay in Adelaide and what a choice it was.

The food was amazing. It was so different to what we experience here in the UK. It was beautifully light but full of flavour. The surprise for us was such a flavorsome and satisfying meal that wasn't full of carbohydrates. The chef definitely has refined skills in preparing and presenting local produce (even from their own garden) and that from other areas of the country.

We booked an early table and we're glad we did. The restaurant was completely full by 20:00, with several large groups. Unfortunately, the acoustics didn't absorb the amount of noise. That's the only reason for not giving it 5 stars. We did go on a Saturday, so perhaps mid-week would be better.

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Thank Cynthia S
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

I heard a lot about this Place so I Invited my friend Linda, to try it before we visited the Botanic Gardens. Pleasantly surprised with the Ambience of the Place, Courteous and Friendly Service, But Mostly The Quality, Presentation And Taste Of The Food! We Both had Spencer Gulf prawns for Starters. Prior to that they gave us beautiful small head of lettuce with Nuts and sauce in the middle of the leaves and some bread. For Entree.I had Tommy Ruff Escabeche, with Kinkawooka Custard, Fennel remoulade and Squid Ink Cracker on Top. Linda had Hazelnut Polenta,with King brown Mushrooms, red cabbage emulsion and water Cress. For Mains I had ShuAm Pork Belly, glazed pumpkin sprouted legumes bower spinach She had Nomad Pastured Chicken, bone marrow pearled barley, mustard cream, centella leaves. Beautifully spaced as the served each of the Three Different Courses That we each had! Enough time to savour the delicate and delectable taste of each Course! Time enough to take photos too!

I certainly will be back and highly recommend this Place for both Locals and Tourists alike!

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Thank rendezv0us1
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Bid for a table for Valentines, and won, then told my wife. A table to end Hunger was the charity. We had a fantastic meal and a nice bottle of wine, the staff were great. It is probably the nicest setting in Adelaide

Thank Colin G
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

A very special restaurant. Amazing food, with some coming from the gardens themselves, great variety and very tasty. Ambience is equally amazing, you are made to feel very special by the staff.

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Thank Kylie M
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

A very pleasurable experience.
Excellent food and service.
It was a 40+ degree outside, but so comfortable inside, with great views to the gardens.
Disappointing that there wasn't a Moscato on the drinks list.

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Thank Apples365
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