Taste unbeatable gourmet produce and sip world-class wine at fine dining restaurants in the city, and all over the State.
Eat Well in South Australia
Fine dining in South Australia is a wonderfully memorable experience. Indulge in delicious meals and exceptional service at restaurants in Adelaide, Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale and Barossa.
Adelaide has undergone a dining revolution with an influx of internationally-renowned chefs using the best South Australian ingredients.
Orana is a fine dining degustation restaurant in the heart of the East End. Scottish chef Jock Zonfrillo forages for food in the Adelaide Hills and coast, and uses native ingredients in his dishes, creating a style that is uniquely his own.
Hill of Grace Restaurant at Adelaide Oval delivers a taste sensation. Head Chef Dennis Leslie incorporates his Filipino heritage, French cooking techniques and native Australian ingredients for a delicious menu that changes seasonally. The restaurant has an extensive wine list of more than 160 wines, headlined by partners Henschke from the Barossa. It features the world’s only complete set of Hill of Grace wines, from 1958 to the current release.
Visit Penfolds Magill Estate, home to Australia’s most famous wine, Penfolds Grange. It’s just eight kilometres east of the city centre. This fine dining restaurant has stunning views, mouthwatering food and an unsurpassed reputation.
Indulge in McLaren Vale
The Fleurieu Peninsula is home to some of the best primary producers in the State. Organic, grass-fed beef and lamb and free range pork and chicken are just a taste of what the Fleurieu can offer. Restaurants in McLaren Vale have taken advantage of the top quality ingredients available.
Fino in the historic township of Willunga in McLaren Vale is a highly acclaimed restaurant. Its menu is built on local and seasonal ingredients, locally sourced and lovingly prepared. The wine list is small but carefully curated, and the food is sublime.
d’Arry’s Verandah Restaurant serves up delicious food with breathtaking views of the rolling hills of McLaren Vale. It offers both à la carte and degustation menus, all designed to complement the extensive range of award-winning d’Arenberg wines.
Almost all of the cafés and restaurants in the Barossa use fresh, local produce, often getting it directly from the producer.
Hentley Farm Restaurant offers a dining experience to remember. The restaurant is situated in the beautifully restored stables on the property, and offers two set menu options: the Discovery menu and the du Jour menu. The food is created based on the freshest and best quality produce, harvested from the farm’s own 150 acres, including grown fruits and vegetables, and foraged ingredients growing wild.
Fino has also opened at Seppeltsfield, located in the original bottling hall of the winery. The airy space serves up Barossa food in an open and welcoming environment.
Appellation at The Louise, which provides luxury accommodation, is a perfect example of fine dining with a regional twist. Local produce is sourced to create exquisite seasonal menus.
Award-winning fermentAsian in Tanunda is a must-eat, and must-book restaurant. It specialises in southeast Asian cuisine with a local twist, using all locally-grown ingredients, including produce from their own kitchen garden. The wine list is extensive, but the friendly staff and sommelier are on hand to help.