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10 Oct 2018

Get to know the South Australian winners of 2019’s Good Food Guide Awards

South Australia is home to world-famous restaurants, producing game-changing dishes and drinks in Adelaide and our bountiful regions.

Treat your taste buds to the very-best of South Australia’s culinary scene, as recognised in the 2019 Good Food Guide awards.

Orana, Adelaide: Awarded three chef hats and named 2019 Restaurant of the Year

Orana, Adelaide

Named Australia’s Restaurant of the Year 2018 by Gourmet Traveller magazine and Restaurant of the Year 2019 by the Good Food Guide, Adelaide’s Restaurant Orana boldly uses ingredients like bunya nuts, green ants and quandongs to create culinary works of art.

Orana’s menu has been carefully curated by Head Chef Jock Zonfrillo, and celebrates the nutritional properties of Indigenous ingredients, while respecting the produce’s relationship with the land.

The Aboriginal philosophies to heal and be healed by the land and to always give back more than you take strongly influence Zonfrillo’s culinary philosophy. Each dish celebrates aspects of Australian culture, from the ancient to the modern.

The dining room at Orana is an intimate space that can accomodate 31 diners across ten tables.

Orana is open Tuesday to Saturday, 6am till 11pm and on Friday from 12pm till 3pm.

Hentley Farm, Barossa: awarded two chef hats

Hentley Farm, Barossa

Situated among rolling hills on the banks of the Barossa's Greenock Creek, Hentley Farm is a boutique single-estate vineyard that produces distinctive, internationally-awarded wines.

Hentley Farm's cellar door is housed in an 1840s homestead, restored to enhance its historic charm. The cellar door provides the perfect environment for an authentic boutique wine experience, featuring iconic wines such as The Beauty, The Beast and Clos Otto Shiraz.

The restaurant has a strong focus on harvesting produce from the farm’s 150 acres, including foraged ingredients growing wild, as well as fruit, vegetables and herbs grown in the property’s garden beds and orchard. All dishes are carefully designed to match Hentley Farm's wine portfolio.

Hentley Farm is open 11am till 5pm every day.

Penfolds Magill Estate, Adelaide: awarded two chef hats

Penfolds Magill Estate, Adelaide

Nestled among Adelaide's foothills, just 15 minutes away from the CBD, Penfolds Magill Estate is the birthplace of Australia's most prized wine, Penfolds Grange.

With a rich history dating back to 1844, Penfolds Magill Estate is home to a beautiful, heritage-listed winery and a labyrinth of underground tunnels and bluestone cellars. Magill Estate also boasts a fine-dining restaurant and kitchen, serving some of South Australia's most awarded cuisine.

Visitors can embark on a journey through Penfolds’ history at the onsite Grange Cottage and see the original hiding spot of Max Schubert’s Grange. Structured tastings are available, as well as multi-course lunches and dinners, paired with Penfolds’ finest wines.

Penfolds Magill Estate Cellar Door is open 9am till 6pm every day.

South Australian Restaurants Awarded one chef hat

Africola
Appellation
Bistro Blackwood
Botanic Gardens Restaurant
The Currant Shed
d'Arenberg Cube Restaurant
FermentAsian
Osteria Oggi
The Pot by Emma McCaskill
Press Food and Wine
Shobosho
Stone's Throw
The Summertown Aristologist