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Umbertos

Desert Cave Hotel, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
+61 8 8672 5688
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chicken dish” (2 reviews)
“salads” (2 reviews)
“oysters” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Australian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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Value
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LOCATION
Desert Cave Hotel, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

With a name like Umberto's, we incorrectly assumed we would be having Italian cuisine. However, the menu specialises in Australian bush meats, especially Kangaroo. The meals are good as is the service, but you have to walk up a number of flights of stairs to...More

Thank PeterJT46
DCH_Management, Manager at Umbertos, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Dear PeterJT46, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us. Happy to read the meals and service were good. There is a rear entrance you can drive to, therefore avoiding the stairs, sorry if this information was not passed onto...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

First the good things - the food was pretty good (my confit duck leg was very good). The setting was nice, and the (possibly Indian) gentleman we talked with at the beginning was friendly and informative about the menu. Started off very well...... But......... Although...More

Thank Nifty27
DCH_Management, Manager at Umbertos, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Dear Nifty27, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us. I'm very sorry the service did not hit the mark on this occasion. However I am pleased the food was pretty good. We'll discuss your comments with the team to...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We came here as we stopped over night in Cooper Pedy. The food was pretty good, a little expensive but I am comparing to city prices. The quality of the food was good and it was all tasty. I ate the Lamb rump with vegetables,...More

Thank Joe F
DCH_Management, Manager at Umbertos, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Dear Joe F, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us. Sorry about the missing prawns, but happy to read the wait staff were able to make things right. Matt Coxon

Reviewed 7 June 2017

We enjoyed an easy and pleasant lunch here, then meandered through the display of jewellery for sale.

Thank Cath B
DCH_Management, Manager at Umbertos, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Dear Cath B, Thanks for taking the time to write a review on your brief stop with us. Happy to read you enjoyed the lunch and Opal World shop. Happy travels! Matt Coxon

Reviewed 24 May 2017

As part of our tour while staying at Desert Sands Hotel, we were treated to a buffet dinner at Umberto's. Great selection of meats and seafood, salads and desserts. Well presented and plentiful. Well worth a visit.

Thank Muriel A
DCH_Management, Manager at Umbertos, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Hi Muriel A, Thanks for writing such a great review on your dining experience here at Umbertos. Glad to read you enjoyed the meal. Happy travels! Matt Coxon

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Entree's were lovely and a reasonably decent serve. Cannot judge on the main meals as was not hungry enough to order, but looking at other Diners plates, the serves were quite large and well presented. Their Affogato was to die for. Very very generous with...More

Thank Debbiffo
DCH_Management, Manager at Umbertos, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Dear Debbiffo, Thanks for reviewing your recent dining experience with us. Happy to read you enjoyed the entrees and dessert. Affogato is always a winner! Happy travels! Matt Coxon

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Australian cuisine: kangaroo, emu meats One issue though: my kangaroo was clearly well done when I asked for medium... A bit expensive. For two mains, one glass of wine and one entree- 100 smth dollars. The service and presentation was good though, and so was...More

1  Thank Natalya Z
DCH_Management, Manager at Umbertos, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Dear Natalya Z, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us. Glad to read the service, presentation and food was good. Sorry if the Kangaroo was well done. Will discuss with the kitchen team who usually aim to get this...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

Went here for an evening out with a friend and it was amazing. We had kangaroo, scallop, and lamb skewers with sauces for each one as an appetizer which were absolutely to die for! Steak and chicken were also very very good, and our wonderful...More

Thank KatieFromCanadia
DCH_Management, Manager at Umbertos, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Dear KatieFromCanadia, Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review on your recent dining experience with us. Happy to read you enjoyed the meal and service. Will pass on your comments to Rikki and the Chefs. Happy travels! Matt Coxon

Reviewed 19 February 2017

Attractive underground atmosphere, good and pleasant design as it is possible to establish underground. Nice food and excellent staff.

Thank nosimonov
DCH_Management, Manager at Umbertos, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Dear nosimonov, Thanks for taking the time to review your dining experience with us. Looks like you enjoyed the experience in our underground Cafe as well as our main restaurant Umbertos. Happy travels! Matt Coxon

Reviewed 15 December 2016

who knew such a wonderful menu and chef would be here! table cloths and napkins and nice environment but you don't have to dress up

Thank 337millicentr
DCH_Management, Manager at Umbertos, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

Dear 337millicentr, Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review your recent dining experience with us. Sounds like you enjoyed the meal and service. Bon appetite! Matt Coxon

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Response from Jasmine N | Reviewed this property |
Hi :) we were in Cooper Pedy on the Thursday night and they were open. I am not sure however about the Monday night? Jasmine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Desert Cave Hotel, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Coober Pedy
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8672 5688
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