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Pipers of Penola

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££££
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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58 Riddoch Street, Penola, South Australia 5277, Australia
+61 8 8737 3999
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Adelaide, Australia
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have dined here before and it was awesome to find that the service is as professional and considerate as ever. The food was fantastic from the beautifully prepared and presented scallop entree to the mains of Pork and Salmon that provided ample amounts to satisfy us. This restaurant has an amazing ambiance and is our all time favourite. It... More 

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

Following the recommendation of several cellar door staff, we booked in to Piper's for our first Coonawarra dinner. Great venue, great service, and superb food - the scallops were particularly brilliant. We will be back when we next visit the Coonawarra

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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We eat out a lot. We've been to all of the great restaurants in Sydney (where we live) and Melbourne (where we visit for work). This restaurant is seriously good. We had the lamb and the gnocchi- and the asparagus to share. It was perfect! This restaurant is a hidden gem and would be "hatted" if it was anywhere else... More 

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Thank Timothy M
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

OMG!!!! Why on a previous trip to Penola did we not eat here. From the minute you walk through the door the staff are professional and attentive. The wine list is extensive something for everyone. The meals were outstanding and so was the presentation. You are not crammed in like other restaurants. It is an intimate setting you don't feel... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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101 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had 2 nights in Penola during our recent vacation, and given we were there over the break between Xmas and the New Year there were concerns on what we could find open. One night at one of the 2 pubs didn't start so well, but we were guided to try and get a table at Piper's as they re-opened... More 

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Greater Perth, Australia
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148 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Ate here on a busy Thursday evening. We had the scallops entree to share and for mains the slow cooked lamb neck and grilled fish, with a side dish of asparagus. The meals were very tasty and perfectly presented, although there was little else on the fish dish so definitely needed to order extra side dish. The wine list is... More 

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Our visit to this restaurant was part of a combined birthday celebration for me and my daughter-in-law. There were 6 family members in the party. We were shown to our table and the maitre d' asked for any requests for drinks. She was able to list the dozen or so beers available and without writing anything down took the 6... More 

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Gisborne, Australia
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179 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We had dinner here with friends and thoroughly enjoyed our meals, the ambiance and thank you to Erica for looking after us. The seared scallops, truffled corn, carrot remoulade, carrot and star anise dressing, cashews for entree were excellent and then the spinach and ricotta ravioli, roasted beetroot puree, quinoa dressing and 8 yr old balsamic with edible petals was... More 

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Thank MAXINE B
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The owners being connected to the history of the area were really passionate about their business.The food and service were excellent. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Alby B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Came in on weekend for my 40th with a group of friends. Service was 1st class and the meal was spectacular. Thanks to the staff for making it a memorable night. Recommend to everyone.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Riddoch Street, Penola, South Australia 5277, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Penola
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8737 3999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?