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The Salopian Inn

5 McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61 8 8323 8769
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork buns” (28 reviews)
“tofu” (6 reviews)
“tasting menu” (19 reviews)
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Australian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
5 McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had heard excellent things but was disappointed with the food. Food was good but not outstanding which is what we were expecting. Service was excellent including arranging the return of my mobile phone which I left behind.

Thank gGeoff-Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Knowing nothing about the Salopian Inn and just stopping for a last lunch in South Australia we felt completely fortunate. We choose the two specials, roasted Coorong mullet an earthy fish served with earthy lentils complemented with a local Italian white variety and venison rags...More

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a leisurely afternoon with friends sampling the gins on offer. Plenty of local, Australian and international gins to choose from - I loved the thought put into the garnishes, right down to the brand of accompanying tonic. Bit pricey, so definitely a treat yo-self...More

Thank Müshell E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This fine dining restaurant ticks all the boxes.Beautiful decor,outstanding service,extensive eclectic menu,choose your wine cellar and most reasonably priced.Generous seating.Most romantic.Local genuine staff who take an interest in your dining pleasure.

Thank Lew J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great, eclectic meal options and amazing wine list. Service good. Would recommend, albeit a bit pricey.

Thank rachaelmyers789
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ok where to start, its amazing the food is amazing the wine list is amazing and the range of Gin's is simply amazing! So what do you think I would say about The Salopian Inn, yes simply amazing. The food is perfection from the tasty...More

Thank Graeme H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The Salopian Inn was recommended to us by the folk at Samue'ls Gorge and we're so glad we went. The food was delicious and the service amazing. We ordered the pork belly, when my friend mentioned there was no crackling on her pork belly, they...More

Thank misscath08
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Had lunch here. Service was Perfect. Food was awesome. I could have parked myself here for the whole afternoon it was so good. Wish I had time to revisit.

Thank nostrebor_family
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The "Feed me" menu is great. Interesting varied food. We were getting full after the entree plates but still managed the very meaty main courses and dessert. An excellent wine cellar was a great browse with some very interesting Australian and European wines. Service was...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We both had a really good steak, cooked just as ordered, excellent roast potatoes and steamed greens. Sashimi tuna for starters was delicious. Service was very good, cheerful, knowledgeable, nothing too much trouble. This is not a cheap place but very well worth visiting.

Thank Sandra P
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Danny W
20 June 2017|
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Response from Meegs1972 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately not at The Salopian as they feature wines from their own vinyard and surrounding area
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia (Formerly Vale/Inn Taphouse & Kitchen)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  McLaren Vale
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8323 8769
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Salopian Inn Mclaren Vale reopened with an inspired refit of the 1853 homestead. Contemporary Australian cuisine with regional seasonal menu, home of Heirloom Vineyard wines, exceptional local and international wine cellar with a tantalising list of exotic gin. Opening hours - Wednesday to Sunday Lunch and Thursday, Friday and Saturday Dinner.
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