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Auchendarroch Tavern

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Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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17 Adelaide Rd, Mount Barker, South Australia 5251, Australia
+61 8 8391 6100
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Adelaide, Australia
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1,327 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Before writing this review, I read the recent poor reviews as well as noting that the adjacent co-located Wallis Tavern is rated much more highly than this venue, notwithstanding that they are essentially the same venue. I visited for Sunday lunch, and it was very pleasant. The establishment has a pleasant garden outlook, with a modern contemporary decor. The service... More 

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adelaide
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been residents of Mt Barker for over 12 months but this was our first visit. Where to start. Admittedly we hadn't booked but despite lots of empty tables our waitress chose a table between two related families dining at the same time. Kids running amok between the tables. Drinks service was really slow unlike our meal which arrived 5... More 

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Thank suepAdelaide
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is good and an easy place to eat before catching a movie at Wallis cinema next door. Beware they don't serve any dinner before 6pm which mean if you plan on catching an early movie, you may have to rush your meals. I have been coming here for years and while bar staff are friendly, dinner service has become... More 

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Thank Joanne F
Adelaide, Australia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had a delightful dinner, the service was of high standards,meal was superb. I highly recommend this Tavern to couples, families and business meetings. and not to forget we watched a great film.

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Darwin
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100 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Came here Saturday night for a birthday and had a 6pm booking. The restaurant only had about 6 tables occupied and it still took 30 minutes for our first round of drinks. Lets leave it to say we didn't get anymore drinks unless we went to the bar, they simply forgot about us. Our meals were taken very promptly and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

An excellent dinner with friends sitting at a window seat and enjoying the view. Great menu choices with a vegetable/salad bar. Highly recommended.

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Thank CarmodyTravel
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Waited over an hour for food Half our table finished their meal before the others received theirs Fish of the day ordered and cold when arrived Man taking payment for the food very rude upsetting interstate guests Would not recommmend this restaurant to anybody and will not go there again

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Thank Jo Jo L
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Came with a group of 12 on a Saturday night. Received fairly appalling service, with a waitress who was in tears at one point for some reason. Drinks failed to arrive, took several prompts to finally get. Meals for 12 people came out staggered over about 30 min period. Kids meals came out LAST! Very ordinary food, particularly for the... More 

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Thank Kellie L
Adelaide Hills, Australia
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I've been here several times for a meal before theatre, conferences and a snack and wine to catch up with friends. Apart from the pokies which always take away from atmosphere I'd recommend for sure

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Thank 51annie444
Adelaide Hills, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I was part of a group of about 20 people. It was our annual Christmas breakup lunch. Customer service is something that means a great deal. I might come back to a place for a good product, but if I get excellent customer service, I'll always come back to a place. We got excellent customer service for our meal. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Adelaide Rd, Mount Barker, South Australia 5251, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide Hills  >  Mount Barker
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8391 6100

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