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The Barrelroom

) #1 of 5 Restaurants in Ballandean ££ - £££ , , Gluten Free Options
354 Sundown Road, Ballandean, Queensland 4382, Australia
+61 7 4684 1326
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
354 Sundown Road, Ballandean, Queensland 4382, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited here while staying in Ballandean. Four adults and 2 children. The room and ambience is quite nice. It's attached to the cellar door which we visited the day before. The staff we quite accomodating and let us know they could prepare any of...More

Thank BJ784
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this venue for a function on Friday night. The restaurant was closed for the Function. The offering for the evening was a chef inspired menu using local produce form not more than 3 hours travel from the restaurant. All courses were paired with...More

Thank Pivotalguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We all (4 of us) had an amazing lunch after spending the weekend in Stanthorpe for the wonderful Snowflake Festival and the "Barrelroom" was the icing on the cake. The menu is limited but what a wonderful experience. Amazing, tasty, well presented food, wonderful staff...More

Thank europeexperience8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although I had been told that the Barrel Room restaurant was excellent, I was not expecting much from the food. It is a limited menu and the six of us had 4 dishes. Just a brilliant meal full of surprises and delicious ingredients. Will definitely...More

Thank johngard51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for four (2 adults and 2 boys) on a very chilly night on the Granite Belt. Great venue with the wall of historic barrels and log fire - though the fire felt too far away from the table. Very friendly staff -...More

1  Thank Steven P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful setting in amongst the barrels. Service was very good and not overly attentive- one of my pet hates. Food while nice tended to be a little over thought. That said it still was very nice dining experience and one of the better of...More

Thank B162017
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We dined at The Barrelroom on the evening of June 10 as did several of the reviewers below. Yes, there was a wait however, we were having a great time and didn't really notice the delay. This was our third visit to The Barrelroom and...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Visited this restaurant Saturday 10th of June with 5 other people to celebrate my birthday. The restaurant was very busy and we got our starters quickly. The food was very enjoyable, but unfortunately our main course took another hour before we were served. Several other...More

Thank gtv1905
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Meal - Everyone was satisfied with the meal. Entrees in particular were very nice and a good portion size. We would have been wise to have ordered sides to go with our mains but otherwise the dishes were delicious and satisfying. We did not end...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The food here was delicious. The only reason I didn't give this place 5 stars is due to the long 1 hr wait for our food to come out. Other than that, service was friendly & attentive. Always topping up our water etc. Lovely place...More

Thank Miss_cjb
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JimNTilly
17 May 2016|
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Response from TheBarrelroom | Property representative |
Hi Tilly, Catering for gluten intolerances is not at all a problem! With a few exceptions, most of our menu is gluten free and if not, can be modified slightly so that it is suitable and we always substitute the glutinous... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Cuisine
Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 354 Sundown Road, Ballandean, Queensland 4382, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Ballandean
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4684 1326
  • E-mail
Description
We believe in keeping our food mileage low, utilising the abundant produce in the area and working with both local farmers and the seasons to showcase what the Granite Belt has to offer. We support free range and sustainable farming practices, as well as organic where possible, and have given ourselves a strict three hour radius in which to source our produce - if we cannot get something within this radius, we simply do not use it. We allowed three hours so we were able to reach Ballina for seafood, however most things are coming from much closer to home. Currently our pork, tomatoes and garlic come from within minutes of the restaurant. Because we use such local produce, for the most part we are unable to order in cuts of meat, so meat comes to us as whole beasts, if not delivered by the farmer who raised and slaughtered it, then by the butcher who did. For this reason, you will notice our mains will often feature a cut of meat as well as a braise so we can utilise and pay homage to the whole animal. Everything possible is produced in house including the bread, cultured cream and butter and we like to feature wild foraged ingredients on our menu. We welcome you warmly to The Barrelroom and hope you can appreciate the effort we put into designing a menu that is not only delicious, but mindful, clever and above all, respectful of the produce we utilise.
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