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“Wine tasting at Chapman River”

Chapman River Cellar Door
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Although not a horrible experience per se, it was definitely the worst of all the vineyards I visited on Kangaroo Island. Service was a little terse, and the sample size of wine I was given to taste was almost microscopic - certainly the smallest drop of wine I've ever been served for a tasting. I'm not sure how they expect potential customers to get a good indication of their product with such service.

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Thank Jake R
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

Not sure whether you would call it rustic or rusty charm (you will get this if you visit) but the staff couldn't be more friendly or helpful. As for food, they only really do one thing, but live the adage 'do on thing but do it very well'. The platter is varied and every item is excellent - we especially loved the salami chips!

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 29 September 2013 via mobile

Food platters very generous and delicious. Greeted with warm welcome and attentive staff.

Best part kids playground as they were happy for hours while parents relaxed in the shade with wine and a book.

Inside they had a fire, lots of comfy chairs and kids colouring books and toys.

Highly recommend.

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Thank Cristabel27
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Reviewed 26 July 2013

The cellar door is one of the most eclectic and quirkiest places I have been and is certainly a unique place. It is well set up for families with a great play area for children which is clearly visible from the tables on the veranda. While the wines were ok, they weren't our favourites so a glass with our meal was enough for us. The platter we had was sensational! The food was all beautiful and an extremely generous serving.

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Thank Rosalie D
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Reviewed 22 May 2013

Cool and quirky location with a beautiful platter however all of this was ruined by the rude welcoming by the old lady that works there. She made some rude remark to us as soon as we walked in which automatically made us feel unwelcome. Will not be returning if that is the way she speaks to her customers.

Thank ajessica001
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