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The Crafers Hotel

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4 Main Street | SA 5152, Crafers, South Australia 5152, Australia
+61 8 8339 2050
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Adelaide, South Australia
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Four of us visited the Crafers Hotel at about 5pm. Too early for dinner, but what great eats and wine we had in front of a blazing fire. Wines (bottles and by the glass) can be purchased from the bar, but there is a fantastic selection of bottles of wines in a cellar, all assisted by qualified sommelier.

Thank peterhoey2
Adelaide, Australia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Crafers has turned from an old brown caterpillar into a beautiful butterfly. The reno has been well executed and the building has retained its historic integrity. Service is a little slow, but it is a wonderful asset to the local village. It is incomparable with the previous hotel. Historic villages with local main street pubs are important parts of... More 

Thank Somerset2016
Adelaide Hills, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am local , arrived 6pm, had to request drinks at 6.15, ordered meal at 6.20, served meal at 7.35. Meals that arrived were cold and were taken back. Will not be back again due to service and no apology for delay.

1 Thank petemD6535IJ
Mount Gambier, Australia
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98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here in late March 2017. The place was completely booked out. The menu was upmarket for a pub. Meals were OK. I had the 1/2 roast chicken and didn't enjoy the vegetables.

Thank Tam13
Aldgate, Australia
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a group of friends. The menu was broad enough to cater with all tastes (including mine) from steak to gnocchi and the serves were large. Beer was served in a bottle if you asked. Wines are expensive, perhaps too expensive for the environment.

Thank annejim2016
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96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Thursday March 30, 2017 I left my home in Red Hill, Victoria at 6am and spent 10 hours driving to the Adelaide Hills in South Australia. I am a winemaker and needed a good meal and a solid nights sleep before harvesting some grapes the next morning. The Crafers hotel is one of the best renovations I have come... More 

1 Thank David L
Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great venue, great food, good service but prepare yourself to pay for it. This venue would suit a special occasion but for a Saturday night out for a meal it is very pricey. $200 for three people - shared one entree and one dessert between three of us, a main course each, one glass of wine each and no tea... More 

1 Thank JediGR
Maitland, Australia
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed delicious meals in this busy place Friday night. The steak my husband had was very highly rated by him. The prices were very reasonable and great value. The Crafers Hotel staff were all so friendly and helpful. We will be back.

Thank 8MotherOfPearl
Julie P, Owner at The Crafers Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 8MotherOfPearl, lovely to hear that you found your meals to be delicious, especially the steak. Please pop back to have a taste of our roasted chicken and sides of beef done in our new rotisserie...our chef is most excited by his new toy!! Kind regards, Julie Peter More 

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81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here whilst staying the night at the Hotel. It was very busy on a Thursday night but the staff were very knowledgeable and friendly. Our sommelier suggested some wonderful wines to accompany our pub meal, Would visit again.

Thank ascAustralia
Julie P, Owner at The Crafers Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ascAustralia, thank you so much for coming to stay and for writing a review. So pleased all was to your liking and that you enjoyed our somm's wine suggestions. Hope you will return soon! Kind regards, Julie Peter More 

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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice meal here this evening with friends. Decor was contemporary and well done. I'm sure it will be lovely in the winter with a roaring fire. The wine selection in the wine room was good with some very high end wines. The food was delicious and really well cooked. The only reason I marked them down was the... More 

1 Thank sharkmanGermany
Julie P, Owner at The Crafers Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sharkmanGermany, many thanks for coming and enjoying the meals and decor...and for finding our secret stash of wines!! So sorry things got muddled - as can happen when busy, even though we do our best not to! Thank you for your understanding and hope to see you again soon! kind regards, Julie Peter More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Main Street | SA 5152, Crafers, South Australia 5152, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide Hills  >  Crafers
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8339 2050
Aussie pub/French bistro influence Casual dining with fabulous wine and beer listings

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