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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5 McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a chance and were able to get into the fabulous Salopian Inn for a late lunch. Being gluten and dairy free I was pleased to have the choice of a number of very tasty dishes. My choice was a pork coconut pancake which...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting from Victoria and were driving through McLaren Vale looking for a suitable place to eat lunch. We came across The Salopian by chance and we are so glad we did. The Restaurant looks like an old historical house from the outside but...More

Thank M P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been there previously and it was amazing, unfortunately they missed the mark this time and we won't be back. The winter menu in the restaurant is different to the winter menu they have advertised online which was disappointing as some of the dishes we wanted...More

Thank Hockeygeo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a tour of the McLaren Vale, this was our lunch time stop. Amazing food, I walked past another table that was having the same meal as my group, even though it was a quick meal on mass it was beautifully presented with...More

Thank tissie63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed superb food and wine in this cosy historical cottage just on the outskirts of McLaren Vale.

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The decore is cosy and comfortable , and the waitress was cheerful and helpful. We shared a starter of pork parcels , absolutely delicious. For main course I had chicken-- the centre wasn't cooked through. The rest of the dish was very nice. My other...More

1  Thank maxandrosie
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Melt in the mouth food in a beautiful setting, and an impressive underground wine cellar! Can't wait to be back for more!!

Thank Kristylee1
Reviewed 27 May 2017

A great location just outside the township of Mclaren Vale, with easy parking. A restored big old farmhouse with plenty of art to admire and even purchase. The food menu is small but amazing which adds to the charm. Every dish we had was a...More

Thank Peter 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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, 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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