Savouring Destination Dining in South Australia

Destination Dining in South Australia
Follow your taste buds on a culinary journey through South Australia’s most spectacular dining destinations.

In South Australia, there’s so much more to fine dining than the four-wall constraints of a typical restaurant.

Step out of your comfort zone and onto pure white shores, lush fields and rich red earth. Re-think your definition of dinner and follow your taste buds to adventure. With us as your guide, embark on a state-wide gastronomic journey, only possible here in South Australia.

Experience Innovation and Artistry at The D’Arenberg Cube in McLaren Vale

The space-age d’Arenberg Cube is a five storey multi-functioning wine centre. It features several bars, a restaurant and private tasting rooms.

Resembling an intergalactic Rubik’s Cube, the Cube boasts views overlooking the beautiful rolling hills of Willunga. The 19th Century homestead is home to d’Arry’s Verandah Restaurant and the d’Arenberg cellar door. From the mouth of d’Arenberg’s chief winemaker, Chester Osborn: “I’ve always considered wine making to be a puzzle that needs to be put together; a complex combination of geographical elements like soil and geology, viticulture, blending and balance. This building is yet another puzzle to solve: the external patterns join together for a seamless solution, and ideally, all elements of wine should do the same.”

The Tasting Room at Mayura Station, Limestone Coast

The Limestone Coast’s gentle rolling hills and lush green pastures produce unparalleled-quality, award-winning Wagyu.

At Mayura Station, diners can indulge all their beefy desires in The Great Wagyu Adventure. The four-course menu showcases of some of the best Wagyu beef in the world. Stunning panoramic views across the beautiful Canunda National Park provide the perfect backdrop to your meal.

Destination Dining in South Australia

Indulge at Hentley Farm, Barossa 

With a seemingly endless list of international awards under its belt, Hentley Farm embodies the rich culture of South Australia’s Barossa: its vineyards, wines, land and people.

The property, built in the 1840s, houses a historic cellar door, spectacular vineyard estate and multi-award-winning restaurant. A meal at Hentley Farm restaurant will have you dining on and drinking in the highest quality produce that the Barossa and surrounding regions have to offer, taking you on a once-in-a-lifetime journey through the region’s fascinating culinary history.

Experience Coffin Bay Oyster Farm Tours, Eyre Peninsula

Known as Australia’s Seafood Frontier, it’s no surprise that the Eyre Peninsula’s remote, pure waters produce multi award-winning, globally revered oysters.

But what sets Oyster Farm Tours apart are their immersive, ocean-to-plate tasting tours. Wade through glassy waters, pluck your lunch straight from its source and wash it down with a glass of South Australian wine. Pick-up tips from generations of oyster farmers and reap the spoils of your labour right then and there.

The Seasonal Garden Cafe, Adelaide Hills 

The Seasonal Garden Café is a one-woman success story, run by passionate local chef, Silvia Hart. Inside, baskets overflow with brightly coloured Adelaide Hills fruit and vegetables while freshly baked bread, cakes and pastries tempt onlookers at the counter.

Silvia sources ingredients from her own fruit and vegetable garden and local markets; menus are (unsurprisingly) seasonal with an emphasis on raw, vegetarian and vegan dishes – all bursting with colour and flavour. With its charming country cottage feel, Seasonal Garden Café fits in perfectly with its lush leafy surrounds. Plonked on the main street of Hahndorf – the area is one of the prettiest Adelaide Hills towns. For a dining experience that’s truly farm gate to plate, there’s nothing else like it.

A Journey of Destination Drinking

Steeped in history and drenched in class, wash it all down in Adelaide’s booming bar scene.

Spend the night chilling in neon-lit East End lofts or wining and dining alfresco on bustling Peel Street, Leigh Street and Ebenezer Place. One of Adelaide’s premier drinking and dining spots is King William Street’s 2KW. Sip a classic cocktail in the rooftop garden, looking out over a blanket of city lights or take your pick from the expertly-curated modern Australian menu.

Destination Dining in South Australia



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