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Red Ochre

War Memorial Drive, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
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  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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War Memorial Drive, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
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1 - 10 of 289 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Tasting plate of three starters were disappointing and forgettable ('snapper croquette': a doughy, vaguely fishy deep-fried ball; kangaroo kransky which was quite nice on stodgy rye bread with vinegary sauerkraut; and bland lukewarm pumpkin soup in an espresso cup); kangaroo tail main was tough and...More

Thank Fn97
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Red Ochre is one of my favourite restaurants based on its location, outlook, quality of food and the fact the food is innovative and incorporates many Australian indigenous ingredients. The tasting plate was very good with pumpkin soup, kangaroo chorizo sausage and fish. However I...More

Thank Lindsay R
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Beautiful surroundings situated on the River Torrens. Food is mouthwatering if you're game for game. Crocodile, Kangaroo and Emu cooked to perfection. Desserts and Cocktails are indulgent and include delicious Australian Flora. One miniscule gripe was plate wasn't hot enough, other than that everything was...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Adelaide has a stand out fine dining experience in the Red Ochre Grill. It starts with an extraordinary view across the Torrens, on to which is added a unique and delicious array of Australian influenced dishes. We requested and received a window seat, giving us...More

Thank chooklady99t
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This is a great, scenic restaurant with many nteresting choices on the menu. The staff is very attentive, and knowledgeable about all the dishes and local wine selections. The venue is lovely and this is truly a place for fine dining.

1  Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The waiting staff were lovely people and very attentive perhaps partly because it was a Monday night and fairly quiet. However the food was beautifully presented and delicious! No complaints from our table of five. In view of the quality the pricing was reasonable. The...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We celebrated our wedding anniversary at the Red Ochre. We'd booked a table and were pleased to be seated by the window with a beautiful view. We had a wonderful steak, delicious barramunda and some great desserts. The coffee was also good. The table service...More

Thank O986
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Warm welcome vibe from all staff. Chef's cooked amazing meals with a great use of local bush tucker. Julian gave us outstanding service, to help us select from the menu, top up drinks and ensure we were always waited on. Meals arrived swiftly and they...More

Thank Shane W
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Firstly the food was excellent. Our table was right next to the POS system where the staff congregated and were tapping away all night. - not good when you are trying to have a romantic dinner for 2. Our waiter did not know anything about...More

Thank androo1
Reviewed 3 April 2017

After reading all the great reviews we thought we would try Red Ochre for our wedding anniversary. When we arrived we were standing around awkwardly whilst waiters rushed passed waiting for someone to greet us and be seated. Our meals got off to a great...More

Thank MillsandTumble
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 46
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: War Memorial Drive, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: 6182118555
  • E-mail
Red Ochre Grill restaurant enjoys one of Adelaide’s best city locations. Literally sitting on the water the restaurant has beautiful river views and wonderful night time city views from every seat in the restaurant. The restaurant is a 10 minute walk along the River Torrens from the Adelaide Festival Centre and or 10 minutes cab ride from any city hotel. Additionally there is ample free parking. The Red Ochre Grill is a spacious stylish contemporary room and our approach to service is professional and informed without being stuffy.
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