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River Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, , Vegetarian Friendly
War Memorial Drive, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
War Memorial Drive, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A true landmark location. Located along the River Torrens overlooking the city. A romantic place to bring a date or a good place to check out on vacation. The food has always been good. Modern Italian done well. I have never had a bad meal...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A weekday birthday lunch with family was superb as expected. We’ve been here several times before and love the food, service and views, with the bonus of free parking. This time we were lucky enough to dine on a discount special, and were pleased to...More

Thank Secret_Possum
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Great location with great Italian food, waitresses were friendly. I will definitely go back there. Marinated Olives and ciabatta w/ olive oil and balsamic were great way to start with....

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 5 March 2018

A group of 6 of us went here to mark my 70th Birthday. Ourselves Hong Kong residents and the other 2 couples, former HKers. It came highly recommended by our local friends and more or less lived up to it. The location is great with...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 5 March 2018

we are regular clients of this restaurant and have always enjoyed the atmosphere, the food and the wine. My son came down from the country to take me out for my birthday, I suggested the ever reliable River Cafe. Unfortunately we were met with a...More

Thank 451gillian
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

When visiting Adelaide my friend usually suggests we lunch here. The cafe has wonderful views good service and really yummy food. Despite not having a booking we were shown to a quiet table and the waiter organised a nice Adelaide red for us. Another benefit...More

Thank Lyn M
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Had lunch today with a table of 10 friends birthday lunch we all had entrees, main course and the too die for desserts. Everyone loved the great mixture of meals just amazing. View was sensational with the doors open. Still one of my favourite restaurants...More

Thank Lily1_13
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Had a Birthday Lunch for 10 friends yesterday. The company was great, the view was really nice, venue is tired and the food so so. I booked this meal about 4 weeks ago requesting a round table - yes I could have that - one...More

Thank swimmingpool12
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Dinner last night for my birthday. Started with the antipasto plate and cooked sardines which was both delicious. Main of lamb and steak cooked to perfection. It was our waitresses first night on the job and she did an execptional job. Cost was reasonable and...More

Thank Ricey0502
Reviewed 3 February 2018

The service was lacking from the moment we were seated, some of our meals were excellent but one of our party became very ill shortly after his mussels dish, whilst consuming his salmon dish. Management was only interested in showing us google info about food...More

2  Thank Sue H
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12 January 2017|
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Response from Connie F | Reviewed this property |
Google "River Cafe Adelaide menu"
12 January 2017|
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Response from Connie F | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Check out River Cafe's menu on their web site.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: War Memorial Drive, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: 6182118666
  • E-mail
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