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The Salopian Inn

) #4 of 42 Restaurants in McLaren Vale ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
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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Reviews (349)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank maxandrosie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch here after wine tasting up the road. It a lovely cottage type building with an amazing wine cellar - pick what you like from the great selection of local stars and premium from other regions. And the food and service were absolutely...More

Thank Hugh S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Returned for lunch with some girlfriends last week. It never fails. Karena is a superb chef making it hard to decide what to order. Dumplings are a must for every visit but all other dishes were equally as good. Alex and the front of house...More

Thank Babushka5173
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

The Salopian Inn was a recommendation of a boutique wine maker in the McLaren Vale and we definitely did not regret going there. The cellar is an experience in itself, the meals were fantastic, attention of the waiting staff outstanding, competently helping us to find...More

Thank K710
Reviewed 15 May 2017

What a fantastic intimate restaurant/building set in a beautiful location!! My family and I ventured to McLaren Vale on Mothers Day for lunch at 12pm, it was well worth the drive from Glenelg. We were greeted with great customer service, which continued throughout the whole...More

Thank ewilliams97
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I took my new husband here for his birthday while we were away on our honeymoon and the staff were so friendly and helpful. I have raved to everyone about this place. Highly recommend. The food and wine cellar are out of this world.

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We started with a Gin and tonic from a most extensive range of Gins. The lunch was great, they were able to manage catering for a vegan member of the group. The wine cellar is an experience, wander through the cellar and choose from a...More

Thank ArgusBP
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Great character in this old building that has had a extensive refit and carries it all off very well. We had a (noisy) group of 8 and were in a private room which was excellent. Waitress was excellent, extremely efficient and friendly. Food was superb...More

Thank Dudley S
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Danny W
Is Byo available ?
20 June 2017|
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Response from prclements | Reviewed this property |
It may be possible to BYO; you'd have to ask. but why would you want to when they carry a most impressive stock of cellared wines? Chances are that the one you bring will be inferior to most that they stock.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 38
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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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