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The Barn Bistro

252 Main Rd | Po Box 89, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61 8 8323 8618
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sirloin” (11 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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252 Main Rd | Po Box 89, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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1 - 10 of 492 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Walked in without a booking and we were seated promptly. The food and service were amazing. We shared three tasting share plates and a side salad and every dish impressed. Roasted mushroom caps, Crunchy beef salad, lamb ribs accompanied with a butter lettuce and peach...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My Wife and I enjoyed the relaxed yet amazing food and wine at the Barn. A lovely setting and excellent ‘hands-on’ wine list were highlights along with, their friendly staff. The lamb dish was amazing and the specials (pork) are certainly worth a try. Low...More

Thank Adam T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to The Barn as part of a business trip. There were 7 of us. The Service was very friendly and efficient. The waiter had excellent knowledge and passed this on very well. He was attentive without being overbearing. We shared the entre selections and...More

Thank pastorf
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner here. There were two large groups, but they were in a separate room and did not intrude. The restaurant was very busy but the service was nevertheless excellent. Both our lamb and pork mains were delicious, and the wine suggestions...More

Thank Scubalo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We greatly enjoyed our dinner at The Barn Bistro. Many of the restaurants around McLaren Vale only offer lunch and are not open for dinner, but the Barn was open every night. They had good food and a nice wine list (you can go into...More

Thank mjwashdc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat indoors in comfortable chairs looking onto a vine covered patio. Attentive and efficient service and a good menu selection. We took byo but but their wine cellar is impressive. I had the kangaroo which was perfecyly cooked altgough slightly tough, on the cool...More

Thank Miranda287
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was perfect.friendly and fast service.lovely food,great wine.the dessert was the highlight along with the beautiful setting.please try it out!

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family of 5 had dinner here this evening. We received a friendly welcome from the waiting staff and were shown to a lovely table in the vine-covered courtyard. Food was delicious - from the freshly baked bread through to the starters, mains and desserts...More

Thank tommynottimmy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a post Christmas family lunch at the Barn Bistro. Our meals were very good, they have a wine room for you to visit and select from a large cellar. We had two children with us and they were well catered for with an...More

Thank Graham L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good wine selection and the concept of walking into the cellar to pick your own wine. Quiet on a week night, friendly service. Like the restored cottage, plenty of parking.

Thank david l
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Kerry M
21 September 2015|
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Response from MaritimeHospitality | Property representative |
Hi Kerry, No, though both places cook up a pretty delicious steak! We are no affiliated in anyway. cheers The Barn Bistro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 252 Main Rd | Po Box 89, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  McLaren Vale
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8323 8618
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