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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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17:00 - 21:00All hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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252 Main Rd | Po Box 89, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprisingly different inside from what we were expecting from seeing the outside, in a good way. Restaurant was set out nicely so that you were not crammed in and listening to others conversations, music was at a decent level so you did not have to...More

Thank stellanewbrook
Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped into The Barn for their winter special as a surprise anniversary dinner. The food was mouth-watering, backed up by a varied wine selection. Service was amazing and will definitely be returning

Thank Draenath
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The downstairs dining was great for our small group touring the McLaren Vale region together. The service was good. I was a little disappointed with my kangaroo fillet main - the meat was very good and a VERY GENEROUS serve BUT it needed some greens...More

Thank Backroaders
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an evening meal at the Barn. Excellent service and a very nice meal. Big hearty meals for winter. Very good selection of wines in the cellar. The price of a bottle of wine was also very reasonable. Excellent service which complimented a great meal...More

Thank leanneandtony
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Turning up on a rainy Wednesday after a drive down from the Barossa. Manager looked at my pathetic hungry face and said- " you don't have a reservation do you?" And proceeded to give us a lovely table for 2 near the fire and wine...More

Thank MELLEN62
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This was a real surprise as the front of the restaurant hides the beautiful restaurant within. Give your Waitress with Scottish Ascent a pay rise and bonus. love the wine room concept too. Food fantastic.

Thank nostrebor_family
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful place. The open fire, the smell of nice food, candles and plenty of wood. Also, what a great idea to have a wine room rather than one of those wine lists, you walk along, read the labels and pick whatever takes your...More

Thank sigi d
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

After a visit to the fabulous wine room to select a few bottles, we asked the chef to prepare a menu for us. Our party of 10 enjoyed several dishes of fantastic food and we laughed the night away in relaxing and friendly surrounds. Top...More

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Monday night with a group from work. Food was top class, staff where friendly, venue well set up and a great selection of wines

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Staf are always friendly and jovial. Excellent wine cellar. Warm fire and reverse airconditioning was great on a very wet and cold night. The service was prompt and the meals delicious, as always. The oysters kilpatrick and prawn dumpling were very tasty. The mains were...More

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Questions & Answers
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 29
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
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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