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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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252 Main Rd | Po Box 89, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were once regulars at The Barn many years ago and re-visited for lunch on a recent Sunday after an absence of many years. We wondered if it was indeed open, despite having booked a table, as it looked a bit deserted from the road...More

Thank joanb255093
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Barn Bistro actually looked as if it were closed when we arrived and not all too inviting, but when you go inside you'll find a nicely lit dining room with a center court where you are sitting under grape-vines. Make a point of going...More

Thank BostonEDK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely setting. Staff were excellent. Food was very artistic and tasty. I had the gnocchi which could have been warmer when served but otherwise beautifully light.

Thank drangel181208
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were attentive and professional good arrived quickly and was beautifully presented and tasted beautiful-a real treat. Portion sizes were good but recommend getting appetizers to start, if only because they tasted so delicious!

1  Thank Katie R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We attended The Barn bistro on a Friday night. We had a great evening, the highlight was the live music played by Melvin Chang. Melvin was excellent & highly recommend him for any venue looking for some chilled live music. The food was perfect &...More

Thank smelt12016
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We had two nights in McLaren Vale and ate here both nights. There were plenty of choices on the menu that we wanted to try so going back a second time was easy. A lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. Lots of choices to drink local...More

Thank Leith M
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We made a booking for the Barn Bistro for Saturday evening. Very friendly service, lovely Canadian waitress who loved what she was doing. Food was good, large portion size. Unfortunately the plates were cold for the main course which was a shame, as it meant...More

Thank 904marj22
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved the food, the ambience, the space, the staff, and the wine list. Can't wait to come back!

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

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 17 September 2017

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
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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$ 8 - US$ 28
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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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