The Barossa has a wonderful tradition of great food. Visit nearby gourmet stores and produce markets to gather fresh local produce to cook up a delicious Barossa meal back at The Reserve! Stop by at Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop for the daily cooking demonstrations to learn how it’s done!
For those who can forgo a sleep in on Saturday mornings, a visit to the Barossa Farmers Market is well worth it! Fresh local produce market, with over 50 stalls selling German style breads, cheeses, mettwurst and meats, local pickles and preserves, cakes, flowers and home grown fruit and vegetables.
Breakfast bar with bacon and eggs with delicious chutneys and fresh espresso coffee also available. Join the locals for a great start to your weekend!
Held every Saturday morning 7.30am-11.30am
Corner of Nuriootpa & Stockwell Roads, Angaston (held in the large sheds behind Vintner’s Bar and Grill. Parking available next to restaurant)
“It’s all about creating a tapestry of produce in the Barossa and particularly Angaston, about supporting growth and diversity in the community. That’s the philosophy of what I want to achieve.”
The Barossa Valley Cheese Company is in the main street of Angaston in the Barossa.
The Cheesecellar is open 7 days per week selling the full range of Cheese, condiments and complimentary artisanal products.
Cheese platters are available for purchase at the shop and are matched with wines crafted by Victoria to specifically compliment her unique cheese range.
“…it is simply a lifestyle choice.”
Want the Barossa VIP treatment? Purchase your Barossa Valley Butcher, Baker Winemaker Trail Voucher Book for $65 (worth over $100 value) at the Barossa or Gawler Visitor Information Centres or at the Corner Bakery Shop in Williamstown.
Redeem your first voucher for a fabulous souvenir hamper (for you to keep!) which contains a stainless-steel cheese knife, mini chopping board, napkins and dipping bowl and features the following delectable local treats…
- Kurianda Olive Oil and Bush Dukkah
- Barossa Valley Cheese Company Cheese Round (Baby Bert or St Kits)
- Gully Gardens Dried Apricots
- Barossa Country Biscuits Cheese Discs
- Steiny’s Traditionally Smoked Bierstick
Then… you can choose your own adventure by travelling the region picking up a free bottle of wine (to the value of $20) from one of 20 Barossa Valley wineries additional goodies and enjoy plenty of other special VIP experiences just for you!
Maggie Beer – cook, writer and founder of Maggie Beer Products. Visit Maggie’s farm shop perched on the edge of the farm dam surrounded by vines and olives. Stop off for some of her famous pate or game pie. All day picnic fare is on offer along with great coffee. There are tastings of her extensive gourmet range of products which are available to purchase along with seasonal treats in limited edition, recipe books and other regional specialties. Learn how to use her products first hand by staying for the informative daily cooking demonstrations at 2pm.
Open: 7 days 10.30am to 5pm
(Daily cooking demonstrations at 2pm)
Pheasant Farm Road accessed from Seppeltsfield Rd then take Samuel Road
Casa Carboni is an Italian Cooking School and Enoteca in Angaston, established by Fiona and Matteo Carboni in 2012 after moving to Australia from Parma, northern Italy late 2011. The cooking school offers an authentic Italian experience with recipes inspired by Matteo’s homeland and his Nonna Pia, brought to life by the great selection of fresh farm gate produce available here in the Barossa.
Casa Carboni’s cooking school is designed for intimate groups of up to 6 people for completely hands on cooking classes either 1.5hrs or 3hrs. Also offered are cooking demonstration classes and tastings and children’s cooking classes. Matteo’s classes are a great opportunity to learn and have fun in the kitchen. Matteo’s philosophy is to teach traditional recipes based on the best of seasonal Barossa produce, showing different techniques that can be easily replicated at home with the same results.
And the best bit – at the conclusion of the class, everyone is seated in the Enoteca to enjoy the wonderful dishes you have prepared with a glass of wine and espresso coffee.
Hentley Farm Restaurant
If you are looking to escape for a long decadent lunch or an intimate dinner, Hentley Farm is the place to go. The restaurant is just a short drive from The Reserve along scenic Seppeltsfield Road. Dine in the property’s charming, elegantly restored stables set amongst the vines.
Two set menu options are offered – Discovery Menu and Du Jour Menu which are created per the seasons, to what is abundant, fresh and excellent quality.
With the expert hands of executive chef Lachlan Colwill, (former chef of highly regarded Adelaide restaurant, The Manse) at work in the kitchen, you can simply sit back and enjoy the experience; the best of daily sourced ingredients in each dish, with wines matched perfectly. Take your time to savour the good life! This is a beautiful dining experience. Without a doubt, it will be memorable.
Open for lunch Thursday-Sunday
Dinner Saturday night only
Hentley Farm Wines
Corner Gerald Robert Rd and Jenke Rd, Seppeltsfield
Reservations essential. P 08 8562 8427
Fino Restaurant at Seppeltsfield
Over the past few years, Seppeltsfield, established in 1851, one of the Barossa’s most well-known historic wineries has been going through a spectacular transformation. Together with its picturesque grounds and beautiful historic buildings, it has been revitalized to offer a vibrant and exciting village for wine, food, art, craft and historical experiences. Fino Restaurant and Food bar, opened at Seppeltsfield in November 2014, is the newest addition in the redevelopment of the c1900 National Trust Cellar Door.
Fino’s menu reflects the importance placed on produce and its provenance, a deep commitment to every customer’s enjoyment and a connection to the region; its culture and its people. The dishes created are from the very best produce the Barossa has to offer.
Open every day for lunch and Friday and Saturday nights for dinner, Fino’s dining space offers three different experiences. Dine outdoors on the beautiful alfresco terrace, with stunning water feature, underneath the towering palms. Inside there’s a modern open dining space and for a more intimate private experience, dine downstairs in the rustic restored cellar. There’s also the option of stopping for a quick drink and bite to eat at the Fino bar, with a great Bar Menu on offer. Friday Nights are Paella nights at Fino during spring – Highly recommend.
Open Lunch 7 days a week 12pm – 3pm
Bar food available daily
Dinner Fri & Sat 6pm – 8.30pm
730 Seppeltsfield Road, Seppeltsfield
Bookings essential P08 85628 528
Appellation, located at “The Louise” is the closest restaurant to The Reserve, it’s just a quick two-minute drive. The wine bar and terrace and the intimate dining space inside offers elegant dining with beautiful views over Stonewell Vineyards and toward the Barossa ranges. Executive chef Ryan Edwards and his team’s focus on creating menus based on fresh, seasonal and regional food, with first class service, will ensure a memorable dining experience.
All the menu dishes are built using the best of local produce in peak freshness and which highlight the seasonal fruits, vegetables and herbs from the restaurant’s kitchen garden and farm-gate growers nearby. The menu is designed for you to choose four courses from typically 16 or more selections, with wine pairing suggestions for each course.
Open 7 nights for dinner from 7pm
Wine bar and terrace open nightly from 5pm
Co-located with The Louise
Seppeltsfield Road, Marananga
Reservations essential. P 08 8562 4144
1918 Bistro & Grill
1918 Bistro & Grill is located within a beautiful old villa built in 1918. It is set back from the main street of Tanunda, where you can dine on the wide veranda in the lovely garden setting during summer, and sit by the warm open fires inside during winter.
The restaurant has achieved a high reputation for serving fresh, seasonally-inspired regional cuisine accompanied by well selected local wines in a relaxed atmosphere with excellent service. Highly recommended!
Open daily Lunch 12pm-2.30pm
Dinner Mon-Sat 6pm-9pm and Sun 6pm-8pm
94 Murray Street, Tanunda Reservations essential. P 08 8563 0405
Ferment Asian serves Modern Southeast Asian Cuisine and is an exciting and unique addition to the food scene in the Barossa which has been embraced whole-heartedly by the locals! Chef and owner Tuoi Do is Vietnamese and her partner is Grant Dickson who works for Rockford Wines, so you can be assured of an excellent and extensive wine list to complement the fresh, authentic flavours.
Added to this, Tuoi Do’s parents have a passion for gardening and makes use of their fresh home grown herbs and ingredients in her traditional dishes. Make sure you try the duck curry! If you are going with a group, we highly recommend you choose the ‘banquet’ option where the waiting staff just keep on bringing out endless divine dishes! You won’t go away hungry!
Open lunch Thursday to Sunday 12 noon till 2.30 pm.
Dinner Wednesday to Saturday 6.00 pm till 9.30 pm.
90 Murray Street, Tanunda
Bookings essential. P 08 8563 0765
St Hugo Restaurant
A collaboration between Executive Chef Mark McNamara and Chief Winemaker Dan Swincer, the dining experience is the ultimate expression of fine food and wine. Indulge in a four or eight-course tasting menu, designed to complement the power and elegance of St Hugo wines, or book the Chef’s Table Experience, which includes a tour of the vineyard and kitchen garden.
The menu at The Home of St Hugo is “wine centric”. With each dish, we start with the wine and then overlay the seasonal availability of produce.
Lunch: Thursday - Monday from 12pm
Dinner: Friday & Saturday from 6pm
Four courses with wine, $120 per person
Eight courses with wine, $220 per person
Chef’s Table Experience with wine, $300 per person
Vintners Bar and Grill
Vintners Bar & Grill is one of the Barossa Valley’s longest operating restaurants. Nestled amongst vineyards, with alfresco and formal dining options with rustic open fire to suit the season, Vintners dedication to high quality service and food has seen it become a favourite destination for both locals and out-of-town guests. It’s always been our personal choice for our own ‘special celebration’ dinners. Vintner’s is located just out of the town of Angaston and is just a short 8-minute (10km) drive from The Reserve.
Vintners specialises in giving a modern twist to both new and traditional ingredients from across South Australia. Located next door to the Barossa Farmers Market, the team at Vintners are treated to a first-hand look at the local produce changing with the seasons, and can source the freshest ingredients. If you are in the Barossa on a Saturday morning, enjoy a browse through the Barossa Farmers Market and then head across to Vintners for a long lunch.
Head chef, Peter Clarke has a passion for fresh, local produce and uses his extensive experience in the kitchen to marry flavours and technique to tantalise your tastebuds. Host, Rami Heer’s detailed knowledge of local and imported wines from Vintners’ extensive list and the ever-changing wines by the glass, allow guests to savour the Barossa in the glass as well as on the plate. Vintners has won many awards, including Best Regional Restaurant several times, and is well recognized as one of South Australia’s landmark food and wine experiences. The restaurant encapsulates what the Barossa does best; exceptional wine and outstanding food.
Open Lunch 7 days a week 12pm – 2.30pm Dinner Mon – Sat 6.30pm – 9pm
Cnr Stockwell Rd & Nuriootpa Rd, Angaston Bookings essential P 08 8564 2488
Artisans of the Barossa
Artisans of Barossa, located on the outskirts of Tanunda, is home to seven small wine producers and a modern open-plan relaxed restaurant. The Tasting Room and Harvest Kitchen, is the Barossa’s largest wine bar and combines modern architectural style with stunning views of the valley floor.
Artisans offers a great wine tasting experience – seven individual wineries, with different winemaking styles representing the breadth and diversity of the Barossa, all demonstrating in their own way their commitment to making inspirational wines that uphold the culture and traditions of the Barossa. You are sure to discover an interesting wine that you have not come across before, which is likely to become your new favourite!
The Harvest Kitchen is about generous, honest and flavoursome food, designed around the seasons and the abundant choice in quality Barossa and South Australian produce available. Tracy Collins, finalist in MasterChef Australia, together with Peter Little who has extensive experience in hospitality, previously Director of Food and Beverage at Appellation, have joined forces to create this fantastic friendly and relaxed dining experience. The Harvest Kitchen is open for lunch daily and offers a ‘Feed me like a Barossan’ menu where the kitchen does the choosing for you – sit back and relax as the kitchen brings out a delicious spread of flavoursome dishes for you to enjoy.
Tasting Room and Harvest Kitchen Open 7 days 11am – 6pm
Harvest Kitchen is also open until late every Friday night.
cnr Light Pass & Magnolia Roads, Tanunda Harvest Kitchen Bookings P 08 8563 3935
Cellar Door Experience
Two Hands Wines – choose from
Flagship Vineyard Experience, Single Vineyards Experience or The Search for The Holy Grail
Be chauffeured in one of our luxury Land Rover Defenders and head to the top of our latest and most spectacular vineyard development, the Holy Grail. This is a unique experience to take a behind-the-scenes look at the Two Hands winemaking philosophy and discover the newest addition to our Single Vineyard Series.
Seppeltsfield Winery has it all, Tour & Discover ~ Fortified & Canape Tasting~ Daily Heritage Tour ~ Centenniel Cellar Experiences ~ Segway tour ~ Paramount Collection Flight ~ Bike Hire.