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375 Seppeltsfield Rd | Barossa Valley, Marananga, South Australia 5355, Australia
+61 8 8562 4144
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
375 Seppeltsfield Rd | Barossa Valley, Marananga, South Australia 5355, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The degustation menu offered good choice for each course. The amuse bouche to start were delightful tasters. Each course was beautiful on the plate and lived up to that promise in taste. We only managed three courses rather than four though. Good wine list but...More

Thank Coates2014
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I dined here for our anniversary dinner. The staff looked after us incredibly well with complementary Preseco and a passion fruit rhubarb hazelnut desert. The four course meal has loads of choices and the staff is happy for you to mix and...More

Thank DanBog73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed three nights at the hotel here and were advised upon arrival that we could only dine in the restaurant for one of them, this was of no concern. We did have a bar snack for one night which was of the highest quality...More

Thank PoshSod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were staying at the Louise so tried the in house restaurant Appellation. Had booked as it was a Saturday evening. Lovely evening so drinks on the terrace before we were shown to our seats. The room itself is nothing special. We...More

Thank micsgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed overnight and had a meal at Appellation included in our package. We had heard good reviews about this restaurant so was really looking forward to it. Unfortunately we were really disappointed in our experience overall. The water waitress was very attentive maybe a...More

Thank Paju1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary at Appellation, perfection! We started with pre drinks in the lounge where the service was both friendly and helpful in selecting local drinks. We then had the four course experience, matched with wines. The food was amazing, the...More

Thank MickynoFish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic restaurant, we went to lunch on a Sunday with 10 of us and were made to feel very welcome. Lovely views from all the glass windows across vineyards and well kept lawns. On the lawns were umbrella set up and bean bags...More

Thank Ross K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a phenomenal, five course tasting menu meal, with wines to match. Food was great, wines terrific, and service impeccable.

Thank Marthamf
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent food and service. Large wine list. Big city prices for fine restaurant dining, well worth it!

Thank medmar_10
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We've eaten here once before many years ago and loved it then, both the food and the service. This time the service was equally as good if not better, and the food a degustation meal of choices you make yourself from each meal section and...More

Thank CJGurt
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Well, I would firstly like to know how far this restaurant is from the Barossa Weintal Hotel/Motel. We do not know the area at all. Then I would like to ask if you are open for evening dining. I have read the reviews of yours and other restaurants in the area, and what strikes me about many of them is that 'degustation' and 'sharing plates' seem to be quite popular. We are not great fans of either and we will be visiting the Barossa with some friends from New York, so we want it to be special, and I think that they are quite conventional diners. Also some of the reviews mention bad service from many quite upmarket restaurants. Interesting! One often discounts many of the rabid comments offered up - but bad service is one that is frequently noted. Your reviews do not get mentioned in this regard. We have discovered that the weekend in March that we are meeting on is particularly busy as it is a long weekend!! so we have found it difficult to find accommodation. So I imagine we should book well in advance for dinner at a specific time and date. Do you have two sittings for dinner service or only one? These are a lot of questions I know - but we know nothing about the Barossa at all, as we live in Perth, the home also of good wine and food!! We prefer to book over the phone rather than on-line. Is this also OK? I not that some restaurants now do on-line bookings as a matter of course. . Many thanks. Kind regards.
30 January 2017|
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Response from Ruby S | Property representative |
Hi, Ruby from The Louise luxury accommodation and Appellation restaurant here. Thank you for your questions - I understand the need for clarity when visiting a new region. Appellation restaurant is located on Seppeltsfield... More
15 November 2016|
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Response from Kerry K | Reviewed this property |
sorry just saw your question today. i can't remember but we went on a chefs choice night so prices might differ from other nights.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 375 Seppeltsfield Rd | Barossa Valley, Marananga, South Australia 5355, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Barossa Valley  >  Marananga
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8562 4144
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Food, wine, luxury accommodation and a genuine welcome await. Just one hour from Adelaide and set atop a gentle hill, Appellation at The Louise is highly regarded as one of Australia's finest restaurants led by chef Ryan Edwards. With a passion for real, fresh local ingredients, Ryan and his team are guided by the rhythms of the seasons - harvesting from their kitchen garden, baking their own breads, butchering and curing their own meats - and see wine and food as the most natural of partners. A four course seasonal menu is available nightly, except on a Tuesday when it's Local's Night where our chefs choose your three course set menu. An award-winning wine list of over 400 listings celebrating local artisans, emerging stars and established masters offers much choice to guests. Surrounded by vineyards in a truly memorable setting, Appellation is a dining destination worthy of a detour. Appellation is co-located with The Louise luxury vineyard retreat.
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