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Watervale Hotel

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Watervale Hotel 37 Main North Rd, Watervale, South Australia 5452, Australia
+61 8 8843 0229
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good55%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (4 reviews)
“schnitzel” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
Watervale Hotel 37 Main North Rd, Watervale, South Australia 5452, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popped into Watervale Hotel amd enjoyed a scrumptious meal,every plate was individual flavours and tasted amazing. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE OWNERS FOR STEPPING OUT OF THE THE USUAL PUB GRUB. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Helen C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Watervale pub is undergoing renovations as at time of this review. But it didn’t stop them providing great beer and food to the six of us. Tapas style food. Reno’s are a bit noisy but I am sure the little inconvenience will be worth...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tsm85990
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

paid $60 for two people, i ate most of the food as she didn't like it and i still walked away hungry. i mean really iI know salad is cheap but 5 plates of it is a bit much with not much anything else one...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dream17257803213
Amber M, Manager at Watervale Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback. We are a little surprised because most people feel we over-deliver on value, but like beauty, value is in the eyes of the beholder. We do pride ourselves on our salad accompaniments on most dishes. We prepare a different, individual, fresh...More

Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

They are renovating this hotel but don’t let that put you off. We has a good selection of tapas to share, the ceviche was yummy, as were the duck sliders and the rest! Nice wines reasonably priced.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank patriciae251
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

My colleagues and I went for a nice lunch. We had the larger degustation which was nicely prepared and tasted good. The wine list is solid, although some of the wines were overpriced and not available. Will be back.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Peter R
Amber M, Manager at Watervale Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hey Peter, Thank you for your review of Watervale Hotel. We are so glad you enjoyed you degustation lunch with your colleagues! We endeavour to stock a wide range of Clare Valley wines, and in the future aim to provide wine from every winery in...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

I can't believe how great this pub is now! Had a bottle of wine and a bunch of small plates for lunch with friends on the veranda. Food was sensational. Can't wait to go back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chicaj57
Amber M, Manager at Watervale Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hey Chicka! So glad you loved your time at Watervale Hotel! We love to offer something above and beyond from the usual pub fare, and really enjoy hearing positive feedback! Cant wait to have you back again! Watervale Hotel Management

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Nice dining area Very friendly Lovely food Really enjoyed the tapas menu which changes fortnightly Great selection of local wines

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Greg I
Amber M, Manager at Watervale Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hey Greg, Thank you for the great review! We can't wait to have you back to try something new off our menu! Thank you, Watervale Hotel Management

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

A quick stop off while we were in the region for some small bites and drinks. Our server kindly informed us that the 2018 Rieslings had just been released so I chose a glass of Crabtree ‘Hilltop’ and hubs had a tap beer followed by...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Amy M
Amber M, Manager at Watervale Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Hey Amy! So glad you enjoyed your time at Watervale Hotel- Sounds like you got to try many of our special items currently on offer! We cant wait to have you and the family (and Rosie too of course!) return to Watervale Hotel in the...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

My husband and I really enjoyed the tapas style food at the Watervale hotel on Sunday night. There is a large choice of different dishes that all sounded so tasty. We can recommend the mini pies and the duck sliders that all come with a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Carmel R
Amber M, General Manager at Watervale Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Hey Carmel, Thank you so much for your lovely review! You will be pleased to know we have recently added some extra dishes and sides to our menu, there is now even more to choose from! We can't wait for you to come back and...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018

The Watervale Hotel is a must do when you visit the Clare Valley. Excellent friendly service, beautiful, historic, charming building, great wine list showcasing the Valley's wines and of course the delicious Tapas.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SharonR2719
Amber M, General Manager at Watervale Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Hey Sharon, Thank you so much for you review of Watervale Hotel. We are so glad you enjoyed your time here with us and in The Clare Valley. We can't wait to have you return and see the progress of the hotels re-development. Thank you,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 11
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Watervale Hotel 37 Main North Rd, Watervale, South Australia 5452, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Watervale
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8843 0229
  • E-mail
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