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USD 10 - USD 27
Australian, Grill, Fusion
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 22 February 2020 via mobile

Last minute choice on a Friday night, we had the Moroccan goat curry and the duck confit. The curry resembled meat pie filling and tasted similar. The duck was boring and served with some lettuce and figs. Overpriced and boring.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 1 February 2020

Good but not outstanding is the best way to summarise SQ. Not crowded during lunches, the large dining space provides a quiet enough atmosphere for healthy conversation during your meal. The twice cooked pork belly with shitake and soba noodle was good enough but lacked...anything to suggest any effort to make it a better tasting meal. The sauce was way too salty, and the pork belly pieces were too few. However, a previous item on the menu, peking duck risotto was delicious.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 31 January 2020 via mobile

Pleasant and enjoyable meal at hotel restaurant! Enjoyed a daily special of fritto misto (whiting, prawns and soft shell crab). Good service and pleasant atmosphere!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 4 December 2019

I eat here for quick and easy business lunches as very central CBD (located in Mantra Hotel in Hindmarsh Sq) and usually do not need to book. Plus provides the option to sit outside in the warmer months. The lunch menu is not extensive but...has enough variety to cover most needs. On the recommendation of the staff member, we both chose one of the specials on the day, the Wagyu schnitzel with chips. And it was superb, Yes I'm talking a schnitzel here, the crumbing was absolutely awesome being crunchy and not thick or a gluggy mess, meaning the meat flavour could come through and it was tender. Service was ok but not a big problem as we were not there for the dining experience. There is also an adjacent bar if wish to have before after drinks with lounge seating.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 7 October 2019 via mobile

Food was nice. Service ok. Disappointed that the coffee machine was “shut down” so we couldn’t have a post meal coffee (it wasn’t late by any means!). The number of customers in this restaurant must be the difference between astute service or desultory service. We...were the only ones there unfortunately.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 13 September 2019

Definitely should dine here if you are staying at the Mantra. Not great ambience but great food and wine and convenience more than make up for it.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

Excellent !! I was looking for steak but the salmon was perfect, number one in my list of dishes here in Adelaide.

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

Went there last night for dinner, what can I say great service great food. Will certainly go back there again. Would highly recommend going there. The staff were brilliant!

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Restaurant seats 58 with attached bar and lounge area, tastefully furnished over looking Hindmarsh Square (hence the SQ branding) Duck two ways special entree was fabulous- well presented and flavourful. Garnished with micro herbs- perfectly cooked. Choc brûlée with vodka jelly- sensational Very good dining...experienceMore

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely late breakfast here with the teenagers, mr 16 ate so much he didn't need lunch! Great fresh food and choice, would love to come back again.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Sq Restaurant & Lounge Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4