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Botanic Gardens Restaurant

North Terrace, | Adelaide SA, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8223 3526
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck ham” (3 reviews)
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
North Terrace, | Adelaide SA, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After all the hype on how great this restaurant is, we were looking forward to a birthday lunch and that something special you expect from a fine dining establishment. while the meal was nice there was no wow factor and the service was very slow.

Thank poppy292
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

went for a birthday lunch, me vegan, my partner vegetarian and we were both well catered for with a great deal of effort going into both our meals in terms of both flavour and presentation- just let them know when you book. With lovely surroundings,...More

1  Thank brueghelbronze
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for my partner's birthday and did the tasting menu with matched wines. They were very accommodating with my request for a pescetarian menu and were very happy to create something special for both my partner and myself. The food was spectacular and our waiter,...More

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our October visit did have some new menu items that were exciting. Ketane and Malcolm were very welcoming as usual and despite a wedding reception happening on the night- we didn't feel in any way neglected- quite the contrary, Ketane worked out wine pairings for...More

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing was too much trouble for the friendly, informative and attentive staff. We each had the 4 course option and everything was delicious with beautiful fresh flavours. The added botanical ingredients really make this restaurant special along with the setting and ambience. The wine list...More

Thank tlmchicks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is delightful; the room is light ad airy; the service is exceptional; and the food is to die for. What a revelation this place was! We were a group of 7 for lunch and most of us had really no idea what to...More

Thank Missi0nary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff here were wonderful and most helpful. The setting is amazing within the beautiful grounds of the Botanic Gardens. The food was amazing with much of the greens picked from with the grounds. We had a small child with us and even though it...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We have been to the Botanic Gardens restaurant for lunch on several occasions but this time we decided to do a night visit walking through the gardens after our meal was absolutely awesome the large trees with the lights shining on them were spectacular The...More

Thank margiechip
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We dined here on a Sunday afternoon. The staff were great, they were efficient and warm. Two of us had dined here last year, and I will say we enjoyed the food more last time. The tommy ruff was delicious. As was the hazelnut and...More

Thank Dinks93
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We've just had a gorgeous lunch here with my husband on Saturday and all I can say: WOW! Being a vegetarian it can be a hit and miss what I get in restaurants but they definitely found the way to my heart with those dishes....More

1  Thank Agi M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 76
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Terrace, | Adelaide SA, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8223 3526
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Located in the heart of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. Awarded Restaurant of the Year and Chef of the Year at the Restaurant & Catering Awards 2017.
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