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The Playford Restaurant

) #7 of 1,337 Restaurants in Adelaide $$$$ European, ,
120 North Tce, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8213 8844
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
120 North Tce, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a girl's dinner, and a first visit for me though my friends had been here before. It's an easy place to get to on the train. tram or bus. And if you're driving, the complimentary hotel car park for the duration of your...More

Thank Secret_Possum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The degustation meal was interesting with excellent presentation but the food was slightly lacking in flavour. Not bad at all but I was expecting a bit more for a restaurant of this calibre with a high rating. The staff were very friendly though.

Thank DrJetsetter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the hotel for 4 days & we enjoyed the breakfast every morning. I particularly loved the omelettes. The restaurant is only small so it does get busy at certain times especially around peak times. We also enjoyed a lovely evening meal...More

1  Thank Ellemay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, came back to this restaurant after a previous great meal and chose their 7 course ‘Artisan Food and Wine’ tasting menu. It was both art and food on a plate. I couldn't fault any of the dishes and enjoyed each one on its own...More

Thank Pathfinder101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined at The Playford with some foodie friends as part of the Adelaide Festival of Food. It is a great way to try out new places and a variety of dishes in the one go. The entree was an interesting collection of quail egg, chicken...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting that several reviews lately have commented on the service and welcome from front staff in a negative manner. Clearly management have listened because last week the welcome and service was outstanding. As was the food. While it is an overused cliche, the Olde Worlde...More

3  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the degustation with wine paring. The food and wines were nice but the service was unimpressive. We were served by four different servers. We asked about the wines multiple times and they couldn't answer, nor did they find out and come back. We...More

Thank Cj C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant prides itself on awards, but when it comes to service what we experienced does not warrant an award of any form. I booked a 'festival of food' experience for my partners birthday. Rang on the day to also arrange a special 'happy birthday'...More

Thank BJ_Adelaide_Aus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beautiful ambience. Delish food. Staff need to be more proactive in welcoming customer. Wearing a smile would help too!!! really great food though.

Thank Emie D
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I have never rated australian restaurants as much as those in most other countries. this is proper cooking with good ingredients. i'm sure their chef is french. fish cooked properly. desserts excellent. wine list average. service good.

Thank simon b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 North Tce, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8213 8844
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The award-winning Playford Restaurant offers innovative world-class cuisine. Open for breakfast and for dinner, through professional yet unobtrusive service our aim is to deliver a highly personalised guest experience in keeping with the hotel's philosophy of a home away from home. Here we believe that fine food should be good for you and therefore uses organic, bio-dynamic and free range produce wherever possible, with no genetically modified foods. The buffet breakfast showcases an extensive array of local and exotic fruits, breads and traditional hot breakfast accompaniments and dinner incorporates the best of high quality South Australian ingredients teamed with a boutique wine list. Recent accolades include "Best Restaurant - Accommodation Division" at the Australian Hotel's Association Awards 2015 with induction into the Hall of Fame, "Best Restaurant in a Hotel" at the South Australian Restaurant and Catering Awards 2015 and "Two Glass Winner" Gourmet Traveller Wine List of the Year Awards 2015.
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