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War Memorial Drive, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 13:45
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here with my sons staff were getting upset at my son because it was 'bored' waiting for his food.. tasted good but i wont be back here as a family.

Thank Kate M
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I have been here before and we loved it so much we came back again. The food is always amazingly delicious and the top-notched service is efficient, attentive but not hovering, friendly, helpful and never snooty. My dietary requirements are always respected and catered for. In fact, the delightfully fresh and comfortingly warm GF & DF bread... More 

Thank Lhuchie T
Adelaide, Australia
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could not fault the food or service. Arancini balls were amazing and all mains were faultless and enjoyed by all. Food was plentiful, could not finish my plate. A dinner definitely worthy of a very special family celebration to be remembered. Will certainly dine here again

Thank Debskij
Adelaide, Australia
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here before and the food was good. Great position overlooking the city and the River Torrens. Service was prompt and courteous. Having said that I do not expect the server to be wearing a food infested apron. Whilst my Goat tagine was excellent my wife's Fish of the Day was undercooked and raw in the middle Would have expected... More 

Thank Joseph L
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked and asked for a window table which was kindly arranged. From the moment we arrived the service was faultless. Parking permits were arranged because of the Test Cricket at Adelaide Oval. The maitre d' was friendly and professional. We ordered our food but then decided we would like to have some prawn entrees to share. We asked our waitress... More 

Thank eleonore3422
Ferryden Park
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good food. Nice view of the city looking over the River Torrens. Nice friendly staff and very good service.

Thank Matthew R
Grange, Australia
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch using a special promotion "Festival of Food". This provided us with Entrée, Main Course and Dessert for the normal main course price. The location of this Restaurant is excellent. On the bank of Torrens Lake and great views of Adelaide CBD. Our waitress was excellent, attentive but not over-bearing.

Thank Ron7040
Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 9 celebrating a colleague's retirement eating here on a Tuesday evening. 6pm booking...when we arrived we were told that there was only one staff on the floor....ok...and later could we order NOW...as there were other big tables coming! .....mmmm....ok! Bit too much oversharing from young inexperienced staff....ready to blame others for orders in wrong order.... More 

Thank EKM62
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service staff here are awesome and the food is even better! Modern Australian meets delicious European flavours!

Thank Brad M
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was very nice, especially we like service of all staff, Food has lots of variety with affordable price. Staff was very friendly, we request for balcony sitting but did not get some how, actually no one was sitting in balcony at that night so guessing that because of cold. Restaurant does not have enough options for vegetarian foods,But no... More 

Thank Harshit15

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 28
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:45
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:45
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:45
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:45
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:45
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: War Memorial Drive, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: 6182118666

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?