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Leonards Mill

7869 Main South Rd, Second Valley, South Australia 5204, Australia
+61 8 8598 4184
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7869 Main South Rd, Second Valley, South Australia 5204, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A party of four for lunch today,great service, tasty fresh local ingredient. We shared a local and house made charcuterie board,house baked bread,garden platter and beer battered fries with garlic aioli. Best lunch we have had in the Fleurieu this year.We will return again soon.More

Thank Richard P
Jane M, Owner at Leonards Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Richard Thanks for your review, I'm delighted you enjoyed our platters for a shared lunch on the long weekend. It was ideal weather sitting on the deck and enjoying some great local produce. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Jane Mitchell,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first experience of a degustation menu. A very warm welcome and a charming setting. The staff were very professional and informative. The food and wines selected for us made for a memorable experience.More

Thank woode1
Jane M, Owner at Leonards Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for making time to review Leonards Mill, especially on a long weekend. I'm delighted you enjoyed your first degustation with matched wines. It's a great way to eat and understand how food is enhanced with the right wines. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a fantastic evening with good friends at Leonards Mill. Excellent warm atmosphere with a selection of share plates that was second to none. Great family service as well that made us feel right at home. Definitely make the drive up from Adelaide again.More

Thank Ashley S
Jane M, Owner at Leonards Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Ashley, I'm pleased you enjoyed your evening and that you plan to visit us again. We pride ourselves on being a destination restaurant and love it when people like yourselves want to make the trip down to Second Valley again. Kind regards Jane Mitchell,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We meet with two other couples regularly, but this was a special occasion being the shared (close) birthdays of our wives. The food was delicious and the staff were fantastic. Very friendly and informative, but not too intrusive.

Thank maward55
Jane M, Owner at Leonards Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. I'm delighted you enjoyed dinner with friends and thought the food and service were great. Our staff try hard to ensure you receive the right amount of attention and information, without being too intrusive. Kind regards Jane Mitchell, Owner

Reviewed 23 May 2017

We received a very warm welcome from our hosts, Alan & Jane and were taken to our table. The menu was explained in detail and we had time to ponder it. The meal and service are what one would expect from a top class restaurant...More

Thank Ron K
Jane M, Owner at Leonards Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ron Thank you for taking time to share your dining experience with the Trip Advisor community. We get such joy when people like yourselves have a special time at Leonards Mill. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your anniversary dinner and we helped make it...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

The cuisine created by chef Wayne and service by Rose - especially in relation to the young children was impeccable. Rate it as excellent and especially for a regional area - can't wait to go again.More

Thank Michael-Jazztomato
Jane M, Owner at Leonards Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Michael Thanks for rating our service and food. Chef Wayne's menu is certainly very popular and people are enjoying our shared style food. Rose loves children and I'm pleased it shone through when you were with us. We look forward to seeing you again....More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

Welcome was extra special as our friends were welcomed on first name basis - impressive. We shown to our table, view overlooking peaceful garden plus restaurant quite busy. All dishes to be served were explained plus explanation of wines and origin added to - yes...More

Thank Robbie C
Reviewed 25 April 2017

It's a destination on it's own but so worth it. An iconic setting, whether for couples or small functions, inside or outside settings. A small but wonderful menu - all 6 of scraped our platters clean. Even if you got a pet dog you can...More

Thank Trevor J
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here at 3pm looking for a coffee - a sign out the front said 'coffee Mon-Thurs, dinner Fri and Sat' yet as there were signs for an art exhibition and lots of people eating as well as free tables we thought we'd try...More

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Jane M, Owner at Leonards Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Hi Lucy Thanks for sharing your experience. We do advertise coffee on our sign and try our best to accommodate diners, visitors to the art exhibitions and those just popping in for afternoon tea. Unfortunately, on our busiest days, such as Easter and this Anzac...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

If you are looking for a restuarant experience that combines ambiance, amazing food and excellent service at very reasonable prices then you must dine at Leonard's Mill. Not really knowing anything about the restuarant, my husband & I walked in off the road for a...More

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Details of the menu. Thanking you.
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Response from Jane M | Property representative |
our menu focuses on local regional food and showcases the best of the Fleurieu Peninsula. You can have snack platters of charcuterie or garden vegetables and dip through to a 6 course tasting menu, depending on your needs... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 34
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7869 Main South Rd, Second Valley, South Australia 5204, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Second Valley
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8598 4184
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Leonards Mill is a 166 year old restored four mill which is home to an award winning restaurant specialising in local regional and seasonal produce. Our Taste of the Fleurieu menu is designed to take you on a culinary journey of the region and give you insight into the importance of sustaining local communities. Leonards Mill is home to a productive vegetable garden and vast array of fruit trees. Open for lunch Thursday to Monday and dinner on Friday and Saturday, Leonards Mill has wide appeal. Our wine list showcases the best of South Australia. Alfresco dining on the deck in warmer months and inside when its cold. Leonards Mill is also a strong supporter of local artists and you are most welcome to visit the Stable Studio at the Mill or wander around the building and garden and enjoy the beautiful pieces exhibited by local artists. 75 Minutes drive from Adelaide and ten minutes from the Kangaroo Island Ferry at Cape Jervis. We look forward to seeing you soon.
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