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All reviews course tasting menu churros parfait homemade bread amuse bouche kingfish duck chilli steak potatoes local produce clare valley chef dan wednesday night beautiful restaurant set menu lovely atmosphere
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Reviewed 17 April 2022 via mobile

Classy four course tasting menu. Home made bread; amouse bouché to begin. Roast cumin carrot; steamed flathead; roast duck breast with rhubarb and chive, potato and spiced sweet corn. All beautifully apportioned and incredible flavours. Fourth course was a choice of local cheeses or linseed...almond cannoli. Superb and reasonably priced wine list featuring many SA wines. Outstanding food, service and atmosphere. Highly recommend. I shall return from Melbourne.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 17 April 2022

My feelings towards Terrior were positive before I even set foot in the restaurant. There was a problem with our booking and Dan contacted me personally, apologised and offered a suitable solution and then thanked me for my understanding. Hence, what could have been a...negative experience, was anything but. Seriously, this small thing stands out as a big deal in how things should be handled. On arrival at Terrior, our turning up slightly ahead of schedule was handled smoothly by the polite and attentive servers. The food was excellent from the chilli churro amuse bouche, to the beautifully cooked duck. The bill was very reasonable for the experience. Well done, totally recommend!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 31 December 2021 via mobile

Back here for a return visit. We’ve fine dined around the world & this place has to be one of the most memorable. Creative dishes & sensational, fresh flavours

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 27 November 2021 via mobile

Loved the Bedroom in converted stable/barn. Clean and modern. We had our sixth meal in Terroir restaurant and the amazing Chef Dan did not dissapoint.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 9 October 2021 via mobile

Every course had splendid flavours which worked magnificently together. My tastebuds were in heaven. The staff were friendly and attentive without being overbearing, the timing between the courses was perfect, the restaurant was warm and inviting. A definite must visit restaurant.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 27 August 2021 via mobile

Faultless restaurant. We did the $65 3 course dinner. Only 2 choices per course so we had one of each. Everything was great, especially the stemed flathead and vanilla parfait. Professional service. Lovely historic room.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 16 July 2021

Our welcome to Terroir Auburn was excellent. Our waiter, Brendan, was very professional and efficient; meeting our expectations that this appears to be a very good restaurant. The restaurant setting and décor also gave us the impression that this is a restaurant that aims to...be serious about food. There were only 3 other couples at the restaurant that night. Our bread roll and small starter were interesting, tasty variations, encouraging us to explore the Chef’s Choice.(4 courses; choice of 2 dishes in each course). The broccolini dish was tasty , as was the fish tart on spiced pumpkin. We could appreciate that thought and time had been put into these dishes. The meat course was very disappointing. We both found the meat very tough, as if there was an excess of gristle. My husband did a lot of chewing to get through most of his small piece. I could not eat any of the meat. Half was ‘chewed’ but the meat would not break up, so placed it back on my plate, and did not attempt the rest. As with the previous dishes, we provided our waiter with this feedback and requested this be passed on to the chef. On delivery of our dessert, our waiter said the chef would see us at the end of our dinner. Dessert was an interesting take on a parfait. The timing of each dish was good. The amount of food was satisfying. The taste sensations, for most dishes, were good. At the conclusion of the meal our waiter said the chef would not be talking to us. He apologised that the meat was not satisfactory, but the chef ordered the same cut of meat and he (we) has to accept what is delivered. Experiencing this feedback , via our waiter, was as disappointing as the meat! Unfortunately, it has tainted our visit to Terroir Auburn. We did pass on this feedback to the restaurant via email (when surveyed the following day for customer feedback). However, no response from the owner/chef.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 10 July 2021

We went on a Wednesday night which was apparently locals night, which is a set menu (but with choices, just not as many as other nights). It was divine. Each bite was not what I expected. Each dish was superb and then the dessert absolutely...floored us. I would make the trip back to South Australia alone just to dine here. Our waiter Brendan was a highlight. He knows exactly the right amount of service and attention to give with excellent wine pairing suggestions. An absolute delight of an evening all round. Thank you.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 17 June 2021

What an excellent restaurant, we booked because it looked good and we were rewarded. The food was delicious - the textures and flavours were great and portion size was just right. The service was very good - attentive without being over the top and we...were given great suggestions for wine. We were there on a Wednesday and the choices were limited to two per course but the choices were interesting and yummy.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 10 June 2021

Terroir would be a 3 star in Melbourne, Sydney or Adelaide. The food is seriously good without being pretentious the 4 course degustation menu & matched wines is very good value & quality serving local produce . At $125 a person it is extremely good...value. The Chef is the proprietor and has recently become a proud father Booking essential The associated accomodation is very comfortable and pays homage to the 1860s buildingMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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cecAdelaide
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Agree - contact the restaurant directly. Hope it is though, as it's a wonderful place!
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Terroir Auburn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5