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Pipers of Penola

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58 Riddoch St, Penola, South Australia 5277, Australia
+61 8 8737 3999
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (16 reviews)
“duck” (8 reviews)
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
58 Riddoch St, Penola, South Australia 5277, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is set in an old church right in the middle of town. It is not a large restaurant but the quality of the food is excellent. It is a very creative menu. The duck with a Szechuan glaze was terrific. Bookings are definitely recommended

Thank MattE217
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pipers was a great surprise. It was recommended by a winery we visited and can I say it lived up to the recommendation. Great service, great local food and wine.

Thank Angus M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is not a usual country restaurant. The food is of such quality, if it was situated in Melbourne or any other major city the queue to obtain a table would be massive. The chef also changes the menu with the seasons and where possible...More

Thank SandyMBowles
Reviewed 11 August 2017

A booked a table for 14 and had a fantastic evening. The food was first rate and the service and wine prices were very reasonable. I had the scallops and duck and both of these couldn't be faulted.

Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Great value - if this restaurant was in a capital city you would expect to pay up to $10 a plate more. Food is exquisite. Beautifully presented and great flavours. Duck was sensational and a highlight. Scallop entree is a signature dish and hard to...More

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We were recommended by our accommodation. So glad we were! We didn't make a booking so were very lucky to get a table. The service was perfect. The wine was local & we loved it so much we went to the winery the next day...More

Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Dinner here was superb! What a gem between Adelaide and Melbourne. Superb presentation, delicious food and wonderful service. If you are heading this way, do not miss a visit here!!

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Booked this restaurant on a return visit to Coonawarra and once again it lived up to our expectations. Food and service were excellent and made for a very enjoyable evening with an excellent range of local wines (and others from outside the Coonawarra region) at...More

Thank Couta
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

If you want to see how good food, good service and a very relaxed atmosphere is done - then Pipers if Penola is the place to come. Food is always on point and has been consistently good over many years. Always mafe to feel welcome...More

1  Thank Colin A
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This is a basic designed restaurant that works well if you don't have a very loud patron who's conversation the whole restaurant had to endure. I was disappointed that it's one of those restaurants that you order a main then have to order sides. The...More

Thank Michael S
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11 April 2016|
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Response from mjshort | Reviewed this property |
Pipers is normally open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday and shut on Sunday and Monday. So, I don't think they will be open on Anzac Day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Riddoch St, Penola, South Australia 5277, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Penola
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8737 3999
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