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The d'Arenberg Cube Restaurant

Osborn Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61 8 8329 4888
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good5%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Osborn Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is the total package. Service, atmosphere, experience, extraordinary food and wine. From the minute you walk up the path with the dramatic music playing it sets the scene for an amazing afternoon?

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tac0521
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cube is a trap for tourist. If you want to enjoy the charm of a winery and pleasant staff, don’t waste your time and 10aud fee per person there.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank marcl957
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a special family lunch degustation and what an experience it was! Staff all friendly & made you feel right at home; venue such fun to experience; and of course the food & wine divine. High expectations definitely met & highly recommend to anyone &...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank looseepeters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there AGAIN, for lunch today; that makes three times in a year! Spent a fortune, but well worth it! Food excellent, service excellent, sommelier excellent, BUT, Chester, please let go of that awful sherbet through an American Chester dollar note! It was a terrific...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Don C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s no accident the decor is evocative of Alice in Wonderland, the dining experience is definitely like falling through the looking glass into an alternative universe of dining. It’s mad, bizarre, beautiful, divine, slightly odd and an exceptional experience not to be missed. Plus he...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tuesdayjones
Reviewed 9 November 2018

We did not eat at the Cube but did some great wine tasting the port (best part) The Cube is amazing Chester Osborne has a extraordinary imagination and I loved ever part of the Cube -Tables and chairs the Toilets and the fruit and flower...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ColleenJune30
Reviewed 5 November 2018

The Cube is worth visiting even if you don’t plan to eat there. The experience of the ground floor museum and the top floor wine tasting venue is worth the entrance fee. And, a visit to the toilets is an experience not to be missed....a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jane S
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

The cube was amazing, make sure u take some time to explore - food & wines were superb - an overload on the senses - absolutely a must to visit!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Carroll D
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

What an amazing building and experience. You just can’t miss the Cube and d’Arenburg winery if you go to Adelaide. In the middle of 400 acres sits this building feat and an imagination that is staggering. There is absolutely nothing normal or ordinary from the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Irene M
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing experience.so creative and full of surprises and sensory experiences. Thoroughly enjoyed. Wines delicious and looking forward to having degustation soon.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank itinerantrambler
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Madelyne K
1 April 2018|
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Response from BronwynLewis | Reviewed this property |
Yes degustation is set price!
11 February 2018|
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Response from BelairTraveller | Reviewed this property |
The Cube is only open for lunch Thursday to Sunday. it is possible to book it for a private function but there is a minimum spend.
11 February 2018|
Response from BronwynLewis | Reviewed this property |
No but you can book for special occasions so I’d call them!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 137
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Hot New Restaurants
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Osborn Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  McLaren Vale
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8329 4888
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Offering degustation dining, with optional wine pairings. The d’Arenberg Cube restaurant offers a seasonally changing degustation menu, with an extensive wine list featuring a selection of imported wines, and both current vintage and museum releases from d’Arenberg. Two different levels of wine matches are available. After many years training in a Michelin starred kitchen, travelling and learning about global gastronomy, South African husband-and-wife team Brendan Wessels and Lindsay Dürr have worked together to create a unique dining adventure. Serving exceptional dishes that engage the imagination of guests, each aspect of the restaurant has been designed to create an environment that stimulates the senses, with a playful element. There are dining chairs that explode with colour, tables crafted from old oak barrels, and eclectic pieces of art.
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