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The Kitchen Door at Penny's Hill

281 Main Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61 8 8557 0840
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good14%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sliders” (3 reviews)
“roast pork” (3 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 16:00All hours
CUISINES
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
281 Main Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked for lunch and glad we did as it got quite busy. This would easily be the best meal and restaurant we have visited this year. First we tasted wine & then chose our meal - but if we visit again, I would first...More

Thank Quenton E
Stuart B, Manager at The Kitchen Door at Penny's Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for you kind response, We always endeavour to offer all our guests a memorable dinning experience, by using local and the most freshest ingredients we can, including some from our organic garden. We strive to offer everyone the most direct and efficient service...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

No doubt this was the best meal i have had in South Australia 😀. Thank you sooooo much!!!. We will be back!!!More

Thank Mark A
Stuart B, Manager at The Kitchen Door at Penny's Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thank you for you kind response, We always endeavour to offer all our guests a memorable dinning experience, by using local and the most freshest ingredients we can, including some from our organic garden. We strive to offer everyone the most direct and efficient service...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017

My wife, adult daughter and I had lunch at this restaurant last week. We were pleasantly surprised by the excellent meal and quality service in a relaxed atmosphere. Chef Tom Boden prepared outstanding beef cheeks in a sumptuous sauce, followed by an equally great desert...More

1  Thank R P
Stuart B, Manager at The Kitchen Door at Penny's Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you for you kind response, We always endeavour to offer all our guests a memorable dinning experience, by using local and the most freshest ingredients we can, including some from our organic garden. We strive to offer everyone the most direct and efficient service...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Good wine, good food, children friendly too. Wonderful view to have a good meal with family and friends, and even if on a date too.More

1  Thank Sandra L
Stuart B, Manager at The Kitchen Door at Penny's Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you for you kind response, We always endeavour to offer all our guests a memorable dinning experience, by using local and the most freshest ingredients we can, including some from our organic garden. We strive to offer everyone the most direct and efficient service...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

Dropped in for lunch halfway through a ride along the 'Shiraz trail'. We were greeted warmly. The staff were funny, cheeky and gave us just the right amount of attention. The pumpkin and ricotta gnocchi was delicious with some sage on top as a surprise....More

Thank Jebaroo
Stuart B, Manager at The Kitchen Door at Penny's Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you for you kind response, We always endeavour to offer all our guests a memorable dinning experience, by using local and the most freshest ingredients we can, including some from our organic garden. We strive to offer everyone the most direct and efficient service...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Great to have Tom Bowden as chef, have followed him around. Well priced, creative food. Wonderful use of local ingredients. Looks great and tastes brilliant. Excellent wine list featuring Penny's Hill and other wines Monika a superstar on the floor. I'll be back.

Thank Babushka5173
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant and we are so pleased we did. The food was outstanding, the wine is fabulous and the scenery is beautiful. I had salmon and my husband had pork belly with the beetroot salad. We dine with a tornado toddler and...More

Thank reidlouise
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at this beautiful place today after an amazing wine tasting experience!! Fantastic food, service and surrounds. A must on a trip to McLaren Vale!!

Thank ippy61
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Though we don't live very far away, Monday is the only day we have off together and we were on a "tour of discovery" to find somewhere to have lunch. We initially drove past Penny's Hill and then turned back to see what was on...More

1  Thank 284lesr
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived for lunch and simply said feed us. The chef put together an excellent entree and main course with matching wines which were amazing. Beautiful spot looking over the hills.

Thank Emma M
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Ingleburne House is no longer available for accommodation. You can contact the McLaren Vale information centre for accommodation options. 1800 628 410
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 31
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 16:00
Monday
00:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
00:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 16:00
Thursday
00:00 - 16:00
Friday
00:00 - 16:00
Saturday
00:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 281 Main Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  McLaren Vale
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8557 0840
  • E-mail
Description
The Kitchen Doorat Penny's Hill Winery is one of McLaren Vale's most well-known and picturesque dining venues.

Celebrating artisan food producers from the region, Chef Tom Boden brings over 20 years of international culinary experience to The Kitchen Door. Creating dishes reflecting the diversity of the region, you can enjoy a leisurely lunch using seasonal produce with a stunning backdrop of vines, grazing sheep and old post rail fences.
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