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Ekhidna Wines McLaren Vale Cellar Door

67 Branson Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61 499 002 633
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (80 reviews)
“pork belly” (24 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
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Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
67 Branson Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Following a great experience at the "old" Ekhidna, we were looking forward to the "new". So disappointed. The view is fantastic, the food not bad, but the service was appalling. We were abandoned after the main course. Never did see our waiter again. Trip Adviser...More

Thank Jude B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ekhidna was a favourite before it moved, so we were sad to see it close. Happily it has reopened in a new spot, a little off the beaten track. Overlooking the vineyards makes a great setting. The wines are excellent and fairly priced. The menu...More

Thank Graham T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I quite often go onto Tripadvisor to read reviews when looking to dine out somewhere, however, I do not often write reviews. On this occasion I felt the need to write one! I visited Ekhidna wines with family yesterday for my birthday because of the...More

Thank kjhedges
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having eaten at Assaggio's in Hyde Park two days before, we were taken by surprise to see an almost identical menu. We ate well and quite enjoyed the Scandi atmosphere. Stunning outlook with a delightful outdoor patio. But back to the food and my favourite...More

Thank Nellie119
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food, shared entrees which worked well. The presentation & things like crispy 'brussel sprouts leaves' made our dishes all talking points with the group of 16. Service could improve, but they were only newly opened.

Thank DianeS9
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was part of a large group for dinner. The venue was accommodating and scenic. The service was spot on. The chef did a magnificent job with delivering steak done ideally for each of us. The entre with local ingredients was tasty and well received....More

Thank Greg A
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We came down in June after waiting for the new setting to be ready and calm. The new location is a little out of the way and the road isn't sealed (but it's not dirt either- in the middle). It takes a while to get...More

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I had the honour of attending this cellar door for mine and a friend's birthdays. This winery, and every single person there, were an utter delight! The manager Matt looked after us extremely well and not only made our experience so enjoyable (right from the booking process) but also...More

Thank ashscho666
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We were greeted by friendly staff , taken to our table which was overlooking the vineyard in their new location. We asked if we could taste some of the wine to go with our meal and that was not a problem, we did a tasting...More

1  Thank Hammerontour
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful winery. Matt and Katy are such wonderful people. Their wines are premium and they even have great craft beer. Their restaurant is simply amazing. Just an wonderful experience. Love going back each time.

Thank Stephen L
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Branson Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia (Formerly Paper Eagle Cellar Door & Restaurant)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  McLaren Vale
  • Phone Number: +61 499 002 633
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The Ekhidna Wines Restaurant offers one of the most picturesque dining experiences on the Fleurieu Peninsula. Conceived by Chef Cameron Clarke the Ekhidna Wines Restaurant menu showcases the best of locally-sourced produce and imported international ingredients.
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