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The Salopian Inn

) #4 of 41 Restaurants in McLaren Vale $$ - $$$, Vegetarian Friendly, Australian, Gluten Free Options
5 McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61 8 8323 8769
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork buns” (28 reviews)
“tofu” (6 reviews)
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Australian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5 McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Salopian Inn was a recommendation of a boutique wine maker in the McLaren Vale and we definitely did not regret going there. The cellar is an experience in itself, the meals were fantastic, attention of the waiting staff outstanding, competently helping us to find...More

Thank K710
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic intimate restaurant/building set in a beautiful location!! My family and I ventured to McLaren Vale on Mothers Day for lunch at 12pm, it was well worth the drive from Glenelg. We were greeted with great customer service, which continued throughout the whole...More

Thank ewilliams97
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my new husband here for his birthday while we were away on our honeymoon and the staff were so friendly and helpful. I have raved to everyone about this place. Highly recommend. The food and wine cellar are out of this world.

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started with a Gin and tonic from a most extensive range of Gins. The lunch was great, they were able to manage catering for a vegan member of the group. The wine cellar is an experience, wander through the cellar and choose from a...More

Thank ArgusBP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great character in this old building that has had a extensive refit and carries it all off very well. We had a (noisy) group of 8 and were in a private room which was excellent. Waitress was excellent, extremely efficient and friendly. Food was superb...More

Thank Dudley S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three couples who met on their honeymoon 50 years ago, and are still married, enjoyed a wonderful evening of food and wine at the Salopian Inn. The food was great being well presented and tasty. Sarah, the hostess, made us feel so special.

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to impress your friends and business partners; a bit on the expensive side compared to other restaurants in McLaren Vale; excellent management and staff, professional and efficient; good place for an upmarket eating experience.

Thank Waratah17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great restaurant!! Went here as a party of five for my partners 40th birthday. One of us in the group is coeliac and the other had allergies to certain foods but the waiting staff and chef were very accommodating and was able to...More

Thank Mabbs_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for the chefs choice option and it was an excellent combination of flavours. The highlights were probably the pork dumplings and the t-bone steak. Everything was cooked to perfection and was delivered with outstanding service. No criticism but just a little too much...More

Thank asneddo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a sumptuous lunch, and appreciated the great service (even when busy). Pork buns were a great entree and a generous serving. Wine list is extensive (as you would expect in Maclaren Vale, an impressive Gin selection plus other spirits and local (some very local)...More

Thank Andology
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 37
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 McMurtrie Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia (Formerly Vale/Inn Taphouse & Kitchen)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  McLaren Vale
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8323 8769
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Salopian Inn Mclaren Vale reopened with an inspired refit of the 1853 homestead. Contemporary Australian cuisine with regional seasonal menu, home of Heirloom Vineyard wines, exceptional local and international wine cellar with a tantalising list of exotic gin. Opening hours - Wednesday to Sunday Lunch and Thursday, Friday and Saturday Dinner.