by Jess Ruciack and Jodhi Thoms
We’re often asked for recommendations on where to eat in the Barossa. We are lucky, in that we are spoilt for choice in our region. The Barossa has a proud food culture spanning generations, and a history of sharing generous meals with great company (and great wine of course!)
From hatted award-winners to casual dining, with a celebration of local produce and everything from pizza to moorish Asian flavours, the Barossa has so many great dining options. There are many options for eating lunch in the Barossa, and some great restaurants for dinner. Here’s our quick guide, by town, of the best places to eat in the Barossa:
Great casual atmosphere, and an easy walk from the Elderton Guest House.
Lunch: Friday – Sunday
Dinner: Wednesday – Saturday
Provenance Barossa, 18-28 Tanunda Road, Nuriootpa
P | 08 7523 3960
The Farm Eatery
A great spot for lunch overlooking a gorgeous blue dam.
Lunch: Thursday – Monday
Pheasant Farm Road, Nuriootpa
P | 08 8562 1902
First Drop Wines- Home of the Brave tasting room
Delicious tapas (including a feed me menu) and interesting alternate varietal wines.
Modern, casual, tapas dining for lunch
Beckwith Park, 38 Barossa Valley Way, Nuriootpa
P | 08 8562 3324
Vintners Bar & Grill
A firm favourite of the Ashmead Family.
Lunch 7 days a week: 12pm – 2:30pm
Dinner: Monday to Saturday, 6pm – 9pm
Cnr Stockwell & Angaston Roads, Angaston
P | 08 8564 2488
Fantastic coffee and a relaxed village vibe on a Friday Night. Specialises in Italian Wines.
Breakfast and lunch: Thursday – Sunday, 9am – 3pm
Dinner: Friday, 6pm – late
Closed for winter break during July
67 Murray St, Angaston
P | 0415 157 669
Owned and operated by Grant Dickson, who some of you may remember as the curator behind the extraordinary wine list at Fermentasian, Grant now carefully conducts a relaxed dining experience, featuring a thoughtful wine list and exceptional range of Amaro which perfectly complements the fresh local produce and carefully executed dishes of chef, Sam Smith (ex Fino at Seppeltsfield).
Thursday – Saturday: 11am – 10pm
Sunday & Monday: 11am – 5pm
38 Murray St, Angaston
P | 08 8563 6595
Beautifully balanced Asian food and an epic wine list.
Lunch: Thursday – Sunday, 12pm – 2:30pm
Dinner: Wednesday – Saturday, 6pm – 9:30pm
90 Murray Street, Tanunda
P | 08 8563 0765
Wine bar classics
Breakfast til 12pm: Thursday – Monday
Lunch: Thursday – Monday
‘Til late: Friday and Saturday
64 Murray St, Tanunda
P | 08 8563 6598
Musque Food & Wine
Great selection of local and imported gins to explore while enjoying delicious shared plates.
Lunch: Saturday, Sunday
Dinner: 7 days a week
Shop 1, 109 Murray St, Tanunda
P | 08 7513 7740
Brock says the burgers are great!
Lunch and dinner: Wednesday – Sunday
89 Murray St, Tanunda
P | 08 7513 7885
Great degustation dining experience.
Lunch: Thursday to Sunday
Corner Gerald Roberts Road and Jenke Road, Seppeltsfield
P | 08 8562 8427
Appellation or Contour at The Louise
At Appellation enjoy intimate fine dining with beautiful views or for a more relaxed option try the Contour bar
Appellation – Dinner: 7 days
Contour – Dinner: Friday – Sunday
Corner Seppeltsfield and Stonewell Roads, Marananga
P | 08 8562 4144
Fino @ Seppeltsfield
Flavoursome bistro dining with a Mediterranean influence.
Lunch: 7 days
730 Seppeltsfield Road Seppeltsfield
P | 08 8562 8528
Great coffee and all day breakfast.
Breakfast and lunch Thursday to Monday, with late night Fridays.
23 Murray St, Greenock
P | 0438 006 552
Great pub meals and the fun ‘Community Pie’ project is worth a look.
2 Murray St, Greenock
P | 08 8562 8136