Nestled in the family’s historic McLaren Vale vineyard, the Angove McLaren Vale Cellar Door is set amongst a sea of vines. One building is a traditional old Adelaide bluestone. Another building includes floor to ceiling glass ensuring panoramic vineyard views and abundant natural light. The impressive cellar door at Angove McLaren Vale Vineyard offers superb wine tasting which is complemented by choice of shared regional and cheese platters.
Tasting can be hungry work and we have the answer to your needs with our Ploughman’s platter or cheese plate, available daily from 12 – 3pm.
The Ploughman’s Platter is composed of fresh regional produce and is perfect for two people. While elements vary depending on season, you can expect to find two cheeses, locally smoked ham, frittata, Little Acre small goods, olives, Spice Girlz Zulu-lu Chutney and locally baked sour dough
The Cheese Plate features 3 locally made cheeses plus local condiments, including olives, Willunga smoked almonds, Spice Girlz Moroccan Jam and biscotti by Andy Clappis
And for the sweet tooth, we offer a selection of locally made treats from Soulfood & Co and gluten free options from Frieda
Serving Platters and coffee and cake 7 days
Located in the heart of the McLaren Vale wine region only minutes’ drive from Bellevue B&B. Beach Road Restaurant is in a delightful setting with picturesque views of the vineyards.
A feature of the restaurant is a rustic wood oven which inspires a menu with a focus on traditional Italian style pizza and super-fresh seasonal produce. And of course there is an excellent wine list with wines have been perfectly paired with their extensive menu for your enjoyment.
Beach Road Wines serve gorgeous pizzas from the wood fired oven with a selection of salads, dips, olives and flat bread.
Open for lunch 7 days a week 11.30 – 3.30pm
Coriole Vineyards – Gather
For unrivalled peace and tranquillity head to Coriole Vineyards on the Seaview ridge. The vineyard is home to Gather Restaurant, which boasts a modern Australian menu brimming with local produce.
Guests are encouraged to “Gather & Graze” and enjoy a relaxed approach to dining in the charming setting.
Open for lunch every day – reservations are highly recommended.
d’Arry’s Verandah is housed in a restored 19th century homestead, with spectacular views of rolling hills and vineyards. d’Arry’s showcases the best of local and seasonal produce, the food experience complimented by the extensive and world renowned d’Arenberg wine portfolio.
Standard, vegan and vegetarian degustation menus are $125 per person, with an optional wine pairing of $55 per person. All d’Arenberg wines are vegan friendly.
Open for lunch 7 days. Reservations essential.
McLaren vale’s newest Cellar Door is Down The Rabbit Hole.
Platters available all day, they will feed you whether you’re just peckish or pretty hungry.
Every ingredient in the kitchen in organic and everything is gluten free. They aim to pack your delicious food with nutrition. If you are vegetarian or vegan, just let them know.
Open every day until 5pm except Wednesday and open late until 9.30pm on a Friday
Located in McLaren Vale the wine rich the Ekhidna Wines Restaurant is a delicious exploration of both local and imported ingredients. Taste your way across Europe with this modern and rustic style menu of hearty dishes.
Graze on patés and cheese boards while sampling some of the wineries finest reds and whites or celebrate with a group and enjoy the chef’s feasting menu, an experience not to be missed.
All dishes come with wine suggestions just reminding you of your stunning vineyards clad surrounds.
Open Thursday to Monday for lunch
Fox Creek invite you to visit their nineteenth century stone Cellar Door cottage, conveniently located about 7 minutes south of Belleuve B&B.
The large grassed lawn surrounded by native flowers, gum trees and of course vineyards. They offer regional platters for those wishing to linger longer with a glass of wine and free children’s treasure hunts which provide endless entertainment for those who are unable to enjoy wine.
The Cellar Door gallery features unique works from a different local artist or collective every two months, along with an array of outdoor sculptures scattered throughout the gardens.
Open daily from 10 am to 5 pm
Open 7 days for platter lunches
Relax on the deck with a glass of Gemtree wine and enjoy unparalleled views over their vineyards and beyond to the sea. Sample their regional platter, which is loaded with organic produce from the Fleurieu Peninsula accompanied by seasonal produce from their very own home-grown veggie patch.
With heating on the deck for autumn and winter, and plenty of lawn to enjoy one of our regional platters, it’s always a good time to visit us on Elliott Road.
Established within a cosy cellar door, Harry’s Deli at Wirra Wirra Estate in the scenic McLaren Vale offers a casual and relaxed dining experience.
Focused on showcasing some of the talented local producers, the deli not only creates a gourmet menu using artisan cheeses and ingredients but sells them in the deli for you to take home and enjoy.
Pop over to the bar at the cellar door to taste one of the Mclaren Vale’s favourite wines.
Open 7 days for lunch.
The Hugo family invite you to their charming architecturally designed cellar door with its landscaped design overlooking the vineyards and coastline.
Enjoy a tasting of the Hugo Estate wines and award winning extra virgin olive oil then settle in for an hour or two with a “make your own platter.
Platter produce is selected from a range of local producers.
Open 7 days for Tasting and Platters
Leconfield McLaren Vale Cellar Door is home of Richard Hamilton Wines. Three kilometres south of Bellevue B&B, on the Willunga the striking building blends Australian and Danish characteristics, reflecting the owners respective heritages.
The Cellar Door offers the full range of Richard Hamilton Estate and Single Vineyard Reserve wines, and selected Leconfield wines. Platters of local regional foods are available daily.
The building is bordered by sweeping lawns and wide verandahs.
Cellar Door Tastings and Platters Open 7 Days. Platters available daily from 11am – 3pm
Weekends & Public Holidays: 11am-5pm
Chef Vincenzo La Montagna’s early memories are inextricably linked to the family table. It was here that he learned a commitment to cultural culinary traditions, respect for the ingredient and appreciation of the land from his parents Angelo and Maria.
This is reflected in the new menu at Little Wolf where the focus is on house made, house grown and locally sourced produce that delivers striking modern flavour. Here at Mitolo surrounded by the sea, produce and amazing wines we want to share the fun.
Our menu embraces tradition and much loved flavours of the Italian kitchen. The mantra is to use the very best ingredients, prepared with respect and care, cooked over fire, made by hand and loved by us to share with you.
Select from the menu osteria or simply let Vincenzo feed you.
Open Friday to Sunday for lunch
Open Saturday for dinner
The 70 acre family estate, is conveniently positioned just 3 km North of Bellevue B&B.
Considered by many as one of the most favoured positions in the valley. The vineyard sits on the southern slope overlooking the township with views of the Mount Lofty Rangers extending and touching the Gulf of St Vincent.
Enjoy a glass of estate wine with a range of different platters including local and estate grown produce.
Open 7 days for Tastings and Platters
McLaren Vale is a short 750 meter stroll from Bellevue B&B making it a perfect venue for lunch and wine tasting.
Maxwell Wines outside deck, with high-rise views of rolling McLaren Vale hills herald a special meal. Fabian Lehmann, a chef from Michelin Star European venues, heads Maxwell Restaurant.
His menu is drawn from local, seasonal produce. On cooler days, settle inside by the majestic limestone open fire, with a warmed Maxwell Honey Mead in hand.
The Deck is open 7 days for platters and sharing plates
Restaurant open Thursday to Sunday
Their wines are made to complement food; wines made for eating.
Well-structured wines, with attractive savoury fruit flavours and balanced tannins and acid make them perfect to enjoy their cellar door platters.
Take the time to relax with a glass of your favourite H&L wine and a platter with seasonal fresh fruits, cheeses, dips, and meats. These generous platters are designed as a casual shared plate; an easy lunch for two. You can read more here in this article, ‘Where are SA’s Best Platters’.
Set within their orchard estate, the cellar door in McLaren Vale is a spot to come and enjoy their wines and local produce.
Whether you choose to sample our wines or cider, or just fancy a coffee, we have something for everyone.
Platters of local and regional produce are available.
Open Saturday and Sunday
They love nothing more than hosting friends in their retro-themed tasting room.
Drop into the cellar door for a warm welcome and a tasting, stay a while and enjoy a glass of wine with a custom built platter (see menu here) whilst soaking in the panoramic views of surrounding vineyards and the beautiful Willunga hills.
A $10 tasting fee applies*, which includes a stemless Mollydooker Plumm glass to keep (MollyClub members receive complimentary tastings).
Open 10am- 4.30pm daily
Olivers Taranga Wines
Olivers Taranga teamed up with local operator who runs an amazing whole food catering business called ‘Real Food Life’.
On the weekends they offer a colourful displays of local produce and amazing raw treats.
If you would like to have some delicious local produce to nibble on while you settle in for your wine tasting, you can pre-order a delicious grazing box for 2.
These beauties can be taken with you if you don’t happen to finish them here
Open for Tasting 7 days with Real Life Food platters available Saturday and Sunday
Even the fussiest of eaters will find something to satiate their appetites at Oscars in picturesque McLaren Vale.
The Mediterranean-inspired a la carte menu offers everything from steak to fish to gourmet pizzas and pasta, all produced with the finest quality local produce and served up in an ambient setting under the shining sun in summer or by a warm fire in winter.
Open 7 days lunch and Dinner
Sharing its roots with the town, Oxenberry Farm stands to be the oldest establishment in McLaren Vale established 1840.
They offer table service in the café, where they serve light lunches that use fresh and local produce as much as possible.
Their robust coffees use certified organic fair trade coffee beans, decadent desserts and authentic Italian gelato, and a range of platters that showcase both local and international cheeses, cured meats/smallgoods, and antipasto.
Open 7 days for lunch platters and every 2nd Friday evening for wine, tapas and music
Polly’s offers a relaxed lounge vibe with bespoke platters, and wine by the bottle or glass.
Located in the same 19th century homestead that houses d’Arry’s Verandah Restaurant, as the seasons change, so does the experience.
Soak up sunshine on the lawns, the view from the deck, or the warmth of the fireplace.
Open daily for lunch from 11am to 4pm No bookings required
Red Poles in McLaren Value brings together food, wine and art in tranquil surrounds.
Sit back and be inspired by the array of local art which consumes the walls of the café whilst listening to the soft soothing sounds of local musicians every Sunday.
With the entertainment covered, sip on local drops and ignite your tastebuds with gourmet twists on traditional country style favourites such as Zhoug marinated chicken breast and soft shell crab with fresh produce and spices with a kick.
Open for breakfast and lunch and tastings Wednesday to Sunday
The Salopian Inn, Mclaren Vale reopened with an inspired refit of the 1851 homestead.
The Inn has an exceptional local and international wine cellar, and offers contemporary Australian cuisine with a regional, seasonal focus.
The menu spans from Asian-inspired lemongrass calamari, to roast lamb rump with spring peas and goats fetta dressing. Sweets include a chocolate brioche and roast pear pudding, and a salted caramel ice-cream sandwich. The Inn also harbours an exotic selection of gin.
Lunch 7 days
Dinner Thursday to Saturday
Enjoy a delicious lunch of tapas/ shared plates on a Feed Me set menu on the deck at SC Pannell and take in the spectacular view out across the Vale.
They only use fresh local produce from their own veggie garden and local roducers.
To view their current Cellar Door menu please click the link below
Serving lunch Thursday to Sunday from 12pm
Serafino Cellar Door brings the outside in, by overlooking the beautiful grounds of the complex.
Relaxing on the Cellar Door deck is the perfect way to enjoy the beautiful weather. Sit under the lights, with the traditional vines ready to weave their way through their pillars.
Enjoy the atmosphere and the true pleasures of our wines.
They have delicious small bites and 3 gourmet platters to choose from, loaded with seasonal produce from our region.
Cellar Door platters and small bites available from 10am to 3.30pm daily.
Restaurant open for lunch Thursday to Sunday 12-2pm for full a-la-carte dining
Settle into the Shingleback Kitchen to experience a unique wine infused lunch, prepared in front of you.
Start your meal with a visit to our Tasting Room, where you can taste and purchase the wines you would like to accompany your meal.
Then stroll across to the shared table in the Shingleback Kitchen where you can sit back, relax and enjoy the experience as Chef Horst takes you through concept of WineFood over a 4 course ever-changing menu.
All seasonal and locally sourced, fish, meat, salad and vegetables are selected.
Available Friday | Saturday | Sunday 11:30am or 1:30pm
Charming 1950’s kiosk perched on a cliff with magnificent views of the sea and the coastline of Port Willunga, all within a ten minute drive from the McLaren Vale wineries.
Great food with emphasis on seafood and this is where you will probably get the best calamari ever, caught by the local fisherman on the beach below.
Restaurant Opening Hours
Lunch 12noon Wednesday – Sunday
Dinner 6pm Thursday – Saturday
(Thursday night from October until end March)
No one will be able to top your weekend story if you visit the d’Arenberg Cube. The cube is a five story Rubik’s cube, overlooking a vineyard, housing a restaurant inside.
With contemporary artworks, including installations where you find yourself squeezing bike horns to release the scent of winemaking, there’s a bit of Willy Wonka whimsy here. Embrace the unexpected.
Once your appetite for the eclectic has been piqued, you’ll be ready to move seamlessly onto the food, which is imbued with the same imaginative playfulness as its surrounds.
Diners are invited to try the seasonal degustation menu with wines to match. Visitors take note, this enchanting Cube also fulfils that most seminal of roles within the winery – it’s a cellar door where you can pick up a few bottles for the road!Open for lunch from Thursday to Sunday, Bookings Essential
The Currant Shed – Shottesbrooke Wines
The Current Shed restaurant is situated in the Old Currant Drying Shed with views on one side to the vines and the other to the citrus orchard.
The culinary team brings many years of experience to the Currant Shed kitchen.
With varied experience across many regions, they have the remarkable ability to translate the flavours of the land directly onto the plate using some of the Fleurieu, and South Australia’s best produce, sourced from a raft of local suppliers.
From handmade smoked ricotta gnocci and heirloom carrots, to locally caught Barramundi with freshly picked greens crafted from ingredients grown in the restaurant’s own vegetable garden, they painstakingly create seasonally changing menus that are eclectic and edgy.
Open for lunch daily (closed Wednesdays)
Vigna Bottin is located at the former Willunga institution, Au Pear restaurant. While they offer Italian cuisine they do so as you’d expect to find at nonna’s table.
The menu, worked on by well-known McLaren Vale cook, Annika, using recipes handed down from Maria and Paolo’s family, is comfort food, homely food.
Annika, who is renowned for her Italian cuisine, brings her antipasto, which is a huge hit with locals and tourist alike.
House made preserves and pickles on the platter, everything is made from scratch, in house and seasonal.
Open for lunch Thursday to Sunday
Lunch overlooking green pastures with animals grazing, will beckon you back to The Kitchen Door, at Penny’s Hill Winery.
This nationally acclaimed McLaren Vale restaurant shows the way with surrounding seasonal produce.
Raid the cellar door and enjoy your spoils with Sandy Road asparagus, sauce gribiche, anchovy crumble and peppered pecorino – and a lobster and oxtail salad with Hindmarsh Valley raw goat’s milk cheese.
Open for lunch 7 days a week 12noon – 5pm
Friday to Sunday Menu – Spring 2019
Victors Place is one of the most popular restaurants in McLaren Vale.
Set amongst the rolling hills of the Onkaparinga Gorge at the gateway to McLaren Vale, Victor’s Place encompasses a family run Winery, Brewery and Restaurant.
The beautifully restored Limestone Barn (circa1870) lends itself perfectly to intimate dining experiences, in a relaxed and charming environment
Open Thursday to Sunday for Lunch and Dinner
Situated in a picturesque corner of McLaren Vale is the Woodstock Coterie Restaurant at Woodstock Wine Estate .
The restaurant features cuisine sourced seasonally from local producers. They are renowned for regional platters and a la carte dining. Taste the wide range of wines, and enjoy the tranquil native gardens over a relaxed lunch.
Special pizza evenings every Friday with live entertainment.
Open for lunch Wednesday to Sunday (7 days during December & January)
Wood fired Pizza night every Friday