5 Barossa Valley restaurant recommendations

Written by: Cameron Ward

Published: 11/20/2023

Reading time: 3 mins

Visit the Barossa Valley for not just the wine, but also the gourmet food.

The Barossa Valley brings wine lovers across the world to taste their award winning wines. People soon discover the food out in the Barossa is just as good as the wines.

Most restaurants across the Barossa have award winning wines you can pair with your meals. Or you can simply opt for some of the best coffee in the region.

1. Horizon at 1837 (119 Yaldara Drive, Lyndoch)

Horizon at 1837 is a gorgeous building and also has scenic views of the area including the hills. Sit outside on a warm day or sit inside and take in the beautiful interior.

You can select your meals or pick a three or four course meal or even have the courses paired with wine. There are pasta and rice meals, vegetarian options, seafood, meat, and poultry options.
The pan seared gnocchi and cider braised pork belly are excellent food selections to get.

Of course, every good restaurant has a selection of amazing desserts.

2. El Estanco (18-22 Murray Street, Greenock)

El Estanco is a South American restaurant with a twist. There is seating outside which provides scenic views, or you can sit inside and feel cozy.

The ingredients at El Estanco are locally sourced, and the food is unique. Come down for either breakfast or lunch and try one of the pastries or even a long lunch where you get three entrees, two mains, and some sides. There is also a selection of vegetarian meals and vegan options.

Friday nights have an option to enjoy the paella fiesta! Enjoy the evening and indulge in the authentic tapas, variations of paella, beverages, and of course dessert.

3. Fino (730 Seppeltsfield Road, Seppeltsfield)

Fino restaurant has a beautiful outdoor area in the garden, or you can sit indoors and enjoy your meals there.

If you’re visiting during the week, select your meals from the sample menu which also includes a vegan and vegetarian menu! If you’re having a meal over the weekend, there is a separate sample menu available. The sample menus also include an option to upgrade to a wine pairing. You’ll be trying wines that are locally produced from Seppeltsfield.

4. Darling’s Food With Passion Cafe (3/56 Murray Street, Tanunda)

For a budget friendly option, Darling’s Food With Passion Cafe is your go to stop for breakfast, brunch, and a coffee. There are toasted selections or your classic breakfast meals like bacon and eggs, granola, or smash avo and poached eggs.

5. Hentley Farm (Gerald Roberts Road, Jenke Road, Seppeltsfield)

Hentley Farm offers an ever changing menu that changes with the seasons. The restaurant has scenic views over Greenock Creek, elevating your dining experience.

There are discovery menu experiences that can be quite pricey, but you’ll go on a sensory journey tasting some amazing foods. There is also a chance to include a wine pairing along with your experience.

The restaurant is also connected to the cellar doors where you can taste Hentley Farm wines.

Cameron Ward
Cameron Ward
Managing Director at Sightseeing Tours Australia

Cameron Ward turned his travel passion into a thriving Australian tourism business. Before he co-founded his own business, Sightseeing Tours Australia, he was enjoying being a Melbourne tour guide. Even now, Cameron delights in helping visitors from all around the world get the most out of their incredible Australian trip. You’ll see Cameron leading tours or writing about his favourite Australian places where he shares his local insights.