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  • The Best Restaurants in the Adelaide Hills for Every Kind of Dining Experience

The Best Restaurants in the Adelaide Hills for Every Kind of Dining Experience

From seven-course degustations to cosy pubs tucked away in an old fashioned setting, there is no shortage of delicious dining experiences at the best restaurants in the Adelaide Hills.

Hardy's Verandah
Hardy's Verandah

The beauty in the Adelaide Hills is that it gives locals the ability to indulge in some of the best restaurants experiences that Adelaide has to offer, with rugged surroundings and picturesque vineyard views, just a stones throw from the city. From gourmet degustations to quirky wood fired goodness, the Adelaide Hills restaurant scene is one that can't be truly appreciated until you have enjoyed it yourself. 

Summertown Aristologist
Summertown Aristologist
Summertown Aristologist

This restaurant and wine bar located just 25 minutes up Greenhill Road in Summertown boasts natural wines and humble food curated with fresh produce grown organically in their garden. With a focus on grazing plates brimming with the freshest veggies, homemade bread, butter and cellar-aged charcuterie, you'll experience the true feeling of living off the land.

1097 Greenhill Road, Summertown

The Lane Vineyard
The Lane Vineyard
The Lane Vineyard

When only the best will do, head to The Lane Vineyard in Hahndorf and dine on indulgent fare, complemented by rolling landscapes of orchards and vineyards. You'll find yourself overlooking the picturesque vines whilst you take part in their provenance menu, designed to showcase the best of South Australian produce. Choose from a seven, five or three-course meal, with an exquisite offering of wine pairings for each course. Not in the mood to get too fancy? Book a vineyard picnic instead and make the most of the tranquil environment. 

5 Ravenswood Lane, Hahndorf

Hardy's Verandah
Hardy's Verandah
Hardy's Verandah

Take a seat on the verandah of this heritage listed destination and enjoy a culinary experience with a side of historic wonder. Their seasonal menu is dished up in four to seven-course degustations, paired with multi-award-winning wine, sake and creative cocktails. Think dishes like raw wagyu rump with ponzu and salted egg emulsion, or chestnut mousse with rum raisin ice cream. Make a weekend of it and book in an amorous stay in Mount Lofty House for an experience like no other. 

1 Mawson Drive, Crafers


Lost in a Forest
Lost in a Forest
Lost in a Forest

This quirky wood oven wine lounge is nestled away in an old church in the heart of Uraidla and knows how to dish up a serving of flare. This laidback hang out comes complete with a mezzanine lounge area, wood oven and an outdoor fire pit that dishes up unconventional organic pizza like no other.

1203 Greenhill Road, Uraidla

Windy Point Restaurant
Windy Point Restaurant
Windy Point Restaurant

Situated just a short 15-minute drive from the city, enjoy your dinner with breathtaking 180-degree views of the Adelaide CBD. The panoramic views will take you from feeling like you are living in Adelaide to one of the biggest capital cities in the world. Their menu is designed to share, making this the perfect destination to indulge in great flavours with your nearest and dearest. 

339 Belair Road, Belair 

Inglewood Inn
Inglewood Inn
Inglewood Inn

Soak up the lush green surrounds in this cosy yet spacious Inn, in the Adelaide Hills. Established in 1857, Inglewood Inn mixes an old fashioned flare with a modern twist. With a menu unlike any other ordinary 'pub', after you dine be sure to acquaint yourself with their wine and gin bar. Better still, this Inn is pooch-friendly so your furry friend doesn't need to miss out on the day time adventure. 

1931 North East Road, Inglewood

Lot 100
Lot 100
Lot 100

This luxurious location is home to a collective of South Australia's best food and craft beverage producers. Encompassing all the gourmet flavours that the Adelaide Hills has to offer, their menu focuses on seasonality and local produce from neighbours and farmers. Their craft beverage selection is exquisite, setting this apart from most hills wineries with their selection of gin, cider, beer and wine. Pick a sunny day and sit outside to enjoy some fun and games while you drink. 

68 Chambers Road, Hay Valley

Sidewood Estate
Sidewood Estate

Sidewood Estate

Not only does this winery pride themselves in making superb wines, their cellar door and restaurant boasts excellence from the second you enter. Warm tones and natural materials, mixed with stone flooring and a fireplace complement the opulence of this destination. Their Australasian menu flows perfectly with their award-winning wines in an effervescent atmosphere. We suggest checking this place out on a summers day and booking one of their VIP luxury daybeds.

6 River Road, Hahndorf


Already eaten your way through the best restaurants in the Adelaide Hills? That's no problem! Why don't you discover more of our beautiful, rugged wine regions by sipping your way around the Adelaide HillsFor somewhere beyond the hills, travel farther and explore the beautiful Barossa Valley.