Healthy Eating

After fresh ideas for meals that are healthy but still pack a flavour punch? We've got salads and vegetable-packed bowls to soups and light desserts.

Subscribe to Gourmet

Subscribe to Australian Gourmet Traveller before 23rd August, 2017 and receive a free copy of The Cook’s Table by Stephanie Alexander!

Gourmet digital

Subscribe to Gourmet Traveller for your iPad or Android tablet.

Bar of the Year 2018
28.07.2017

Whether it's a late-night spot playing hip-hop at full volume, a throwback to the glamour of yesteryear or a bar-restaurant that slips the collar of definition, these three Bar of the Year finalists have all nailed one essential detail: good times.

Finalists for Regional Restaurant of the Year 2018
27.07.2017

These three restaurants - Fleet, Brae and Igni - might not be in capital cities, but the journey there is part of the unforgettable experience they offer.

Living off the land in winter
27.07.2017

The life of a farmer revolves around the seasons. Come winter, a certain thriftiness is needed in the kitchen to make the most of meagre produce, writes Paulette Whitney.

Why breakfast isn't the most important meal of the day in Italy
27.07.2017

Italy's claim to being the greatest of the world's cuisines has one key weakness: breakfast. But, argues John Irving, there's more to the story than first meets the eye.

Reasons to visit Los Angeles in 2017
27.07.2017

The hottest spots to eat, drink, play and stay on your next trip to LA, rounded up into one perfect day.

Reasons to visit Canberra in 2017
27.07.2017

Your guide to a perfect stay in Canberra, from where to sleep to the exhibitions you need to check out.

Restaurants with rooms
27.07.2017

Some of Australia's best dining destinations take the hassle out of a weekend stay by offering their own on-site digs where you can hit the hay in style after your meal.

Finalists for Maitre D' of the Year 2018
26.07.2017

The maitre d' is your first introduction to a restaurant - they do as much to create a sense of ambience as lighting, tableware and music. And these three professionals are top of the class.

Appellation
Modern Australian
Appellation
-34.486737,138.94651

Changes at Appellation have made the Barossa restaurant a more relaxed place to eat. The interior is still defined by earthy colours and striking artworks, but red felt mats on bare timber tables have introduced a more casual tone. A fresh menu from chef Ryan Edwards, with choices of four courses for a set price, features exceptional local produce in bold flavour combinations. Tomato and saffron soup creates a great flavour base for plump Spencer Gulf prawns, while Hutton Vale lamb roasted in a ras el hanout spice mix is embellished by smoky white eggplant purée (although grilled duck breast with satsuma plum is overly sweet). Good cheese options complement desserts of black Genoa figs in syrup and apricots with lemon balm. Appellation's famous wine list - expertly presented in clearly defined categories - has been pared back, but still sweeps across vintages and varieties, from global benchmarks to Barossa rarities.


You might also like:

Albert Street Food & Wine

Philippa Sibley may have left the building, but Albert St F...

Aravina Estate

The family-friendly nature of Aravina explains the terracot...

At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • 4 courses $120

     

  • Feature:
  • BYO
    Licensed
    Bar
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Private room
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings essential
  • Chef:
  • Ryan Edwards

MOST VIEWED IN OUR RESTAURANT GUIDE

1889 Enoteca

Brisbane, QLD
There's no better place in Brisbane to enjoy regional classics and seek out exciting, low...

Bar Lourinha

Melbourne, VIC
Turning 10 has added spring to Bar Lourinha's step. Not that this perennially crowded fav...

Attica

Melbourne, VIC
One of Ben Shewry's great strengths is his ability to transform the potentially hokey int...

Amaru

VIC
Amaru is dressed to impress. A one-time shopfront turned into an intimate 34-seat restaur...

Cafe Di Stasio

Melbourne, VIC
Cafe Di Stasio represents the ideal of dining as a particularly adult pleasure. The exper...

Smolt

Hobart, TAS
Smolt is the Volvo of Hobart restaurants: always reliable, without making a fuss. Secure ...

Bistrode CBD

Sydney, NSW
Chef Jeremy Strode began his career washing dishes at 14. His journey to Bistrode CBD has...

10 William Street

Sydney, NSW
What a difference a year makes. After a variety of guest-chef talent passed through it, t...
get the latest news

Sign up to receive the latest food, travel and dining news direct from Gourmet Traveller headquarters.

×