Hill of Grace Restaurant
Modern Australian
  • Eastern Stand, Adelaide Oval,
    War Memorial Dr,
    North Adelaide,
    Adelaide, SA
  • (08) 8205 4777,
  • Lunch Fri noon-3pm;

    Dinner Tue-Sat 5.30pm-9.30pm


Hill of Grace Restaurant

With a bird's-eye view over its turf, Adelaide Oval's flagship restaurant has big ambition, taking its name from no less a local hero than Henschke's famed single-vineyard shiraz. Chef Dennis Leslie pursues a bold line, drawing on his Filipino heritage in dishes that blur cultural influences. Some struggle, but the best, such as a kinilaw which sees lobster cured like ceviche and teamed with ginger, shallot and a fiery red chilli cracker, truly shine. Native ingredients play a role: bunya nut purée and native currant jus as foil for lamb, say, or toasted sea parsley with still-smoking rainbow trout. A dense tres leches cake with a cumquat marmalade and bracing lime sorbet is a pleasing play on flavour and texture. More polish is needed from young floor staff attending the well-spaced tables, but as you splash out on a glass of the restaurant's namesake shiraz, it's still an experience that reaches beyond stadium-dining expectations. 

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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • 3 courses $85, 4 courses $105, 8 courses $175

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings essential
  • Chef:
  • Dennis Leslie


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