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Jolleys Boathouse
Modern Australian
Jolleys Boathouse

With views of the Torrens' green banks, Jolleys is already way ahead of the pack when it comes to good looks. Fortunately, there's more to this white-weatherboard space with its dark-wicker chairs than meets the eye. Chef Tony Carroll continues to prove his command in the kitchen, and big, linen-dressed tables of happy, celebratory diners attest to his popularity. Dense cubes of caramelised pork belly on a bed of betel leaves spring to life with a pretty salad of julienned pickled papaya, nahm jim and chilli; crisp-skinned barramundi is matched with a tomato and chorizo fregola to vibrant effect. The whole tea-smoked duck served to share with wilted spinach is a standout. Sporting a handsome golden skin and a subtle smoky flavour, it's complemented by a tangy blood plum and tamarind sauce. Top local drops feature on the manageable, thoughtfully crafted wine list. This is boathouse chic at its best.

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At a glance

  • Price:
  • E $16-$25

    M $32-$43

    D $15-$17

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Private room
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Tony Carroll



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