Leonards Mill
Modern Australian
  • 7869 Main South Rd,
    Second Valley, SA
  • (08) 8598 4184,
    leonardsmill.com.au
  • Lunch Thu-Mon  noon-3pm

    Dinner Fri-Sat 6pm-9pm

Leonards Mill
-35.528915,138.228090

Expect a warm welcome at the restored 170-year-old flour mill, where you can sit on the lawn, expansive deck or inside the three-level venue. Food is drawn from Kangaroo Island and the Fleurieu, supported by a considered South Australian wine list. Paper-thin kingfish sashimi works well with the bitter flavour and crunch of radish, preserved lemon and coriander. The substitution of peas for broad beans disappoints in a dish of ricotta, fennel and anchovy, while ling with eggplant, olive and confit tomato looks pretty but falls short in flavour and texture. There's a lot to love, however, in tender beef flank, richly flavoured with pepper and smoked spring onion, and topped with salt-and-vinegar saltbush crisps. Desserts are impressive: pineapple sorbet lollipops, served on sugar sticks with silky coconut crème fraîche and a kalamansi jelly, are undeniably fun, as is a marzipan-heavy frangipane tart topped with fresh strawberry and chunks of honeycomb.

 


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At a glance

  • Price:
  • E $17-$23

    M $30-$33

    D $18-$24

    4 courses $75, 6 courses $105

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Private room
  • Cards:
  • Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Wayne Leeson

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