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Penfolds Magill Estate
Modern Australian
  • 78 Penfold Rd,
    Magill,
    Adelaide, SA
  • (08) 8301 5551,
    www.magillestate.com
  • Lunch Sun noon-2pm

    Dinner Wed-Sat 6.30pm-8pm

Penfolds Magill Estate
-34.920975, 138.678863

The glass-walled dining room overlooking Penfolds' Magill Estate vineyards has reopened in a strikingly different guise. Bespoke blackwood tables and leather wingback chairs are dramatically offset by suspended, illuminated glass orbs. Its dégustation, meanwhile, strives for the pure expression of hero ingredients rather than sheer spectacle. Understated poise and subtle Japanese technique are applied to sashimi tuna with smoked asparagus and egg yolk, as well as charcoal-grilled quail with apples pickled in ginger beer. Wagyu striploin is seared, chilled, rested in 62C oil, sprayed with soy and rosemary then grilled over charcoal - precision for best results. Detail shows in everything from house-made sourdough to a dessert of toasted hay-infused ice-cream with a coffee and linseed wafer. It all serves as an intelligent complement to Penfolds' wines, not least the extensive range of older vintages on offer.


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  • Food:
  • Two Stars
  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • 5-course lunch $135

    Dégustation $175

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
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