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The Kitchen Door
Modern Australian
The Kitchen Door

A glimpse through the windows at The Kitchen Door, across vines and sheep grazing in paddocks, reveals some of the McLaren Vale produce that inspires the menu here. Diners in the wine company's large entertainment shed - it also houses a gallery space and cellar door tasting room - tend to favour a superbly balanced and modestly priced four-course seasonal tasting menu. This can embrace a vibrant salad of pickled zucchini and stuffed zucchini flower with jumbo couscous and goat's yoghurt, or a thick almond soup with chicken and grated Granny Smith apple. Dishes also explore unexpected directions, such as the outstanding flavour and texture marriage of pickled tuna with porcini mushroom and aged Comté. Penny's Hill and Mr Riggs wines dominate a list that stretches to other regions and McLaren Vale neighbours. All these components are combined with intelligence and a touch of bravery.

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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • Shared dishes $15-$48

    4-course menu $77

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



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