The Watervale Hotel in the heart of the Clare Valley wine region has recently been completely renovated and extended to become one of the most exciting Food and Wine experience destinations within a hotel in Australia.
We offer Ethical Epicurean Experiences. Our offering is a farm to plate genuine, fresh food, sourced from a number of local farms including our own organic, bio-dynamic Penobscot Farm operated to permaculture principles.
Head Chef Nicola Palmer and her team of international Chef’s know their job is to enhance and enrich the natural flavours mother nature has given us.
The Watervale Hotel has beautifully renovated private, casual and formal dining bar and lounge spaces, beer garden surrounded by food theatre.

We offer all day dining –
1. Six Course Degustation
2. Shared plate Feasts, for six or more.
3. A la carte menu and Feed Me Menus.

1. Six Senses Penobscot Farm Tour and Six Course Degustation with Clare Valley Wine or Mocktail Match. 4pm
2. Cooking Masterclass. 9am Monday to Friday
3. Wine Masterclass. 11am
4. Wine Flights. 5-7pm

Best Environmental & Energy Efficiency Practices Hotel in Australia.
Best Pub Restaurant Wine List in Australia and Best SA Wine List.
Best Restaurant in a Country Pub (AHA 2020 & 2021)
Best South Australia Restaurant in a Pub/Club (RCA 2021)
Best Tourism Restaurant in South Australia (RCA 2021)


Alfresco/Outdoor Dining Bar Carpark Coach Parking Cooking School Entertainment Family Friendly Non Smoking Pet Friendly Private Dining Area Suitable for Functions Takeaway Available Wine Tasting

Internet Access

Free Wifi

Meal Types

Dinner Lunch

Cuisine Types

Australian Bar Barbecue Degustation Dessert European Gluten Free Available Gourmet Healthy Food International Light Meals Mediterranean Modern Australian Modern European Organic Pub Seafood Seasonal Local Produce Share Plates Steak Tapas Tasting Flight Vegan Vegetarian Wine Wine Bar Woodfired Cooking


Fully licensed, No BYO

Disabled Assistance

Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Caters for people with allergies and intolerances. Caters for vision impairment Wheelchair access


Restaurant and Catering Australia Tourism Industry Council of SA


Australian Tourism Accreditation COVID Clean Practicing Business COVID Safe Sustainable Tourism Accreditation

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