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 are all about 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. Our team of international Chef’s know there job is to enhance and enrich the natural flavours mother nature has given us.
We offer three different menu options –
1. Six Course Degustation.
2. Shared Plate feasts for groups of six or more.
3. A la carte menu.
Our wine list is amazing, representing almost every winemaker in Clare and every variety grown in the region, plus an impressive list of international wines.
The Watervale Hotel has beautifully renovated private, casual and formal dining bar and lounge spaces, as well as a verandah bar, beer garden surrounded by food theatre, wine room, and an old Gaol re-purposed for private dining and functions.
The kitchen is massive and includes in-kitchen dining that is intended for cooking demonstrations (subject to covid regulations), and we have a massive Argentinean style BBQ we use to roast, grill, rotisserie and smoke.
Meal TypesDinner Lunch
Cuisine TypesAustralian Bar Barbecue Degustation European Gluten Free Available Gourmet 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
LicensingFully licensed, No BYO
Disabled AssistanceCaters 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
MembershipRestaurant and Catering Australia Tourism Industry Council of SA