McLaren Vale Restaurant

McLaren Vale Restaurant Ekhidna Wines

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The Ekhidna Wines Restaurant offers one of the most picturesque dining experiences on the Fleurieu Peninsula

Ranked #7 of 127 places to eat in McLaren Vale by Restaurant Guru

Ekhidna Wines

67 Branson Road,
McLaren Vale SA 5171


T: 0499 002 633

Opening Hours

11:30am to 5.00pm (kitchen closes at 4.00pm)

Wednesday to Sunday

Head chef Kane Livingston, who has a passion for locally grown and sourced produce, creates culinary delights using only the freshest and finest ingredients.


Sourdough | 5.0
Ekhidna dukkah, local olive oil, butter



Nomad Farms Chicken Liver Pate | 21.0
Port jelly, local olives, yam crisps (GF)

Crispy Sumac Cauliflower | 23.0
Preserved lemon tahini, chick pea, dukkah, house garden herbs (GF)(V)(PB)

Arancini | 23.0
Shallot, pea & saffron with cream fraiche, parmesan (V)

Vineyard Pepper & Nori Salt Calamari | 26.0
Garden leaf, pickled shallot, lime aioli (GF)(DFO)

Citrus Cured Salmon | 26.0
Three mustard, radish, fig leaf oil (GF)

Red Gum Smoked Pork Loin | 26.0
White bean puree, farm fig jam, cider jus (GF)



Affogato | 16.0
Vanilla bean ice-cream, espresso (GF)
+ shot of Bailey’s, Kahlua or Frangelico | 8.0

Basque Cheesecake | 18.0
Pineapple gel, crepe crumb, chantilly

Brownie | 20.0
Davidson plum dust, vanilla bean ice-cream

White Chocolate Panna Cotta | 18.0
Bee pollen, smoked honey (GF)

Gelato | 15.0
Lemon myrtle & coconut (V)(PB)(GF)


Baked Eggplant | 32.0
Cherry tomato sugo, quinoa, salt bush (GF)(V)(PB)

Chargrilled Kangaroo | 40.0
Kohlrabi, bush tomato jam, sunrise lime & anise myrtle glaze

Kiev Cut Chicken Breast | 36.0
Purple yam, heirloom carrot, mojo (GF)

Chilli Crab Linguine | 38.0
Swimmer crab meat, black garlic, sugo, garden herb,
Yarra Valley caviar, parmesan

Market Beef | 46.0
Broccolini, cafe de paris, linchpin jus (GF)

Barramundi Fillet | 39.0
Green peas, pickled shallot, potato crisp,
lemon aspen beurre blanc (GF)



Buttered Vegetables | 15.0
Pepitas, herbs (GF)(PBO)

Garden Salad | 14.0
Today’s seasonal offerings, ek house dressing (GF) (PB)

Confit Potatoes | 15.0
Thyme, linchpin salt (GF)(PBO)


Puggles (baby Ekhidna’s) – Under 12

“I don’t know” Chicken bites, chips, sauce

“I’m not eating that” Squid, chips, lime aioli

“I don’t care” Spaghetti, sugo, parmesan



DFO – Dairy free option
GF – Gluten free
PB – Plant based
PBO -Plant based option
V – Vegetarian


Please advise our friendly staff of any dietary requirements
*10% surcharge on public holidays*

Reservations: 0499 002 633

Ekhidna Wines - McLaren Vale Restuarant