McLaren Vale Restaurant

McLaren Vale Restaurant - Ekhidna Wines

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

Opening Hours

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday


Christmas and New Year Opening Hours 

Christmas Eve – Open 11am – 5pm

Christmas Day – CLOSED

Boxing Day – Open 11am – 5pm

Public Holiday Monday December 27th – 11am – 5pm

New Years Eve – CLOSED

New Years Day – CLOSED

Spring Menu

The Ekhidna Wines Restaurant menu showcases the best of locally-sourced produce and imported international ingredients.


                                          Summer Lunch Menu

Any 2 courses $60, with matching wines $80 (entrée and main or main and dessert)

LUFY (Let us feed you) Chef’s selection of 6 shared courses $85, with matching wines $105 

LUFY Plant base option $75 



Squid tasting plate- 5 spiced salt & pepper, house pickled and grilled with squid ink aioli (GF) (DF)

Duck liver pate & house made preserve & Ekhidna seed crackers (GF)

Traditional Ceviche & sweet potato with avocado & lime, salt puffed corn (GF) (DF)

Beetroot tartar flavoured with Indian spices, cider gel, mint, yoghurt and beetroot crisp (GF) (PBO)


Angus eye fillet & beef fat potatoes with cherry tomatoes, local olives and Ekhidna Linchpin jus (GF) (DF)

Balinese marinated chicken breast w/ sweet corn purée, avocado, chefs corn salsa & grilled cos lettuce (GF)(DF)

Locally caught FOD & green peas with pumpkin fondant & forages sea herbs (GF)

Crispy spiced cauliflower with garlic chive miso mayo & sesame cabbage salad (PB)

Sides $12

Seasonal Greens (PBO)(GF)

Ekhidna Linchpin Salt Potatoes (PB)(GF)

Seasonal Salad (PBO)(GF)

Desserts $20

Ekhidna Chardonnay and pink peppercorn, poached stone fruit with hazelnut crumb and vanilla bean ice-cream (GF) (VGO)

Ekhidna Chocolate Tasting Plate (GF)

360° Lemon Tasting Plate (PB)

Affogato $15

Ekhidna vanilla bean ice cream with a shot of espresso (GF)

+$5 Liquor (Baileys, Kahlua, Frangelico, Muscat, Topaque,)

Kids Meals – under 12 years old  $20

Salt & pepper squid with chips (GF) (DF)

Chicken tenders and chips (GF) (DF)

Bowl of chips with sauce (PB)(GF) $10


DF– Dairy free

DFO– Dairy free option

GF– Gluten free

GFO– Gluten free option

PB– Plant based

PBO– Plant bases option

V– Vegetarian

VO– Vegetarian option

Ceviche – A south American fish cured in lemon or lime juice

Chocolate tasting plate– A variety of chocolate elements (see staff)

Eye fillet – A tender boneless cut of beef from the underside of the sirloin

FOD – Fish of the day (see staff)

Miso – A paste made from fermented soy beans

360 Lemon tasting plate– A variety of lemon elements (see staff)


Reservations: Please Call 0499 002 633

Reservations: 0499 002 633

Ekhidna Wines - McLaren Vale Restuarant