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

Friday, Saturday & Sunday


 June Long Weekend Hours

Friday, Saturday & Sunday


Winter Menu

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

    Winter Lunch Menu

Chef’s degustation of 6 shared courses $90, (Plant Based $80) + $40 wine pairing 

Minimum 2 courses + $25 wine pairing


5 Spiced Squid

Confit garlic, miso aioli (GF) (DF)

Duck liver pate

Muscat jelly, giardiniera, seed crackers (GF) (PBO)

Spencer Gulf Prawns

Prawn oil, smoked corn puree

Roasted Cauliflower

Hawaij, almond puree, topaque currents, curry leaves, candied walnuts (PB) (GF)


Nomad Farms Brick Chicken

Chicken skin jus, grain salad, fresh herbs (GF) (DF)

Market beef

Bitter greens, caramelised onion jus, chimichurri (GF) (DFO)

Market fish

Pan fried, roasted Jerusalem artichoke, sea greens, lemon butter sauce, pickled mustard seeds

(GF) (DFO)

Forest Mushroom Risotto

Parsley oil, orange, reggiano (V) (PBO) (GF)


Sides $14

Seasonal Vegetables (PBO)(GF)

Seasonal Salad (PBO)(GF)

Thrice Cooked Potatoes with choice of salt (PB)(GF)

Linchpin Salt or Salt and Vinegar



Lemon Crumble $18

w/ Lemon curd and Italian meringue (GF)

Chocolate Mousse

Puffed grain granola, quince (GF) (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  $12

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

Giardiniera – Traditional Italian pickled vegetables

Hawaij- Spice mix originating in Yemen, Middle East

Bitter Greens- Mixed greens bitter in flavour

Chimichurri- Argentinian her-based condiment

Reggiano- A variety of Italian cheese (Parmesan)

Nomad Farm Chicken- Chlorine free, so may be pink


   *Please advise our friendly staff of any dietary requirements*

 *There is a 10% surcharge on public holidays*

Reservations: Please Call 0499 002 633

Reservations: 0499 002 633

Ekhidna Wines - McLaren Vale Restuarant