Watervale Hotel

Open 7 Days All Day Dining 11am -9pm


Ethical Epicurean Experiences

The Watervale Hotel offers epicurean experiences, and three different menu styles to suit every occasion.

We offer our a la carte menu and a ‘Feed Me’ menu from 11am to 9pm every day. We require 24 hours notice for Farm Tours, Degustation Dining, and Group Feasts. 

farm tour and degustation dinner

individually plated degustation dining

special occasion Group Feasts

Our premier experience is the Penobscot Farm Tour at 4 pm followed by a Six Course individually plated Degustation dinner at 6 pm. 

Each course can be matched to Clare Valley Wines or farm produce Mocktails. $300 / head all inclusive.

Upgrade to Icon Wine Pairing that features back-vintage Wendouree, Grosset and Kilikanoon wines for an extra $50 / head. 

Our degustation menu is a 6 course journey of individually plated gourmet delights featuring seasonal produce from Penobscot Farm and the other beautiful produce of our region. $125 / head. Sittings 12 noon and 6 pm daily. 

Each course can be matched to Clare Valley Wines or farm produce Mocktails for an additional $75/head, or Icon pairing which features back vintage Wendouree, Grosset and Kilikanoon wines for $125 / head. 

We recommend shared-plate feasts for group bookings.

Our Farm Feast features vegetables from Penobscot Farm, Lamb and Greenslade’s free-range chicken for $50 / head.

Our Gourmet Feast is not only more courses but a step up to dishes such as ceviche, carpaccio and steak on the bone for $95 /head. 

We can match wines to either Feast format. 

A La Carte

Our farm fresh to plate ‘a la carte’ menu features fresh organic produce from Penobscot, and other local Farms. 

There is an ever-changing selection of small and larger plates, all designed to be shared. 

The role of our Chefs is to enhance and enrich the authentic and natural flavours of our local farms. 

accommodation packages

We offer accommodation and experience packages for one, two or three night stays at either our one bedroom Penobscot Farm Cottage, or the Watervale Hotel Guesthouse with six bedrooms – two king (one with en-suite) and four queen bedrooms. 

Packages start from $850 / couple for one night at Penobscot Farm with Farm Tour, Degustation Dining at the Watervale Hotel and Breakfast at the Watervale General Store. 

wine masterclass

We offer a comprehensive Wine Masterclass at 11 am daily for $120 / head. 

The class covers history, culture, climate, geology and geography to explain the diversity and virtues of Clare Valley wines.

The iconic wine tasting includes back-vintage wines from Wendouree, Grosset and Kilikanoon. 

Add a Feed me lunch for $200 / head all inclusive. 


stay with us

Watervale Hotel Guesthouse

We have our own six bedroom guesthouse next door that can sleep 6 couples. Let us spoil you with farm tours, inhouse chefs or dining packages.

Penobscot Farm cottage

Penobscot Farm Cottage is a rustic 1860’s Cottage set on our 14 hectare property. 1 bedroom so perfect for that little getaway. Why not package it up with some Watervale Hotel experiences. 

Taste Nature

Our menu is seasonal, driven by produce from our own organic, bio dynamic Penobscot Farm.

share a space

Our diversity of bar, lounge and private dining environments provide a wide range of casual or formal eating and drinking experiences.

The team at Watervale Hotel are passionate about fresh local food and Clare Valley produce.

OUR Menu


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Located in the heart of Watervale, Clare Valley, South Australia

Recently under new ownership, Warrick Duthy and Nicola Palmer invite you to experience Watervale Hotel’s unique mix of country hospitality and contemporary cuisine.