Where else to Eat

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Although we would love to have you dine with us at Watervale Hotel, we understand sometimes you want to try something else.

Restaurants

TERROIR AUBURN

TERROIR AUBURN

A strong focus on seasonality and a weekly changing menu insures a contempary representation of seasonal Clare Valley produce. Dan Moss uses ingredients sourced from sustainable and humanely treated stocks. Terroir Auburn is a true representation of the modern Clare Valley fine dining.
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UMBRIA RUSTIC ITALIAN

UMBRIA RUSTIC ITALIAN

You might as well be in the province of Umbria when you enjoy the house made pasta at this amazing authentic family restaurant. In response to demand for their award winning fare, Eduardo and Luana have now expanded into the old Seed restaurant venue.
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INDII OF CLARE

INDII OF CLARE

Clare locals have thought it for some time, but now everyone knows – Indii Restaurant in Clare has won best Indian and Sub Continent Restaurant in South Australia at the Restaurant and Catering Awards for Excellence. Amazing flavours, great wine list and excellent service from Sonny and his team.
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SEED DINER

SEED DINER

After closing Seed Restaurant and Wine Bar, and before Guy, Candice move to 'Seed Bank' down the road, the Seed team are doing amazing burgers, fish and chips, steaks and fried chicken diner style. High quality done casually. We can wait till they get to the Bank, but we are glad they are still cooking up a storm!
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La Pecora Nera (The Black Sheep)

La Pecora Nera (The Black Sheep)

A Burra institution and great way to conclude a day in that beautiful town. Paulo and Claire present a narrow range of pizza, pasta and specials in a casual family environment. Very authentic. You will be part of the family too by the time you leave.
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White Cedars Indonesian Cafe

White Cedars Indonesian Cafe

A delightful Burra cafe that serves authentic Indonesaian dishes bistro style. Lovely outdoor setting. A great option for lunch during the passport tour.
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Luckily, The Clare Valley is a haven for local and fresh produce, and has some pretty great places to sample.

CELLAR DOOR RESTAURANTS

SKILLOGALEE

SKILLOGALEE

Awarded the best Cellar Door Restaurant in the Clare Valley, Skillogalee is only 10 minutes away. Open for lunch until 5pm with an emphasis on interesting dishes from around the world using the best ingredients, local if possible, well-presented but in a relatively informal atmosphere.
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O'LEARY WALKER

O'LEARY WALKER

Enjoy the surrounds whether sitting inside the glass walled Cellar Door room, or relaxing on the veranda or lawns. Offering a full range of wines for tasting, selection of regional platters, light meals and coffee and cake.
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PAULETTS'

PAULETTS'

Pauletts’ famed cellar door with its magnificent views, operates ‘Bush Devine Café. The Café is inspired & partly sourced from the adjacent Bush Food Garden with over 80 different species and 1000 plants.
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Slate

Slate

Pikes award winning fine dining restaurant is open for lunch in a casual and contemporary setting overlooking the vineyards. Pikes cellar door and Brewery are right next door.
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MR MICKS

MR MICKS

Share a number of small 'tapas style' dishes of food and wine with friends. Indulge, explore and savour superb food and wine combinations in a casual and contemporary atmosphere
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REILLYS

REILLYS

Indulge in a long lunch, selected from their a la carte and daily specials menu featuring fresh local produce from in and around the Mid North region. Available daily from 12-2pm. Select a wine to complement your meal from the impressive Reilly's range..
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LOCAL HOTELS

SEVENHILL HOTEL SEVENHILL

SEVENHILL HOTEL SEVENHILL

Multiple AHA award winning, The Sevenhill Hotel is a versatile venue with many different areas for everyone to enjoy. The outdoor area is great for family dining with room for the kids to play on the lawns while watching the giant screen
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MAGPIE & STUMP MINTARO

MAGPIE & STUMP MINTARO

The newly renovated hotel brings together casual food, excellent wine and a great atmosphere. An innovative blend of country hotel, event destination, local landmark and regional showcase venue for up-and-coming winemakers. Hosts the Koerner Cellar Door.
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THE RISING SUN HOTEL AUBURN

THE RISING SUN HOTEL AUBURN

Dining is available at The Rising Sun Hotel in the Saloon, Dining Room, Front Bar, Elegant Hallway, Stables Function Room and outdoors under the verandah. Boasting regular live music, a historic function centre, accommodation and rotating wine list.
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THE MIDDLE PUB

THE MIDDLE PUB

The Middle Pub offers a traditional Pub menu in its dining room. The Middle has Clare Valley's only TAB so it is a great destination for a punt.
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THE BENTLEYS HOTEL

THE BENTLEYS HOTEL

The Bentley is Clare's late night music venue on a Saturday night. Stonegrill is the specialty of the house.
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THE TAMINGA HOTEL

THE TAMINGA HOTEL

The Taminga Hotel has a Chinese smorgasbord style format that suits families.There is also a small indoor playground that keeps small children amused.
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Taste Nature

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