Regional restaurants less than 1 hour from city

McLaren Vale, Hahndorf, Clare Valley – South Australia’s regions are famous for wine, stunning views, and of course: food.

The Lane Vineyard

The Lane, located in the beautiful area of Hahndorf, offers delicious food and wine, complimented with a beautiful view. The amazing service provided by The Lane’s friendly and knowledgeable staff is also the talk of the town.


Pizzateca is a fun and vibrant pizzeria with a fun and vibrant atmosphere, friendly staff, and a sophisticated wine list. Located in the beautiful McLaren Vale, , it is a great place to enjoy an afternoon lunch during the summer. Pizzateca serve Sicilian pizza with one of the best pizza crusts going around.

Vietnam Restaurant

Found in the western suburb of Pennington, this iconic Vietnamese restaurant has been run by husband and wife, Dinh and Suong Phan, since 1984. Their children Tien, Linda and Ben are a big part of the business, also opening the sister restaurant, Viet Next Door.

You may be overwhelmed when looking at the menu in among the bustling atmosphere, so let us help you. Their hot and sour soup is like a warm hug in a bowl; try your hand at rolling your own cold rolls with skewered pork balls or sugar cane minced king prawns; or indulge in a caramelised rice hot pot.

It is one of the most awarded Vietnamese restaurants in the state, so you won’t be disappointed.

Lost in a Forest

A quirky restaurant housed in a former church, Lost in a Forest is an Adelaide Hills gem. The restaurant serves wood oven pizza from their charming Uraidla spot, and guests willingly get lost in the diverse options. From the “buzzbomb” with chilli-infused honey and sopressa, to the “jesus fish” with anchovies and passata, the unique flavour combinations will tantalise your tastebuds as you enjoy the restaurant’s eclectic décor.