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Botanic Gardens Restaurant

) #32 of 1,324 Restaurants in Adelaide €€€€ , Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
North Terrace, | Adelaide SA, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8223 3526
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
North Terrace, | Adelaide SA, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a rare child-free lunch at The Botanic Gardens Restaurant. The setting is so lovely a beautiful space. The staff were friendly and helpful. We chose the Festival of Food menu. The starters were tasty (not A1 but very nice), we had the pork...More

Thank sojamB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been frequenting this establishment every year since Festival of Food started and even long before that, actually !! We had already visited some of the FOF establishments purely on the dishes they had to offer and when interstate foodie mate and myself perused...More

Thank Tina E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a tasting menu & an A la carte menu. We chose the 3 dishes a la carte menu, which was modern Australian. Between the 4 of us we tried several different dishes from each section. We all enjoyed them all. Serves were typically,...More

Thank butts74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding food that was artistically presented.Our group of 4 enjoyed different main courses that were explained in detail by our delightful waiter Malcolm.The dining experience allowed us to try some unusual and fabulous new dishes. We highly recommend this venue in the Botanic Gardens for...More

Thank carmel699
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even on a wintry day this is a special place to dine looking out over the lake, the bare plane trees, the damp ferns, the towering moreton bay figs; especially with the blessing of a window seat for the four of us. One of the...More

Thank doveAdelaide
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Botanic Gardens restaurant is part of the 'Festival of Food' with its kitchen headed up by acclaimed chef Paul Baker. With a garden to kitchen philosophy the seasonal menu reflects what's grown in the surrounding stunning Botanic Gardens. The restaurant is nestled in the...More

Thank Goodfoodthyme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined at the BGR mid week and what an incredible experience it was! We selected the four course menu and had such a hard time deciding on each course as all the options sounded delicious. Eventually we decided on our meals ( we both...More

1  Thank lovetravelAustralia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Top shelf ,excellent meals ,expensive .$233 for two incl. bottle of wine . Lovely location ,good staff .Need a taxi to get there at night about $15

Thank Peter P
Sophie L, Public Relations Manager at Botanic Gardens Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your lovely review, Peter. We pride ourselves on delivering fantastic food, wine and service so you leave having had a wonderful experience. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a lovely restaurant set in a beautiful environment. Delicious food that tantalises ones tastebuds, very good service and lovely ambience.

Thank Jobandben
Reviewed 31 May 2017

First time visit and blown away! Great restaurant with stunning food and service to match. Thank you for a great dinner, i will be back!

Thank Michael B
Sophie L, Public Relations Manager at Botanic Gardens Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you for such a wonderful review. We work hard to deliver these sorts of results and to give people a wonderful experience. Tell all your friends about the lovely experience you had. 😉 We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$79
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Terrace, | Adelaide SA, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8223 3526
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