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Leonards Mill

7869 Main South Rd, Second Valley, South Australia 5204, Australia
+61 8 8598 4184
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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7869 Main South Rd, Second Valley, South Australia 5204, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being in tourism it is often hard to get away but we managed to get to Second Valley for a couple of nights. Last time we stayed when Leonard’s Mill were closed but this time made sure they would be open. What an amazing experience...More

Thank Chookswinerytours
Hayley P, General Manager at Leonards Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Chook, Thank you so much for the review! We are so happy that you and your lovely wife were able to come in for a nice relaxing lunch and hope that you enjoyed the rest of your time away. Hope we get to see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Were on the area so chose to go back to this wonderful place. Incredible dining experience. In the entertainment book so an extra bonus. Had the 2 course degustation menu. Plenty of food. Absolutely delicious, interesting gourmet food. Thought we were in a masterchef final!...More

Thank anita l
Hayley P, General Manager at Leonards Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Anita, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your meal with us. Looking forward to seeing you again and we'll make sure you have something new to try! Kind Regards, Hayley & Team...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came across Leonards Mill simply by accident as we were heading back from Second Valley and saw the restaurant. It was just on one of our whims, we decided to venture in to have a light meal, you could say, just one or too...More

Thank pandkgraham
Hayley P, General Manager at Leonards Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your time with us! The building that our restaurant is in was an old flour mill and was built 160 years ago. All the mechanisms are original! We hope that you'll come back and...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I enjoy leisurely Sunday lunches and we enjoyed one of the best ever in the sun splashed courtyard of Leonards Mill. Innovative offerings from fresh, local produce combined with recommended local wines from enthusiastic, unpretentious staff made for a truly memorable dining...More

2  Thank Rob S
Hayley P, General Manager at Leonards Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rob, Thank you so much for coming and staying with us! And for your wonderful review. We are so happy that you both enjoyed your stay and Sunday lunch. You are welcome any time! Kind Regards, Hayley & Team LM

Reviewed 27 April 2018

32nd anniversary lunch here - had the "feed me" option which included a range of attractive & appetising dishes rather than self select. Love the inside tables and the artwork that provided a quiet environment for an elegant lunch.

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We visited the restaurant on a Friday night and was presented a menu with two entrée options, 2 main options and 1 dessert option. Considering it was costing $55 for 2 dishes it would have been nice to have more options. The service was excellent,...More

Thank Jasmine B
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We were driving back from rapid bay and decided to stop for lunch. Beautiful place, amazing well presented food, but quite small and expensive portions. Worthy of a visit though!

Thank tartue t
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We had the best experience dining at Leonard's Mill for a couple of birthdays!! The setting is glorious - it really is a beautiful spot. And the service, from the second we walked in the door, was second to none. Each of the three people...More

Thank PaulyFrequentFlyer
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

My friend and I ate here today. To maximise our tasting opportunities we chose the 4 entrées plus 2 sides. The menu is different and delicious. It's based on seasonal local produce so it varies frequently. Be warned however.....when I googled the restaurant,the first result...More

Thank VFlaming
Reviewed 12 April 2018

This place was recommended to us as a great place to stop for lunch on our way back from Victor Harbor, unfortunately we didn't find that to be the case. The prices on the menu were not for a lunch time menu and when we...More

Thank Ian S
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Questions & Answers
19 February 2018|
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Response from Hayley P | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your enquiry. No we do not have free wifi at Leonards Mill. If you have any other enquiries it's best to email us direct or go to our website
21 April 2017|
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Response from Jane M | Property representative |
our menu focuses on local regional food and showcases the best of the Fleurieu Peninsula. You can have snack platters of charcuterie or garden vegetables and dip through to a 6 course tasting menu, depending on your needs... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$34
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7869 Main South Rd, Second Valley, South Australia 5204, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Second Valley
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8598 4184
  • E-mail
Leonards Mill is a 160 year old restored four mill which is home to an award winning restaurant. Our ethos is Eat Local and showcases the best that the Fleurieu Peninsular has to offer. At Leonards Mill our menu changes as the seasons do. Leonards Mill is home to a productive vegetable garden and vast array of fruit trees. Open for lunch Thursday to Monday and dinner on Friday and Saturday, Leonards Mill has wide appeal. Our wine list showcases the best of South Australia. Alfresco dining on the deck in warmer months and inside when it’s cold. Leonards Mill is a strong supporter of local artists and you are most welcome wander around the building and garden and enjoy the beautiful pieces exhibited by local artists. The Mill is a stunning 75 minute drive from Adelaide through the most beautiful landscapes on the Fleurieu. Located ten minutes from Yankalilla and Normanville and 15 minutes to the Kangaroo Island Ferry at Cape Jervis. We look forward to seeing you soon.
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