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The Bridgewater Mill

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Bridgewater $$$$ , , Gluten Free Options
Mount Barker Road, Bridgewater, South Australia 5155, Australia
+61 8 8339 9200
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (43 reviews)
“scallops” (8 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:00All hours
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Mount Barker Road, Bridgewater, South Australia 5155, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are upmarket restaurants and there are upmarket class restaurants. Bridgewater Mill nearly makes it into the upmarket class bracket, with excellent food, excellent service, lovely ambience in the Fernery with an open fire, and upmarket pricing, but oh dear, what a shame that they...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Was greeted with warmth here as I kindly requested a vegetarian meal on the late side of normal lunch trading hours. The soup & broccolini had lots of yummy flavours but the side of potatoes was uninspiring. Got excited when it was time for dessert...More

Thank Ilias K
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We return to the mill after a five years away, new owners, new chefs.....big improvements. Fantastic stylish space with open fire, heated floors, exceptional artwork and decor. Someone clearly has a great eye for detail here. The menu is very fine and delicious. Food is...More

Thank Beechee68
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Eighteen family members and friends (including seven children under ten years old) joined me for a birthday celebration lunch at the Mill. I pre-ordered a set menu for everyone and the children all had bentos with chicken. The food for both the children and the...More

Thank milflores2017
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Reception lovely n friendly! Coffee ☕️ and muffin perfect. Staff were wonderful. Lovely atmosphere and just perfect by the open fire 🔥 on a cold winter's day. We will be back for sure to try out a meal. Thank you for your perfect hospitality 😃

Thank angiej109
Reviewed 15 May 2017

How ofter do you see the 'kitchen closed' sign when you're a tad delayed for lunch? The Bridgewater Mill serves lunch right through until after 4 PM and the staff welcome us latecomers. The setting is superb especially after a strenuous hike in the beautiful...More

Thank John B
MelissaBWM, Manager at The Bridgewater Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Hi John, thank you for taking the time to review TBWM. We hope to see you next time you are taking a hike through the Adelaide Hills!

Reviewed 10 May 2017

The "very good" rating is for the excellent ambience. Very relaxing atmosphere in the hills. We were seated on the deck this time. Would have liked to try the outdoor seating within the restaurant itself next time. Food portions, however, were definitely small, and -...More

Thank FredPenang
MelissaBWM, Manager at The Bridgewater Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Hi Fred, thank you for taking the time to review your BWM experience. I am delighted that you enjoyed our venue, and I will pass on your feedback about the food. We hope to see you again for a meal on the deck!

Reviewed 1 May 2017

At very short notice we got a booking for 4 nights at the Bridgewater mill cottage attached to the mill. Melissa who took our booking was very helpful and was there to meet us when we arrived after dark.form Mildura. She had stocked the kitchen...More

Thank RobandCherie
MelissaBWM, Manager at The Bridgewater Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review Rob. It was a pleasure having you and your wife stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again! Melissa

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

With a group of friends we went to Bridgewater Mill Restaurant. We had booked this many months ago and really looking forward to the evening. Unfortunately the room we were hoping for was closed due to no heating. Food was very average and the wine...More

Thank di05
NicollaBWM, Manager at The Bridgewater Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Im very sorry to hear that your experience did not live up to your expectations. Over the next few months we will be finishing our major renovations and are relaunching the business. I would love for you and your friends to join us again once...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is yet another restaurant trying to trade off a great location with poor service and average food. It aspires to be silver service, but would be better off sticking to an honest and appropriately priced pub lunch. We went there for a friends birthday...More

1  Thank LJP2013
NicollaBWM, Manager at The Bridgewater Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

I am disappointed that you have left a review like this. I do not think that this a fair or accurate account of your experience here. Feel free to contact me directly if you would like to discuss this matter further. Melissa

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5 June 2015|
Response from MelissaBWM | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mount Barker Road, Bridgewater, South Australia 5155, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide Hills  >  Bridgewater
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8339 9200
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