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Pipers of Penola

58 Riddoch St, Penola, South Australia 5277, Australia
+61 8 8737 3999
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (20 reviews)
“duck” (16 reviews)
“potatoes” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
58 Riddoch St, Penola, South Australia 5277, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A terrific night at Pipers last night. A highlight of our annual wine trip. Superb food and hosting by Erica (out front) and Simon (in the engine room). You would find it hard to get better food and service anywhere.

Thank Colin A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our last visit was in late 2017. The service again was attentive, friendly, and helpful. The sashimi scallops were enjoyable but a little on the bland side. The lamb was slightly undercooked but very tender and tasty. The laksa curry chips were moorish. Dietary requirements...More

Thank JohnB521
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Kingfish and gnocchi for starters then we shared the Duck and Lamb loin, everything cooked to perfection as was the Kipfler chips. Service was very attentive without being too much. Excellent experience.

Thank MartinKerrForbes
Reviewed 27 April 2018

The restaurant is located in very nice old church building with seating arranged in a fairly regular pattern. We felt our meals were ok without achieving a really high standard. As commented by other reviewers the food is perhaps over garnished. My kingfish entree was...More

Thank Doyoulikeourname
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Early dinner with some unique food issues. Staff and chef dealt with it all in stride and served up an excellent meal. Had the porterhouse and seared king fish. Would go again. Very reasonably priced.

Thank JimBob99999
Reviewed 16 April 2018

For starters the four of us shared the parmesan gnocchi and Octopus both cooked well and very tasty. Ss mains we had the Porterhouse of beef cooked medium rare, the duck, the fish of the day and the French Onion tart. All diners raved about...More

Thank Max W
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I had fond memories of this restaurant and I was pleased to be visiting on a night they were open for business. I had the Octopus for entree & the yellow fin tuna for main. I have to say difficult to be positive- both meals...More

Thank auajt
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant in a lovely location. Food was fantastic, service was great and ambience was terrific. Hope that we return to Penola one day to experience this restaurant again.

Thank RB5655
Reviewed 19 March 2018

As a once or twice a year visitor we were not disappointed with Pipers, which could compete in any company. Service is helpful, the wine list comprehensive, well chosen and well priced and the food consistently great. The chef seems to have the ability to...More

Thank GreyJW
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We had dinner here on our last night in Coonawarra Glad we had booked as restaurant did fill up Service was very attentive Good extensive wine list Menu was delicious Entree we had pate and kingfish - both very good Mains Eye fillet and Duck...More

Thank kirstyjb
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Questions & Answers
2 January 2018|
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Response from Erika B | Property representative |
Yes we will, as it is a Friday. We are closed on Sundays and Mondays. Would you like to book a table?
11 April 2016|
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Response from mjshort | Reviewed this property |
Pipers is normally open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday and shut on Sunday and Monday. So, I don't think they will be open on Anzac Day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Riddoch St, Penola, South Australia 5277, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Penola
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8737 3999
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