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Tin Shed

168 Main Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61 8 8323 7343
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (53 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (48 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
168 Main Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you're looking for a quiet romantic place to eat this is not it. If you're looking for lots of healthy options this is not your place. However it's a large bustling cafe in a large Tin shed with a covered / enclosed outdoor seating...More

Thank Caroline P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here after a couple of nights staying in the area on our way back to Adelaide, hoping for a decent breakfast to soak up the excesses of the day before (!) and it really is basically a tin shed in the middle of...More

Thank wrikl001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to breakfast on the advice of a local and was very happy. You know its good with the amount of customers coming through the doors. Worth the visit.

Thank BearaBul
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked into the tin shed for breakfast with family what a amazing place polite friendly staff excellent coffee and food very accomodating we had 2 kids in high chairs prompt and efficient we only had to wait about 10 minutes from ordering to eating...More

Thank oldmate_84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an excellent haloumi and mushroom burger! My partner had the chicken quesadilla which was good too! People were friendly and the service was good.

Thank HareshaA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we strolled around the Main Street we stumbled across this place and stopped for lunch. I had the southern fried chicken with salad and chips which was tender and delicious, non greasy or salty, and full of flavour. The pizzas were fresh and fabulous...More

Thank Sara R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Out with friends, asked if we liked pizza - we said yes. The Tin Shed in MLaren Vale is exactly that ........ and the pizza (like the wine) was great. Well worth the visit, great for a light lunch.

Thank Irvine-SoA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in the Main Street. Breakfast was okay, bacon and eggs, but a little expensive. Good coffee and friendly service.

Thank leanneandtony
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called by with my wife one weekend afternoon and found the place to be have a rustic sort of charm. The meals were good as was the service. The concrete floors did make it a bit noisy when the place was full and everyone chatting....More

Thank kevinjbarry2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New location never been here before. Was pleasantly surprised on how big it was inside and how clean everything was. Being Father's Day it was busy but the staff were great and the food was very filling and value for money.

Thank hmarsh67
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22 April 2016|
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Response from Elizabeth M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I'm sorry. Worth a phone call?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Main Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  McLaren Vale
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8323 7343
Casual dining, versatile menu
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