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Tin Shed

168 Main Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61 8 8323 7343
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“pizza” (58 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
168 Main Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We are from Texas... I have to say, we had the best meal of our trip at the Tin Shed. The staff was GREAT and the food was even better. I would highly recommend anyone stopping in for a bite and a drink. This was...More

Thank jamesmpoche
Reviewed 7 May 2018

I took a group of 10 people for lunch, food came out fast and hot. Mainly burgers and pizza, but good quality and serves. Prices very affordable

Thank Tina100855
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

First stop in the morning at the northern edge of wine region McLaren Vale. Great food, great ambience. Would drop by again.

Thank JimBob99999
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Last time we ate at the tin shed they were still at the other end of the road. Unfortunately i feel they have lost the atmosphere they had.the service was quick and friendly the food ok but nothing special.

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Went for a breakfast with my daughter and found the new premises lacking in ambiance unlike the previous one. The food was very average and we won’t revisit, we had to go inside too as the drive is all dust which blows through the out...More

Thank kathycurson
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We had the seafood combo with the fish and squid. And a Texan burger. The squid was lightly battered and it is one of the best cooked squid ever. Not rubbery at all or too soft. Just perfect. I could have eaten another one.

Thank Jujeyco
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Headed down to McLaren Vale for lunch. Passed a lot of wineries with very limited menus then found this place. From the outside it looks like it's name, however the place has great food. We ordered garlic bread, bruschetta, pizza and some coffees to finish,...More

Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I looked for somewhere mid between Victor Harbor and Adelaide for Easter Sunday and couldn't have chosen better than the Tin Shed for lunch with the family. Great atmosphere for the grandchildren as well as us adults and the food was simply delicious. Coffee at...More

Thank RPS17
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

When visiting the nearby Angove Wine Estate we enquired about the best coffees in McLaren Vale and were directed to the Tin Shed near Foodworld. Great choice! The coffees are indeed excellent and there are many choices if you like something sweet on the side....More

Thank WarrenAus
Reviewed 26 March 2018

If you're looking for a delicious late brunch this is NOT the place to go. They have about an hour gap between when they stop serving breakfast and when they start their lunch menu. During this time you can only buy coffee and pizza -...More

Thank Kymmie M
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25 January 2018|
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Response from T1sWas | Reviewed this property |
I think they probably would be. Their website says they are open 7 days and they are in a tourist area so they'd be mad not to be open on a public holiday.
25 January 2018|
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Response from tinshedcafe | Property representative |
Hi, we are open from 8am for breakfast and stay open for lunch and dinner. Hope to see you there!
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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