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192 Main Rd, Willunga, South Australia 5172, Australia
+61 8 8556 4005
12:00 - 15:00
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Thu - Mon 12:00 - 15:00
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Recently had lunch at the AuPear cafe restaurant at McLaren Vale. A 1 hour drive from the Adelaide CBD situated in the wine country of the Southern Vales the little restaurant is quintessential of what makes this area of the Adelaide Hills the best of the best. The old cottage has been tastefully restored and proves an airy ambiance conducive... More 

Thank Andy S
Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The two of us shared a couple of entrées plus a couple of side dishes which was just great for a Saturday light lunch. Left some room for a couple of deserts which were also devine. The scallop entrée was cooked to perfection as was the small tart. The wines by the glass were from local producers and were a... More 

Thank GScreenName
Toronto, Canada
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171 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is located on the Main Road between McLaren Vale and Willunga. It is a beautiful little spot tucked away. There is plenty of parking. It is a wonderful room and there is also a lovely garden. We ventures in for a Saturday night dinner and we're quite surprised. There is a new young chef, Ryan Callaghan, that is turning... More 

Thank 155019David_M
New Zealand
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109 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't be put off by the inauspicious view from the road - this restaurant is a gem! The service we received from Muff & Sam and the delicious food produced by Ryan in the kitchen left us shouting for more!! Their knowledge of local wines is encyclopaedic - let them recommend a drop to go with your food. We sampled... More 

Thank Zamgal
Adelaide, Australia
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a light lunch in a lovely setting. Friendly owner and staff. Chef came to us to enquire if we had enjoyed the lunch we had chosen and explained to us the produce that he had used. Chose to have the dukha with their own baked bread. Yum! Followed with a tasting platter for two. Swordfish, escargot, baked cauliflower, pork... More 

Thank carolbali
Adelaide, Australia
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Our first visit & dining experience here & we all enjoyed it thoroughly. What a gorgeous setting. A small restaurant with a very picturesque outlook even from the bathrooms! The tables were a nice size with comfortable seats & not noisy @ all. The staff were all very friendly & attentive. We shared a platter of seafood meat cheese &... More 

Thank Tans67
Kangaroo Island, Australia
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We were a table of 12 and were very disappointed in the service, the waitress couldn't tell us about the champagne and what was on the platters. They would have got so much more alcohol sales from us if they bothered to come out and serve us. Such a shame for a four and a half star service restaurant.

1 Thank Nicric57
Muffet G, Owner at Au pear, responded to this review

We had anticipated your review and were interested to see your comments. On the day we were prepared for your group of 12, as booked, however we had not anticipated that you would arrive on a bus with an esky in tow. Our concerns were raised further when one of your group immediately removed a stubby and consumed it before... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Today we had the pleasure of eating at this amazing restaurant. To say to food was amazing would be an understatement. It was more than we expected taste wise from each course. The service was friendly and efficient. I couldn't fault anything except perhaps that I wish I could go back tomorrow and eat there again.

Thank shaslick
Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Great food, lovely setting with friendly staff! Chefs sharing platter was lovely all freshly made!!!!

Thank Swimrunbike101
Adelaide, Australia
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169 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Had no expectations about our Saturday lunch. On reading the menu there were many choices that looked rather interesting to try. However, the girls, decided they wanted to try the degustation menu. Spectacular! Wonderful presentation and surprising ingredients that complimented the dish without over powering the whole. Selections included cold pork rillettes (my favourite) then roman gnocchi with blue cheese... More 

2 Thank AussieAnniversary

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 Main Rd, Willunga, South Australia 5172, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Willunga
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8556 4005

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?