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Food at the The Salopian Inn is eclectic – an edible story, if you like – of Karena’s culinary journey and her ever persistent need to learn more, eat more and cook more.


Autumn 2016

The Salopian Inn kitchen team loves to cook… and only with local, seasonal produce. We take great pride in our craft, making all that we offer from scratch.

For over the past 12 months we have been cultivating an organic kitchen garden at my home, with Maddie as its fearless gardener. The garden now provides a large percentage of fruit, vegetables and herbs for the restaurant. The seasons dictate what we cook to ensure the freshest and best quality ingredients. We only use pasture-fed, locally sourced beef and lamb, free range poultry and pork as well as Australian caught seafood.

We encourage you to put yourself in our hands: Our $80 pp tasting menu showcases our most-loved dishes. You will enjoy a selection of entrées, main courses and dessert. If there are some dishes you would like to try in particular, please just let us know.

Thank you for your custom,

Karena Armstrong & The Salopian Inn Team


Small Delights

Inn Keepers Gift to You – Laucke Flour Sour Dough Bread, Paris Creek Bio-Dynamic (in conversion) Butter

Salopian Garden Pickles, Mixed Fleurieu Olives, Aqua Dolce Beans $18

Sashimi of Pt Lincoln Hiramasa Kingfish, Pickled Cucumber, Miso Dressing $22

Steamed Prawn & Blue Swimmer Crab Dumplings, Roasted Chilli Oil & Pickled Ginger $20

Autumn Garden Salad, Roasted Beetroot, Fennel & Chestnut $20

Steamed Berkshire Pork Buns, Home Style Chilli Sauce $10

Salted Snapper Croquettes, Cucumber, Mint, Baked Ricotta & Capers $20

Bass Strait Scallops, XO & Black Bean Sauce $23


Substantial Delights

Pan Roasted Snapper, Almond Cream & Roasted Fennel $34

Slow Braised Myponga Lamb, Chickpeas, Labne & Roasted Lime Salad $29

Steamed Silken Tofu, Mushrooms, Ginger, Shallot & Peanut Oil Dressing $28

Roasted Pork Hock, Chorizo & Bread Stuffing, Braised Lentils $33

Goan Style Whole Blue Swimmer Crab Curry, Green Beans, Coconut Roti & Basmati Rice $38

Kangarilla, 4-week Dry Aged, Grass Fed Beef Steak – Chestnuts, Roasted Mushroom, Kale & Horseradish

  • Beef Steak from the Rump [300g] $34
  • T-Bone [Great to share 650g] $65

Szechuan Salted Free Range Duck, Orange, Cinnamon & Star Anise Sauce, Steamed Chinese Buns [1/2 Duck – great to share] $65


On The Side

Hand Cut “Desiree Potato” Chips, Roasted Garlic Mayonnaise $9

Duck Fat Roasted Potatoes, Rosemary, Lemon & Paprika Salt $9

Kitchen Garden Leaf Salad, Red Wine Vinegar Dressing $9

Salad of Roasted Cauliflower, Spicy Flattened Rice & Hindmarsh Valley Buttermilk Dressing $13

Steamed Mixed Greens $9

Home Style Chilli Sauce for Keeps $10


Sweet Delights

Strawberry Guava Trifle, Strawberry Jelly, Vanilla Custard, Sponge & Pistachio Nougat $15

Urban Sanctuary Honey Pannacotta, Blood Plum Sorbet & Sable $15

Orange Caramel, Pistachio Meringue & Chocolate Ice-Cream Sandwich with Caramel Popcorn $15

Salopian Affogato – Sorbet, Alcohol & Dawn Patrol Coffee $18

Daily Sorbet $12

Chocolate Soufflé, Chocolate Sorbet & Pistachio Toffee $15


Cheeses 50g Each

Garrotxa, Semi Hard Goats Milk, Catalonia, Spain $14

Cashel Blue, Blue Vein Cows Milk, Tipperary, Ireland $14

Brillat Savarin, White Mould Cows Milk, Ile-de-France, France $14

Three Cheeses $33


Sticky to Complement

2012 Delas Muscat de Beaumes de Venise $12/$86

2013 Navazos PX Gran Solera $15


Menu [pdf download]
Sweet Delights [pdf download]


Please note that the use of AMEX attracts a 2.8% surcharge.
Ask us about our $65 Tasting Menu for groups of 10 or more (Dessert not included)
Menu subject to change.