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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.


Spring 2017

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 2 years 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 Butter

Pickled & Fermented Spring Vegetables, Aqua Dolce Beans & Toolunka Creek Olives $18

Port Lincoln Hiramasa Kingfish, Miso – Soy Dressing, Radish & Horseradish $22

Crispy Fried Silken Tofu, Candied Beetroot, Green Pease, Fennell & Ginger Dressing $20

Steamed Duck Dumplings, Orange, Hoisin & Roasted Chilli Dressing $22

Soy Braised Paroo Kangaroo Tail, Chilli Caramel, Szechuan Salt & Fermented Daikon $20

Crumbed Lamb’s Brains, Orange & Fennel Salad & Lemon Mayonnaise $20

Steamed Howie Hill Farm Free Range Berkshire Pork Buns & Home Style Chilli Sauce $12


Substantial Delights

Roasted Market Fish, Boston Bay Mussels, Dirt(y) Inc. Baby Blue Lentils, Saffron, Orange & Fennel  $MP

Sri Lankan Style “Hopper” Fermented Coconut Pancake, Pumpkin & Mustard Seed Curry, Palak, Free Range Egg & Coconut Sambal $30

South East Confit Rabbit, Potato Gnocchi, Asparagus, Peas, Lemon & Parmesan $33

Nomad Farm Roasted & Confit Chicken, Radish, Broad Beans, Honey & Garlic $33

Grass Fed Beef Pie, Truffle Mash, Crème Fraiche Pastry & Globe Artichokes from next door  $33

Red Braised Free Range Duck – Asparagus, Fermented Daikon, Pickled Shiitakes, Green Pea Salad & ‘Chee Cheong Fun’ Rice Noodles         [1/2 Duck – great to share] $67

Kangarilla 4 Week Dry Aged & Grass Fed Beef Steak – Steamed Asparagus, Smoked Onions, Bone Marrow Butter & Parsley Oil

  • Beef Steak from the Rump [300g] $35
  • T-Bone [650g – great to share ] $67


On The Side

Hand Cut Chips, Roasted Garlic Mayonnaise $9

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

Kitchen Garden Leaf Salad, Red Wine Vinegar Dressing $9

Kitchen Garden Leaves, Howie Hill Bacon, Fried Bread, Broad Beans & Kefir Dressing $13

Steamed Mixed Greens & Lemon Butter $9


Sweet Delights

Saffron Brulee, Blood Orange & Campari Sorbet, Crostoli $16

Steamed Carrot & Ginger Pudding, Candied Carrot, Sesame Nougatine & Cream Cheese Ice Cream $16

Dawn Patrol Coffee & Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwich, Coffee Caramel $16

Pavlova Roll, White Chocolate Mousse, Poached Rhubarb & Apple Sorbet $16

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

Daily Sorbet $12


Cheeses 50g Each

Il Lupo, Semi Hard Cow’s Milk, Adelaide Hills, South Australia $14

Brillat Savarin Le Vignelait, Triple Cream Wash Rind Cow’s Milk, Normandy, France $14

Gorgonzola Picante, Blue Vein Semi Hard Cow’s Milk, Piedmont, Italy $14

Three Cheeses $33


Sticky to Complement

NV Navazos Pedro Ximenez Gran Solera [60ml], Spain $15

2014 Royal Tokaji Late Harvest [100ml], Hungary $12


Menu [pdf download]
Sweet Delights [pdf download]


Please note that the use of AMEX & DINERS attracts a 1.5% surcharge.
Ask us about our $65 Tasting Menu for groups of 10 or more (Dessert not included).
Menu subject to change.
Various dietary requirements catered for, please speak with one of our team.