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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 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 18 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

Boston Bay Salumi, Grana Padana Parmesan, Pickled Garden Vegetable, Mixed Local Olives & K.I. Aqua Dolce Beans $18

Fennel Cured Hiramasa Kingfish, Roasted Lemon & Horseradish $22

Steamed Prawn & Blue Swimmer Crab Dumplings, Roasted Chilli Oil & Pickled Ginger $22

Vietnamese Pancake, Fried Silken Tofu, Ginger, Coriander & Peanut Salt $20

Steamed Boston Bay Free Range Pork Buns, Home Style Chilli Sauce $10

Salted Snapper Croquettes, Almond Cream & Pickled Beetroot $20


Substantial Delights

Yoghurt Baked Market Fish, Spiced Red Lentil, Roasted Cauliflower & Curry Leaf Salad $30

Mushroom Ragu, Potato Gnocchi, Parmesan & Pangritata $30

Savannah Farms Lamb Shoulder Pie, Hindmarsh Valley Haloumi & Coriole Green Olives $32

Nomad Farms Free Range Chicken “Larp”, Roasted Rice, Coriander & Chilli Jam $28

Beef Kibbeh, Haloumi, Burghul, Vegetable Tagine & Yoghurt Bread $30

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

Kangarilla, 4-week Dry Aged, Grass Fed Beef Steak – Potato Dauphinoise, Charred Asparagus, Fermented Cabbage & Smoked Mustard Butter

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


On The Side

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

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

Kitchen Garden Leaf Salad, Red Wine Vinegar Dressing $9

Raw Kale, Celeriac, Swede & Turnip Slaw, Hindmarsh Valley Buttermilk Dressing & Parmesan $13

Steamed Mixed Greens $9

Home Style Chilli Sauce for Keeps $10


Sweet Delights

Candied Lemon, Pistachio & Saffron Pudding, White Chocolate & Olive Oil Mousse $15

Liquorice Brûlée, Citrus Salad & Black Pepper Ice-Cream $15

Salted Caramel, Orange & Chocolate Ice-Cream Sandwich with Honeycomb & Chocolate Sauce $15

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

Daily Sorbet $12

Warm Spiced Rice Pudding, Roasted Pears, Burnt Apple Compote & Muscat Ice-Cream $15


Cheeses 50g Each

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

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

Devon Blue, Blue Vein Semi Hard Cow’s Milk, Devon, England $14

Three Cheeses $33


Sticky to Complement

NV Navazos P.X. Gran Solera [60ml], Spain $15

2013 Mr Riggs STICKY END Riesling [100ml], Adelaide Hills $13


Menu [pdf download]
Sweet Delights [pdf download]


Please note that the use of AMEX & DINERS attracts a 2% surcharge.
Ask us about our $65 Tasting Menu for groups of 10 or more (Dessert not included).
Menu subject to change.