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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.


Summer 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

Boston Bay Berkshire Pig Capocolla (Cured Shoulder). Parmesan & Grissini $18

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

Fried Zucchini Flowers, Ricotta, Lemon & Parsley $20

Smoked Howie Hill Pork Pancake, Pickled Zucchini, Salty Peanuts, Mint & Ginger Dressing $22

Steamed Spencer Gulf Prawn Dumplings, Coriander, Pickled Ginger & Roasted Chilli Dressing $22

Salted Fish Croquettes, Beetroot & Tahini, Avocado Salad $20

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


Substantial Delights

Roasted Market Fish, Blue Lentils, Grain n “Greens” Salad, Roast Almonds & Saffron Yoghurt $MP

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

Whey Braised Lamb Neck Moussaka, Potato, Eggplant & Yoghurt Bechamel $32

Nomad Farm Chicken Salad, Blue Oyster Mushrooms, Eggplant, Tomato & Lemongrass Dressing $32

Middle Eastern Beef & Haloumi Pie Dirt(y) Inc. Hummus, Rooibos Barberries, Zatar Flat Rice  $32

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

Kangarilla 4 Week Dry Aged & Grass Fed Beef Steak – Tomato Jam, Roasted Capsicum, White Anchovies & Basil

  • Beef Steak from the Rump [300g] $36
  • 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, Grilled Zucchini, Baked Ricotta, Fried Bread, Broad Beans & Kefir Dressing $13

Steamed Mixed Greens & Lemon Butter $9


Sweet Delights

House Barrel Aged Negroni Savarin, Poached Stone Fruit & Licquorie Ice Cream $16 $16

Salopian Trifle – Coconut & Almond Cake, Poached Apricots, Blueberries, ‘Dub Style’ Jelly & Fleurieu Cream $16

Chocolate and Honey Ice Cream Sandwich, Candied Fig and Honeycomb $16

Pavlova Roll, White Chocolate Mousse, Kuitpo Strawberry & Mulberry Salad and Strawberry 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

NV Brash Higgins Tawny [45ml], McLaren Vale $22

2016 Spring Vale LOUISA Gewurztraminer [100ml], Freycinet Coast, Tasmania $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.