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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 2018

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 four 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

Laucke Flour Sourdough Bread & Our Own Fleurieu Butter – Inn Keepers Gift to You

Lime Pickled Spencer Gulf Garfish, Cucumber, Avocado, Yoghurt Dressing & Kitchen Garden Fluff $22

Steamed Blue Swimmer Crab & Gulf Prawn Dumplings, Pickled Ginger, Roasted Chilli Dressing & Coriander $22

Soy Braised Kangaroo Tail, Pickled Daikon & Radish, Chilli Caramel & Szechuan Salt $20

Fried Silken Tofu, Candied Beetroot & Ginger – Shallot Dressing $20

Steamed Sandalwood Gully Farm Berkshire Pork Buns & Home Style Chilli Sauce [2 piece] $12

Steamed & Fried Warrigal Greens, Pumpkin Buns & Black Bean Buns, Home Style Chilli Sauce [2 piece] $12

Sprouting Broccoli Pakora, Turmeric & Ginger Coconut Curry, Poha & Pickled Chilli $20

Grilled SA Octopus, Kipfler Potatoes, Ellis Chorizo, Green Peas & Mint Yoghurt $22


Substantial Delights

Braised McLaren Vale Lamb Shoulder, Moghrabieh, Tahini Yoghurt, Fermented Honey & Preserved Lime $33

Steamed Coorong Mulloway, Broad Beans, Ginger, Kohlrabi & White Soy Dressing $34

Roasted Silverbeet Rolls, Basmati Rice, Haloumi, Dirt(y) Inc. Hummus, Eggplant & Roasted Lemon $29

Sweet Soy Braised Beef Noodle Roll, Kim Chi & Smoked Vinegar & Roasted Chilli Dressing $28

Roasted & Confit Nomad Farm Chicken, Asparagus, Broad Beans, Peas & Chicory Jam $33

Lenswood Pasture Raised Half Duck, Szechuan Eggplant, Asian Greens & Shallot Pancake [great to share] $65

4 Week Dry Aged & Grass Fed Beef Steak – Grilles Sweet Onions, Roasted Tomato, Manchego, Lemon & New Season Diana Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • 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

Grilled Sweetcorn, Green Beans, Kitchen Garden Leaves, Parmesan & Yoghurt Dressing $13

Kitchen Garden Leaf Salad & Red Wine Vinegar Dressing $9

Steamed Mixed Greens & Herb Butter $9


Sweet Delights

Vanilla Ice-Cream Sandwich – Orange & Caramel Parfait, Chocolate Biscuit & Coffee Caramel $16

Chocolate Custard Doughnuts, Dulce de leche Icecream & Poached Rhubarb $16

Lemon Syrup Pudding, Candied Lemon, Citrus Curd & Yoghurt Sorbet, New Season Olive Oil  $16

Paris Creek Quark Cheesecake, Buckwheat Biscuit, Strawberries, Vanilla & Strawberry Swirl Icecream $16

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

Daily Sorbet $12


Cheeses 50g Each

Kris Lloyd HARVEST, Ashed Washed Rind, Cow’s Milk, Adelaide Hills, South Australia $14

Kris Lloyd FORAGERS FEAST, Porcini Triple Cream, Cow’s Milk, Adelaide Hills, South Australia $14

Bay of Martyrs, Blue Vein, Cows Milk, South West Victoria $14

Herve Mons Bleu des Causses, Blue Vein Semi Hard, Cow’s Milk, Gorges du Tarn, France $14

Queso Manchego Maturado, Semi Hard, Sheep’s Milk, La Mancha, Spain $14

Hafod Cheddar, Hard Cheese, Organic Cow’s Milk Wales $14

3 Cheese Plate $33


Sticky to Complement

2017 Brackenwood Vineyard Botrytis Riesling [100ml], Adelaide Hills $13

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




Please note that the use of AMEX & DINERS attracts a 1.5% surcharge.
Ask us about our Tasting Menu for groups of 10 or more.
Menu subject to change.
Various dietary requirements catered for, please speak with one of our team.