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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 2019

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 Mills Sourdough Bread & Paris Creek Farms Bio-Dynamic Butter – Inn Keepers Gift to You

Steamed & Fried Pumpkin, Kale & Miso Buns, Home Style Chilli Sauce (2 piece) …$12

Fennel Kombucha Pickled Coorong Mullet, Boston Bay Mussels & Toasted Bagel & Almond Cream …$20

Steamed Boston Bay Pork Buns & Home Style Chilli Sauce (2 piece) …$14

Spencer Gulf Prawn Co – Op Dumplings, Pickled Ginger, Coriander, Black Vinegar & Roasted Chilli Dressing …$23

Chargrilled SA Squid, Beetroot Hummus, Pickled & Roasted Beetroot & Harissa …$23

Fried Polenta, Roasted & Raw Fennel, Kris Lloyd Buffalo Curd & Blood Orange Dressing ..$20

Soy Braised Paroo Kangaroo Tail, Pickled Daikon, Chilli Caramel & Chilli Salt…$22

Substantial Delights

Grilled Nomad Farm Quail, Buttered Cashew Curry Sauce, Fried Kalettes, Puffed Rice & Curry Leaf …$29

Fried, Pickled & Sauteed Village Green Kohlrabi, Asparagus, Meru Miso, Chickpea Miso, Dirt(y) Inc. Chickpeas & Horseradish …$30

Charcoal Grilled Beef & Chilli Skewers, Tamarind Hollandaise, Roti & Radish Pickle…$32

Roasted Market Fish, Buckwheat, Roasted Cauliflower, Green Beans, Avocado, Walnuts & Garden Fluff…$MP

Smoked Boston Bay Pork & Kim Chi Pancake, Grilled Roman Beans, Red Cabbage, Roast Pumpkin, Fried Onion, Coconut Hoisin Dressing …$30

Confit Nomad Farm Chicken Pie, Buttered & Roasted Carrots, Truffled Mushrooms & Carrot Top Butter [30 minutes] …$34

Charcoal Grilled 4 Week Dry Aged & Grass Fed Beef Steak – Charred Onions, Roasted and Raw Brussel Sprouts, Parmesan, Anchovy Butter & Jus.

-Rump [300g] …$38

-T-Bone [600g – great to share] …$67

On The Side

Hand Cut Chips & Roasted Garlic Mayonnaise …$9

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

Roasted Fennel, Kitchen Garden Leaves & Green “Goddess” Dressing & Parmesan Cheese …$13

Kitchen Garden Leaf Salad & Red Wine Vinegar Dressing …$9

Steamed Mixed Greens & Herb Butter …$9

Sweet Delights

Organic Lenswood Apple Tart, Almond, Sunflower Seed & Oat Crumble, Treacle Ice-Cream & Crème Fraiche (20 minutes) …$16

Salopian Ice-cream Sandwich – Dark Chocolate Meringue, Orange & Vanilla Parfait, Orange Caramel, Candied Cumquat & Fennel …$16

Steamed Lemon Pudding, Lemon Curd, Saffron Syrup & Pistachios, New Season Olive Oil, Yoghurt & Bay Sorbet …$16

Salopian Affogato – Ice-cream, Alex’s Choice of Alcohol & Dawn Patrol Coffee …$18

Roasted Rhubarb & Lemongrass Sticky Rice, Sesame & Coconut Caramel, Black Sesame & Coconut Sorbet …$16

Daily Sorbet …$12

Cheeses 50g Each

Belmondo – La Vera Blue, Buffalo Milk, Murray Bridge, South Australia…$14

Queso Valdeon, Sycamore Maple Wrapped Blue Cheese, Cow’s Milk, Leon, Spain…$14

Adel, Blue Vein Semi Hard, Cow’s Milk, South Australia …$14

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

Tarago River Triple Cream, White Mould, Cows Milk, Gippsland, Victoria…$14

Section 28, Monforte, Semi Hard, Unpasteurised Cow’s Milk, Adelaide Hills, South Australia…$14

Époisses, Soft Wash Rind, Cow’s Milk, Burgundy, France…$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

Especially for Children

Fried Rice & Honey Chicken Wings …$12

Battered Flathead & Hand Cut Chips …$12

Spaghetti & Tomato Sugo …$12

Cookies & Cream Ice Cream Tub …$9


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.