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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 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 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, Beetroot & Ginger – Shallot Dressing $20

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

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

Zucchini Flowers, Buffalo Fetta, Ricotta, Pickled Zucchini & Labne $20

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


Substantial Delights

“Rajasthani” Whole Goat Curry, Basmati Rice & Yoghurt Sauce $33

Zucchini Matarbark, Pumpkin Curry, Fried Curry Onions & Pickled Cucumber $ 29

Roasted & Confit Nomad Farm Chicken, Duck Neck Sausage, Tomatoes & Green Beans & Fried Bread $33

Roasted Spencer Gulf Snapper, Black Garlic Crème Fraiche, Radish, Nuts, Seeds & Grains $34

Roasted Pork Belly, Grilled Peaches, Onion Soubise, Mustard & Linseed $32

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

  • Rump   [300g] $38
  • T-Bone [650g – great to share ] $67

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

On The Side

Hand Cut Chips & Roasted Garlic Mayonnaise $9

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

Grilled Zucchini, Green Beans, Kitchen Garden Leaves, Baked Ricotta & Yoghurt Dressing $13

Kitchen Garden Leaf Salad & Red Wine Vinegar Dressing $9

Steamed Mixed Greens & Herb Butter $9


Sweet Delights

‘Ice-Cream Sandwich’ – Cardamom & Star Anise Parfait, Almond Meringue $16

White Chocolate ‘Pavlova Roll’, Strawberry Jelly, Strawberry Sorbet & Rhubarb $16

Vanilla & Honey Pannacotta, Blueberries, Peach & Whey Sorbet, Crostoli $16

Saffron Crème Brulee, Fresh Figs & Sesame Nougatine, Sherry Ice-Cream & Candied Ginger $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 GRACE, Matured Soft, Goat’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.