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23rd Street Distillery, Renmark, AU-SA

23rd Street Distillery

4.2
4.2
231 Reviews
$41 to $100
Modern Australian
Our historic Twenty Third Street Distillery, built in 1914, has been resurrected with twenty-first century technology. Century-old copper stills are reignited with a spirit of anarchic invention. Our Master Distiller captures the spirit of riverside relaxation intersected with energetic invention. We’re charting new flavour territories with old-school craftsmanship to bring you sensory pleasures savoury and sweet, bright and smooth, contradictory yet united. Twenty Third Street. Prime spirits for the liberated palate.

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2 people

10:00 pm


Booked 1 time today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Modern Australian

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Wed, Sun 10:00 am–4:00 pm Thu–Sat 10:00 am–10:00 pm Dinner Thu–Sat 6:00 pm–8:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (08) 8586 8500

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive Chef

    John Spilios

What 231 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.1Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. KL

    KLR24

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a wonderful day trip to visit 23rd Street distillery. Great service great value for money and the food was delicious.
  2. KQ

    KimQ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a wonderful time. Could not fault any of the exquisite Winter menu - everything was delicious and great customer service
  3. P

    Paige

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Probably the best meal we’ve had in the Riverland in a long time. 🙌🏾
  4. S

    Sahara

    Adelaide

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 June 2022

    overall2food1service2ambience2
    Slow service, drinking water out of paper cups, incomplete dishes being sent out of the kitchen as they ran out of ingredients with no apology. Wouldn’t go back
  5. TH

    TaniaH

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 June 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience3
    The food, ambience & service at our table was very good but unfortunately the service at the main desk with one of the girls was a little abrupt at times. Also, when we went up to order our food we were told we couldn't order until 1.15pm without any explanation as to why & there were other tables that had ordered & were getting their food. Admittedly, it was 12.45pm & I had booked the table for 1pm but we came in earlier to do our gin tasting before eating, but we were getting hungry & didn't think there would be a problem ordering. We have never heard of having to wait to order food or been told to come back later, ever! Once we did order our food came out very quickly & was delicious so we couldn't fault that.
  6. NK

    NK72

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 June 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience3
    We had arrived for dinner with great expectations as the day before the carpark was full and brimming of people. Unfortunately, after looking over the menu, we found the prices for the entrees to be exorbitant ($25 ea)and my partner's main dish (cauliflower steak) was very underwhelming in size and taste. On a more positive note the gentleman who served us was quite attentive and very apologetic when we raised our issues with him. However, we will not be returning nor recommending to friends.
  7. MS

    MarkStewart

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We did a day trip from Mildura to celebrate world gin day. What a great venue. Highly recommend, even if a bit of a drive is required.
  8. MS

    MarkS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a great place to visit and Enjoy Trip up from Adelaide for day specifically to enjoy with friends
  9. DT

    DinaT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely amazing Food was so delicious Service was five stars
  10. DM

    DanielleM

    Adelaide

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 27 May 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience4
    Was really looking forward to finally visiting my favourite gin distillery. Drinks/ tastings were great but was quite disappointed with the lack of food options. Pizza oven wasn’t working so we chose two other options from the limited menu. One of those options wasn’t available so it left maybe one thing to choose from. I had the squid which was a slightly strange dish, and didn’t come with any lemon or aioli.. just rocket, chilli , bacon. When I asked for some lemon I received the tiniest piece 😁 But I still enjoyed the afternoon and the drinks/tasting was magnificent. Worth the visit !
  11. RH

    RachH

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 26 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A must visit if you are in the area! Excellent meal & cocktails are divine!
  12. GH

    GarryH

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great pizzas and clean modern venue We always stop here for lunch travelling to and fro from Sydney to Adelaide
  13. IB

    IanB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 May 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Very good service and atmosphere. We both really enjoyed our time there. The food was excellent and very quick service. My wife loved the gin tasting. We will be back
  14. LO

    LisaO

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Beautiful food . Service exemplary. Was noisy due to another group but we throughly enjoyed our night
  15. EW

    EmilyW

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 29 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was great. The food exceeded expectations, it was well presented and very tasty. The venue has a lovely atmosphere and the gin is good.

    23rd Street DistilleryResponded on 5 May 2022Thankyou for the 5 star review. We appreciate your feedback! Hope to see you back again soon.

  16. TW

    TimW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Ideal place for a catchup with friends over a superb meal & drinks. Highly recommended.

    23rd Street DistilleryResponded on 5 May 2022Thank you for the 5 star review. We very much appreciate your feedback. Glad to hear you enjoyed your experience.

  17. DG

    DianneG

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Our unch and afternoon outside was lovely. My only comment would be some music would have added a nice mood. Staff very friendly

    23rd Street DistilleryResponded on 5 May 2022Thank you Dianne for taking the time to review your visit. We appreciate feedback. We usually do have music playing during business hours so I apologise if it was missed this visit. Thank you for letting us know. Glad to hear you had a lovely experience.

  18. TP

    TrevorP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 April 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Good options and range of different food. Impressive list of drink options of the local products We enjoyed our meal and visit very much
  19. MC

    MattC

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 20 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome. Great and prompt service. Friendly staff.

    23rd Street DistilleryResponded on 5 May 2022Cheers Matt for the review - we really appreciate feedback. Glad to hear you had a great time.

  20. K

    Kegstar

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 April 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience3
    We were told numerous times that they were really busy, however we had booked. Our drinks were brought out without mixers and dumped on the table, after10 minutes we had to ask for them. No meals came out at the same time my husband asked for no onion his pizza which finally came out a hour after we ordered (and everyone had eaten by this time) with onion and was cold. No one knew what tables food was going to. The good staff were ruined by the surliness of others. Not good and we have been previously without these issues.
  21. A

    Alana

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Thoroughly enjoyed the meal and violet gin. Staff were welcoming and attentive. Well kept, modern venue that has a young and engaging vibe. Will visit again!
  22. K

    Kiwivet

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 April 2022

    overall2food4service2ambience1
    The food was ok, service indifferent but the atmosphere was like a cafeteria with trestle tables in a big open room that had loud music and noisy acoustics. It did not live up to the fine dining that we expected from the online menu and prices. More photos of the interior would help people to know what to expect
  23. EB

    EstherB

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 April 2022

    overall1food3service1ambience2
    Waited half an hour for a drink, 45 mins for food, some dishes were cold and other didn’t arrive at all, weren’t given plates for share food, disposable cuttlery and water from take away coffee cups coffee cups
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 April 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience2
    It was obvious that they were understaffed - we waited over an hour for food and 40 minutes for a round of drinks. The pizzas were undercooked with sparse toppings. Very young staff and didn’t seem to have a system.
  25. EL

    EmmaL

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 April 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience2
    We had a 12.45 booking. Food didn’t come out until after 2pm including kids meals. Drinks were also over a 30min wait. We had multiple meals completely missed with the last of our food only arriving at 3pm. The wait staff were great but there was a distinct lack of management.
  26. R

    Rosierenmark

    South Australia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful meal presented beautifully. Service was excellent!
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    South Australia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First time visiting the establishment & it was amazing! Food was outstanding & staff so lovely & accomodating! Good price, quality bevies & good options for Gluten Free diners like myself 🙌🏼 we will be back!
  28. LW

    LyndaW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 April 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Clean and well kept outside grassed area for lunch with umbrellas over tables. Service was prompt and friendly, and a good selection on food and drinks menu. Hand cut wedges very flavourful, pizzas very nice but potato/blue cheese pizza a little on dry side. Enjoyable way to pass the time.
  29. RB

    RosemaryB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 March 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    We chose the courtyard for lunch but the staff had reserved a table for us inside, good choice as it was a bit cool & windy. Burger, Corn Fritters & fries were all delicious. Staff were fabulous. Gin tasting was great! Would’ve loved to go for dinner but we were leaving before they opened on Thursday.
  30. LM

    LaurenM

    Adelaide

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had the best lunch for our 10 year wedding anniversary lunch here yesterday - staff were super helpful and friendly and the hun and food superb cannot wait to come back!!
  31. M

    peterM

    South Australia

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 13 March 2022

    overall4food2service3ambience5
    Disappointed, menu cut to just pizzas and a chicken paella,used to have a great menu! Was even given wooden cutlets to cut my pizza and paper cups for our water?? What is going on, seems like they are concentrating on selling just alcohol and forgetting about the food and service????? So Disappointed

    23rd Street DistilleryResponded on 17 March 2022Hi Peter, Thank you for taking the time to provide a review. This was only for the Long Weekend - a weekend of high volumes of visitors. Our aim here in temporarily reducing the menu and using disposable was purely to avoid delays in service. Delays in food service was our number one complaint last long weekend. Our Head Chef has taken your feedback onboard, agrees and is looking to provide the full menu for the upcoming Easter Long Weekend.

  32. EJ

    EriJ

    South Australia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 March 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience5
    Great place for lunch or dinner. Walked away full and planning the next meal there.
  33. CT

    ChristopherT

    South Australia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 February 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Thank you so much for your service especially when trying to work out which vodka I had had at the Gilbert Street Hotel. Everyone is so friendly, the food was delicious, I had the Smoked Salmon. Hopefully once more Covid-19 restrictions are lifted, we'll be able to do a tour of the distillery. Thank you again for making the end of my 30th birthday celebration a big one! Chris Tamits.
  34. R

    Ryry

    Adelaide

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 February 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great vibe, amazing spirits and delicious food! Excellent service.
  35. JB

    JennaB

    South Australia

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 19 February 2022

    overall4food1service4ambience5
    Normally 23rd Street is our favourite restaurant to eat at, the food is delicious and service is always lovely. Unfortunately this time our food was below average. 2 haloumi entrees came out cold in the centre, the mains then started arriving before we had finished our entrees and were just put on the table around our entree plates. The pizzas and signature fries were both soggy and our friend ordered a medium steak which was extremely well done. We felt like the food was being rushed out to us and because of this, the quality that we normally experience just wasn't there which was disappointing as we choose to pay for high quality food at 23rd Street. The servers were still lovely as always and the drinks were delicious.
  36. SB

    StephanieB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2022

    overall5food5service3ambience3
    Good service. Great food but price was a bit overpriced
  37. A

    Addy

    Adelaide

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 13 February 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved the wide lady out and beautiful ambiance, relaxed and very pleasant to have a conversation over delicious signature gin and whiskey. The food was delicious and well made. We ordered the kalamari, which was superb. The shoestring fries were perfect complements to the main. Staff looked after us well and it was non-intrusive. Absolutely recommend it.
  38. S

    Speedbump

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 4 February 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience5
    Main course was good. Oysters were a fail as not fresh. Service in the same basket as last time….. needs improvement
  39. SO

    SteveO

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 January 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience5
    Pizza was very salty and asked for some mayonnaise on the side and got charged $2 when we spent over $400 there very tight
  40. MT

    MeganT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 January 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Friendly staff, great food and good atmosphere. We booked a table outside but they were quite happy for us to have a table inside due to being so hot outside. Highly recommend

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

23rd Street Distillery is rated 4.2 stars by 231 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

10:00 pm


Booked 1 time today
Google Map for 23rd Street Distillery

Corner of Renmark Avenue and Twenty Third Street, Renmark, AU-SA 5341

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Area

    Renmark

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Wed, Sun 10:00 am–4:00 pm Thu–Sat 10:00 am–10:00 pm Dinner Thu–Sat 6:00 pm–8:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Modern Australian

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking Details

    Public Parking

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    John Spilios

  • Additional

    Beer, Beer Garden, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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