Hill of Grace Restaurant

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232 Reviews
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$40 and under
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  • Scenic View
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Two South Australian icons join together in a unique collaboration to bring you Hill of Grace Restaurant – an exceptional dining experience overlooking Adelaide Oval’s hallowed turf.

Each dish is carefully crafted with a strong focus on the use of locally grown, farmed or fished produce. The menu is complemented by a wine list that features more than 160 premium SA wines, headlined by the namesake Henschke Hill of Grace.

The collaboration with Henschke also means the restaurant is home to the world’s only complete set of Hill of Grace wines on display, a priceless collection from 1958 to the current release.
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Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A perfect 70th birthday celebration with the 6 course degustation with paired wines.
Certainly the wines were the centrepiece of this experience, with each matched course a triumph.
The amazing amuse-bouche set a cracking pace paired with the Johanne Ida Selma sparkling wine.
The whole experience was supported by an excellent sommelier who should also be bottled! (Some diction training and food knowledge for the food attendant would be helpful for her career.)
Highly recommended!

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Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

The location is fantastic and is a great place for any occasion. The food is first class and not overall priced. Wine selection is one of the best you will find anywhere and I would highly recommend to anyone who has never been there before

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Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 2Food 4Service 3Ambience 1

The worst part of this experience was the constant loud noise coming from a neighbouring room. Complete with throbbing woofer, this provided the worst possible ambience for a special occasion. If the restaurant can’t control its neighbours it should close on nights when a cacophony is planned.

The food (degustation) was pleasant but not memorable. The service was painfully slow - made worse by the fact we were in a hurry to leave because of the awful noise.

The night was finished by presenting the worst coffee any of could remember.

Sadly, never again.

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Dined on 27 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Very classy restaurant with exceptional food and service.

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Dined on 27 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I took my boss and his clients there. They were so impressed with the level of food and services and they could consider taking their clients in Tokyo. It was an ideal occasion for the VIP clients to be invited especially on weekdays when it is not so busy.

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Dined on 23 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food and Service was outstanding. Looking out the window at the oval was great too. Took my husband there for his birthday. He was over the moon. Wish we could dine there all the time unfortunately we can't afford it and would only be for those special occasions. Highly recommend.

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Dined on 21 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Gracious welcome and excellent service throughout.
The food was outstanding - looked great and tasted even better!

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Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Hill of Grace Restaurant is in a unique location at Adelaide Oval and like it’s iconic Henschke Hill of Grace Shiraz is just fabulous! A must to try out for a special occasion with its’ unique food and excellent service. We’re impressed with the friendly and wonderful atmosphere created by their catering staff especially Stacy and the Jack the manager. My wife was really happy with the choice I made in choosing Hill of Grace Restaurant for celebrating her birthday! We’ll definitely come back.

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Dined on 1 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The service was excellent with a warm welcome and lovely staff who were attentive throughout making sure our glasses were refilled and meals served without long waits. The food was delicious reflecting the use of fresh produce and attention to detail in the provision of many flavours. The menu provided an excellent range of choices. The venue is spectacular with views of the sun setting over the oval and intrepid climbers scaling the stands. The tables were spacious and the room uncrowded.

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Dined on 17 October 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Good view of the Adelaide Oval perfect whilst dining in style and watching a game

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Dined on 13 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We really did love our experience, the food was absolutely delicious and the venue is incredible! However, the air con wasn't working which meant we were hot and uncomfortable. It made the red wines and rich food harder to fully appreciate. We also felt it was a bit rough to be charged $20 for sparkling water for the evening, given the per head cost of the degustation. Finally, the wines poured to match each dish were very small and not really enough to fully appreciate each wine.

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Dined on 11 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The atmosphere was amazing watching roofclimbers, pitch preparation and jets flying over. Waiting staff were impeccable and the food was truly 5 star.

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Dined on 10 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Celebrated our Wedding Anniversary, the staff were very attentive and friendly. Accommodated our late arrival by enabling us to pre-order, as we did the RoofClimb prior to dining.

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Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Absolutely wonderful! Exceptional food and service! Attention to my wife’s allergy was tremendous!

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Dined on 26 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A really special experience. Luxurious. Every mouthful tickled thaw taste buds.

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Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Absolutely fantastic night. Excellent food every course was perfect, staff were well kept and dignified.

Treat your wife like i did

5 stars

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Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Knowledgeable wait staff

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Dined on 12 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My partner and I ate here for his 21st birthday and i could not fault a thing. The food was insanely delicious and the service was superb, we felt so special all evening and will definitely return. Highly recommend.

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Dined on 22 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

What an amazing experience, the food is exceptional.
Wine list amazing.A wonderful experience particularly for a special occasion. The only thing missing, watching a winning game of football!

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Dined on 10 August 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 3

I had lamb neck which was disgusting. It was covered in globules of fat that you had to scrap off to get to the lamb. The greens were covered in a sweet onion marmalade.

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Dined on 28 June 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I thought I was not going to like the food on the menu, but when I eventually did get it, it was amazing. I especially like the small touch of the chef coming out to our table after we'd finished. Lovely view of the Adelaide oval at night under soft light was pleasing and relaxing. All up a wonderful night. Hope one day to find time to go back there.

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Dined on 13 June 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was presented to perfection. Taste and quality was also close to perfect. The wine list was good enough to please everyone and the prices for a fine dining restaurant was ok. The portions were ok but you need to order a side to share for 2 people. We had entre and main and couldn't do desert. Don't go there if you're looking for some type of all you can eat buffet. This is a class establishment. Service was exceptional. Their knowledge of the wines was very good.

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Dined on 9 June 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Enjoyable night with great food and company. Would definitely recommend

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Dined on 6 June 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Nice quiet place. Good food presentation and textures. friendly waiter. warm environment.

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Dined on 25 May 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great restaurant with top notch service. Food was excellent, especially the chicken wing. Keep up the good work!

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Dined on 8 May 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The staff were amazing, highly attentive and friendly. The food is delicious, the wine list long and enticing and they catered for my food allergy without fuss.

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Dined on 3 May 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Wife’s Birthday

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Dined on 3 May 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Went here for my wife’s birthday. We were well looked after from the moment we arrived till we left. The evening wasn’t cheap, but we had a beautiful 3 course a la cart dinner with drinks.
Had a table that overlooked the famous Adelaide Oval. It’s a great place to go for a special occasion. Highly recommend going.

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Dined on 27 April 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Great experience. The Degustation menu took 3 hours but we loved every minute of the experience

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Dined on 27 March 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food, the wine, the waiters, the venue and the service was top class. It is a fantastic venue to watch the sunset, see the roof walkers, see the sprinklers on the turf and soak up the atmosphere. Our wine waiter had an amazing knowledge about the Henschke wines. The blend of food and the accompanying wines was perfect. My comment on Facebook after the dinner was that the five course degustation was the finest meal of my life!

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Dined on 22 March 2018
Overall 5Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

The service cannot be beat there, however I did find the food was very nice but nothing extremely special which I was expecting for a venue like that. Again, please, it's not to say it was bad but I was expecting it to be exceptional.

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Dined on 22 March 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very courteous and friendly staff. Exceptional food, fantastic view and great service.

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Dined on 3 March 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Hill of Grace was an excellent choice by my wife to catch up with close friends of over 30 years, The room and view over Adelaide oval was spectacular. The food delicious and the table service impeccable.

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Dined on 16 February 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Spent mt 60th in a degustation....sensational!...3 of us ...an extemely pleasant 3 hours.

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Dined on 16 February 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Food and service excellent! Lovely special occasion experience

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Dined on 16 February 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

fantastic venue with great view of the Adelaide oval. Great food, attentive staff and great wine. I will be back.

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Dined on 7 February 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This is an exceptional restaurant - highly recommended.

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Dined on 4 February 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

The Staff where trying hard but they were a little inexperienced with that Deer in the Headlights look when they were asked any questions or feedback given with a friendly joke. There were some really nice dishes but there were a few that was really not worth the fuss. The Desert was too over the top with dark chocolate. Other than that the venue was nice and clean but the setting sun was very bright even with the blinds drawn until it disappeared behind the Members Grand Stand.

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Dined on 4 February 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We were met with a welcome smile and ushered to our table by the window with amazing views of Adelaide oval. The table was nice and roomy for
2 people. All staff members were very knowagable about the food and wine and very efficient.

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Dined on 31 January 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

It was a fantastic meal with great friendly service at an iconic location

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