The Rob Roy Hotel

3.9
8 reviews
$40 and under
Bistro
Sketches of the original Rob Roy Hotel date back to 1850. It was first licensed by Robert Peter ten years earlier in 1840, making it second only to the Queen’s Head in North Adelaide as the longest continuously operating hotel in Adelaide. The hotel is named for the famous Scottish outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor. This 18th Century Robin Hood was immortalized in Sir Walter Scott’s biography (1817) and more recently in the 1995 film Rob Roy, starring Liam Neeson and Jessica Lange.​ Adelaide’s Rob Roy Hotel was built in stages that provide a clue to its longevity. It is one of the oldest hotel buildings in the city. It ranks in importance with the Queens Head in Kermode Street, North Adelaide, Prince Albert in Wright Street and the former Beresford Arms in Gilles Street. It's the perfect spot for social dining that brings people together, where the outside seeps in and the community begins.

Experiences

  • Drinks Only

    A$0.01 per person

    Multiple dates available

    Drinks only booking. Not too hungry but want some nibbles, too easy!
  • Valentine's Day

    A$75.00 per personPrepaid

    Multiple dates available

    3 course set menu, Starter: Antipasto Board for 2 Main: Sous-Vide Barramundi w/ tomato, anchovy, olive and basil sauce OR 300g Sirloin Steak to your liking w/ red wine jus (Vegetarian or Vegan Options available on request on the evening) Dessert: Red Velvet Cake AND a bottle of wine on us! We have social media competition going, like and share our Valentine’s Day set menu post for your chance to win Valentine’s Day celebration on us ($75 3 course meal).

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • 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
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 8 People Are Saying
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3.9based on recent ratings
4.0
Food
3.6
Service
3.7
Ambience
3.8
Value
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Friendly staff
Made suggestions that were good
Happy people

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GailB
1 review
Dined on 20 March 2021
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience2

We were there for a Fringe show last Saturday night. They were seriously under the pump, and possibly understaffed, but the bar and kitchen staff were doing a fantastic job and remained calm and friendly under pressure. Ordered 4 meals (same table), first two came out together and the other two about 15-20 minutes later. Staff were apologetic and gave us a free drink. Not sure what the issue was. Food was tasty and good value.

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MichelleN
1 review
Dined on 19 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Brilliant service as we stepped through the door!
Platters were amazing and plenty of food. Burgers were a hit and schnitzels looked fantastic - great dining experience, better than your average pub food - it’s definitely a step up 👍🏼
We had a great night celebrating a birthday - the staff were amazing and enthusiastic

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carolb
1 review
Dined on 4 March 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Great choice of meals, really like the options of salad available. Great Greek salad with the meals.

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PaulC
1 review
Dined on 27 February 2021
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience3

Unfortunate that our meals weren't all that we ordered, but like the location and had a great table and the road noise was no distraction at all. Friendly staff but one got the order wrong.

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Mary
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We went here on a Sunday night as we were staying in the city.

I found the Rob Roy in the Entertainment Book and it was a good pick. The staff were friendly and the atmosphere was lovely. The food was great. My husbands steak was cooked to perfection and my barramundi was delicious.

We would definitely go again.

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AmyF
1 review
Dined on 20 February 2021
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience4

Staff were a bit hit and miss. One guy told us he would come take our order and never returned. New guy did take our order and fellow staff member came to clarify the order but then a meal was still forgotten. Bar tender was VERY slow at pouring drinks. All staff were friendly however it just felt a bit disorganised and confusing. Wasn’t an unpleasant experience, just all over the shop.

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PaulH
1 review
Dined on 5 February 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

Great staff & atmosphere but can be a bit loud....

FAQs

The Rob Roy Hotel offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (08) 8223 5391.

The Rob Roy Hotel is rated 3.9 stars by 8 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.