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The Swagman Chargrill @ Softfoot Farm, Hindmarsh Valley, AU-WA

The Swagman Chargrill @ Softfoot Farm

4.6
4.6
327 Reviews
$41 to $100
Australian
The menu at the Swagman is a true Taste of Australia. With sumptuous regionally sourced meats and vegetables topped with the unique flavours of Australian native bush foods (some even grown on the property).

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 3 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Australian, Farm-to-table

  • Hours of Operation

    Thu–Sun 12:00 pm–4:00 pm Fri, Sat 6:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    0400 983 922

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive Chef

    Laurent Baclet

What 327 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.4Value

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  1. J

    Jullee

    South Australia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was our second time visiting and if anything it was better than the first....our steaks...( blue).... we're cooked to perfection....The chef is amazing....and the wait staff are super friendly...and we'll informed....we will definitely be going back....hopefully for a weekend....💖💖
  2. SH

    SueH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A great dining experience. Loved the venue. I do think it was good value. Great staff. We enjoyed the Swagman Signature chargrilled Prawns, followed by Beef Tenderloin - excellently cooked. What I liked is the meal was served with vegetables. As it was our Anniversary we were offered complimentary desserts. However we opted to share, enjoying the Lemon Myrtle Cheesecake Brûlée. Delicious. We will definitely visit again.
  3. AW

    AngelaW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Simply magnificent, what an amazing gem, despite the blustery wind and rain we were welcomed with warm smiles and a warm fire. The food was extremely generous in portions and grateful for the takeaway container so we could continue to enjoy the most wonderful meal I have had in years. Thank you and I will be back!
  4. BB

    BillB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely great experience. Food was lovely service was great. We definitely recommend. We will be back.
  5. A

    Ashlar

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 July 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience5
    Both main meals very disappointing , duck was very overdone as was my mixed grill ,
  6. MA

    MaxineA

    Adelaide

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 July 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    We had to wait quite some time for our main courses to be served and we, a table of 9 and 2 other people were the only ones in the Restaurant. By the time the main course was served it did not leave a lot of time for Dessert and coffee as Restaurant was closing at 3pm which left us three quarters of an hr. Food was lovely only the Duck that I had was a little dry and not a lot of flavour. Comments for the Beef Tenderloin were excellent.
  7. DJ

    DavidJ

    South Australia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is not our first visit and the food and service continues to be exceptional. The servings are large so bring a hearty appetite! The childrens menu is equally as good. I highly recommend anyone looking for a quality dining experience to come here.
  8. W

    Wayne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely food great service,ambience,value, could not fault it and thank you for a lovely experience
  9. b

    billl

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    from when we walked in the door it felt great, welcomed by a very polite young man who showed use to the table, he had good knowledge of the menu. meals arrived in a timely manner which were sensational and very generous portions, would highly recommend Swagmans to anyone looking for a great food experience.
  10. D

    Dimma

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Welcomed nicely. The waiter was happy and open to having a bit of a laugh while holding himself really well and professionally. Meal size was very good, larger than average dishes, and delicious. The meat was tender tasty and cooked to just how I asked.
  11. KW

    KeithW

    Sydney

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 14 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We loved our lunch at Swagman's. There is a real dedication to excellence and commitment to preparing everything themselves as much as possible. The flavours are delicious and everything was done to perfection. The service was also very friendly, warm and professional. The whole experience was a delight.
  12. RM

    RebeccaM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Superb food using native herbs & spices locally sourced. Perfectly cooked steaks & very generous servings. Our waiter was very informative & provided just the right amount of attention. We went in the evening so couldn't see the entire surroundings so will be back for lunch at some point as well as dinner again. Congratulations to the owners of a superb Fleurieu venture. Support them as we need more fantastic places like this in this area.
  13. SJ

    SherrenJ

    South Australia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We absolutely love this restaurant Food is just amazing and service so personable Thankyou
  14. LB

    LisaB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic lunch, good food and customer service. Best Beef tenderloin I have ever eaten!
  15. SM

    SimonM

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service, fantastic location for lunch.
  16. V

    Virginia

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 June 2022

    overall2food4service1ambience3
    We were advised to order greens to go with our main meal of duck but when the duck arrived the same greens were included with the meal, so we didn't eat or need the side of greens but we paid for the untouched food. After the main course no one ever approached us for a dessert or coffee/tea/dessert wine order so we paid and left.
  17. PF

    PaulF

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 June 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Good food and Service, the only issue we were very far away from the fire and there was no heating in our section so it was quite cold and we all had to keep our jackets on while eating.
  18. K

    Kirsty

    Adelaide

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We booked lunch after our beautiful Alpaca farm tour with Alex, and it was the perfect ending to our visit to the region. The host was lovely, the food delicious, and the location and ambiance just beautiful. Highly recommended a visit to The Swagman Chargrill and Softfoot Farm.
  19. MS

    MandyS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful location , amazing views ! Service staff attentive and friendly , view into kitchen operation was really interesting . The food is divine and very generous serves . Good quality meats
  20. SS

    SusanS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 June 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Very good, beautiful setting, something a little different to take your friends
  21. MA

    MARGARETH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great venue, excellent food & staff - will be back again soon, I hope.
  22. Y

    Yoshi

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was excellent, service was very good as well. Would definitely come back here again.
  23. R

    Richard

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service and the food was amazing. Best steak I have had!
  24. WB

    WendyB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 June 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Lovely food as usual, though seems that the menu is not yet back to pre-covid standard, particularly for diners not having meat. Even meat lovers would perhaps appreciate an option for a less than 'full' serve, given main courses (especially Swagman's Grill) are large. Maybe an option for an "Entree Size" Main could be offered ??
  25. VV

    VickiV

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 2 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful part of our state and enjoy the locally sourced food so beautifully prepared.
  26. SL

    SandyL

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 May 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience4
    We've been here for quite a few lunches but was a bit disappointed this time. Table service was very slow, there was 1 wait staff for 6 tables (25 people) The meals were good, well cooked but found the onion gravy a bit lacking in flavour. Our finished plates were sitting on the table for over an hour. Don't mind paying top dollar if the experience was exceptional but this time it just lacked.
  27. SC

    SharonC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Hidden gem wonderful food and service highly recommended seeking this restaurant out while near victor harbor
  28. KM

    KeithM

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 May 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience2
    For a restaurant of this standard we do not expect to have to tolerate crying babies for most of the time. With prawns, please provide a finger bowl.
  29. K

    Kael

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful setting, great service, fabulous food, generous serving sizes.
  30. MA

    MeganA

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We throughly enjoyed our visit, staff very friendly and helpful, loved the food, fantastic flavours and shop was great with alpaca products. Pottery museum was really interesting. Will definitely be back
  31. J

    James

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outback mixed grill is superb fare. Astute deployment of native condiments. Delicious humus. The quality of the food remains as high as ever - across half-a-dozen visits.
  32. CB

    ChrisB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, great service - well worth it - we will be back for sure
  33. G

    Geoff

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Have been to The Swagman a few times now and never disappoints. Great atmosphere and views and love the history of the property and its origins. Best part of Swagmans without a doubt is the menu and the Chefs absolute dedication to providing a fine dining experience. Staff are friendly and informative with great knowledge across the board. Highly recommend to all Cheers Geoff
  34. AM

    AlanM

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 May 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    Asked for medium rare eye fillet and was more like well done. Expected better for the price and reputation
  35. O

    alanO

    South Australia

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 30 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We have been on numerous occasions and we weren't disappointed. Our guest was blown away on her first visit.
  36. m

    mattf

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 April 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Fantastic setting, lovely food and friendly and knowledgeable staff made for a very enjoyable experience at the Swagman
  37. OS

    OlgaS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Very nice steaks and great wine list, we will be back
  38. LO

    LORRAINEH

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    Beautiful restaurant with great, thoughtful cooking. The viewing windows for food prep and cooking was a great addition. Highly recommend
  39. ML

    MeganL

    Adelaide

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Authentic & delicious chargrill, generous portions, good local wine list, excellent service. Disappointed that we hadn't booked in for the alpaca farm tour - next time!
  40. B

    Barnesfoodies

    London

    26 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on 20 April 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Great food in an amazing setting We will certainly return

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

The Swagman Chargrill @ Softfoot Farm is rated 4.6 stars by 327 OpenTable diners.

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

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 3 times today
Google Map for The Swagman Chargrill @ Softfoot Farm

594 Sawpit Rd594 Sawpit Rd, Hindmarsh Valley, AU-WA 5211

Additional information

  • Area

    Hindmarsh Valley

  • Hours of Operation

    Thu–Sun 12:00 pm–4:00 pm Fri, Sat 6:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Australian, Farm-to-table

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    Private Parking

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    Laurent Baclet

  • Additional

    Beer, Beer Garden, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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