West Oak Hotel

4.6
12 reviews
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$40 and under
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Australian

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Introducing West Oak Head Chef, John Stamatakis, formally of Midnight Spaghetti, The Travelling Table, Schnitty on a Stick and The Greek Secret.
“The West End is experiencing a vibrant resurgence at the moment and we want our food offerings to reflect that. We are not trying to reinvent the wheel, just putting our own spin on approachable, affordable pub fare using local produce and suppliers.”
“A selection of small and tasty bar snacks will be available all day and will match perfectly with a beer. Lunches will have a relaxed ‘cheap and cheerful’ vibe to suit busy workers, hospital staff and university students and faculty. Our dinner offerings will be slightly more refined to suit the change of pace, as the work day winds up and people are able to linger into the night.”
John’s familiar-but-new menu has already been exceptionally well- received, from the small plates and function catering to the diverse variety of meals. We look forward to tasting more of his magic in 2019!
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RH
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Super fast and friendly service. Great wine available by the glass and great beers on tap.

I had the mushroom veggie burger and my lovely wife went for the more traditional fish & chips.

The mushroom burger was one of the best I’ve ever had. I think it must have been crumbed and fried, done cheeseburger style with pickles and salad and a good dollop of chipotle hot sauce that gave it a great bite! It was completed with some chips on the side and a tasty IPA to wash it all down.

By comparison my wife said hers was ‘okay’. She was served a couple of battered fillets with salad and chips that was generously sized even if the meal wasn’t an adventurous choice.

Our meals arrived within 10 minutes of ordering and the guy who served us was super friendly and nice.

The menu has plenty of other options worth checking out and I’d have no hesitation to return for another burger and beer.

AM
1 review
Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The salad that came with the fish and chips was amazing. 10/10

DW
1 review
Dined on 23 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great atmosphere in a recently refurbished pub, which has retained it's old character. Menu is modern, food was delicious, staff friendly and helpful.

OT
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 26 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was amazing!! Perfect mix between Australian pub classics and modern Australian cuisine. Staff were friendly and knowledgeable, including letting us know what wine went well with each dish.

10/10 would definitely recommend checking this place out!

OT
1 review
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Unbelievable food, with an incredibly friendly staff. Thoroughly enjoyed my time there.
Great beer garden and awesome vibe! Will definitely return again. Great work guys

d
Adelaide / SA
1 review
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Relaxed vibes, great food. The venue looks understated, with a classic Aussie pub feel to it. Plenty of options on the menu, I had the Ruben Bagel which I'd highly recommend, a little bit messy to eat but worth the effort. My partner had the Shroom burger and loved it. Looked like a decent beer selection but I couldn't go past the MacForbes Chardy. Service was friendly, keen to come back and try the Roo Burger.

B
1 review
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Shroom Burger is off the chart. Second time I've had it. Good pub vibes. Bit hipster but good mix of people and friendly young staff. Sat in the beer garden - low key vibes, good tunes, a bit of greenery around. Decent wine list and good mix of beer.

OT
Adelaide / SA
1 review
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had the Rueben Bagel. Was great. Amazing Vego options too. My wife Had the mushroom burger, she said it was probably the juiciest and tastiest burger Shes had in Adelaide. The chip dipping sauce was tasty too. Compliments the salty chips but I’m totally into that haha. Good feel, nice beer garden. Friendly staff. The guy made us a cocktail off the menu - was soo good! Coming back for sure.

OT
Adelaide / SA
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A really great all round pub. Not trying to do anything too fancy, service was fantastic & the food was delish! Would definitely frequent this place regularly

OT
Adelaide / SA
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The new menu is on point! The venue looked great and with service to match! I’ll be back for sure.

OT
Adelaide / SA
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food, drinks and service!
Great beer garden, outside seating and balcony!!!
Fantastic night, will definitely come back :)

CW
1 review
Dined on 27 February 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 2

Went for a pub meal but we were only told when we got there that pasta was all that was available on the menu for that night, which wasn’t very impressive. We ordered the roo spaghetti, which was fairly priced at $15, but I would not order it again. Overall we were left disappointed.