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Meet the Chef

Picture of Mark McNamara.

Mark McNamara

Over 25 years ago, Mark established himself in the Barossa. A truly passionate advocate for the region’s culinary richness, he has lead some the region’s finest restaurants and has an instinctive knowledge of local provenance and seasonality that spans decades. At the home of St Hugo McNamara leads the fine-food experiences and takes the approach that the wine comes first.

125 Verified Diner Reviews

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Total Score

9.3
125 reviews
Recommended
(9.5)
Food
(9.3)
Service
(9.6)
Value for money
(8.6)
Atmosphere
(9.3)
Ross Elliott

dined on Sat, 6 Jul 2019

(6)
Food nice. Fancy. 2 dishes excellent. 1 dish not so great. Wine nice. Pairing unusual. Wine quite expensive at $40 for 3 small glasses. Service attentive but not passionate. Just going through the process a bit. Venue awesome.

dined on Mon, 13 May 2019

(10)
May have been the best meal we had over 5 weeks in Australia and the wine is wonderful
Bernard McCabe

dined on Sat, 11 May 2019

(10)
Exquisite food, delightful location, excellent service, wonderful ambience

dined on Sun, 21 Apr 2019

(10)
Beautiful setting and building. Had the degustation (4 courses) which was fabulous - great flavors.

dined on Sat, 14 Sep 2019

(10)
Beautiful place, stunning views, perfect service and food!

dined on Sat, 24 Aug 2019

(10)
Perfect acoustics, food and service. Loved it!

dined on Fri, 26 Jul 2019

(10)
The food, ambience and service was amazing!

dined on Thu, 18 Jul 2019

(10)
Outstanding in every sense!

dined on Fri, 12 Jul 2019

(9)
The service provided by Connor was second to none. He was attentive, informative and engaging. He made our night even better than we anticipated.
Mark

dined on Thu, 4 Jul 2019

(10)
Fine dining at it's best. Elegant food beautiful presentation and amazing friendly service made you feel like you were the only person in the restaurant. Generous degustation. Definitely worth returning.
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Specials

Chef's Tasting Menu - $135pp with matched wines

A lighter expression of our ultimate menu, we invite you to enjoy this dining experience designed to showcase a selection of St Hugo wines. Also available without matched wines for $95pp. We request that you provide your credit card details as a guarantee. If you fail to show up, numbers decrease or cancel without at least 48 hours notice, you may be charged a no-show fee to the value of $70 per person. Please call us directly for more information. Please allow 1.5hours to enjoy this meal.
When
23 Jun 2019 - 05 Jun 2023
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Ultimate Tasting Menu – $240pp with matched wines

Executive Chef Mark McNamara and his team have created a flight of courses centered on the individual expressions of each featured St Hugo wine. Allow us to share with you this menu that delivers our ultimate dining experience. Also available without matched wines for $185 pp. We request that you provide your credit card details as a guarantee. If you fail to show up, numbers decrease or cancel without at least 48 hours notice, you may be charged a no-show fee to the value of $110 per person. Please call us directly for more information. Please allow 3 hours to enjoy this menu.
When
23 Jun 2019 - 22 Jul 2022
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
When
23 Jun 2019 - 22 Jul 2022
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Taste of St Hugo($45pp 2 Fixed Courses, Food only)

When you are visiting a wine region as exciting as the Barossa every minute in your day counts. Taking advantage of the seasons and special ingredients this 2 course menu changes daily. Unfortunately we are unable cater to dietary requirements on this menu. If you have any dietary requests, please book our Chef's Tasting Menu or Chef's Ultimate Tasting Menu. We request that you provide your credit card detail as a guarantee. If you fail to show up, numbers decrease or cancel without at least 48 hours notice, you may be charged a no-show fee to the value of $20 per person. Please call us directly for more information.
When
24 Jul 2019 - 23 Nov 2023
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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About St Hugo

Praise for St Hugo! At the home of St Hugo in the Barossa Valley, enjoy bespoke tastings, explore the vineyard and enjoy specially crafted wine flights in the superb restaurant space. The restaurant is a collaboration between Executive Chef Mark McNamara and Chief Winemaker Dan Swincer, and the pair have worked to produce an incredible expression of fine food and wine. Indulge in a four or eight course tasting menu, designed to complement the power and elegance of St Hugo wines, or book the Chef’s Table Experience which includes an unforgettable tour of the vineyard and kitchen garden. The restaurant itself is stunning and very elegant so you know you’re in for a treat. Best dish: the chef’s table option - trust us!

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