The Locavore


Average price $55

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based on 66 reviews
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Quality of food :9.6/10
Service :9.7/10
Setting :9.4/10
  1. Bronwyn C.
    Bronwyn C.
    • one review

    The food was beautiful, the atmosphere perfect. We could all enjoy our evening and feel like we were the only ones there. The service was perfect. Definitely going back again.. and soon.. thank you

  2. Mel C.
    Mel C.
    • 3 reviews

    The Locavore at Stirling was fabulous, the staff were attentive without being over bearing, the food was great - made special efforts with my dietary requirements & the atmosphere on a cold, wet evening was warm (thanks to a roaring fire) & very inviting. Really enjoyed it & the banter of the husband & wife owners was welcoming & fun. Great job to everyone ????

  3. Shawn G.
    Shawn G.
    • one review

    Great selection of menu items. Much bigger than anticipated - very happy with prices and quality. Will be returning soon thanks.

  4. Megan T.
    Megan T.
    • one review

    Lovely food and friendly service

  5. Stephen L.
    Stephen L.
    • one review

    A warm and welcoming ,family run gem with food to match prepared by the very widely experienced chef/patriarc. Thoughtful wine selection but also accepting BYO wine .

  6. Samuel L.
    Samuel L.
    • 3 reviews

    Atmosphere was nice and the staff were eager to cater to our requests. Entree’s were nice, gnocchi and the burgers were great, the steak unfortunately was chewy, the panna cotta was amazing!

  7. Mike C.
    Mike C.
    • one review

    Very good. Great food. Good menu choice. Great staff. ,....., .......................................................................

  8. Colin G.
    Colin G.
    • 7 reviews

    Great location for a winters day, the log fire kept the room warm, the food was perfect winter grub. Well cooked , well presented and fresh. Happy to return!

  9. Nicola B.
    Nicola B.
    • one review

    Fabulous food and drink, friendly and attentive staff. Had a lovely night for first restaurant back after Covid lockdown. We are so lucky to live I South Australia.

  10. Sam C.
    Sam C.
    • 5 reviews

    The dishes we chose were faultless and delicious.

  11. Bob S.
    Bob S.
    • 5 reviews

    A lovely place for a special lunch or dinner. Casual and relaxed, set in the heart of Stirling, you can watch the world pass by whilst sipping from a range of local wines and eating beautifully prepared food made from locally sourced ingredients.

  12. Craig J.
    Craig J.
    • 13 reviews

    We chose mainly from the tapas menu and the food was great - the arancini balls were particularly good. We have several desserts and found them to be good, but nothing outstanding. We saw some other tables order from the main menu and their food looked great - we will be back to sample more. Service was polite, but a little slow - there appeared to be only one wait staff on duty.

  13. Bronwyn L.
    Bronwyn L.
    • one review

    A wonderful experience from start to finish. Great selection of dishes and drinks. Warm, witty and welcoming service - thanks you - we will visit again.

  14. Vicki E.
    Vicki E.
    • 44 reviews

    Lovely food and service.

  15. A A.
    A A.
    • 276 reviews

    The food was amazing! Great selection of drinks. Definitely have dessert, incredible!

  16. Jane T.
    Jane T.
    • 3 reviews

    true local with an accent on fresh and delicious. Cosy ambiance, friendly staff.

  17. Sheena M.
    Sheena M.
    • 11 reviews

    Such a beautiful dining experience on all levels. Every single dish was delicious. There appeared to be so much love & passion in what this restaurant does!

  18. A A.
    A A.
    • 277 reviews

    Tapas and burgers were really good.

  19. Simon C.
    Simon C.
    • one review

    Totally enjoyed our experience will go again. Service and hospitality excellent.

  20. Lisa W.
    Lisa W.
    • one review

    There was a lovely atmosphere beautiful fire as you entered staff were very friendly and attentive and the food was absolutely fantastic will definitely be back...

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More information

Opening time

Lunch: Wednesday - Sunday

Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday

Closed Monday

How to get to the restaurant

49 Mount Barker Road, 5152, Stirling (SA), Australia, RestaurantAddress

About the restaurant

Who needs a cellar door? Travelling to Stirling is such a delight in itself that the town’s eating houses get a head start on their city counterparts. Lovacore is the tourist’s delight – the number of awards won in their short stint in the lush town is too many to count, and they proudly wear the badge for having more Adelaide Hills’ wines exclusively on their list than anywhere in the world. A favourite for slick cocktail parties or sit down functions, the menu is broad and offers a beautiful breakfast option, tapas and nibbles. They’re all about the 100-mile rule, ensuring that all produce is local, and as such it is always amazing to go and see what their 10 Daily Specials have morphed into from week to week. Some of their food is simply too good to make an easy choice – think pulled confit duck gnocchi, Harris smoked trout salad and their delicious homemade fishcakes. Allow a little longer at this place to have a couple of extra dishes, you won’t regret it. Best Dish: regional tasting plate


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