Comfort Hotel Highlander
647 North East Road
Gilles Plains, SA 5086
Phone: (61) 8 82615288
Fax: (61) 8 83690643
Whatever the time of day this restaurant is busy, and not just for the pizzas:the atmosphere is terrific. Caffe Buongiorno Tea Tree Plus is cozy and remains busy at all times of the day. Be at ease with just a newspaper as you make small talk with friends. The open kitchen sends out tantalizing wafts of freshly cooked dishes. The specialty of the house is delicious risotto, mouthwatering pastas and pizzas. Try either with accompanying vegetables and a glass of wine. Come, indulge yourself in a true Italian meal! Open from 8.30a daily; check website for more details.
Located on the busy northern suburb of the city, Tea Tree Gully Hotel is a perfect place to host social events. The place is all inclusive of a gourmet and spacious setup divided into 3 bars and a dining room and garden restaurant. You can try some of the exotic dishes from the Australian cuisine which comprises of food with authentic traditional Australian flavors. The beer garden is ideal for parties and is well decked with variety of beverages. Various special offers and happy hour pricing makes this place a must visit for those looking for a budget eatery in this part of the city. Call for more information.
Here you will find Italian fare for the family in a century-old pub. A convivial open-plan dining area maintains the atmosphere of a dignified and comfortable hotel. Polished wood and leather seating keeps a classic cosiness to the bar that welcomes regulars of all ages. Each night of the week, a "specials" choice supplements the Italian menu. Pasta includes the creamy linguini al pesto Genovese using basil, pine nuts and pecorinto cheese. Top value wines share space with South Australia's excellent Cooper's beers.
One popular and well known dish from Chinese cuisine is the Peking Duck. The Imperial Peking Restaurant specializes mainly in Peking duck that is cooked to perfection with authentic Asian flavors. The restaurant also serves other Chinese delicacies like lamb, sea food and pork cooked in various Asian spice based sauces. The portion served is quite good and worth the cost. The Ambiance is simple, warm and classy. Come here if you want a taste of good Asian food.
Empress of India is a popular takeaway or evening dining venue for the district of Norwood. Basic but comfortable dining areas lie beyond tandoori ovens and the spicy aromas greet you. A more intense concentration on meat and fish-based fare illustrates the Chef's wide-ranging regional preferences and hard work. Check the daily specials, they are normally very good. Also enjoy favorites such as chicken or beef vindaloo, butter chicken and the mixed entree. The naan is delicious as are the traditional desserts. The restaurant is licensed and will charge corkage for your own wine.
Located conveniently in the center of this scenic town is this beautiful eatery the Village. The place offers an array of mouth watering and tongue tantalizing dishes that make this diner a favorite with the locals. And for those whose idea of entertainment goes well beyond only dining, there are special events nights to keep you entertained. The Village is also used to host private events and co-operate functions. If you are looking for a place to have a meal, The Village is the place to go.
The well furnished Oriental Hotel and its various facilities provide a place which is a perfect hangout hub for one and all. With variety of beverages and delicacies served by the house, you can also host a family function at the venue as it takes care of your dining and catering needs throughout the event. The nights are ruled by the DJs of the house who are well equipped with magical house and rock music. A perfect place to party on the exquisitely designed dance floor, call or visit their website for more information.
At Magill you can indulge in great food and five-star wines in a five-star restaurant setting. With marble floors and elegant furnishings, expect an equally chic clientele. Huge windows overlook the city of Adelaide and five hectares of 150-year old Shiraz vines. The upscale menu offers contemporary Australian cuisine and avoids overly rich sauces. Selections range from pheasant and veal to cod and bluefin tuna. The dessert offerings feature numerous sorbets and a tasty Rhubarb Pudding. The Penfolds wine list is, of course, superb and includes reserves.
Visit this establishment for great authentic Mexican and early American cuisine. Zapata's offers a relaxed atmosphere in an old hacienda with lots of timber and some cozy alcoves for intimate dining. Worth a look are the photographic prints with fascinating vignettes of Mexican life in earlier times. Hearty meals feature all the Mexican favorites like enchiladas and tacos, plus lots more. The fajitas here are particularly good and fun to share. Please check the website for exact timings.
This restaurant offers contemporary Thai food with succulent sauces and Chino-Singaporean influences, all for a great price. Modern, light and informal, Madame Wu's is equally welcoming on sultry nights and in the colder months. Floor to ceiling glass walls and simple furnishings attract all ages. Popular choices include Madame Wu's chicken and satay wok beef, with vegetarians craving the vegetarian red curry. The sauces are delicious and made by experienced restaurateur John Du, whose skill and quiet charm gives the place its friendly ambiance and unpretentious food. Take your pick from a wide array of beer and wine to complement the meal.
Try to resist the cakes whether breakfast, lunch or dinner! Slap bang in the middle of Norwood, large glass windows allow you to view the shoppers scurrying around outside. Inside there are polished wooden floors and open-plan dining areas. On sunny days pavement tables are full. Whatever the meal, this place adapts to the needs of customers. Locals come here for coffee and cake as well as for quick meals and dinner with friends. Many have wine by the glass and a filling pizza.
The Store is originally one of Adelaide's oldest general stores, this cafe and grocery outlet is pure South Australia. The owners have retained an old world, rustic feel in the dining area, highlighting the finest South Australian produce available, in good, honest "no frills" cooking. This is a popular spot for Sunday morning breakfast. There is a great dinner menu and local wine list, of course.