the river torrens cafè
modern mediterranean cuisine
LAST UPDATED OCTOBER 6, 2021

spring 2021
a la carte
menu
river cafè

House-made focaccia with hummus 10.0
Garlic Bread 6

tapas

Tapas Board – 12 pp
for a minimum of 2 people
Choose 3 items

Mozzarella & saffron arancini
with tomato sugo & parmesan
– OR –
Lamb shank croquette with minted peas
– OR –
House marinated olives [GF]
– OR –
Miso glazed vegetable skewers
with almonds & babaghanoush [GF]
– OR –
Salt and pepper squid
– OR –
Crostini, mushroom pâté & whipped feta
– OR –
House-made flat bread with garlic yoghurt and lemon

Extra tapas – 4 per person

LAST UPDATED NOVEMBER 22, 2021

second plates

Bruschetta Tomato, basil & parmesan 12

Chicken Liver Pâté, port wine fig, grilled ciabatta 16

Boston Bay mussels, chilli, garlic wine & tomato [GF] 26

Ricotta filled zucchini flowers with white bean skordalia vinocotto 18

Mozzarella and saffron arancini with tomato sugo 18.50

We appreciate a 2-course minimum – Minimum Food Spend $35 on Saturday

mains & pasta

Mixed Grill – wild boar sausage, lamb skewer, pork medallion with pearl barley tabouli, labneh 37.5

Pork Fillet with roast cauliflower, peperonata, kale, pomegranate molasses & crackling [GF] 36.5

Char-grilled Porterhouse 330g, with broccolini, white bean purée, watermelon radish & balsamic jus [GF]  43

Prawn linguini with rose sauce, tomato & mild chilli 35

Spaghetti Marinara prawns, calamari, mussels, fish pieces, wine, garlic, parsley and chill 36.5

Potato gnocchi, slow braised pork ragu, white wine, tomato & rosemary 31.5

Orecchiette with eggplant, basil, garlic, oregano & tomato 31

Fish of the day with zucchini, braised fennel, & herb salad, crustacean oil [GF] 36

Potato gnocchi with mushrooms, lemon, goats’ cheese & radicchio 31.5

Above our Mixed Grill….very, very popular

sides

Bowl of rosemary and sea salt fried potatoes 12

Balela salad [GF] 11

Sautéed greens, garlic, lemon 11

garlic bread 8

Menu may vary slightly subject to market availability.

desserts

Buttermilk panna cotta with granita, oat crumb, curd, citrus and Persian fairy floss 14.9

Chocolate semifreddo with salted white chocolate caramel, drunken pear & chocolate crostoli 15.5

Affogato Plain
Coffee with vanilla bean ice cream 12.5
Add a liqueur of your choice 6

CELEBRATING
SOUTH AUSTRALIA

modern mediterranean river cafè

We keep it simple, keep it flavoursome,
keep it local and above all keep it fresh!

South Australia with its Mediterranean climate feeds our love of the food of the Mediterranean.

What does ‘modern Mediterranean’ mean? Well it means our kitchen is forever excited and they love taking diners from Morocco, to Spain, to Italy, Greece, Turkey and north African coast depending on the season.

Robust tasty wine friendly food where you are invited to share food or covet your own as suits you.

Book Online - Free, Instant, Guaranteed.

vegetarian

plenty of options

carnivore

meat lover's paradise

cocktails galore

classics and original

have a 
party

There are endless opportunities for a party at the River Cafè and dozens of possible style variations; a cocktail party with roving food and drinks selected from our a la carte menu but in miniature, a sit-down chef’s menu with a drinks package or grazing table served by one of our chefs.

Equally the tiered nature of seating in the restaurant makes River Cafè a terrific venue for a theatre type seminar that can be followed with or have an interval of perfectly pitched food and beverage.

 

av

We have full audio-visual facilities and stable wifi.

private dining

If you are looking for private dining or meeting space, we have a stylish private dining room that seats a maximum of 35 guests in our sibling restaurant the Red Ochre Barrel + Grill [located on the first floor] please click here for details

get 
married

With the trend to less formal and more fun options for a wedding River Cafè provides an excellent venue. Top level converts to dance floor and DJ……pre dinners at the bar or on the deck, weather permitting, and the rest just falls into place.

Our dedicated events team are expert in tailoring our packages to your precise requirements….enjoy delicious food, well-chosen wines appropriate to your budget and excellent service.

If you’re feeling flamboyant skip the beverage packages and tailor a cocktail list with a couple of beers, cider and sparkling included in the mix.

We regard every private or business function as a singular requirement. Everything will be organised to the finest detail prior to your arrival.

please call +61 8 8211 8666 or email us to make an appointment to discuss your requirements.

Our sibling restaurant the Red ochre Barrel + Grill located immediately above the River Cafè is also an excellent wedding venue….please click here to see more.

opening times

lunch & dinner:
Tuesday to Saturday

closed public holidays
all other times by prior arrangement

Copyright © text, images & graphics
The River Torrens Cafè 2021 web site and graphics Ann Oliver

site last updated November 22, 2021

Book Online - Free, Instant, Guaranteed.

talk to us +61 8 8211 8666

email
get directions
War Memorial Drive
North Adelaide
South Australia 5006

Privacy

become a subscriber

and enjoy regular subscriber only rewards for the Red Ochre Barrel + Grill and the River Cafè