the river torrens cafè
modern mediterranean cuisine

river cafè

lunch & dinner: 
Wednesday to Saturday 

closed public holidays
all other times by prior arrangement

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Our phones, are personally manned  Thursday to Saturday from 10.00 am until late. At other times he phones are diverted.

In normal times welcome walk-ins. However, while we have limits on guest numbers we recommend calling +61 8 8211 8666 to make sure we have a table available.

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    local and seasonal

    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.

    see our current menu

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    have a 

    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.



    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


    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: 
    Wednesday to Saturday 

    closed public holidays
    all other times by prior arrangement

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    War Memorial Drive
    North Adelaide
    South Australia 5006

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