the river torrens cafè
modern mediterranean cuisine

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river cafè

River Cafè and the Red Ochre Barrel + Grill provide unique, stylish city venues for special events. Your event might be corporate or private, but our dedicated events staff understand that every client has individual requirements and every enquiry receives their personalised attention. Apart from our stunning location River Cafè and Red Ochre Grill have flexible interiors that can be styled to suit almost any type of event.

River Cafè and the Red Ochre Barrel + Grill seamlessly adapt to private and corporate events. Both restaurants are stylishly designed and appointed and have spectacular views over the River Torrens lake and city skyline. On those perfect days, the windows slide away, opening up both restaurants onto river balconies – truly alfresco dining or just the perfect place for a cocktail. Add to this we are superbly located and only minutes from the city with ample free parking.

River Cafè welcomes guests with a relaxed stylish modern atmosphere. The River Cafè kitchen embraces the best nuances of modern Mediterranean cuisine with an exciting blend of their costal cuisines. Our kitchen always celebrates local and seasonal and this is always the focus of our menus.

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river cafÈ
and the
red ochre
barrel +grill

River Cafè is located on the ground floor level and Red Ochre Barrel + Grill on the first-floor level on War Memorial Drive North Adelaide.

River Cafè has a ‘silverglide’ chair lift which gives easy disabled access to all areas of the restaurant which has tiered seating…so, if you are considering our venues for your wedding and your guests will be a mix of age groups River Cafè will best suit your needs. Red Ochre Barrel + Grill and The Park Room has stair access but, does not have disabled access.

Red Ochre Barrel + Grill and River Cafè both enjoy the same wonderful city daylight river views and city night time light views.

The Park View Room enjoys daytime parklands views and whilst it does not enjoy the night light view, the intimacy of the room, when perfectly set for your function, remains one of the nicest private rooms available in Adelaide.

Red Ochre barrel + Grill has an understated elegance. It is recognised both locally and internationally as the definitive leader in contemporary Australian cuisine. Executive chef and owner Ray Mauger and his team take pride in promoting the best of Australian produce and indigenous ingredients.

Park View Room
For that smaller function up to 50 guests our private dining area may be more suitable with views overlooking the adjacent golf course.

We have state of the art AV facilities and can tailor our menus and packages to suit your event.

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 a la carte menu

stunning views


natural light

opening times

lunch from 12 noon &
dinner from 5.30 pm

Tuesday to Saturday

closed public holidays
all other times by prior arrangement

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website last updated November 21 2023

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War Memorial Drive
North Adelaide
South Australia 5006


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