the river torrens cafè
modern mediterranean cuisine

setpember 20 menu
river cafè

tapas

[small plates] choose 3

Porcini and truffle arancini
with truffle cremè
-OR-
Pulled duck croquette
with blueberry chutney House marinated olives
-OR-
Miso glazed Mediterranean skewers
with almonds and baba ghanoush
-OR-
Salt and pepper squid
house-made flat bread with garlic yoghurt and lemon
-OR-
Grilled haloumi brushetta
with pickled eggplant and basil

fancy more tapas $4 per person -minimum for 2

Our restaurant is spacious and our tables, by modern standards, large. We can assure you of an anxiety free, properly socially distanced dining experience. 

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Updated September 5, 2020
Menu may be subject to change according to market availability.

pricing

OPEN THURSDAY TO SATURDAY
lunch from 12 noon

2 courses
tapas/main or
main/dessert $50 pp

or

3 courses
tapas/main/dessert $60 pp

dinner from 6.00 pm

Early Bird Sitting
6.00 pm – depart 7.30 pm
2 courses
tapas/main or
main/dessert $50 pp

dinner

3 courses
tapas/main/dessert $60 pp

All prices are ‘food only’.

FEED ME MENU $80 pp

Menu not valid
with any discount offers
We do not accept BYO at this time.

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EXTRAS

> Seasonal greens $10
> Bowl of rosemary and black salt roast potatoes $9
> Balela salad $8
> House-made foccacia with hummus $7
> Garlic bread $6

main courses

PASTA

Crab linguini
rosé sauce, zucchini, tomato and mild chilli
-OR-
Confit duck risotto
zucchini, broad beans, peas, fried herbs and parmesan
-OR-
Pappardelle semolina pasta
cacciatore ragu with wine, tomato and herbs

FROM THE GRILL

Back Angus Tagliata
baba ganoush, vine tomato, rocket, parmesan
-OR-
Sous Vide Pork Fillet
cauliflower purée, crackling, apple ketchup, pork belly croquette

OTHER

Stuffed Garfish Fillets
fennel, spinach, dill, caper butter sauce
-OR-
16-hour slow-cooked
SA pulled lamb shoulder

gnocchi pangrattato and radicchio

desserts

Spiced Cinnamon Panna Cotta
winter fruits, oat crumb and almond biscuit
-OR-
Chocolate Chilli Semifreddo 
toasted marshmallow, meringue, chocolate chilli sauce
-OR-
Affogato Plain
Coffee with vanilla bean ice cream *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.

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vegetarian

always
plenty of options

signature

everyone's favourite
our crab pasta

cocktails

anyone for espresso martini or maybe a negroni

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.

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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 :
Thursday to Saturday from 12 noon
dinner :
Thursday to Saturday from 6.00 pm
Early Bird 6.00 pm – depart by 7.30 pm

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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