Coonawarra Food Guide

The quaint towns of Penola and Coonawarra offer a range of casual and formal dining establishments and food outlets. From South Australia’s number 22 best-ranked fine dining restaurant, Pipers of Penola, to the multi-award winning Royal Oak Hotel Pub and the ever popular Windara Bakery.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Please note that as a result of COVID-19, trading has changed for many hospitality businesses, including the number of guests able to be seated in a dining establishment at any given time. We highly recommend you contact dining establishments to place your booking in advance, and check-in with the QR code displayed upon arrival.


Cafe in the Vines  @ Hollick Estates 
Ravenswood Lane, Coonawarra
Takeaway and home-delivered baked goods, coffee, breakfast items & lunch
Open 7 Days
Monday – Friday: 8am – 3pm | Saturday -Sunday: 9am- 3pm
P: (08) 8737 2318

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Cafe Lito
47 Church Street, Penola
Open 7 days 7am – 6pm

Vintage Cafe
48 Church Street, Penola
Open 7 days 8am – 4pm
P: (08) 8737 2967

Moss & Wild
49 Church Street, Penola
Open Tuesday – Saturday 8:30am – 3pm
P:  0435 676 826


The Royal Oak Hotel & Cellars
31 Church Street, Penola
Breakfast from 7.30am – 9am (Guests only)
Lunch from 12:00pm – 2:30pm (Wednesday- Sunday)
Dinner from 6pm – 8:30pm (Wednesday- Sunday)
P:  (08) 8737 2322

Bottle Shop open for takeaway purchases


Prince of Wales Hotel Motel
58 Church Street, Penola
Open 7 days
Lunch from 12.00pm – 2.00pm
Dinner from 6.00pm – 7.30pm (winter), 6.00pm – 8.30pm (summer)
P: (08) 8737 2402


Ottelia Restaurant
Memorial Drive, Coonawarra
Open: Daily 10:00am – 4:00pm
Food Available: 10:30am – 3:30pm
P: (08) 8736 3170 or 0438 873 632


Pipers of Penola
Riddoch Street, Penola
Open: Dinner from 6pm Thursday -Saturday
Sunday Breakfast 8:30am-11:30am
Closed Monday – Wednesday
P: (08) 8737 3999



Chardonnay Lodge
15006 Riddoch Highway, Coonawarra
Lunch:  Friday – Tuesday 10:30 – 3pm
Dinner: Friday, Saturday & Monday from 6pm
P: (08) 8737 2752
P: 0416 494 868

 Please call ahead to reserve your table.



Hollick Estates Restaurant
Ravenswood Lane, Coonawarra
Lunch:  Daily from 12noon
Dinner: Friday & Saturday from 6pm
P: (08) 8737 2752




Aussie Takeaway Fish & Chips
Young Street, Penola
Tues – Sunday 11am- 8pm
P: 0467 537 430

Cluckers Fried Chicken (from the owners of Fodder)
39 Church Street, Penola
Thurs – Mon 11:30am – 7:30pm
P: 0493 099 204

The Coonawarra Store
Local produce, baked goods, salads made daily for takeaway
Memorial Drive, Coonawarra
Mon – Fri, 6.30am – 6pm
Sat, 8am – 12:30pm
P: (08) 8736 3220

Windara Bakery
Church Street, Penola
Mon – Fri 6:00am – 5:00pm
Sat – Sun 7:30am – 4:00pm
P: (08) 8737 2727


Penola IGA
27 Church Street, Penola
Open 7:00am -7:00pm
P: (08) 8737 2205

Penola’s Award-winning local IGA offers an extensive gourmet range including lovely cheeses, sauces and antipasti, and prides itself on supporting local producers. Popular local producers include Robe Dairy yoghurts, Limestone Coast Cheese Company in nearby Lucindale and Coonawarra Honey.

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