At The Colonist, our chefs are passionate about delivering quality gourmet food using top quality local produce to enhance your Adelaide Dining experience.

Our extensive menu incorporates a range of tapas and sharing plates, as well as offering modern Australian inspired dishes. Change is the spice of life, so be sure to check out our ever changing specials board. Gluten free and vegetarian options are also available.

Indulge yourself at the Colonist for Lunch, Brunch or Dinner where we showcase some of the best meals available on the Parade, Norwood or Adelaide Dining. Relax in our intimate dining room with full table service or soak up the outdoors with our alfresco dining areas.

Happy Hours

Monday – Friday 5-6pm

Saturday 4-6pm

Sunday $10 selected cocktails 3-5pm

$1 off all glasses of wine* | $5 off all bottles of wine*
$1.50 off tap beer/cider

*Excludes house wine 

Dining Hours

Breakfast

available Saturday and Sunday from 9am – 3pm

Lunch/Dinner

available from 12pm-2.30pm & 5.30-9pm Tues – Sat
and from 12pm-2.30pm & 5.30-8.30pm Sun & Mon

*A Surcharge of 10% applies on public holidays 

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BREAKFAST MENU
  • Breakfast Saturday and Sunday from 9am-3pm
  • 17.5
    SMOKED SALMON & CORN FRITTERS VO/GFO

    crushed avocado, wild rocket, tomato, capsicum, onion + radish

  • 17.5
    SALMON EGGS GFO

    sourdough toast, scrambled free range eggs, smoked salmon + chives

  • 18.0
    ROASTED GARLIC & CHIVE POTATO ROSTI VO/GF

    warm cheese sauce, onion jam, smoky Hahndorf bacon + fried free range egg

  • 18.0
    PORK HUEVOS RANCHEROS

    tortillas, corn relish, pulled pork, tomato, capsicum, onion, corn kernals, black beans, fried free range eggs + sriracha hot sauce

  • 17.5
    MUSHROOM RAGU V/GFO

    sourdough toast, manchego cheese, Swiss brown mushrooms, porcini cream, crispy enoki + white truffle oil

  • 17.5
    BAKED CAPRESSE EGGS GFO

    free range eggs baked in an aromatic spiced tomato, chorizo and cannellini bean sauce, melted manchego cheese, herbs + sourdough toast

  • 17.5
    SMASHED AVO V/GFO

    sourdough toast, heirloom cherry tomatoes, feta cheese + baby salad herbs

  • 17.5
    STANDARD BREAKFAST GFO

    sourdough toast, Hahndorf smoky bacon, roasted tomato, hash brown + free range eggs poached, scrambled or fried

  • 13.0
    BREAKY BUN GFO

    smoky Hahndorf bacon, fried free range egg, wild rocket, tasty cheese + smoky tomato relish

  • Designer Breakfast
  • 3.0
    BACON
  • 2.0
    FREE RANGE EGGS POACHED OR FRIED
  • 5.0
    FREE RANGE EGGS SCRAMBLED
  • 3.5
    BAKED BEANS
  • 1.5
    HASH BROWN
  • 5.0
    CHEESE KRANSKY
  • 3.0
    WILTED SPINACH
  • 4.5
    ROASTED MUSHROOMS
  • 6.0
    SALMON 80G
  • 3.0
    SMASHED AVOCADO
  • 3.5
    HALOUMI 1 PIECE
  • Don’t forget to add your bread
  • 2.5
    GLUTEN FREE BREAD 1 PIECE
  • 2.0
    SOURDOUGH TOAST 1 PIECE
  • GFO GLUTEN FREE OPTION ADD $2 | GF GLUTEN FREE | V VEGETARIAN
    VO VEGETARIAN OPTION | VG VEGAN

DINNER MENU
  • (A) usual suspects
  • 6.9
    HOT CHIPS V

    Beerenberg tomato sauce

  • 6.0
    HERB & GARLIC TOAST V/GFO
  • 15.0
    BREAD & SPREAD VO/GFO

    charred flat bread + 2 dips

  • (Α) Foraging Plates 1 PLATE $14 | 2 PLATES $26 | 3 PLATES $36
  • TRUFFLED MUSHROOM ARANCINI V

    warm manchego sauce

  • WARM MIXED OLIVES V/GF

    from the Adelaide Hills + fetta

  •  SA HALOUMI V/GF

    orange, fennel, pea shoots + fennel pollen

  • SESAME SOY TOFU V

    Asian bean salad, chilli and ginger dipping sauce, fried shallots + peanuts

  • BRAISED CHORIZO & CALAMARI GFO

    roasted tomato, fennel + toasted crostini

  • CHILLI SALT & PEPPER SQUID

    Asian bean salad, chilli + ginger dipping sauce

  • BLUE SWIMMER CRAB FRITTERS GF

    garlic aioli, preserved lemon + pea shoot salad

  • BAKED GNOCCHI VO/GFO

    sugo sauce, roasted cherry tomatoes, pancetta, manchego cheese + herbs

  • (A) TIME HONOURED
  • 24.0
    CHICKEN SCHNITZEL

    tenderised chicken breast, served with chips, salad + your choice of peppercorn, truffled mushroom, plain gravy or parmigiana

  • 23.0
    SEA SALT & PEPPER SQUID

    squid dusted through flour, seasoned with sea salt and kibbled pepper served with a sweet chilli, sesame and ginger dipping sauce, chips + salad

  • 24.0
    FISH & CHIPS

    GRILLED, CRUMBED OR BATTERED
    hoki served with tartare, chips + salad

  • 23.0
    COLONIST BURGER

    toasted bun, rocket, tomato, cheese, smoky tomato relish + a choice of protein
    choose from: ANGUS BEEF PATTY, CHICKEN BREAST, GRILLED HALOUMI OR GRILLED TOFU
    GF BUN + 2.0

  • Hand Picked
  • 25.0
    BRAISED LAMB RAGU GFO

    braised lamb ragu, rich aromatics, fresh herbs, potato gnocchi + grana

  • 28.0
    PRAWN & CRAB LINGUINE GFO

    linguine pasta tossed with cherry tomatoes, red onion,
    chopped herbs, chilli, lemon myrtle, prawn + crab butter

  • 24.0
    FALAFEL SALAD VG

    house made falafels, lemon myrtle hummus, quinoa, tomato, cucumbers, onion, capsicum, salad leaves coconut yoghurt + charred flat bread
    ADD GRILLED CHICKEN + 6.0

  • 30.0
    PAN SEARED SALMON FILLET GF

    crispy skin, heirloom baby carrots, cherry tomatoes, quinoa,
    vegetable greens and salad leaves + lemon tahini yoghurt

  • 26.5
    FREE RANGE CHICKEN BREAST GF

    chargrilled, sweet potato, zucchini, roasted capsicum, baby herb leaf salad, basil pesto + chèvre

  • 28.0
    PORK BELLY

    served with a choice of:
    roasted sweet potato, seasonal greens + demi glaze GF
    OR chips, salad + choice of sauce

  • 30.0
    CHARGRILLED PORK FILLET

    served with a choice of:
    roasted sweet potato, seasonal greens + demi glaze GF
    OR chips, salad + choice of sauce

  • 34.0
    250G COORONG ANGUS FLAT IRON STEAK

    served with a choice of:
    roasted sweet potato, seasonal greens + demi glaze GF
    OR chips, salad + choice of sauce

  • (A) Sides V/GF

  • 10.0
    ROASTED SWEET POTATO SALAD

    red onion, basil pesto, rocket + toasted macadamias

  • 4.0 | 8.0
    SEASONAL GARDEN VEGETABLES

    tossed with baby spinach + virgin olive oil

  • 8.0
    ROCKET, SHAVED FENNEL, ORANGE, RED ONION & ALMOND SALAD

    with candied white balsamic dressing

  • (A) Sauces GF

  • 3.5
    PEPPERCORN, TRUFFLED MUSHROOM, GRAVY, DIJON, HOT AND MILD MUSTARD
  • GFO GLUTEN FREE OPTION ADD $2 | GF GLUTEN FREE | V VEGETARIAN
    VO VEGETARIAN OPTION | VG VEGAN
    (A) = ALL DAY ITEMS AVAILABLE TUES – SAT 12-9PM, SUN-MON 12-8:30PM