Adelaide Wedding Venue - Colonist

The Colonist can serve multiple purposes as an Adelaide wedding venue to ensure your special day is exactly as you dreamed.

As an Adelaide wedding venue, The Colonist can host the ceremony and reception in one of the various spaces available throughout the hotel. Or alternatively a reception and after ceremony location to celebrate, other options to discuss with the functions manager can include playing host as a location for your photography.

The hotel can cater for various sized weddings and the staff will work with you to create an ideal event, tailoring to your needs.

We can cater for casual stand up to more formal sit-down weddings, keeping things simple and sweet so you have a stress free, memorable wedding. We are located close to the central business district and many hotels for accommodation options for you and your guests. View our wedding packages

Our team of chefs can create canape style food for stand up functions, to buffet or family style sit down, or a tailored set menu. We are happy to discuss with you options for your wedding cake or desserts. The bar manager can work with you to create a selection of drinks for your celebration and even work on a special signature cocktail.

Adelaide Wedding Venue – The Colonist can host:

Ceremony and Reception
Reception
Photography

The Colonist, Adelaide Wedding Venue Spaces*:

Front Bar
Fireplace Room
Dining Room

Main 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
  • PICKLED CALAMARI GF

    chilli & bean salad

  • CHILLI SALT & PEPPER SQUID

    chilli & bean salad, sesame, chilli & ginger dipping sauce

  • ZUCCHINI & CORN FRITTERS V/GF

    heirloom tomato salad + jalapeño butter

  • TRUFFLED MUSHROOM ARANCINI V

    warm gorgonzola sauce

  • ADELAIDE HILLS MIXED OLIVES V/GF

    served warm + crumbled Onkaparinga chévre

  • BAKED GNOCCHI V/GFO

    rich sugo sauce, heirloom cherry tomatoes, Onkaparinga chévre + olive soil

  • SESAME SOY TOFU V

    nori, mint, chilli & cucumber noodle salad + sesame soy dressing

  •  HAND CUT SWEET POTATO WEDGES V

    black beans, charred corn, rocket leaves, pomegranate + salsa verde

  •  SA PAN FRIED HALOUMI V/GF

    mint, chilli & cucumber ribbon salad

  •  SMOKED CHICKEN GF

    heirloom cherry tomatoes, Onkaparinga chévre, basil pesto + extra virgin olive oil

  • (A) TIME HONOURED
  • 23.0
    COLONIST CHICKEN BURGER

    toasted roll, grilled chicken breast, red onion jam, lettuce, tomato, cheese, smoky tomato relish + chips
    GF BUN + 2.0 – COMES WITH SWEET POTATO WEDGES INSTEAD OF CHIPS

  • 23.0
    COLONIST BEEF BURGER

    toasted roll, grilled Angus beef patty, red onion jam, lettuce, tomato, cheese, smoky tomato relish + chips
    GF BUN + 2.0 – COMES WITH SWEET POTATO WEDGES INSTEAD OF CHIPS

  • 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


  • Hand Picked
  • 30.0
    PORK BELLY

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

  • 35.0
    250G COORONG ANGUS FLAT IRON STEAK

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

  • 28.0
    PRAWN & CRAB LINGUINE GFO

    heirloom cherry tomatoes, chopped herbs, chilli & lemon myrtle butter + grana padano

  • 32.0
    TASMANIAN SALMON FILLET GF

    grilled peach, quinoa, cherry tomato, grapes, mixed salad leaves, pomegranate + tahini yoghurt

  • 28.0
    CAJUN SPICED CHICKEN BREAST GF

    pea & mint hommus, chick peas, roasted pumpkin, red onion, currants, almond flakes + salad leaves

  • 25.0
    BRISKET SANDWICH

    braised, pressed & finished on the chargrill, red onion jam, cheese, tomato chutney, wild rocket, toasted Turkish bread + chips

  • 24.0
    FALAFEL SALAD GF/VG

    lemon myrtle hommus, quinoa, red onion, tomatoes, mint, chilli, cucumber noodles + coconut yoghurt

  • 23.0
    HERBIVORE BOWL GF/VG

    turmeric roasted cauliflower, sautéed kale, saffron chickpeas, roasted kent pumpkin, cherry tomatoes, pickled cabbage, baby salad leaves, roasted pepitas, macadamia nuts + hommus
    ADD CHICKEN + 8.0 | ADD TOFU + 6.0

  • (A) Sides V/GF

  • 6.5
    SEASONAL GARDEN VEGETABLES

    tossed with baby spinach + extra virgin olive oil

  • 8.0
    WILD ROCKET & PEAR SALAD

    red onion, candied walnuts, balsamic + extra virgin olive oil

  • (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
    VG VEGAN
    (A) = ALL DAY ITEMS AVAILABLE TUES – SAT 12-9PM, SUN-MON 12-8:30PM


Wine List

  • Sparkling
  • 9.0 | 41.0
    Babo Prosecco

    Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

  • 12.0 | 49.0
    Hentley Farm Blanc de Noir Sparkling

    Barossa Valley

  • 15.0 | 60.0
    Deviation Road ‘Loftia’ Brut

    Adelaide Hills

  • 45.0
    42 Degrees South Premium Cuvee

    Coal River, Tasmania

  • 10.0 | 44.0
    Ninth Island Sparkling

    Tamar Valley, Tasmania

  • 139.0
    Pol Roger Champagne Brut Premier

    France

  • 99.0
    Louis Roederer Champagne Brut Premier

    France

  • 10.0 | 44.0
    Schild Estate Sparkling Shiraz

    Barossa Valley

  • white
  • 49.0
    Salomon Undhof Gruner Veltliner

    Austria

  • 10.0 | 46.0
    Paracombe V5 Gruner Veltliner

    Adelaide Hills

  • 10.5 | 48.0
    Sons of Eden ‘Freya’ Riesling

    Eden Valley

  • 10.0 | 47.0
    Vickery Riesling

    Eden Valley

  • 65.0
    Grosset Springvale Riesling VG

    Clare Valley

  • 10.5 | 49.0
    Parish Riesling VG

    Coal River, Tasmania

  • 10.0 | 44.0
    Scott La Prova Fiano

    Adelaide Hills

  • 8.8 | 39.0
    Longview ‘Whippet’ Sauvignon Blanc

    Adelaide Hills

  • 56.0
    Saint Clair Estate ‘Pioneer Block’ Sauvignon Blanc

    Marlborough, New Zealand

  • 55.0
    Tyrrell’s HVD Semillon

    Hunter Valley

  • 9.0 | 41.0
    Babo Pinot Grigio

    Friuli, Italy

  • 9.6 | 45.0
    Howard ‘Clover’ Pinot Gris

    Adelaide Hills

  • 54.0
    Marc Bredif Vouvray ‘Chenin Blanc’

    Loire, France

  • 62.0
    Paringa Estate Chardonnay VG

    Mornington Peninsula

  • 9.0 | 41.0
    Parker Coonawarra Chardonnay

    Coonawarra

  • 16.0
    Innocent Bystander Moscato, 275ml Bottle

    Victoria

  • House
  • 7.0 | 30.0
    Sparkling
  • 7.0 | 30.0
    Shiraz
  • 7.0 | 30.0
    Riesling
  • 7.0 | 30.0
    Sauvignon

  • Rosé
  • 9.5 | 42.0
    M. Chapoutier ‘Mathilda Tournon’ Rosé

    Victoria

  • 9.0 | 40.0
    Langmeil ‘Bella Rouge’ Rosé

    Barossa Valley

  • 10.0 | 46.0
    Chateau de Brigue Rosé

    Cotes de Provence, France

  • Red
  • 10.5 | 50.0
    Majella Cabernet Sauvignon VG

    Coonawarra

  • 9.5 | 42.0
    Kilikanoon GSM VG

    Clare Valley

  • 9.5 | 43.0
    Longview ‘Yakka’ Shiraz

    Adelaide Hills

  • 69.0
    John Duval ‘Plexus’ Shiraz Grenache Mourvedre

    Barossa Valley

  • 59.0
    Ministry of Clouds Shiraz

    McLaren Vale

  • 14.0 | 64.0
    Samuels Gorge Shiraz

    McLaren Vale

  • 89.0
    Giant Steps ‘Applejack Vineyard’ Pinot Noir

    Yarra Valley

  • 10.0 | 45.0
    Hentley Farm ‘Villain & Vixen’ Grenache

    Barossa Valley

  • 10.0 | 43.0
    Alpha Box + Dice ‘Tarot’ Grenache VG

    McLaren Vale

  • 60.0
    Bondar Rayner Grenache

    McLaren Vale

  • 140.0
    Craggy Range ‘Le Sol’ Syrah

    Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

  • 10.5 | 48.0
    Crabtree Watervale Cabernet Sauvignon

    Clare Valley

  • 62.0
    Catlin Montepulciano

    Adelaide Hills

  • 10.5 | 44.0
    Hither & Yon Nero d’Avola

    McLaren Vale

  • 60.0
    Charlotte Dalton ‘Love Me, Love You’ Shiraz

    Adelaide Hills

  • 10.0 | 47.0
    Golding ‘Purveyor’ Pinot Noir

    Adelaide Hills

  • 59.0
    Pooley Pinot Noir

    Tasmania

  • 52.0
    SC Pannell Tempranillo Touriga

    McLaren Vale

  • 10.5 | 46.0
    Down the Rabbit Hole Tempranillo VG

    McLaren Vale

  • 46.0
    Prunotto Barbera D’Alba

    Italy

  • Desserts/Fortifieds
  • 9.5
    Anvers Rare 20yo Tawny

    South Australia

  • 8.5
    Grant Burge 10yo Muscat

    Barossa Valley

  • 6.5
    Penfolds Tawny

    South Australia

  • 6.5
    Valdespino Pedro Ximenez (Sweet Black Sherry)

    Jerez, Spain

  • 7.5
    Marsala Superiore Secco Riserva

    Sicily, Italy

  • 7.0
    Morris Tokay

    Rutherglen

  • 8.9 | 35.0
    Woodstock Sticky, 375ml
  • 13.0
    Ruthless Ruth 20yo Liqueur Muscat

    McLaren Vale


Cocktail List

  • Cocktails
    All $15 a Glass
  • Aperol Spritz

    Aperol & Prosecco doing their thing

  • Italian Bitters Negroni

    What a super star line up of small batch Four Pillars gin perfectly matched with Italian Bitters Orange & Vermouth

  • Blood Orange Margarita

    Jose Cuervo, Grand Marnier with freshly squeezed lime juice topped with blood orange

  • Espresso Martini

    Perfect for anytime of the say – our secret ingredients together with a double espresso

  • 30.0
    Watermelon Sangria Jug

    Freshly squeezed watermelon with white wine, hints of vanilla & fresh mint

  • Gin & Juice
    1 for $15 | Jug (for 3) $40
  • Choose your Gin

    – Antipodes Gin
    – Kis Wild Gin
    – Ounce Gin
    – 78 Degrees Gin
    – Green Ant Gin
    – Haymans Sloe Gin

  • Choose Your Fresh Juice Mix

    – Sweet & Spicy: pineapple, chilli & lemon
    – Dark & Stormy: berry, mint & lime
    – Tarty & Tasty: ruby grapefruit & tonic


Platters

  • Canapé Platters
  • $60 Per Platter | 30 Portions Per Platter
    Suitable for 10-12 People
  • Chicken Goujons

    tenderised chicken breast, panko crumbed served with a mint & paprika dip

  • Master Stock Pork Belly GFO

    in a sticky soy glaze

  • King Island Pastries

    gourmet beef pies + spinach & ricotta rolls

  • Nachos GF

    warm frijoles, corn chips, melted cheese, tomato & capsicum salsa, guacamole & sour cream

  • Falafels GFO/VG

    with lemon myrtle hommus & crispy piadina bread

  • Wild Mushroom Arancini Balls V

    with warm gorgonzola cheese sauce

  • Sesame Haloumi Bites V

    served with a sticky sweet soy

  • Indian Samosas & Spring Rolls V

    with a mint yoghurt and sesame soy dipping sauce

FRONT BAR

Adelaide Pub

FIREPLACE ROOM

Adelaide Pub

DINING ROOM

Adelaide Pub

*exclusive use of areas cannot be guaranteed and depends on party size and minimum spend.

We hope you will consider us as an Adelaide wedding venue of choice for all or part of your special day.

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