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

Saturday and Sunday 9am – 2:30pm

Lunch/Dinner

12pm-2.30pm & 5.30-9pm Tues – Sat
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
  • 12.0
    EGGS FOR YOU

    toasted Turkish bread + 2 eggs*

  • 14.0
    BACON & EGGS

    toasted Turkish bread, smoky bacon + 2 eggs*

  • 21.0
    LOADED BREKKY

    toasted Turkish bread, smoky bacon, cheese kransky, baked beans, hash brown, blistered cherry tomatoes, truffled swiss browns + 2 eggs*

  • *your choice of poached, fried or scrambled eggs
  • 18.0
    PORK BOWL

    Mexican rice, pulled pork, black beans, corn kernels, tomato, radish, bean shoots, mint, chilli, cucumber + fried egg

  • 14.0
    VEGGIE BOWL V

    quinoa, salad herbs, blistered cherry tomatoes, truffled swiss browns, pickled cabbage, pepitas + crushed macadamias

    ADD EGG + 2.0 | ADD TOFU + 6.0 | ADD CHICKEN + 8.0

  • 16.5
    SMASHED AVOCADO & HALOUMI V

    toasted Turkish bread, smashed avocado, tomato, grilled haloumi + salad herbs

  • 18.0
    OMEGA EGGS

    toasted Turkish bread, poached egg, smoked Tasmanian salmon, cherry tomatoes, sautéed kale + feta

  • 12.0
    BREAKFAST BUN

    smoky bacon, fried egg, lettuce, cheese + smoked tomato chutney

  • Designer Breakfast
  • 3.0
    BACON
  • 2.0
    EGGS POACHED OR FRIED
  • 4.0
    BAKED BEANS
  • 1.5
    HASH BROWN
  • 6.0
    CHEESE KRANSKY
  • 3.0
    WILTED GREENS MIX
  • 4.0
    ROASTED SWISS BROWN MUSHROOMS
  • 6.0
    SMOKED TASMANIAN SALMON
  • 3.0
    SMASHED AVOCADO
  • 3.5
    GRILLED HALOUMI 1 PIECE
  • Don’t forget to add some bread
  • 2.0
    TURKISH TOAST 1 PIECE
  • 2.5
    GLUTEN FREE TOAST 1 PIECE
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
  • 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