Adelaide Dining - Foraging Plates

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 V

    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
    CHICKEN BURRITO BOWL

    toasted Mexican rice, spiced chicken breast, red onion, tomato, radish, capsicum, cucumber, been shoots, black beans, corn + smashed avocado

  • 14.0
    VEGGIE BOWL V

    quinoa, sautéed greens, truffled mushrooms, roasted sweet potato, blistered cherry tomatoes, pickled cabbage + seeds

    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

Main Menu

  • (A) usual suspects
  • 6.9
    HOT CHIPS V

    Beerenberg tomato sauce

  • 6.0
    HERB & GARLIC TOAST V/GFO
  • 2.5
    TOASTED DINNER ROLL & BUTTER
  • (Α) Foraging Plates 1 PLATE $14 | 2 PLATES $26 | 3 PLATES $36
  • 15.0
    BREAD & SPREAD VO/GFO

    charred flat bread + 2 dips

  • 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

  • BURRATA

    fresh shaved proscuitto, wild rocket, vincotta + crostini

  • SESAME SOY TOFU V

    Asian style bean shoots salad, crispy shallot, peanut + sesame blend, candied chilli dressing

  •  HAND CUT SWEET POTATO WEDGES V

    salsa verde

  •  SA PAN FRIED HALOUMI V/GF

    smoky tomato relish, olive soil + lemon

  •  SMOKED CHICKEN SALAD 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

  • 23.0
    COLONIST BEEF BURGER

    toasted roll, grilled Angus beef patty, red onion jam, lettuce, tomato, cheese, smoky tomato relish + chips

  • 26.0
    GLUTEN FREE CHICKEN BURGER

    toasted roll, grilled chicken breast, red onion jam, lettuce, tomato, cheese, smoky tomato relish + roasted sweet potato wedges

  • 26.0
    GLUTEN FREE BEEF BURGER

    toasted roll, grilled Angus beef patty, red onion jam, lettuce, tomato, cheese, smoky tomato relish + roasted sweet potato wedges

  • 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, capsicum, cucumber, coconut yoghurt + flat bread croutons

  • 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


Kids Menu

  • Kids Menu
    Children Under 8 Only
  • 12.0
    Kids Chicken Salad

    with sweet potato, mixed salad leaves, tomato + cucumber

  • 12.0
    Kids Pasta V/GFO

    penne pasta in a rich sugo sauce served with shaved parmesan

  • 12.0
    Cheesy Pizza V/GFO

    napolitana sauce base + mozzarella cheese

  • 12.0
    Ham + Cheese Pizza GFO

    napolitana sauce base, shaved leg ham & mozzarella cheese

  • 12.0
    Chicken Nuggets

    served with chips + tomato sauce

  • 12.0
    Crumbed Fish + Chips

    served with chips + tomato sauce

  • 12.0
    Kids Chicken Schnitzel

    served with chips + gravy

  • Kids Dessert
  • 6.0
    Vanilla Ice Cream V

    served with your choice of chocolate fudge, salted caramel or raspberry puree