ENJOY A LAVISH LUNCH AT ONE OF ADELAIDE’S BEST RESTAURANTS
With scenic views of the Piccadilly Valley, the historic Mount Lofty House and the Adelaide Hills provide a resplendent location for our two dining venues. Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant provides opulent dining experience perfect for a special occasion. Arthur Waterhouse Lounge is a much more casual venue, providing share style dining with fantastic cocktails. Catering from the very special occasion to a casual lunch while tasting wine, both dining rooms are great alternatives to Adelaide Hills winery restaurants. The kitchen takes inspiration for both menus from the bountiful produce of the Piccadilly Valley and larger food bowl surrounding the property where we feel the standard of food available is the best in the country.
HARDY’S VERANDAH RESTAURANT
Originally built as Arthur Hardy’s summer residence, Mount Lofty House played host to some of Adelaide’s most extravagant parties for high society in the 1850s. As such, we intend to continue the tradition by cordially inviting you join us for a decadent party of your own at Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant. Live how the upper class lived in the mid-19th century and share in the undeniable beauty of Arthur’s wonderful legacy.
ARTHUR WATERHOUSE LOUNGE
As the manor’s second owner, Arthur Waterhouse, son of the altruistic industrialist Thomas Waterhouse, took a slightly less lively approach to his social endeavours, trading the lush parties for more relaxing, informal meals among chums. The Arthur Waterhouse Lounge adapts to that style, providing a laid-back atmosphere and a more casual dining experience.
HOST A CELEBRATION OR HOLD YOUR WEDDING AT OUR STUNNING ESTATE
Looking for the ideal place to celebrate your birthday, engagement or hold your wedding reception? Look no further — you’ve found it! With panoramic views over the stunning Piccadilly Valley and some of the best food the Adelaide Hills has on offer, Mount Lofty House offers versatile and customisable function spaces.
The adjoining Arthur Waterhouse Bar makes a great place for pre-function drinks and, boasting its original fireplace, it holds over 150 years of South Australian history. Your private event will be backed by the indulgent food found on our fine dining menu and accompanied by a selection of wines, carefully nominated by our expert sommelier.