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The Finest Cuisine

Our award winning cuisine, just like the bush surroundings reflects a tantalising combination of truly Australian and European influences. Of course, each sumptuous dish is complemented by our premium quality wines.

Our philosophy

At Darlington Estate, our food is not about the ego of the chef, it's about the food itself. For that reason, we don't have a picture of him here. In all honesty, it's also because he's not a big showy type - he's just about the food. Our a la carte menu is a demonstration of cultivating the best in the centrepiece of each dish. This can only be accomplished by a careful balance of the accompaniments to ensure taste combinations and presentation are both exquisite in flavour and presentation.

This season's menu was designed to offer entertainment to all tastes, meaning that no matter what you think your favourite dishes might be at a first reading of the menu, there are surprises to be found in the dishes that you would never normally order. Devout steak-o-philes have been seduced by the chicken and scallop risotto!

A La Carte Menu - This is a SAMPLE menu- Our a la carte menu changes weekly

Grazing

Turkish bread, marinated olives (d, v, *) $9

Flatbread, dukkha, hummus (v, *) $10

ENTREE

Braised Harvey beef cheek, paprika and shallot polenta, tomato & scorched corn salsa (g) $18

Cider braised Plantagenet pork cheek, ginger and carrot puree, radish and fennel salad (g) $17

Warm smoked chicken and potato salad, baby spinach, dill aioli (g,d) $17

Confit Tasmanian salmon, apple & spring onion salad with nuoc cham dressing (d,*g) $18

Wild rocket, quinoa and pickled vegetable salad (v,g,d) $16

MAINS

Oven roast sirloin of beef, horseradish mash, spinach, slow roast tomatoes , red wine jus (g) $38

Mount Barker chicken breast with pancetta, green pea and dill risotto, grilled asparagus (g)

Roast lamb rump, roasted butternut squash, sweet potato, broccolini, jus (g, d) $38

Spotted cod, coconut sticky rice, kimchi, petite herb salad (g, f) $40

Wild mushroom risotto, pecorino, steamed asparagus, porcini powder (v, g) $34

SIDE DISHES

Seasonal garden salad (g,v) $10

Hand cut fries, smokey bbq sauce (d,v) $10

Seasonal greens, garlic butter (g,v) $10

DESSERTS

Milk chocolate tart with vanilla double cream, white peach compote $15

Raspberry and coconut parfait, chocolate soil, raspberry coulis (*g) $15

Pineapple & coconut deconstructed cheesecake, with filo mille feuille, raspberry coulis $15

Sticky date pudding, butterscotch sauce, vanilla bean ice cream $15

Cheese selection available, ask your waiter

Our restaurant is fully licensed.

Key: d = dairy free, v = vegetarian, g = gluten free, (*g) = ask for gluten free (*d) = ask for dairy free

Prices subject to change.

Wedding Tasting Event

NEW DATE TO BE ADVISED

Entree

Slow braised pork belly, pickled red cabbage, apple puree, crackling (*g)

Honey star anise and sesame chicken wings with wild rice and julienne vegetables (df, gf)

Braised Harvey beef cheek, paprika and shallot polenta, tomato & scorched corn salsa (g)

Confit Tasmanian salmon, apple & spring onion salad with nuoc cham dressing (d,*g)

Garlic butter prawns on potato pancake with a mizuna salad

Mushroom wontons, bean shoot, apple & coriander salad with avocado puree and crisp shallots (v, d)

Main

Porcini and thyme sirloin of beef, garlic butter chat potatoes, broccolini, red wine jus (g)

Free range chicken breast, risotto of green pea, pancetta and dill, Bickley asparagus (g)

Pale ale and rosemary braised lamb shoulder, warm salad of baby potatoes and spinach, caramelised onion, fetta

Plantagenet pork cheek, sesame heirloom carrots, white bean and saffron puree (g)

Seasonal fish of the day, coconut sticky rice, kimchi, petite herb salad (g, d)

Honey cumin haloumi, spiced puy lentils, butternut pumpkin, confit onion, tahini yoghurt (v)

Dessert

Slow roasted lemon curd tart, spiced meringue, passionfruit creme fraiche

Chocolate and coffee mud cake, vanilla double cream, sumac and lime jelly

Vanilla bean pannacotta, apple & cinnamon compote, ginger shortbread crumb

Sticky date pudding, butterscotch sauce, vanilla bean ice cream

Pineapple & coconut deconstructed cheesecake, with filo mille feuille, raspberry coulis

Peanut butter semifreddo, milk chocolate, macerated strawberries (g)

1 course - $45. 2 Courses - $60. 3 Courses - $75.

Call 9299 6268 or email us bookings@darlingtonestate.com.au

Our restaurant is fully licensed.

Key: d = dairy free, v = vegetarian, g = gluten free, (*g) = ask for gluten free (*d) = ask for dairy free

Cellar Door Wines

To Take Home

Darlington Estate Late Harvest Chenin 2014 $23
Darlington Estate Riesling 2015 $23
Darlington Estate Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2015 $23
Darlington Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2015 $23
Darlington Estate Chardonnay 2014 $23
Darlington Estate Sparkling White $29
Darlington Estate Merlot 2014 $29
Darlington Estate Cabernet Merlot 2014 $29
Darlington Estate Shiraz 2014 $29
Darlington Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 $29
Darlington Estate Rosé 2014 $23

Discounts may be available for Deluxe Club Members.

Children's Menu

(Under 12's)

$20 per child includes main meal and dessert

Mains

Chicken tenderloins with chips and a garden salad
or
Tempura battered fish with chips and a garden salad

Dessert

Ice-cream Sundae

OPEN FOR LUNCH - Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
OPEN FOR DINNER - Friday and Saturday

Times are subject to availability - BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL

Online Booking

Reservations:
tel: 08 9299 6268
email: bookings@darlingtonestate.com.au

Like what you see?

To book a table, just give us a call (or email, if that's what you prefer). The bookings number is 08 9299 6268 or you can email bookings@darlingtonestate.com.au.