The Great War was drawing to a close when Friedrich Carl Gotthilf Wallent put
the finishing touches to his fine home in Murray Street, by chiselling
the date in the foundation stone by the front door. His son Morris later became the mayor of Tanunda and took over the family home.
More than 70
years later in 1992, an enterprising group of locals turned the proud Wallent
home into the Barossa’s first bistro grill - a friendly and generous
place where Barossa winemakers could entertain their guests and visitors
could relax after a hard day's wine tasting.
In 2005 Melissa and Christian Fletcher chose to be the new custodians of this fine home of Barossa hospitality.
are passionate about serving fresh, seasonally-inspired
cuisine, accompanied by carefully selected wines from the Barossa's
best and iconic Australian & International wineries - but guests are also welcome to bring their own
On frosty winter evenings redgum logs still
splutter in the open fireplaces and in summer there’s the temptation to
linger on the shady, jasmine-scented veranda or under the Norfolk pine.
But what you’ll
also find is a youthful passion and buzz, modern Australian tastes and
flavours that are borrowed from Asia and the Middle East, and a genuine
willingness to please.
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