Adelaide, South Australia

2010 Restaurants & Catering - Awards for Excellence - Restaurant and Catering SA Awards for Excellence - 2010
Nestled within historic grand gates and well-established gardens is the bustling vine adorned homestead of Lenzerheide Restaurant in the outer Adelaide suburb of Hawthorne. A landmark institute known for serving its fine dining cuisine, guest will feel a little bit special but still at home with classical European inspired dishes invigorated with creative accents. Private dining rooms are available for an exclusive dining experience, ideal for small corporate groups or an intimately sized wedding.
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146 Belair Road
Hawthorn SA 5062





European, International

Price Range:

$$$$ ~ $$$$


Fully Licensed (no BYO)

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Experience sumptuous elegance when you dine at the multi award winning Lenzerheide Restaurant. Established in 1989, you will enjoy the very best in fine dining Adelaide has to offer. Highly trained, friendly and motivated staff, complimented by elegant surroundings and the sumptuous Swiss European menu that uses the finest local produce, will ensure your High Tea, Lunch or Dinner is a very special and memorable occasion.

The Lenzerheide offers the best of South Australia's abundant fresh produce. The menu features not only a selection of traditional dishes that have stood the test of time as well as innovative dishes for those seeking something new.

Most grape growing regions of Australia are represented in the Lenzerheide's wine display, with many vintage and limited release wines showcased. An extensive selection of wines is on offer, allowing you to choose the perfect wine to complement your meal and create a memorable dining experience.

Only ten minutes from the city centre in Hawthorn, this innovatively restored former historical residence exudes an atmosphere of harmony and warmth. The Lenzerheide's superb and intimate private dining rooms are ideal for private corporate functions, smaller weddings or smaller occasion celebrations.

Enquires and Bookings Welcome.


Its prices still situate Lenzerheide as a special occasion place and if you are hoping for the ambience to have remained the same, you will not be disappointed. No drastic d├ęcor changes reside in the dining room of this 1890s mansion. A centre atrium adds a casual air to this elegant eatery, opened over two decades ago. In its heyday it accumulated more awards than you could poke a fondue fork at. Beautiful function rooms can still be enjoyed with garden views of the grounds, and now high teas for business, pleasure or pleasurable business.
Executive Chef Mark Gaston has been at the burners for more than ten years. His rethought menu retains Chateaubriand with its beef tenderloin and asparagus sauced indulgently with bordelaise and hollandaise. Those hunting a classic duck a l'orange can now aim at either a roasted breast with fennel, mizuna, sticky orange and star anise balsamic reduction, or a twice roasted half Muscovy duckling with black current demi glaze and red wine poached baby pears. Duck fat and saffron roast potatoes seem a likely side, although rest assured traditional Swiss roschti with its thickly grated fried potatoes is still close by. Lenzerheide's cellar remains in place, as does its much loved doodle. For dessert many still adore asking for the crepe with vanilla bean ice cream, warmed chocolate sauce and pouring cream.
Roz Taylor

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110 pax
Lenzerheide Function Rooms
Highly trained, friendly and motivated staff, complimented by elegant surroundings and a sumptuous menu that uses the finest local produce, will ensure your lunch or dinner function is a very special and memorable occasion.

Catering Options Include:

A choice of 3 set menus for a more formal dining function.

Morning and afternoon tea selections.
Working lunch packages including morning and afternoon tea.
All items are house made.
Gluten free options are available on request.
Prices are quoted on per person basis.
Chefs are happy to accommodate special requests.

Tom Gleghorn Room

This contemporary room with glass ceiling and unique lighting combine to create an elegant space and features stunning artwork from well-known Adelaide artist Tom Gleghorn. With seating up to 50 guests this attractive function space is perfect for small seminars, intimate wedding receptions, family special occasions and social gatherings.

Gault Room

This elegant private room is also perfect for small seminars, weddings and special occasions with seating for 20-36 guests.


Accessible by wheelchair
Award Winning / Hatted
Bar / Wine Bar
Fixed / set price available
Function for 50-100
High Tea / Tearooms
Historic Building
Light meals available
Private Dining Room
Romantic / Intimate
Suitable for Corporate functions
Suitable for Families with children
Suitable for Functions
Suitable for Groups of 10
Suitable for Weddings
This restaurant does not have any awards.


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LeeR - 4/05/2013
My absolute favourite restaurant for special occasions. I'm an office worker, and my husband is a tradie. We love this restaurant because, although the food is expensive, it's worth our money. Also, a big plus is that we are made to feel so welcome. It is fine dining but with a homely touch. I can thoroughly recommend Lenzerheide for a special occasion.
Michael Veigli - 1/01/2012
As a previous visitor I was looking for a classy New Year's Eve with my wife. As always, the staff were friendly, attentive and relaxed despite a full house. The oysters were fresh and made a great start. Air dried beef carpaccio was a let down, not in quantity as there was almost too much, but it was not carpaccio, just slices of semi dried beef and served too thick. The warm fresh bread with butter was hard to resist. Mains of barramundi unfortunately was bland with unimaginative mash and beans. Should have gone with the special of seafood platter which looked fantastic. Dessert was nice. My main criticism though relates to atmosphere. This venue has in the past been a ``posh`` restaurant, classical music, classy setting but their failure to enforce an acceptable dress code meant we were sitting with a bunch of people in shorts, tee shirts and torn jeans. Our meals were rushed and considering we went there expecting to celebrate midnight, we were done by 11 pm. Sorry Lenzerheide.....a big let down on this occasion.