Historic hotels full of folk lore and history coupled with modern riverfront watering holes and after dark venues are a welcome surprise to visitors to the region.
Established in 1897 The Renmark Hotel still operates as a community hotel and has many a story to tell. From famous guests to colourful accounts of Harry "Breaker" Morant riding his horse into the bar. Clubs can be found in most Riverland towns and are part of the regions culture offering value for money meal options and an opportunity to mingle with the friendly locals.
Wok on Water is described by locals as "The Best Thai on the Murray". Located aboard the Murray River Queen in Waikerie, the beautiful Murray River provides the perfect scenery for a sunset dinner. Choose from the fresh and large selection of stunning Thai cuisine, and sample the large range of Riverland wines. Overlook the river on the cafe deck as you relax and enjoy the superb flavours of Wok On Water.
For a fantastic family destination consider the Loxton club featuring an undercover playground and Kid’s Room. Places to squeeze through, scramble over, climb up and slide down – or for those who need a bit of time out, there are videos to watch, games to play and great food from the Kid’s Menu to keep you going. If after dark is more your thing check out the various venues offering live music or local DJ’s.
Located four kilometres from the town of Berri, and set in twenty four acres of bushland with its own quandong plantation, the Mallee Fowl Restaurant has become a ‘must visit’ destination for locals and tourists alike. With it’s fascinating collection of eclectic Australiana paraphernalia it has earned the title of best themed restaurant in Australia. Chef Caryl serves fine Aussie and European cuisine, complimented by an excellent range of wines.
The Renmark Club offers four exclusive dining areas, and can cater for up to 710 guests, providing a wide range of catering, from casual Bistro to formal restaurant for dinner parties. Diners may relax inside or on the outdoor decking, enjoying a coffee and cake or their favourite drink.
The Cafe A-La-Carte Menu has starters, traditional favourites, and selection of Mains, with a fresh salad bar and light lunch options.
Visit Bella Lavender Estate and experience the aromatic fragrance of lavender set amongst a beautiful backdrop of family owned vineyards and olive trees. The fully licensed restauarant offers wood oven pizzas, authentic Italian homemade meals and great cofee. Perfect for that relaxing morning or afternoon coffee, or perfect for dinner with friends.
Established in 1908 the historic Loxton Hotel is proudly owned by the Loxton community, channelling profits back into local charities, projects and events. The magnificent and massive hotel building has been extensively renovated, ensuring a seamless blend of new modern facilities and heritage areas. The Bistro menu changes with the seasons and is a combination of superb seasonal specials which feature fabulous, fresh, local produce and traditional favourites.