What's Open in the Clare Valley

With some restrictions still in place, some businesses have altered their opening times.

Please refer to this list for current opening hours. This list is updated regularly.


Updated 30/11/2020 (businesses in italics are yet to be confirmed since the COVID Lockdown. Please call them to confirm).

Restaurants marked with an * require bookings. It is strongly advised to book ahead at all venues to avoid disappointment.


Restaurants & Cafes - Dine-In


*Umbria Rustic Italian - Open Tuesday-Saturday for dinner from 5:30pm and for lunch on Friday & Saturday from 12noon 

*Indii of Clare - Open for lunch 11:30am to 2:30pm daily and dinner 5pm to 9pm Sunday-Thursday, and 5pm to 10pm Friday and Saturday. 

*Mr Mick Kitchen - Open for lunch 7 days from 12pm, and dinner Friday and Saturday evenings, 

*Clare Central Burger Bar - Monday to Friday 5pm to 7:30pm.

*Bentleys Hotel - open daily from 11am for lunch and dinner. Bookings appreciated.

*Conners Restaurant at the Country Club- Breakfast Monday to Friday to 7:00am to 9:30am, Saturday & Sunday to 7:30am to 10:00am. Dinner Tuesday to Saturday from 6:00pm, bookings recommended (No dinner service Sun & Mon).

Evilo Estate - Farm Gate open 10am to 3:30pm Friday to Monday, weekdays refer to road sign.

Cafe 1871 - Monday to Friday 6:30am to 3pm, Saturday 7am to 12noon, Sunday & Public Holidays 8am to 12noon.

The Olive Bus - 10am to 4pm Friday to Monday.

Seedstreet Diner + Takeaway - Thursday to Saturday 12 noon to 8 pm

Clare Rise Bakery - Monday to Friday 7am to 3pm, Saturday 8am to 2pm (Closed Sundays and Public Holidays).

*Clare Hotel - Open for breakfast Saturday and Sunday 8am to 11pm, lunch daily 12noon to 2pm and dinner 6pm to 8:30pm. Full menu available as a takeaway, extra 50c.

Zest Cafe - Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm, Saturday 8am to 2pm & Sunday 8.30am to 2pm.*Taminga Hotel - Open daily from 9am to 11pm, Sunday from 10am.

Panchos - Tuesday & Wednesday 4:30pm to 9:00pm, Thursday to Sunday 11:30am to 9:00pm.

Daily Grind - Monday to Friday 5:45am to 2pm, Saturday & Sunday 7:30am to 1:30pm.

Mainstreet Bakehouse - Monday to Friday 8:30am to 3pm, Saturday 10am to 2pm, Sunday 11am to 2pm.

Ho Nai Vietnamese Kitchen - 11am to 2:30pm Monday to Saturday.

Just Julie's - Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30pm, Saturday 9:00am to 1:00pm and Sunday 9am to 12:30pm


Velvet & Willow Pantry - Monday to Friday 7am to 2pm, Saturday to Sunday 8am to 2pm, 7477 7848.

*Terroir Auburn - Open for dinner Wednesday to Sunday. Sittings at 6pm and 8pm (10 people max per sitting) book online.

*Rising Sun Hotel, Auburn - Lunch 12 noon to 2pm daily, dinner Monday to Thursday 6pm to 8pm, Friday and Saturday 5:30pm to 8pm, Sunday 5:30pm to 7pm.

Simpson Rices Creek Cafe - Wednesday and Friday 9:30am to 4.30pm Saturday and Sunday 9am to 5pm . Closed Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Breakfast until 12 noon and lunch until 4:30pm. 

Cogwebs Cafe - Friday to Tuesday, 9.30am to 4pm.


*O'Leary Walker Wines Restaurant - Restaurant open Monday to Saturday at 10am to 4pm. Sunday and public holidays at 11am to 4pm. Sitting times 11am to 1pm & 12pm to 2pm, 1:30pm to 3:30pm.


Watervale General Store - Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 8:30am to 12 noon.

Watervale Hotel - open daily 11am to late, all-day dining from 11am to 9pm. 


*Sevenhill Hotel - Open daily 11am to late. Lunch 11:30am to 2pm, Dinner Sunday to Thursday 5 to 8pm, Friday & Saturday 5 to 9pm. Takeaway available 7 days and home delivery Thursday night from 5 to 8pm.

*Skillogalee Winery Restaurant - Open 9:30am to 5:00pm daily. 

*Slate Restaurant - Open for lunch from 12noon Thursday to Sunday. Two sittings from 11.30 am to 1.30 pm and 2 pm to 4 pm. Limited menu from 17 November for two weeks. Bookings essential. 

*Pikes Beer Garden - Open for lunch Thursday to Sunday 12noon to 3pm. Lunch bookings from 12noon to 1:20pm and 1:30pm to 3pm. 45-minute booking session for tastings and beers in the sun, starting at 10.30 am. 

*Paulett Bush Devine Cafe - A la carte menu available 11am to 4pm.

Little Red Grape Bakery - Open daily 7am to 4pm, 


Riverton One Stop Takeaway Shop - Monday 6am to 2pm, Tuesday to Friday 6am to 2pm & 4pm to 8pm, Saturday, Sunday and PH 7am to 8pm.

Emporium Bakehouse - Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Saturday 9am to 2:30pm, closed Sundays.

*Riverton Hotel - Open for dinner with sittings at Sunday to Thursday 6pm and 8pm.

Hotel Central Riverton - Lunch 12pm to 2pm, Dinner 6pm to 8pm (no meals Monday and Tuesday).


*Magpie & Stump HotelOpen daily, Monday to Thursday 11am to 10pm, Friday & Saturday 11am to midnight, Sunday 11am to 9pm. 

*Reillys Restaurant - open from Friday to Sunday from 10am to 4pm.  Closed Monday to Thursday. 


St Just Cafe - 8:30am to 5pm daily.

White Cedars Cafe - Breakfast & Lunch Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday 8am to 2pm, Dinner Thursday to Saturday from 6pm to 9pm. Bookings preferred 8892 2867. 

*La Pecora Nera (The Black Sheep) - Open Wednesday to Sunday, lunch 12noon to 1pm and dinner from 6pm to 7pm. Takeaway available 12 noon to 1m and 5:30pm to pm or until sold out.

Gaslight Cafe, Collectables & Old Books - Open Saturday -Tuesday 7:00 am to 2:00 pm for breakfast, morning tea and lunch, and Thursday and Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm to include afternoon tea (Closed Wednesday).

Royal Exchange Hotel - open 11am to late daily. Meals available between 12noon to 2pm & 6pm to 8pm daily.

The Burra Hotel - Monday to Thursday 4pm to midnight, Friday 4pm to 2am, Saturday 11:30am to 2am, Sunday 11:30am to 10pm.

Burra Roadhouse - 7:30am to 8:30pm daily.

Jumbucks Restaurant - Planned to reopen in the first week of December. Dine-in or takeaway from 6pm Thursday to Sunday.


*Gilbert Valley Hotel - Lunch 12noon to 2pm, Dinner 5pm to 8pm daily.

Ready, Steady, Eat! - Tuesday to Friday 9am to 4pm.


Blyth Cafe - Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4pm.

*Blyth Hotel - Open Tuesday to Saturday 12 noon to late.


Tarlee Bakery - Weekdays 7am to 4pm, Saturday 8:30am to 4pm, Sunday 8:30am to 3pm.


*Junction Hotel - Dinner Wednesday to Sunday, 5pm to 8pm phone: 88306061.


Golden Wheat Bakery - Monday to Friday 7:30am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 12:30pm (closed Sundays).

Balaklava Takeaway and Convenience - Open daily 7:30am to 8pm.


Umoya Store - 10am to 5pm Thursday to Monday.

Farrell Flat

Farrell Flat Hotel - Open 10:30am to 9pm daily.

For a list of takeaway options, please read 

Where you can get a takeaway meal in the Clare Valley


Visitor Information Centres

Clare Valley Wine, Food and Tourism Centre - Open 9am to 5pm weekdays, 10am to 4pm weekends. Phone 08 8842 2131 or email ask@clarevalley.com.au for assistance.

Burra and Goyder Visitor Information Centre - Open 9am to 5pm Friday to Monday, 10am to 4pm on Tuesday to Thursday. Call 1300 775 540 or email discover@visitburra.com for assistance. 



Clare Valley Taxi - Monday to Thursday, 9am to midnight, Friday 9am to 2am, Saturday,8am to 2am, Sunday, 8am to midnight. Service outside of these hours available by pre-booking.

Riesling Trail Bike Hire - Wednesday to Monday: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, closed on Tuesdays. Please call ahead for all bookings.

Clare Valley Cycle Hire - open 6 days, 8:30am to 6pm Monday-Saturday and Sundays 9:30am to 6pm, closed on Thursdays.

Scoot the Valley - Bike hire by appointment only.

Cogwebs Hub Bicycle Hire and Information Outlet - Friday to Tuesday 9.30am to 4pm. (Closed on Thursdays).


Art Galleries

Clare Valley Art Gallery - Thursday to Monday 10 am to 5 pm. 

Medika Gallery - 10am to 5pm weekdays; 2pm to 5pm on Saturday. (closed on Sundays) Other times by appointment 0498 763 434. 

Burra Regional Art Gallery - 10am to 4pm daily.

Dingo Dreaming Cultural Centre - Open 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Saturday.

Arts Collective Clare Valley - Wednesday to Sunday 10:30am to 3:00pm, Monday 10:30 to 3:30pm. (Closed Tuesdays)., 

Studio Meadows Art Gallery - Friday & Saturday 10am to 4pm. Closed Friday 27 and Saturday 28 November due to heat.

Riverton Light Gallery - by appointment only.

Balaklava Courthouse Gallery - Open Thursday, Friday and Sunday 2pm to 4pm. Closing on Monday, December 21st 2020 and reopen Thursday, February 11th 2021.

Jen McDonald Art Gallery - Open most days 10am to 4:30pm. Call 0414 345 527 to confirm.

Linhay Gallery - Open Saturday & Sunday 10am to 4pm. Reopen for the first two weekends in December, then closed until February.

Vine Art Studio and Gallery - Open by appointment only.


Recreational/Outdoor Activities

Clare Valley Model Trains - 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month, 1:30pm to 4:30pm. 

Gleeson Wetlands - Open every day during daylight hours

Scholz Park Museum, Riverton - Open on the last Sunday of the month (excluding December and January) from 12pm to 3pm with blacksmiths in attendance and by appointment. 

Simpson Rices Creek Mini Golf - Wednesday and Friday 9:30am to 4.30pm Saturday and Sunday 9am to 5pm . Closed Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Breakfast until 12 noon & lunch until 4:30pm. 

Mintaro Maze - 10am to 4pm Saturdays and Sundays. Out of hours bookings for 12 or more adults pre-arranged.

Brooks Lookout - Open (closed during the fire-ban season).


Museums and History

Burra Heritage Passport - Collect from Burra & Goyder Visitor Information Centre 9am to 5pm every day

Bungaree Station - self-guided historical tours and farm shop to Open daily, 10am to 4pm.

Clare Old Police Station MuseumSaturday, Sunday and public holidays from 10 am to 12 noon and 2 pm to 4 pm. Other times by arrangement. Last open day 20 December until the end of January.  

Clare History Room - Every Friday from 1 pm to 4 pm and the second Saturday of the month from 10am to 3pm in conjunction with the Clare Market. 

John Horrocks Cottage - First Sunday of the month, 2pm to 4pm.

Polish Hill River Church Museum - First Sunday of the month 11am to 4pm

Martindale Hall - open 10am to 4pm daily (closed Tuesday).

Sevenhill Cellars - open 10am to 5pm daily. Self-guided tours available. Collect maps from their cellar door.



Bonina Olive Oil - by appointment only - 0418 890 130

For a list of Cellar Doors that are open, please read 

Open Cellar Doors in the Clare Valley 


For a list of things you can do in the Clare Valley that you don't need to book, please read

Things to do in the Clare Valley that you don’t need to book

Article produced, published and being updated by the Clare Valley Wine, Food and Tourism Centre