Dinner Under the Stars

We have several dining options available exclusively for guests, excludes accommodation

Whilst there are many fantastic and amazing culinary experiences to be had in the Adelaide Hills after dark, for those that wish to stay in and have dinner cooked for them, we have several different options available.

Note: A minimum 3 days notice is required for any orders.

Pavilions at Lenswood at Home Meals

$125 per person delivered to your room prior to your check in

Want to stay in, but don't feel like cooking, Pavilions at Lenswood offer guests an at home chef prepared meal option for guests to enjoy. Choose 1 course from each of the following options:

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Please choose one item per couple from starters, main and dessert.

  • Soy poached free range chicken with sesame dressed soba noodle salad (marinated soy tofu may replace chicken for vegetarian option)
  • Harris smoked salmon encasing dill potato salad and lime marinated prawns
  • Chicken liver pate with port jelly, pickled vegetables, lavosh and croutons
  • Harris smoked seafood selection with caper berries, pickled red onion and horseradish crème fraiche
  • Adelaide Hills tasting plate, selection of cheese, smoked meat and fish, vegetables and house made pate with croutons

All of the starters are pre plated

  • Salt bush lamb shank wellington with smoked bacon and parsley crushed potato
  • Daube of beef, classic French red wine slow cooked beef with roast garlic potato puree
  • Chicken tagine with preserved lemon cous cous and spiced roasted pumpkin salad
  • Prawn pie with creamed leeks, baby spinach, potato cheese crust and roast tomato coulis
  • Gateau of Crepes, charred seasonal vegetables layered with crepes and cheese with a porcini sauce

All of the main selections come ready to heat or baked with simple to follow instructions. Mains also include a selection of seasonal vegetables or salad

  • Persian love cake with vanilla bean yogurt and spiced honey syrup
  • Citrus yogurt panna cotta with rhubarb compote
  • Chocolate salted caramel tart with double cream and poached sultana syrup
  • Toblerone Mousse with warm Frangelico chocolate sauce and hazelnut lime shortbread
  • Trio of hills cheese with fruit nut compote, fresh fruit and lavosh

All of the desserts are pre plated with sauces and garnishes to be added later

Selected meals will be delivered on the day of your arrival or your preferred date with many of the items as possible pre-plated with sauces and garnishes on the side.

Offering a selection of freshly cooked meals, that can either be baked or microwaved on site with instructions provided to ensure a delicious dinner.

Please note 3 days notice is required to order this service.

Email us to find out more here or to book

Chef Experience

Option 1 - 2 course $175 per person
Option 2 - 3 course $215 per person

For those who want to spoil their partner or simply enjoy a personalised 2 or 3 course dinner prepared and cooked by an experienced chef, Pavilions at Lenswood offers in-house dinning and weather permitting; dinner under the stars. The selection of cuisine can be tailored to your preference.

Option 1 consists of 2 courses with Main plus either Entree, Canape x 3 or Dessert available.

Option 2 consists of 3 courses with, Entree, Main plus either Canape x 3 or Dessert available.

Your meal starts with freshly baked bread, warmed local marinated olives, olive oil and dukka. Followed by a petite chocolate treat, left upon the chefs departure.

Guests can choose 1 course per couple from the sample menu below:

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CANAPE - Choose from the following:
  • Mini choux pastry with duck liver mousse.
  • Fresh asparagus, prosciutto and citrus mayonnaise.
  • Truffled mushroom arancini.
ENTREE - Choose from the following:
  • Pork belly poached in soy with seared scallops and an Asian glaze.
  • Beef carpaccio with crisp capers, herbs, rocket, parmesan and olive oil.
  • Crumbled lamb, crispy pitta on a bed of of hummus.
MAIN - Choose from the following:
  • Fillet of beef, encased in prosciutto and cooked to your liking with crushed potato, crisp parsnips and red wine jus.
  • Atlantic salmon, crisp skin with prawns, scallops and oyster in saffron burre blanc, fondant potato and broccolini.
  • Free range chicken, boneless whole chicken with sundried tomato mousse, roasted and sliced with basil potato puree, greens and roast chicken jus.

All meals served with seasonal roast vegetables

DESSERT - Choose from the following:
  • Date, stout and walnut pudding with a porter toffee sauce, oat crumbs and vanilla bean ice cream.
  • Vanilla bean panna cotta, snap basket and rhubarb ginger compote.
  • Classic dark chocolate mousse, chantilly cream, fresh fruit and short bread.
  • Local Adelaide hills cheese platter with fresh and dried fruits, and house made lavosh.

*Additional wine can be purchased at time of dinner and a menu will be provided to you.

Email us to find out more here or to book

Star Grazing

$140 for 2 people delivered to your room prior to your check in

These boxes are made with delicious artisan cheese, cured meats, quince paste, dip, lavosh bread, olives, pickled cucumber decorated with seasonal fruits and locally made honey comb and a little dash of chocolate. All produce made and grown in the Adelaide Hills where possible.

Please note a minimum 48 hours notice is required when booking for your stay. Only available on Friday, Saturday or Sunday stays.

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