The iconic Mount Lofty House in Adelaide’s stunning hills region is a landscape of some 30 acres of pure paradise.

Featuring accomodation, a day spa, cocktail lounge, gorgeous grounds and two distinctively unique restaurants, there’s a reason why Mount Lofty House has remained a prominent piece of South Australian history.

The two restaurants situated on the property gives diners the option to choose from a refined and hatted food affair like no other, or a more relaxed experience with their casual dining offering.

Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant

The three-hatted Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant is the pride and glory of Mounty Lofty House, and serves a seasonally changing four to seven course degustation menu.

Following the ‘valley to verandah’ concept, their innovative dishes paired with multi award-winning wine, sake and creative cocktail selections makes this venue a must-visit for the fine fare enthusiast. 


With views across the Piccadilly Valley, the venue has become renowned for hosting lavish weddings and events.

Visitors can choose to relax on the verandah of the restaurants 1852 summer residence before enjoying a culinary journey like no other – it’s simply one of the best hills venues you’ll ever visit.

Mount Lofty House

Martha Hardy’s Kitchen

Martha Hardy’s Kitchen is the latest a la carte dining experience for both residing guests and visitors to Mount Lofty Estate.

With breakfast (in-house guests only), lunch and dinner on offer, choose from sumptuous seafood, mouth-watering meats and a selection of options for those with dietary requirements.


Located on the lower level of Mount Lofty House, the restaurant features panoramic views and an inviting and relaxed setting for diners to enjoy.

Contact + Opening times

Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant – Open: Dinner, 7 days & Sunday lunch

Martha Hardy’s Kitchen – Open: Lunch & Dinner, 7 days

1 Mawson Drive, Crafers SA | 08 8339 6777