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The Summertown Aristologist, Summertown (SA)
The Summertown Aristologist, Summertown (SA)
The Summertown Aristologist, Summertown (SA)

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The Summertown Aristologist

9.7/10
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1097 Greenhill Road, 5141 Summertown (SA)See map

Average price A$60

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Tom Campbell and Ethan Eadie's shared philosophy of simplicity ensures our diners experience the true essence of our kitchen garden. With a focus on seasonality and freshness, their weekly changing menu is inspired by our garden. Having each spent many years travelling through the UK, Mexico, Denmark and across Australia, eating and working in some of the best restaurants in the world, they returned to their home town to take the reins at The Summertown Aristologist.

Restaurant menu

Chef Tom Campbell & Ethan Eadie
  • Average price A$60
  • American express Welcome
Bread | Butter
A$12
Garden Vegetable Escabeche
A$10
Fresh Curd | Fermented Tomato
A$14

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The Summertown Aristologist, Summertown (SA)
The Summertown Aristologist, Summertown (SA)
Smoked tomato and eggplant - The Summertown Aristologist, Summertown (SA)
Eggplant and taramasalata, sourdough bread and cultured butter  - The Summertown Aristologist, Summertown (SA)
The Summertown Aristologist, Summertown (SA)
Salmon w strawberry, gnocco fritti, bread and butter - The Summertown Aristologist, Summertown (SA)

Reviews

9.7/10
Excellent126 reviews
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Food

9.6/10

Service

9.4/10

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  • Bea m.
    Bea m.

    December 4, 20221 review

    10/10

    We celebrated our wedding anniversary at this beautiful quaint restaurant set in the Adelaide Hills. Amazing food and delightful staff! We shall return with our relatives overseas and good friends. Highly recommend a visit.

  • Greg S.
    Greg S.

    August 26, 20221 review

    10/10

    An amazing oasis in the Adelaide Hills Felix and his staff were fantastic, friendly welcoming and passionate about the food all sourced and friendly locally. 5 Star review and looking forward to our next visit

  • Caroline G.

    October 3, 20211 review

    10/10

    Loved everything about this restaurant. We had the feed me menu option which meant we got to try everything on the menu, so glad we did, everything was delicious and the quality of the ingredients top notch. This would have to be the best meal I have had out in a long time.

  • Jade R.
    Jade R.

    September 26, 20213 reviews

    10/10

    Absolutely love this place. Always an incredible meal in a cosy friendly atmosphere. One of my favourite spots in Adelaide and will recommend it to anyone.

  • Gary P.

    September 19, 20211 review

    10/10

    Fantastic as always. Fresh clean and delicious!!

  • Stav B.

    September 12, 20211 review

    10/10

    Always a pleasure visiting. The every changing menu makes it feel like you're dining at a new restaurant every time. A wholesome experience especially with the use of local and seasonal produce.

  • Lynda M.

    September 12, 20211 review

    10/10

    Such a lovely lunch - deliciously tasty, local and seasonal produce with impeccable, informative service. Will look forward to visiting again!

  • Gordon D.
    Gordon D.

    September 5, 20219 reviews

    8/10

    Good food, nice people. Hard to get a drink.

  • Monika G.

    September 5, 20211 review

    10/10

    Delicious food, great attention to detail and imaginative food combinations. Seasonal food, forever changing menu and very friendly service. We have never been disappointed and can highly recommend the Summertown Aristologist.

  • Ruth V.

    September 5, 20211 review

    9.5/10

    The Aristologist was fantastic, great food made with local produce. I was unsure about organic wine but i was pleasantly surprised and found it to be delicious

  • Dylan F.

    September 4, 20211 review

    7/10

    Everything about the food was great. The provenance, platihg and taste. Took a while to get drinks flowing

  • Monica G.

    August 29, 20211 review

    10/10

    Always excellent. Food was wicked, wines were banging, service was absolutely outstanding. Thanks guys!

  • Neil A.

    August 21, 20211 review

    9/10

    Always an interesting meal at the Aristologist. The menu is updated weekly with seasonal food, prepared to highlight the ingredient, and served in a cosy restaurant. A lot of the dishes are cooked with fire or smoke that gives the food a really grounded earthy quality. Love going back just to see what the menu has on it. Never dull.

  • Prue D.

    August 14, 20211 review

    5/10

    The space and offering of food was full of potential. Sadly, there was no flow in the service and this made for a very disjointed dining experience. Staff provided lacklustre explanations of each meal. They did not seem understanding with our questions on the wine list either. The list was hard to follow and did not provide simple options. We left full but thirsty.

  • Debra R.

    July 31, 20211 review

    10/10

    Fabulous! We had our lunch in the cellar which is a terrific little room if your looking for a private room for up to 8people. Service wonderful, food delicious. Couldn’t fault. Happy to return.

  • Caspian H.

    July 18, 20211 review

    10/10

    Really good local food made with passion and pride by Tom and Crew. would go back again just for the homemade bread. ...........................

  • Iliana T.

    July 18, 20211 review

    10/10

    My favourite little hidden treasure with amazing and personable staff. The fact that the food is locally produced either from their own gardens or within SA is a big winner. Perfect tastes and wonderful ambience. Highly recommended.

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  • Rene M.

    July 10, 20212 reviews

    10/10

    This place never disappoints. Thanks for looking after us, hospitality fairy, you were the best. ——————————————————————————————————————

  • Peter R.

    July 9, 20211 review

    8.5/10

    Lovely spot, delicious minimalist food with subtle effort and flavour abounding. Order of service quite odd, long wait, all bread & amuse bouche simultaneous, good pace on entrees, long wait on main. Still, we had time to burn so very happy with the lovely ambience.

  • Karen S.

    July 4, 20211 review

    10/10

    This restaurant was recommended by friends as a really interesting place to eat, and it was! The dishes were unusual and delicious. The portions were spot on and the service was great. One of our friends had specific needs and the chefs were easily able to accommodate her requests. We were so impressed by their creativity!! Adventurous eaters would absolutely love this experience.

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Opening time

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
Closed
Friday
06:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM

How to get to the restaurant

1097 Greenhill Road, 5141, Summertown (SA), Australia

About the restaurant

Located in the Adelaide suburb of Summertown, The Summertown Aristologist is the perfect spot to visit for a relaxed lunch on the weekend. The relaxed modern Australian menu features lots of small plates to pick at while enjoying a glass of wine, and larger plates to enjoy with a group. Go and experience this stunning restaurant for yourself.

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, Christmas and New Year, , Father's Day, Mother's Day

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