Mount Lofty House & Hardys Verandah Restaurant

An iconic estate just 15 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD.

Boutique Accommodation / Indulgent Dining / Personalised Weddings / Innovative Conferences / Luxurious Day Spa

Mount Lofty House was built in 1852 for Arthur Hardy. It was his summer residence, but it also became a venue for the most lavish parties, where Arthur would take great delight in hosting Adelaide’s high society. Today, the space has been transformed into Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant – true to the refinement, elegance and opulence the guests of Arthur Hardy enjoyed 165 years ago. Overlooking the patchwork Piccadilly Valley, HVR diners are treated to magnificent views as an accompaniment to their culinary experience.

Mount Lofty House also offering boutique luxury accommodation in the Adelaide Hills. Superbly positioned overlooking the Piccadilly Valley in the Adelaide Hills wine region, yet only 15 minutes from the centre of Adelaide, this luxury accommodation option is perfectly positioned to explore the abundance of experiences and events the area has to offer. Mount Lofty House is an iconic Adelaide Hills hotel that’s ideal for work, relaxation, celebration or recreation. Book your luxury stay or bed and breakfast accommodation or a romantic couples getaway today.

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Opening Hours

7 days a week - Open for Lunch & Dinner - bookings essential.

  • Sunday (HVR open for lunch & dinner, Bar open from 12.)
  • Monday (HVR open for dinner only. Bar open from 12.)
  • Tuesday (HVR open for dinner only. Bar open from 12.)
  • Wednesday (HVR open for dinner only. Bar open from 12.)
  • Thursday (HVR open for dinner only. Bar open from 12.)
  • Friday (HVR open for dinner only. Bar open from 12.)
  • Saturday (HVR open for lunch & dinner. Bar open from 12.)

(AHW endeavours to keep member opening hours up to date, but please double check details to be sure.)

White Varieties

  • Chardonnay

Red Varieties

  • Pinot Noir

Wine Styles

  • Sparkling White


  • Winery Restaurant
    Gourmet Traveller's #2 Regional Restaurant SA 2017
  • Restaurant/Café
  • Food Experiences
  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Private Functions
  • Corporate Events
  • Function Centre
  • Vineyard Accommodation
  • Hotels & Resorts
    Luxury Boutique Accommodation

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