The story behind 1918

The Great War was drawing to a close when Friedrich Carl Gottleib Wallent put the finishing touches to his fine home in Murray Street, by chiseling the date in the foundation stone by the front door. His son Morris later became the mayor of Tanunda and took over the family home. More than 70 years later in 1992, an enterprising group of locals turned the proud Wallent home into the Barossa’s first bistro grill – a friendly and generous place where Barossa winemakers could entertain their guests and visitors could relax after a hard day’s wine tasting.

In 1998 Tanya and Sid King visited 1918 as guests, 17 years later, in 2015 the opportunity arose for The King Family to be the new custodians of this fine home of Barossa Hospitality.

They are passionate about serving fresh, seasonally-inspired cuisine, accompanied by carefully selected wines from the Barossa’s best and iconic Australian and International wineries – but guests are also welcome to bring their own special bottle. What you’ll also find is a youthful passion and buzz, modern Australian tastes and flavours that are borrowed from Asia and the Middle East, and a genuine willingness to please.


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This Weeks Specials

Week Starting 28th July 2016

Soup of the Day $16 // Sweet Potato & Spiced Pumpkin Soup with Shredded Chicken

Entree $16 // Chargrilled Moroccan Spiced Quail with Asian Salad

Main $35 // Swordfish in Yellow Curry with sticky Coconut Rice

Dessert $16 // Floating Island with Tangello Curd, Blood Orange & Tequila Granita and Chocolate Soil

Winemakers Dinner

Wednesday August 3rd

Presented by Kym Teusner, Owner & Winemaker of Teusner Wines

5 Course Gourmet Menu with Premium matching Wines, $130pp

Canapes on Arrival
2016 Empress Riesling

Angel hair pasta with blue swimmer crab, saffron, basil and chilli
2011 Gabrielle Semillon

House smoked chicken with Jerusalem artichoke and jelly
2015 Joshua Grenache, Mataro, Shiraz
2013 Avatar Grenache, Mataro, Shiraz

Red braised Pork hock with wood fungus and sweet potato mash
2012 Teusner Righteous ‘FG’ Shiraz
2012 Hutton Vale Farm Shiraz

Chef’s Choice Cheese with Pain D’Epice and Muscatels
2014 Big Jim Shiraz