News @ Utopia

News @ Utopia

Father’s Day @ Utopia

Sunday 7th September 2014

Spoil the dads in your life this September, with a bountiful breakfast or luxurious lunch in the sun-filled surrounds of our recently renovated, restaurant retreat.

Take in the views over Waterfall Gully and let our award-winning team spoil you rotten with food and wine you won’t forget. A visit to Utopia is a truly magical experience!

Download the detailed Father’s Day @ Utopia menu below, and book your table by calling 8379 2488 between 9am and 5pm, Wednesday to Sunday. This event usually books out well in advance, so be quick to lock in table.

 Click here to download the Father’s Day menu

Mother’s Day @ Utopia

** COMPLETELY SOLD OUT! **

Sunday 10 May 2015

Treat the ladies in your life so much more than just a magnificent meal this Mother’s Day!

Let our famously friendly team spoil you rotten with food and service you will remember for years to come. Settle in to our cosy chalet and enjoy the sparkling chandeliers, sunny glass atrium and gorgeous views of our enchanting conservation park gardens. You will experience dining heaven with our special Mother’s Day menu, which has been created to showcase the best and freshest local SA ingredients. Special children's meals are also available for kids under 12.

Mother’s Day @ Utopia is more than just a meal, it’s an experience to remember! This event usually books out several weeks in advance, so be quick to lock in your little slice of Mother’s Day ‘Utopia’!

Download the detailed menu below, and book your table by calling 8379 2488 between 9am and 5pm, Wednesday to Sunday. 

 Click here to download

Utopia’s Twilight Bridal Showcase

Friday 6th March 2015
5-9pm

* FREE ENTRY AND FREE CHAMPAGNE COCKTAILS FOR EVERY GUEST *
 
Join us to experience SA’s most unique, boutique wedding expo!

View our gorgeous, multi-award winning venue in all its sparkling, evening glory – just as it looks for our weddings! Enjoy reception and ceremony displays, free canapé, cake and dessert tastings, photo booth fun, live music and beautiful displays by more than 15 of Adelaide’ premier wedding suppliers.

Tables will also be available to sit, relax and soak up the atmosphere as you indulge in gourmet tasting platters.

PLUS go into the free draw to win our Heavenly Wedding Competition, featuring incredible prizes donated by the ‘best of the best’ in SA weddings.

 

 ​Click here for the full event poster

Valentine’s Brunch @ Utopia

Saturday 14 February, 9.30-11.30am
$55pp

Due to popular demand, in 2015 we are thrilled to be hosting our first ever Valentine's Brunch @ Utopia!

Join us in our romantic, fairy-lit chalet and treat your sweetheart to a taste of pure dining heaven. Each couple will receive a sumptuous savoury course, an indulgent shared sweets platter, espresso coffee or loose-leaf tea, freshly squeezed OJ plus two mini bottles of French bubbly. The most decadent way to begin your Valentine’s Day!

 Click here to download the full menu and contact us on 8379 2488 to secure your table.

Utopia Melbourne Cup Lunch

When?   Tuesday 4 November, from 11.30am
Where?  Utopia @ Waterfall Gully
Price?    Tickets $85pp (or book a table of 10 for $800)
Dress?  Race-day glam!

Tickets include champagne cocktails and canapés on arrival, a sumptuous 3-course meal, four hours of boutique beer and wines, live racing action, best-dressed prizes, silent auctions and plenty of race-day fun!

To book your tickets, please call Utopia @ Waterfall Gully on 8379 2488, or email us at info@waterfallgully.com.au

 Click here to view the event poster and full menu…

A fresh facelift for Utopia’s old chalet

After almost a year of working with specialist architects, planning with heritage experts and securing both council and Government approvals, we are thrilled to announce that Utopia’s beloved old chalet will be undergoing a much needed restoration and gorgeous renovation in July this year.

Work will begin in mid-July to enclose Utopia’s current front terrace into the main dining room, making our already gorgeous restaurant even more spectacular. In effect, we will be moving the existing front doors and windows forward, creating a more open, usable and spacious ‘indoor/outdoor’ feel all year round while still retaining all of the chalet’s cosy charm and unique heritage features.

Utopia’s beautiful heritage features such as lead lighting, rich parquetry flooring, soaring art nouveau ceilings, exposed stonework and crystal chandeliers will be carefully restored and retained. The entire main dining room will enjoy a fresh coat of paint, while the newly enclosed frontage will boast luxurious spotted gum flooring, a comfy ‘coffee bar’ and bi-fold glass windows and walls – allowing us to open the building right up to bring our beautiful gully gardens ‘inside’. The new front windows and entrance doors will also create a neat, clean and beautiful facade for the chalet.

Our refreshed dining room will include a fold-away glass wall to divide the space into two areas and create privacy, allowing us to continue hosting small and exclusive events in the main restaurant as well as romantic wedding ceremonies in the area formerly used as the terrace. The ten outdoor umbrella tables along the front and side of Utopia will be slightly adjusted to allow for more mingling and moving space, perfect for both daytime al fresco dining as well as pre-dinner drinks and canapés for our evening events.

As part of the improvements, our kitchen team will be spoiled with a host of much-needed new equipment, while the kiosk is also being re-fitted to feature a brand new fresh juice and smoothie bar.

To allow the changes to take place as quickly and smoothly as possible, Utopia will be closed for renovations from Tuesday the 15th of July until Friday the 1st of August. Thanks to careful scheduling, these closures and changes will not affect our existing wedding, event or meal bookings in any way.

To find out more about the exciting changed planned at Utopia, please feel free to contact our owners Kelly or Justin on 8379 2488, or email info@waterfallgully.com.au. Otherwise keep an eye on our website and Facebook page to see progress photos…and pop in soon to enjoy the chalet’s spectacular makeover!

 

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