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The Almond Train

Main Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61 8 8323 8112
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US$67,20*
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Full-Day Hahndorf, Goolwa, Victor Harbor, and McLaren Vale Tour from Adelaide
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US$89,85*
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McLaren Vale Wine Region Full-Day Tour from Adelaide
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  • Average11%
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“yummy treats” (3 reviews)
“local produce” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Main Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
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+61 8 8323 8112
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"train carriage"
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"yummy treats"
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Went there with friends. One of my friend ordered the garden salmon salad, salmon is not fresh and very fishy, and I waited for nearly 30 minutes for the spaghetti and it’s just average... one of the waiter is a bit rude.... would not come...More

Thank Vivian S
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

This is an interesting attraction for a cup of coffee and those unusual gifts that one might want to take home for a friend or family mber.

Thank b0bsmyth
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Great choice in flavoured nuts and sweets. Can sample lots before buying. Nice little rest stop whilst touring the Vale.

Thank GemRadelaide
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Called in here on our way home from the vineyards. It's one of those places where you can taste and buy a range of nice things. Nuts. Oils. Sauces. A range of other products. All housed in a cosy train carriage. The history of the...More

Thank steven_wilkinson
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We popped in here yesterday afternoon on a whim as part of our wine tour and were really glad we did. We were greeted by the really friendly staff that ran the train and spoke to the gentleman a couple of times. We sampled some...More

Thank natters1979
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

The train catches your eye. Go inside to a well presented old train with booths to seat 4 set out like and old train. The staff are good and the food is of high quality. A unique place to enjoy a lovely meal of just...More

Thank John L
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The Almond Train is an iconic tourist attraction in the McLaren Vale. Every time we visit McLaren Vale we always stop by the Almond Train. Our son loves being able to walk in the train. There are so many lovely treats and souvenirs. We enjoy...More

Thank NikkiGAdelaide
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

The almond train is set up for anyone to walk through and have a taste of the wonderful things they can do with almonds. There is garlic almonds, chilli almonds, sugar almonds and so much more. There are also other little treasures to see on...More

Thank Pollyanna315
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

Although this could be deemed to be a 'novelty', this cafe set in an old train has oodles of charm for children and adults alike. We enjoyed an afternoon tea of scones, great coffee (I don't say that lightly!) and excellent milkshakes (with over 100...More

Thank AdelaideTraveller888
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

A small business promoting local produce. Came a a group and we relaxed outside waiting for each other to look through.

Thank CarmodyTravel
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