Hahndorf restaurants over the New Year

With the holiday season here, there’s no better time to visit the picturesque German village of Hahndorf.

Hahndorf is chock full restaurant venues that are perfect to visit while you have time off over the December/January period.

But which ones, I hear you asking – Who’s open, and when?

Well ask no more, as this comprehensive list will inform you of the operating days of Hahndorf’s hospitality venues.

For specific opening times, visit the website links below.

Please note these times are subject to change at the businesses’ discretion. We strongly recommend booking to avoid disappointment.



The German Spoon

Open from 9am every day, including Christmas Day!

A German restaurant with a mix of delicious German goods and Aussie pub classics, as well as German and Australian beers.

Visit https://www.germanspoon.com.au/index.html to book now!



Vine and Essen

Closed Christmas Day.

Open from 8:30am every day!

Hahndorf’s newest wine bar, serving fantastic contemporary cuisine paired with local wines and a stunning venue.

Visit https://www.vineandessen.com.au/ to book now!




Closed Christmas & Boxing Day.

Open from 9am every day!

Charming Spanish restaurant serving Spanish favourites like paella and tapas, whilst also providing local and international drinks to accompany.

Visit https://comidahahndorf.com.au/ to book now!



The Haus

Closed Christmas Day.

Open from 8am every day!

A combination of traditional German dishes & contemporary cuisine as well as an expansive drinks list. There’s something for everyone at The Haus!

Visit https://haushahndorf.com.au/ to book now!

The German Arms

German Arms

Closed Christmas Day.

Open from 10am every day!

A classic Aussie pub with German heritage serving an array of German and Australian meals, as well as plenty of German beer!

Visit https://www.germanarmshotel.com.au/ to book now!



The Hahndorf Inn

Closed Christmas Day.

Open from 10:30am every day!

Another German pub serving the German classics, as well as Australian pub meals & German Ales!

Visit https://www.hahndorfinn.com/ to book now!



Ambleside Distillers

Closed Christmas Day.

Open from 12pm Boxing Day – New Years Day.

Business as usual otherwise!

A craft gin distillery that delights with small plates and gin tastings at their picturesque distillery.

Visit https://amblesidedistillers.com/ to book now!



Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas & Boxing Day.

Open from 11am every day!

A cosy cellar/bar on the corner of Hereford avenue, serving some of the Adelaide Hills’ finest wine with fantastic grazing platters for a relaxed vibe.

Visit https://somerled.com.au/ to book now!



Adelaide Hills Wine Bar

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, & Day after Boxing Day.

Open from 12pm!

A vintage wine bar with an expansive drinks list and delicious food perfect for sharing.

Visit https://ahwinebar.com.au/ to book now!



The German Inn

Closed Christmas Day.

Open from 7:30 every day!

Wholesome German classics served in a unique and rustic location.

Visit http://germaninn.com.au/ to book now!



The Old Mill

Closed Christmas Day.

Open from 9:30am every day!

An absolutely iconic Hahndorf venue with fantastic steaks and an excellent atmosphere.

Visit https://hahndorfoldmill.com.au/ to book now!


Il Mulino Pizzeria & Rosticceria

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day

Lunch only Christmas Eve & New Years Eve

Open from 11am on weekdays, 11:30 weekends!

Hahndorf’s go-to traditional Italian pizzas, great for eating in or takeaway!

Visit https://www.gepettosathahndorf.com.au/index.html to order now!




Closed Christmas Day & New Years Day

Opens from 5pm every day!

Hahndorf’s Italian restaurant serving all the Italian classics with a drink list to match.

Visit https://www.gepettosathahndorf.com.au/index.html to book now!

Sidewood Estate

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day 

Open from 11:30 am every day but Tuesdays!

A prestigious winery/restaurant nestled toward the freeway, serving fine contemporary cuisine with exquisite wine from both the Adelaide Hills and all over the world.

Visit https://sidewood.com.au/restaurant/ to book now!


There you have it! The hours of all restaurants in Hahndorf over the next week.

Remember, there’s more to Hahndorf than just great hospitality venues – we have plenty of cozy cafes and stunning storefronts open during this period too!

Located only 25 minutes from the Adelaide CBD, Hahndorf is the perfect place to visit these summer holidays.

We’ll see you soon!


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