Federal Restaurant

125 North Terrace, Adelaide, Australia, 5000
Restaurant info
Opening Information

Lunch 11am- 2pm
Dinner 5pm - 10pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Bathroom
  • Gluten Free
  • Event Space
  • Great Service
  • Corporate Events
  • restaurant facilitys
  • Group Bookings & Set Menus Available
  • Intimate Dining
  • Wine Bar
  • Happy Hour
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Vegetarian choice
  • Private Functions
  • Catering
  • Entrees

About Federal Restaurant

The Federal Restaurant offers a stylish dining environment on the mezzanine level of the hotel overlooking the Adelaide CBD. Enjoy our delicious buffet breakfast and seasonal dinner menu highlighting the best of South Australian produce.

Cuisine: Contemporary, French, Modern Australian
Dress Code: Smart Casual
Price point:
$ $ $ $ $

Availability

We are sorry but this restaurant is not currently accepting online reservations through ResDiary.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 November 2020

Staff members were welcoming and friendly and provided excellent service. Food was enjoyed and reasonable value. No complaints. We will return to dine again.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 November 2020

Very good experience.Was disapointed that breakfast did not have plates and cutlery. Eating out of a bag was not good. all hot food stone cold.Great locationand staff very kind and courtious.

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Visited On Friday, 13 March 2020

The staff were very friendly and nice and very good

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 March 2020

The food was delightful although the garlic bread was a very small serve for the price. We were both satisfied with meal size and taste! The atmosphere is a bit sterile. I was looking for something a bit more cosy and romantic but the clob clob clob of staff going up and down the stairs and acoustics wasn’t that great. It felt more cafe than restaurant.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Staff were excellent, but the food was very salty and the price was exorbitant for the what you got. Won’t be coming back.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Would have liked some simpler menu items to select from; most options were very fancy. Not pleased at needing to purchase sides to accompany meat option- 1 side option and 1 sauce option included, but for a variety of side veg/salad, the cost was prohibitive. Food tasted great and was well cooked but expensive and restrictive in choice.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 February 2020

Thank you to staff for a most enjoyable get-together and HighTea experience.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Excellent food, efficient service.

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 January 2020

Enjoyed our meal once again. I love that the restaurant is small and not noisy like most are these days. This was our second visit there for a meal.

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 January 2020

Lovely meal which really exceeded my expectations

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Visited On Saturday, 14 December 2019

Settings are bistro

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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

The service was good, The wedges were good but the steak was under cooked and stringy.

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Visited On Thursday, 05 December 2019

Great dining and casual meeting for lunch dinner or drinks lovely friendly staff a great place to meet for a cocktail as well pre events

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Visited On Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Had to wait 15 minutes from the time we placed our drinks order and actually received the drinks. Ordered a Coopers Sparkling Ale and received Pale Ale. Steaks ordered were medium and medium rare, both were under cooked, the rare was blue. As we were in a hurry we did not return the steaks but were very disappointed with the overall experience.

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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

Great old and service thanks for a nice night we will be back

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Visited On Friday, 11 October 2019

We booked through Table Plus and received a confirmation email but the restaurant did not have our booking on their system when we arrived. Luckily they had spare tables. We were happy with the service and it was quiet and no waiting time for food but we did have a 7.45 dinner booking so that might be why.

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Visited On Friday, 11 October 2019

We really enjoyed our meal, and our waiter was very good. Thanks

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Visited On Saturday, 05 October 2019

Booked breakfast via the Accor app. After waiting five minutes for someone to seat us, they then couldn’t find our booking. Sometime later they did manage to find our booking, however they said there was a problem. The problem was that we hadn’t paid, well duh the app doesn’t let you pay. Thus we lost our patience and went next door. Accor Plus is a true waste of time and money, and the Federal is even worse.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 September 2019

excellent all round

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Visited On Friday, 27 September 2019

My first time dining at the Federal Restaurant and I'm happy to report that we had a very pleasant experience. I liked that we were able to build our own salad to our taste and our friend did the same with her pasta. I'd definitely dine here again.

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Visited On Thursday, 26 September 2019

Great location and great service, definitely my new favorite 👍

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Visited On Saturday, 17 August 2019

Food is awesome service is well below par. I have been to your restaurant about 6 times in the last 12 months for business dinners and the food is consistently awesome. Unfortunately the service is not, I recently took my husband there for his 60th birthday, as I had always raved about the tenderloin steak being cooked to perfection every time. Our entree and main meal came out in reasonable time though I had asked for the 2 full serves of vegetables to come out on separate plates so we could share, the vegetables came out on our plates thankfully the asparagus was on my plate Eventually our plates were cleared and we asked for a coffee for myself and a jacks for my husband and ordered the g&t pannacotta for sweets. Our drinks arrived in about 10 minutes, unfortunately we did not get our sweets as after waiting 30 minutes I had had enough and we went to pay our bill and to cancel our sweets Your staff offered to get our sweets for us I declined as it was too late, they did comp my husband's drinks. I do recommend the restaurant to friends but I also do tell them to expect bad service.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 September 2019

Hi My Daughter and partner joined my husband and I last Sunday.My daughter Carolyne Hatton is a new member joined up by me.. She ordered a Chicken Schnitzel from the normal menu. The size of the schnitzel was very small so perhaps was the size served up on the daily $12.00 specials? The fish also ordered by her partner was all batter and very small amount of fish!!i They were both very disappointed with the meal

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 August 2019

good service, food was beautifully cooked.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

Food was ok for before footy dinner , service was terrable ,apparently all new servers on that night , didnt no what they were doing or how to do it, not a good idea by management to put them on for such a busy night was abit like fawlty towers.

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