This pub is located on the corner of Magill and Payneham Road and it is only a few minutes away from Adelaide CBD. It has been renovated to be more modern. It has a bar and an outdoor area. A great place to have after work drinks. On both occasions that we were there, we were approached by friendly staff. The food arrived in a timely manner, although I must say the second time was at dinner and the food took a little longer.
Beef pie was enormous and took up the whole plate, the pastry was hot and crunchy and basically covered the whole bowl. The beef was tender but the texture was a little runny for me. It was still pretty tasty though.
I prefer sweet potato over normal potato, so as soon as I saw the sweet potato wedges I knew I had to order this dish. It was Memphis sliders which consisted of well marinated, soft beef brisket with some coleslaw on two mini brioche buns. It was delicious.
Now for steak, it was at least 20 minutes wait as stated on the menu. It was a pretty big piece of steak, 350g of New York cut limestone porterhouse served with a trio of mustard. It was quite a thick cut piece of steak, so I was interested to see if it was cooked to medium like I had requested. Unbelievable it was cooked to perfection, this was the same with the 200g of eye fillet.
Fish was also on our menu tonight. One of us ordered the oven baked salmon fillet. It was on a bed of rocket and walnuts. Not with coriander and chilli as stated on the menu. It was a pretty ordinary dish.
Meanwhile the mulloway was worth a mention, it was a nice size and the eggplant and capsicum complimented the fish very well. The chef at the maid must love using rocket and it was practically on every dish apart from the steak.
There are daily specials at the pub, steaks, schnitzels, burger nights. If you come on a weekend, there's even live bands. It is a great place to relax and have a beer with a group of friends. For the price and the quality of the pub food, I think it's worth three daisies.
Visit The Maid - 1 Magill Road, Stepney, SA 5069 - (08) 8362 6053
Discount: ENTERTAINMENT BOOK VOUCHER - One complimentary main course when another main course of equal or greater value is purchased.