The Enchanted Fig Tree //

Once upon a time, a small fig tree was planted as a food source for the first settlers of Kangaroo Island.

Wilderness dining under the magic of a 120 year old fig tree.

Meet Ben and Steph.

Ben and Steph the team from Gastronomo
Ben and Steph are the dynamic Gastronomo duo delivering culinary magic to guests of the Enchanted Fig Tree – artfully combined with a flourish of theatre, a few new tastes, and a touch of the unexpected.

Ben truly believes that food and breaking bread are the glue of our society and culture. He is a helpless romantic for the beautiful stories and laborious processes behind the amazing food and drinks that we consume daily and feels that within food and dining we get to experience a true synergy of art and science.

As a Custodian of Cuisine Stephanie draws on inspiration from the cultures of past and present. Utilising traditional technologies such as fermentation and curing, combined with modern techniques and practices of todays culinary landscape.

The Enchanted Fig Tree.

 

The colossal gnarled limbs and shimmering leaves of this 120 year old fig tree have formed an enchanting dining location.

On arrival you will be welcomed by your host with a Kangaroo Islands Spirits cocktail and a selection of canapes. You will then be invited to venture through the leafy entrance of our majestic old fig tree where it will open up into a collection of natural ‘living’ rooms, each decked out with stunning table settings ready for you to experience a magical feast of the senses.

Highlights. 

  • The menu is inspired by fig mythology, the island location, sea, land and earth – starting with a welcome cocktail from Kangaroo Island Spirits.
  • The lunch at The Enchanted Fig Tree is world class, and locally sourced.  The menu supports network of regional producers so fresh and seasonal is guaranteed
  • Had a little too much to eat and need a snooze? Luckily for you, our WanderPods are less than a 2km drive away.

The What, Where, How’s.

What.

This is a place to take your time and taste the history, story and magic of Kangaroo Island, crafted by some of the most talented chefs and local producers. It’s that simple. 

 

 

Where.

The Enchanted Fig Tree restaurant is a 2km drive from your WanderPod.

 

The Overflow Estate 1895 Restaurant

When.

The Enchanted Fig Tree is open from 10th November 2022 – 10th April 2023

 

 

Need to know more?

Please get in touch with our concierge here if you have any other questions, we are happy to help.

 

 

Made with love.  Enjoyed with friends. 

 

 

Ben and Steph the team from Gastronomo

Highlights. 

  • The menu is inspired by fig mythology, the island location, sea, land and earth – starting with a welcome cocktail from Kangaroo Island Spirits.
  • The lunch at The Enchanted Fig Tree is world class, and locally sourced.  The menu supports network of regional producers so fresh and seasonal is guaranteed.
  • Had a little too much to eat and need a snooze? Luckily for you, our WanderPods are less than a 2km drive away.

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