Magpie and Stump: A timeless hub of Clare Valley hospitality

Popular among the locals, Magpie and Stump stands proudly as one of the oldest pubs in the Clare Valley.

Magpie and Stump embodies cherished country hospitality and offers the perfect place to relax, meet, and indulge in a tasty range of food and drinks – an attraction for all ages.

Nestled in the heart of the Clare Valley, Magpie and Stump is a treasure trove of character and charm. Whether you prefer sprawling lawns or to settle in under the verandah to soak up the sun, this charming pub is tailored for those seeking to embrace community and good times. Gather your friends or family for an afternoon of flowing drinks, lively banter, and the soulful tunes of live music every Sunday.

The pub takes pride in its diverse menu, ranging from pub classics to seasonal specials. What sets Magpie and Stump apart is their commitment to using locally sourced wine, produce, and ingredients from the rich bounty of the Clare Valley and its surroundings. The drinks menu, a testament to their dedication, now exclusively features craft beers by Stump Brewing and their own house wine by Clarevoyant Wines.

Speaking of Stump Brewing, if you’re a beer aficionado, you’re in for a treat. Brewed in the heart of the Clare Valley, Stump Brewing offers a Wheat Ale and a Session Kolsch. Crack one open, and you’ll be bowled over by the taste. The Wheat Ale, with its blend of light spice, clove, orange peel, and banana, offers a refreshing twist. Meanwhile, the Session Kolsch seamlessly bridges the gap between ale and lager, featuring a subtle fruit flavor that is perfect for sipping under the summer sun.

As we look forward to 2024, the anticipation builds for the release of Clarevoyant Wines, promising a classic bold shiraz with a complex, velvety palate. Smooth tannins, ripe dark fruit notes, and hints of white pepper and spice make this wine an ideal companion for your favorite pub classic meals or a cozy evening by the fire in winter.

At the heart of Magpie and Stump are the owners, Paul and Amanda, whose unwavering passion for community and genuine love for providing friendly hospitality create an inviting atmosphere that keeps patrons coming back again and again. So, the next time you find yourself driving through the Clare Valley, consider making a pitstop at Magpie and Stump – bookings are recommended to secure your spot in this haven of hospitality.

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