Rockford Wines

Robert O'Callaghan, Rockford Wines founder

Robert O’Callaghan, Rockford Wines founder

Robert O’Callaghan, founder and winemaker of Rockford wines, started as a trainee at Seppelts in 1965, Australia’s then largest family winemakers. The Rockford winery is located at Krondorf, in the heart of the Barossa Valley. Rockford wines are made by hand with traditional methods, attitudes and equipment to produce elegant but rich, earthy, soft and generous wines that will age – the kind that Robert drank in his youth.

At Rockford we’re committed to keeping the best of the traditional wine trade alive…

Did you know Peacock Gardens has the exclusive for Rockford wines?

Some of the Rockford series available at Peacock Gardens includes:

  • Rockford Basket Press Shiraz
  • Rockford Rod & Spur Shiraz Cabernet
  • Rockford Rifle Range Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Rockford Home Block Cabernet Sauvignon Magnum
  • Rockford Alicante Bouchet Rose
  • Rockford Eden Valley Hand Picked Riesling

So what are you waiting for? Come to Peacock Gardens and enjoy a succulent Chinese meal accompanied by one of these great bottles of wine.

Rockford Wines Series

Rockford Wines Series

Get ready for the Year of the Monkey 2016

Chinese Lion Dance

Lion Dance you don’t want to miss!

Celebrate Chinese New Year in style at Peacock Gardens

Enjoy a succulent dinner banquet watching the Lion dancing to the beat of the gong and drums.

Book your table on 9439 8786 now.

Special Banquet for the Year of the Monkey 2016

  • Baked Fresh Scallop in Portuguese Style
  • Deep Fried Crab Claw
  • Boneless Crisp Duck with Pancake
  • Wasabi King Prawns
  • Pan Fried Chicken Thigh in Special Sauce
  • Mixed Fresh Crisp Vegetable with Broccoli and Snow Peas
  • Special Fried Rice wrapped with Lotus Leaves
  • Fillet Steak in Oriental Style
  • Pork Ribs w/ Honey & Black Bean Sauce
  • Traditional Coconut and Redbean Pudding
  • Fortune Cookies

Peacock Gardens is turning 40!

Mathew Chan's Peacock Gardens restaurant turns 40 this year with Mathew still firmly in the driving seatjoined by staff who have been there 30 plus years. Mathew with three generations of the Sinclair family, a signature dish, Sang Choy Bow, and one of the special bottles of wines made for the restaurant.

Mathew with three generations of the Sinclair family, a signature dish, Sang Choy Bow, and one of the special bottles of wines made for the restaurant. – Photographer: Adam Yip

It’s our 40th Birthday and we are celebrating from Monday 30th November to Saturday 6th December with a glass of complimentary champagne on your arrival.

We’ve also designed a special retro banquet for $48 per person, which will include some of the original classics an favourites from our menu in the last 4 decades.

We would like to thank you for your support over the years and look forward to seeing you soon.

Special Retro Banquet (Groups of 6 or more)

  • Complimentary glass of champagne
  • Sang Chow Bow
  • Spring Roll and Three Storey Prawn
  • Chow Sam See Pancake
  • Crab Meat and Soft Egg
  • Sizzling Fillet Steak
  • Mustard Kind Prawns/King Prawns with Spicy Salt
  • Special Fried Rice
  • Crisp Skin Chicken in Shallots Sauce
  • Mixed Crispy Chinese Vegetables
  • Fortune Cookies

$48 per person including GST

Some of our media coverage

Peacock Gardens: Crows Nest restaurant turns 40 with its loyal customers [Daily Telegraph]
Peacock Gardens celebrates 40 years [Good Food]

Melbourne Cup 2015

Vibrant atmosphere

Vibrant atmosphere

We were glad to witness the first female jockey to win the 2015 Emirates 155th Melbourne Cup this year! The staff had fun as usual dressed in jockey silks, listening to the vibrant atmosphere of our patrons cheering and glasses clinking. Balloons filled the restaurant, glasses were being topped, the aromatic whiffs of Chinese food being served on sizzling platters all add to the excitement of the race at Peacock Gardens.

If you’ve never experienced the vibe Peacock Gardens has to offer on Melbourne Cup Day, then you should definitely book in your table next year! Here are a few images of the day…