Restaurants in Adelaide
Travellers will be spoiled for choice when it comes to dining
out in Adelaide where every type of cuisine under the sun can be
found in the restaurants, bars and cafés that line the
streets of this bustling city.
Some of the best-kept secrets in Adelaide include the authentic Asian cuisine of Gouger Street and the traditional Italian of the Botanic, and travellers are sure to find something to suit their taste. The nearby seaside suburb of Glenelg is the place to go for fresh quality seafood where plump prawns and tasty fish are the order of the day, while Adelaide Hills boasts some great restaurants with spectacular views overlooking the city below.
Tips are not expected in restaurants in Adelaide, although it is becoming more common in expensive restaurants in the bigger cities to leave some money for good service.
Sparrow Kitchen & Bar
With its split-level floor plan, Sparrow Kitchen & Bar is a unique and contemporary restaurant that serves fresh seasonal cuisine and an impressive wine selection. Guests can choose between either a relaxed and informal courtyard setting, or a more intimate indoor experience when dining on delicious tapas and pizza. Open seven days a week, noon until late. Reservations recommended.
Address: 10 O’Connell Street, North Adelaide
Telephone: (0)8 8267 2444
The Apothecary 1878
This restaurant's name stems from the antique 132-year-old pharmacy cabinets dominating the decor, this wine bar-cum-restaurant boasts an old-world European-style wine bar where diners can chat over tapas and a glass of their favourite vintage until the wee hours. Open Tuesday to Saturday for dinner. Reservations essential.
Address: 118 Hindley Street, Adelaide
Telephone: (0)8 8212 9099
The Brasserie prides itself on embracing the area's fresh local produce in a simple yet innovative cooking style. With a lively atmosphere, a warm and welcoming environment and mouth-watering dishes, diners will be at ease in this modest eatery located in the otherwise swanky Hilton Adelaide.
Address: Hilton Adelaide, 223 Victoria Square
Telephone: (0)8 8217 2000
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