A concept inspired by chef Jock Zonfrillo’s explorations of Australia, Orana is an award-winning bistro boasting an elegant design and first-class dining experiences. Tucked upstairs off the bustling strip of Rundle Street, their innovative chefs present tasting menus that are rich in variety and are inspired by indigenous Australian traditions. For a special treat, try their dinner menu curated with matching wines.
2KW Bar and Restaurant
2KW Bar and Restaurant is a first-class venue perched on the rooftop of Adelaide’s iconic Bank of New South Wales building. Boasting some of the best views in the city, their contemporary bar, restaurant and outdoor garden suit any occasion (and social feed), offering photo-worthy cocktails, modern Australian fare and an impressive selection of wines.
Yuki in the Hills
An intimate restaurant priding themselves on fresh seafood, moreish soba and high-grade cuts, Yuki in the Hills is the place to head for a fuss-free feed. This much-loved Japanese restaurant is known for its friendly service and accommodating menu (vegetarian and vegan-friendly). Lots of Japanese drinks are also on offer, the perfect accompaniment to any traditional meal.
Renowned for simple, contemporary and flavoursome cuisine that evolves with the seasons, this bustling Leigh Street institution draws a regular loyal crowd. Using traditional yakitori methods of smoking, steaming and firing, the chefs at Shobosho plate up a generous array of authentic Japanese dishes designed to share for an easy-going lunch or tasty evening meal.
Tucked within the shadows of Adelaide’s Sky Casino, Sean’s Kitchen is a New York Brasserie inspired eatery with all the trimmings. With a choice of their sprawling bistro and or outdoor laneway dining, their innovative menu changes with the seasons and showcases some of the best of South Australian produce. Keep their impressive mezzanine space in mind for the next special occasion.
Raj on Taj
Raj on Taj is a family-friendly restaurant loved for its authentic menu of Indian fare and their culturally inspired interior setting. Perched on the cusp of Unley and neighbouring Hyde Park, this beloved eatery is a top pick for a no-fuss night out with friends, or for a delicious meal to takeaway.
A laidback Mexican restaurant in the heart of Prospect, Arriba Grill is a popular haunt for its no-fuss tasty feeds and relaxed atmosphere. With a choice of dining in their eclectic eatery or a quick bite to takeaway, their Mexican classics are prepared with authentic recipes and fresh local ingredients.
Kublai Khan Mongolian Barbecue Restaurant
The Kublai Khan Mongolian Barbeque Restaurant is a longstanding institution, serving up authentic feeds since 1989. Offering a traditional style of dining inspired by the Mongolian culture, their signature hot smorgasbord is ‘all you can eat’, creating a unique night out enjoyed best with family and friends.
Gin Long Canteen
Gin Long Canteen Restaurant is an eccentric local eatery and bar, loved for their Asian fusion cuisine, oriental inspired cocktail creations and relaxed vibes. For a tasty group feed, try their Chow Down banquet menu, with a selection of dishes curated by the house.
Charminar Indian Restaurant
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Authentic Indian cuisine created from traditional recipes, Charminar is a go-to for a relaxed night out or tasty takeaway feeds. Boasting an on-trend modern setting with vibrant décor, their flavoursome dishes are designed to share, with options to suit all dietary requirements. Try out their banquette dining for a unique group experience.
Mustard Seed Restaurant
The Mustard Seed is a laidback Indian restaurant in the heart of leafy Hahndorf. Housed within a charming heritage setting, it’s a place suitable for any occasion, with their kitchen serving up a generous selection of traditional recipes, enjoyed by local friends, families and visitors alike.
The Wharf is a classic Glenelg eatery and watering hole, home to relaxed vibes and impressive views of the nearby marina and foreshore. With something for any occasion and mood, their kitchen serves up a modern Australian menu of fresh local seafood, classic pub fare and light healthy plates. Don’t forget to check out their impressive list of flavoursome cocktails.
Relish'd Burger Bar
A laidback rustic eatery loved for its belly-filling feeds, Relish’d Burger Bar is all about creating no-fuss delicious bites for the Glenelg community. Whipping up a generous array of unique concoctions, they also offer loaded fries, salty sides and other American-style feeds sure to cure the h-angriest of moods.
A cosy setting with open fires and stone interiors, this woodfired restaurant is the talk of the town. Jimmies on the Summit is known for classic pizzas, succulent steaks and fresh seafood. The service is friendly and accommodating, so don't worry if you have dietary requirements. With a warm and inviting indoor dining space and beautiful outdoor seating, Jimmies is the place to dine all year round.
What is seemingly a traditional corner pub, is actually a contemporary Asian-fusion eatery loved by many-a Adelaide foodie. Boasting a modern-retro interior design and plating up flavoursome contemporary cuisine designed to share, Golden Boy is a staple of the East End dining scene.
Lucias Pizza & Spaghetti Bar
Set within Adelaide’s famous Central Markets, Lucia’s Pizza and Spaghetti Bar brings a genuine piece of Italy to the heart of the city. A place of fine foods and authentic dishes, city-siders flood in for their freshly prepared panini’s, charcuterie platters and of course, their signature pizzas. A great spot to pick up a dinner party treat or special (edible) gift.
A long-standing institution of the Norwood community, Martini’s Ristorante is home to classic Italian fare created with traditional recipes and fresh local ingredients. A modern setting perfect for a long lunch or special night out, their menu offers a range of contemporary pastas, wood oven pizza’s and chef’s specials sure to suit any mood.
Neighbour to the popular Sunny’s Shop, Mr Chan is a favourite in its own right, serving up fresh, simple and tasty Cantonese takeaway. Loved for their signature dumplings and Kung Pao Chicken, this tucked away eatery is perfect for a relaxed meal out with family and friends.
Villa77 Spanish Tapas Bar and Restaurant
A relaxed Spanish eatery offering a menu full of variety, with plates of fresh seafood, local produce and authentic delicacies designed to share. And did we mention the Sangria? Villa 77 Spanish Tapas Bar and Restaurant is famous for their impressive selection of signature cocktails and authentic tequilas.
Grotto on Edward Pizza-teca
A modest eatery tucked away from the bustling stretch of the Norwood Parade, Grotto Pizza-Teca brings a piece of Italy to the suburban streets of Adelaide. Offering an array of classic pizza’s and unique creations inspired by family recipes, it’s a place to immerse yourself in some authentic Italian culture, while sipping on some top Australian wines or traditional imported liquors.
A Nordic-inspired contemporary boutique burger house, this local hangout is constantly bustling with local activity. Whether you’re in the mood for a belly-filling bite or looking for an ideal hangover cure, Nordburger’s indulgent American-style burgers, shakes and salty sides have got you covered.
The Burger Republic keeps it simple, with a passion for creating flavoursome hand-crafted feeds best enjoyed with a crisp drink in tow. Available to enjoy in-house or takeaway, their burgers range from the classics to the intriguing, and are served alongside an array of American-style dishes, salty sides and crisp refreshments.
Nepalese Temptations Restaurant Hahndorf
Bringing traditional and flavoursome Nepalese fare to the heart of Hahndorf, this local haunt has something to suit everyone. Renowned for their authentic snacks, hearty mains and diverse platters to share, Nepalese Temptations is an ideal spot for a tasty lunch with friends or a family night out.
Three Gums Bistro
Perched on the top of the hill boasting picturesque views of Mount Lofty, the Three Gums Bistro is passionate about creating fresh and flavoursome cuisine. A perfect spot for a lazy weekend lunch, their all-day dining features snacks to share, classic pub-style feeds and a handful of indulgent sweets. For wine lovers, their hand-picked selection is strictly top-quality South Australian drops.
An icon of Rundle Street, Eros Kafe is an East End institution loved for its always fresh and flavoursome Greek cuisine. Plating up an appealing combination of classic recipes and modern creations, their bistro and outdoor alfresco dining is perfect for a relaxed lunch with friends, an intimate date night or an afternoon tipple while watching the world go by.