A whimsical coffee house that you would expect to find in the Adelaide Hills, Peter Rabbit is a farm-inspired hangout in the heart of the West End. Popular amongst Uni students for its ideal location, this local haunt is a place to enjoy wholesome feeds, top coffee and drinks in front of an open fire or bustling DJ set.
Abbots & Kinney
Famous for their mouth-watering cakes and freshly baked pastries, Abbots and Kinney is a quaint bakery and coffee house tucked within the busy cosmopolitan strip of Pirie Street. A modern timber-clad design housed within a lovely heritage building, their menu offers a carefully curated selection of breakfast and brunch bites, top coffee and of course, countless sweet treats.
The Nourish'd Kitchen Cafe
A plant-based café that's taking care of bodies and minds, The Nourish'd Kitchen is Stepney's local, healthy hotspot. Drawing on available resources, the menu is centred around local, organic produce and is paired with quality, organic coffee. Dietary requirement friendly and lots of dining options, a trip to Nourish'd Kitchen is good for your soul.
Three Sons Espresso
Honest eats, quality beans and friendly service are the three key ingredients to this humble café. Three Sons Espresso, located in the Stepney Healthcare Hub, is all about supporting local producers, from small batch legends Monastery Coffee to South Australian bakers and farmers. Even if you aren't taking a trip to the physio, Three Sons Espresso is worth the trip for an early morning brew or leisurely lunch.
Kutchi Deli Parwana
Bringing the tastes of Afghanistan to the heart of Adelaide’s East End, Kutchi Dei Parwana is a vibrant and playful eatery rich in character. Passionate about offering an authentic experience of Afghani hospitality, this social house offers a generous selection of authentic street food fare perfect for a quick and delicious lunch bite.
White Picket Coffee House
White Picket Fence is a friendly neighbourhood eatery with plenty of charm, loved for its delicious coffee brews and fresh all-day bites. Housed within a historic cottage rich in character, it thrives with local activity come weekends and is a popular destination for Friday night drinks in the balmy summer months.
Duthy Street Deli Cafe
The Duthy Street Deli is a longstanding institution of Unley community, perfect for a casual bite with the family in tow. With a blend of savoury plates and decadent sweets, their kitchen offers up classic café fare for breakfast and lunch, along with top coffee and tempting afternoon tea sweets.
A Mother's Milk
A warm and rustic coffee house loved for their delicious specialty coffee, this Unley Road hangout constantly buzzes with local activity. Boasting a historic shop front with lush vines, A Mothers Milk dishes up an all-day brunch menu of light bites, classic brekkies and delicious modern concoctions, topped with a counter of tasty raw treats and fresh cakes.
CIBO Espresso Stirling
A household name throughout Adelaide for their consistently tasty coffee, Cibo Espresso is a go-to for authentic Italian brews, sweet treats and quick savoury bites. Tucked within the Stirling Mall, this contemporary coffee house is perfect for a casual bite or caffeine hit on the run.
Red House - Shop & Café
The Red House Shop and Café is passionate about first rate specialty coffee. Plating up classic brekkies and fresh lunch feeds to suit any diet, this local haunt welcomes families, friends and their four-legged pals all day long. Red House also has its own vintage clothing range and an in-house bakery for a tasty treat on the go.
Nutrition Republic Goodwood
A family owned eatery, run by locals - for locals. Passionate about health, Nutrition Republic is an organic espresso and elixir bar serving up wholesome unprocessed food and tasty brews. Renowned for their leafy salads and smoothie bowls, try one of their mouth-watering raw treats for something sweet without the guilt.
Herbees Garden Cafe
Winning over the local community and passing-by visitors with their beautiful heritage setting, Herbees Café is a place to enjoy an authentic Hahndorf café experience. With cuisine to suit any palette, their kitchen serves up a selection of classic brunch plates and a dedicated vegan menu. Keep an eye out for their weekly specials like their Thursday Nacho Days.
A bustling local spot for a daily coffee, Kitchen 2C is a rustic and charming café with all the trimmings. Tucked within a character building on the bustling stretch of Mount Barker Road, it’s home to nourishing and colourful dishes packed with natural ingredients and top-quality coffee brews.
Tucked within a charming corner store, Sabai Café is a family friendly haunt loved for its consistently tasty authentic food and first-rate service. Starting their day with their Asian inspired breakfast menu, lunchtime brings a unique blend of classic Aussie bites and traditional Thai dishes, with options available to suit many dietary needs.
Cascada Café is a relaxed and welcoming suburban café loved for its wholesome feeds and top service. A perfect spot for a relaxed meal with friends or a quick coffee and sweet to go, their menu offers a variety of classic breakfast plates and nourishing lunch and dinner dishes to suit any mood or diet. A great choice if you’re looking for generous vegan options.
Juniper and Pine
Simple, clean and fresh food prepared with locally sourced ingredients, Juniper and Pine is a go-to for its delicious brekkie and lunch plates, top coffee and handful of refreshing brews. A rustic, warm and welcoming coffee house, its family friendly vibes and tasty feeds keep their regulars coming back for more.
What this vibrant French bistro lacks in size, it makes up for in character – boasting a unique blend of traditional ambience and modern and colourful flare. A great spot for a laidback lunch, after-work drink or late-night supper, Hey Jupiter dishes up hearty French-inspired café fare, paired with top coffee and hard to find imported wines and spirits.
The Libertine By Louis
The Libertine by Louis is Stepney's quirky café-slash-event space-slash-art gallery, popular with locals for its all-day bites and kooky exclusive events. The Libertine is a brunch-lovers dream; they serve local produce in a French-inspired manner, alongside speciality coffee and organic herbal teas. Keep a close eye on their Facebook page for upcoming events, from movie nights and charity dinners, to open mic nights and themed murder mystery parties.
Stepney's latest opening gives locals a taste of North West Africa. Inside Morocco is a lush café serving up authentic eats alongside classic Aussie faves. Not only can you sample the traditional flavours but you can convert your home into a Moroccan oasis with their range of homewares and décor.
The Summit Cafe and Function Centre
During breakfast and lunch, The Summit Restaurant converts into a café. Serving deliciously simple Modern Australian bites, The Summit Café makes for a great way to kick start the morning and the perfect midday pitstop. Best time to dine is on a beautiful sunny day so that you can take advantage of the fantastic outdoor area.
From its humble origins as one of Adelaide’s most beloved food trucks, it’s here that you will find some of the city’s most renowned burgers. Serving up casual bites to enjoy in their relaxed eatery or on the go, the Burger Theory team is all about creating delicious and sustainable burgers, created from locally sourced produce and products.
Caffiend Coffee Company
A charming Adelaide Hills café, on the top of many local’s list for a relaxed lunch with friends. Roasting their beans in-house, Caffiend Coffee Co’s delicious brews are paired with a contemporary menu of highly rated brekkies and fresh wholesome lunch plates. Keep an eye on their blackboard specials for their latest creations.
e'nuf Burger Bar
Enuf Burger Bar are passionate about redefining the reputation of the ‘burger’, creating their delicious handfuls with only fresh, top quality ingredients. With something for herbivores, carnivores and gluten intolerant, it’s an ideal spot for grabbing a delicious and nourishing feed on the go.
Bricks and Stones Restuarant
A hidden gem nestled on the popular stretch of Unley Road, Bricks and Stones are all about serving up café fare at its best. With a menu of fresh dishes, baked treats, nourishing drinks and specialty coffee, this popular spot is a go-to for lazy weekend brekkies with friends and family. A great pick if you’re looking for generous vegetarian options.