East End Cellars
A longstanding institution of Vardon Avenue, East End Cellars is a boutique wine store, bar and eatery renowned amongst the Adelaide winos. Showcasing the best drops that South Australia has to offer, their tasting room also features hard to find national and global wines, paired perfectly with their generous charcuterie platters and signature toasted sandwiches.
Hennessy Rooftop Bar
Hennesey is a sophisticated and elegant rooftop bar perched on top of the Mayfair Hotel. Boasting an intimate atmosphere perfect for a quiet drink or cosy date night, their generous bar menu features a premium selection of champagnes and signature cocktails, regularly enjoyed with live music sessions.
Arthur Waterhouse Lounge
Occupying heritage Mount Lofty House and next door to fine diner Hardy's Verandah Restaurant, Arthur Waterhouse Bar is a lively yet cosy cocktail bar in the Adelaide Hills region. Known for their delectable bar bites (we're looking at you crispy chicken wings and mozzarella salad), the real piece de resistance is their cocktail menu. From modern takes on classics cocktails to creative inventions, there is much to try.
The William Bligh
Passionate about all things rum, the William Bligh is a beloved boutique bar in the heart of the East End. Offering a selection of local wines, craft beers and photo-worthy cocktails, this local hangout is also renowned for its live music culture, showcasing live local music and DJs on a weekly basis.
Perched within the bustling precinct of Adelaide’s East End, Mr Goodbar is a boutique watering hole home to top-shelf liquors, artful cocktails and an old-school well-to-do atmosphere. With a generous array of classic and artisanal cocktail creations, it’s the perfect spot for an evening drink paired with a tasty snack shared amongst friends.
Maybe Mae is a unique cocktail lounge tucked within the basement of a tunnel between the vibrant strips of Peel and Leigh Street. An Art Deco inspired setting with plenty of ambience, the drawcard is their generous array of innovative drink creations, experimenting with local and imported fine liquors and fresh ingredients.
Hersey Vineyard Cellar Door and Bar
A minimalist setting boasting on-trend finishes and classic vibes, the Hersey Vineyard Cellar Door and Bar is home to top quality locally produced wines. Offering tasting flights and wines by the glass, this popular spot is also known for its live jazz sessions. Fun fact: this vineyard was planted by Australia’s first qualified female winemaker.
La Vigne Wine Bar
A French inspired wine bar bringing a touch of class to the Norwood dining precinct. A perfect spot for an after-work tipple with friends, La Vigne Wine Bar boasts laidback lounge vibes and is home to an impressive array of French and local drops, paired with tasty bites to share.
Little Bang Brewing Company
For beer lovers, Stepney’s Little Bang Brewing Company is the perfect place to stop in for a pint or two. This brewpub boasts 21 taps, pouring their beers alongside their favourite local and international picks. Plus they have a fantastic selection of local South Australian wines. To make the most of it, head down on a hot, sunny day to sip the afternoon away in the beer garden while you sample the delectable food truck fare. Your furry friends are ...
Hains & Co
Specialising in all things gin, rum, whiskey and cigars, Hains and Co is a hidden gem tucked away on quaint Gilbert Place. Boasting an old-world charm, their talented bartenders effortlessly prepare artful cocktails created with fresh ingredients and unique fine liquors. For something a bit special, keep an eye out for their regular themed nights out.
The Maid Hotel
A typical neighbourhood pub, The Maid Hotel is known for being a hive of activity all week long. With its exposed-brick interiors and contemporary look and feel, this multipurpose venue has it all. From live music and classic pub food to an oversized courtyard, there is no wonder the locals keep coming back for more.
Aldgate Pump Hotel
A go-to watering hole for the Aldgate community, the Aldgate Pump Hotel is all that you would expect from an authentic local pub. With classic pub fare featuring all the favourites alongside vegan dishes, the team at the Pump are proud of their ever-changing list of brews enjoyed with sports screens and live entertainment.
The Crafers Hotel
Dating back to the 1830s, The Crafers Hotel is a historical icon. In a relaxed, homely setting, this bar-slash-restaurant-slash-hotel continues to be the local choice for mid-week dinners and lazy Sunday afternoons. From the restaurant expect pub classics, expertly crafted, alongside tapas delights. Behind the bar, it is all about beers on tap and a solid selection of wines, including many drops from nearby vineyards.
Hellbound Wine Bar
A cellar-inspired venue tucked within a basement off Rundle Street, Hellbound Wine Bar is a local haunt created by locals for locals. With the intention of creating a welcoming venue boasting an atmosphere that you would expect from a friend’s place, their well-stocked bar is renowned for showcasing some of the best drops of South Australia’s vineyards.
Housed within a heritage gem on Hutt Street, Bar Torino is a social kitchen and bar inspired by the Mediterranean. Passionate about creating a memorable dining experience, their contemporary plates are matched with a huge selection of local and international wines, beers and fine liquors.
Clever Little Tailor
A contemporary watering hole with an old-world charm, Clever Little Tailor is a Peel Street favourite sought out by locals and visitors alike. Boasting a charming shop front and interior with all the trimmings, this local hangout is a place of top-shelf liquor and delicious snacks enjoyed by the masses.
Belgian Beer Cafe Oostende
A popular haunt for a sunny afternoon drink or cosy winter wine, the Belgium Beer Café Oostende is a beloved favourite of the East End precinct. Serving up German-inspired menu of contemporary pub fare within its bistro, front bar and outdoor courtyard, the star of the show is its generous collection of traditional German beers.
The Locavore is a favourite hangout for the Stirling community, perfect for any mood. A restaurant and wine bar serving up wholesome feeds and drops from some of Australia’s top vineyards, it’s a place to simply enjoy the best of the local produce with a coffee, wine or craft brew in hand.
The Bath Hotel
A busting local perched on the popular stretch of the Norwood Parade, The Bath Hotel is an institution that keeps its regulars satisfied with their generous bars, sunny courtyard and tasty modern feeds. Sporting a fresh contemporary interior, it’s a perfect spot for an after-work drink or relaxed afternoon session.
The Robin Hood Hotel
A classic example of an Eastern Suburb’s pub, the Robin Hood Hotel is a local institution rich in character, loved for its tasty feeds and generous drinks list. With a choice of casual meals in the historic front bar or contemporary dining in their bistro, it’s a place perfect for any occasion. Keep this spot in mind if you’re looking for a bustling watering-hole for Christmas Eve celebrations.
MALOBO Kitchen & Bar
A contemporary café, restaurant and bar rolled into one, Malobo is perfect for any occasion. A hard to beat waterside location boasting picturesque views over Henley Beach, their kitchen serves up modern Australian fare inspired by global cuisines, paired with a generous collection of wines, beers and signature cocktails.
Serving the local community for over 150 years, this longstanding institution is a family own pub passionate about Hahndorf’s famous German heritage. Offering traditional fare within their bustling restaurant and comfortable bars, it’s a place to immerse yourself in a hearty feed and a big crisp brew.
A hideaway bar tucked behind its renowned sister venue Press, Proof Bar is a quaint boutique venue with inherently cool vibes. Famous for their photo-worthy cocktails, their tiny ground floor bar quickly fills up with regulars looking for a tasty tipple, while many head upstairs to their booth style lounges and outdoor rooftop bar. If you’re feeling peckish, Proof also offer delicious feeds from next-door’s kitchen.
Miss Perez Kitchen & Bar
Nestled within a lush tree-lined street, sporting a vibrant, colourful and eclectic design, Miss Perez Kitchen and Bar is a Spanish inspired eating and drinking house with all the trimmings. Serving up tasty modern Australian fare created with locally sourced produce, their all-day menu paired with local wines and photo-worthy cocktails make it go-to spot for many-a Stirling local.