Glenelg

Glenelg Suburb Profile

One of Adelaide’s most popular and progressive beachside locations, Glenelg lays claim to a pristine coastline, trendy eateries, a bustling retail strip and a laid-back vibe. Glenelg offers the perfect mix of urban convenience and seaside charm.

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Working in the city and being home within 20 minutes for a dip in the ocean.

The Drawbacks

At this popular tourist destination, congestion during the summer months can be an issue.

Did you know

Governor Hindmarsh declared the province of South Australia at the Old Gum Tree Reserve in Glenelg.

Nearby Neighbourhoods

Brighton , Henley , Grange

Getting Around

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Lifestyle

Renowned for its pristine beach, rich heritage, sidewalk cafés and stunning sunsets, Glenelg is as much a holiday destination as it is a place to call home.

Popular year-round, the beach and marina take centre stage. Runners pound the pavement along the esplanade, while families eat fish and chips and splash in the waves along the shoreline. Swimmers, sailors, kayakers, windsurfers and snorkelers are a regular feature while there are volleyball and polo competitions on the beach during summer and a pop-up ice skating rink takes over during winter.

The main retail strip along Jetty Road is easily accessed by the Glenelg Tram and has an eclectic mix of fashion boutiques, speciality shops, movie cinemas, alfresco cafés, restaurants and bars. Moseley Square is home to the popular Stamford Grand Hotel and is also where locals and visitors come together to revel in the sun.

Food and wine is a major part of the Glenelg lifestyle. The cafés and restaurants in and around Jetty Road and the Holdfast Marina serve up some of the best seafood in Adelaide. Step away from the main hub and Glenelg adopts a much quieter feel – pine tree-lined streets offer a shady retreat with leafy green parks and reserves.

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Features

BY DAY

BY DAY

Glenelg offers plenty of daytime fun for the young and the young at heart, most of which revolves around the shoreline. Fish off the jetty, join the kids on the water slides at The Beachouse, and snorkel or swim with the local dolphins.

BY NIGHT

Jetty Road is the go-to place for night-time fun. The street has plenty of cafés and restaurants offering everything from casual to formal dining. Also, there are funky wine bars and pubs that provide live music and entertainment year round.

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Neighbours

Glenelg’s stress-free lifestyle and beachside charm draws the crowds – young singles, professional couples, families, retirees and travellers. It’s popular with those who like to stay active and the locals make the most of the coastal walking paths and cycling tracks.

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The Glenelg Esplanade is regarded as one of the most beautiful strips of coastline in Adelaide. While the beach itself offers little surf, the white sand and clear water makes it an enticing spot to walk the dog or watch the sun go down.

The cosmopolitan shopping strip has all the essential amenities and offers an easy access route to the city via the Glenelg Tram.

Whether you’re craving French, Greek, Italian, Indian, Japanese, Mediterranean or Mexican, the choice to be made is yours along Jetty Road and Holdfast Marina.

Property

Glenelg is a melting pot of heritage-listed manors, bluestone cottages, architecturally-designed townhouses, modern apartments and simple unit complexes.

In recent years, a number of modern high-rise apartments have been built in the area, taking advantage of the coastal views. However, the character and history of the area remains intact with a mixture of federation houses and colonial cottages on the back streets.

Anything with a beach view is prime real estate, with the uninterrupted outlooks along The Esplanade and Holdfast Promenade being the most sought after. Adelphi Crescent offers views over Patawalonga Creek while the many back streets such as Richardson Avenue and Tod Street to the north and Partridge Street and Pier Street in the south provide closeness and seclusion.

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Locals Guide

QUICK BITES

QUICK BITES

FLEURIEU BITES

Locally sourced café fare and take-home meals

95A Partridge Street, Glenelg South 0400 093 793 www.fleurieubites.com
ROYAL COPENHAGEN ICE CREAM

Traditional Danish ice cream and sorbets

15 -17 Jetty Road, Glenelg 08 8376 0467 www.rcicecream.com.au
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RESTAURANTS

RESTAURANTS

CARDONE’S SEAFOOD & GRILL

Modern Italian and fresh seafood

4/108 Jetty Road, Glenelg 08 8376 8333 www.cardones.com.au
THE WHARF

Casual dining with picturesque views

4 Marina Pier, Holdfast Shores 08 8376 6266 www.thewharf.com.au
ESCA RESTAURANT & ESPRESSO BAR

Southern European with beachfront views

13 -15 Marina Pier, Holdfast Shores 08 8376 6933 www.esca.net.au
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CAFES

CAFES

SABAI CAFÉ

Fresh and tasty Thai with excellent coffee

105 Partridge Street, Glenelg South 08 8295 8808 www.sabaicafe.com.au
THE STRAND CAFÉ RESTAURANT

Wood oven pizza and Mediterranean cuisine

108 Jetty Road, Glenelg 08 8376 9222 www.cafestrand.com.au
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BARS, PUBS AND CLUBS

BARS, PUBS AND CLUBS

MARINA SUNSET BAR

Seaside vibes with views over the marina

3/12 Holdfast Shores Marina, Glenelg 08 8350 0091 www.sunsetbar.net.au
THE GRAND BAR

Iconic beachside bar and live entertainment

Moseley Square, Glenelg 08 8376 1222 www.thegrandbar.com.au
THE OYSTER BAR

Indoor and alfresco wining and dining

10 Marina Pier, Glenelg 08 8376 3100 www.oysterbar.com.au
GLENELG PIER HOTEL

Waterfront cocktail bar and restaurant

18 Holdfast Promenade, Glenelg 08 8350 3188 www.glenelgpier.com.au
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SHOP

SHOP

VILLA HAMPTON

Coastal inspired furniture, gifts and homewares

103 Jetty Road, Glenelg 08 8295 7776 www.villa-hampton.com.au
PARI

Fashion, style and homewares

61F Jetty Road, Glenelg 08 8294 4849 www.pari.com.au
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GROOM

GROOM

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FITNESS

FITNESS

THE GYM GLENELG
Level 1, Bayside Village Shopping Centre, Corner of Brighton & Jetty Road, Glenelg 08 8377 6555 www.thegymglenelg.com.au
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THINGS TO DO

THINGS TO DO

GLENELG BEACH AND FORESHORE

Swimming, water sports, walking trails and jetty

The Esplanade, Glenelg
JETTY ROAD STREET ART

Go for a stroll and check out the street art and backdrops in and around the Jetty Road Precinct.

Jetty Road, Glenelg
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SCHOOLS

SCHOOLS

GLENELG PRIMARY SCHOOL

Co-educational primary school

Diagonal Road, Glenelg East 08 8295 3943 www.glenelgps.sa.edu.au
ST.PETER’S WOODLANDS GRAMMAR SCHOOL

Co-educational Anglican primary school

39 Partridge Street, Glenelg 08 8295 4317 www.spw.sa.edu.au
ST.LEONARDS PRIMARY SCHOOL

Co-educational primary school

Jervois Street, Glenelg North 08 8294 9811 www.sleonrdsps.sa.edu.au
DUNBAR TERRACE KINDERGARTEN

Kindergarten for boys and girls

38B Dunbar Terrace, Glenelg East 08 8295 3925 www.dunbarkgn.sa.edu.au
GOODSTART EARLY LEARNING

Day care center

122-126 Tapleys Hill Road, Glenelg 08 8376 1833 www.goodstart.org.au
GLENELG COMMUNITY CHILD CARE CENTRE

Child care agency

28 Kibby Avenue, Glenelg North 08 8295 7936 www.ifp.mychild.gov.au
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GROCERIES AND MARKETS

GROCERIES AND MARKETS

IGA GLENELG SOUTH
43 Broadway, Glenelg South 08 8295 2027 www.iga.com.au
IGA GLENELG EAST
1 Cliff Street, Glenelg East 08 8295 8294 www.iga.com.au
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PLAYGROUNDS

PLAYGROUNDS

GLENELG FORESHORE PLAYSPACE

Large water and nature play area

Moseley Square, Glenelg
WIGLEY RESERVE

Wheelchair friendly playground

Anzac Highway, Glenelg
COLLEY RESERVE

Large open grass area

Colley Reserve, Glenelg
PARKINSON RESERVE

Outback themed playground for imaginative play

Alison Street, Glenelg North
THE OLD GUM TREE

Enclosed play area with toilets and picnic area

43 Macfarlane Street, Glenelg
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AVERAGE PROPERTY PRICES
IN Glenelg

HOUSE

TO BUY

2 BEDROOM $ -
3 BEDROOM $605,000
4 BEDROOM $1,690,000

TO RENT (PER WEEK)

2 BEDROOM $ -
3 BEDROOM $ -
4 BEDROOM $ -

Capital Growth Av Prices
5.0% change from 2016

UNIT

TO BUY

2 BEDROOM $584,833
3 BEDROOM $864,375
4 BEDROOM $ -

TO RENT (PER WEEK)

2 BEDROOM $ -
3 BEDROOM $ -
4 BEDROOM $ -

Capital Growth Av Prices
0.5% change from 2016

Information Source: CoreLogic RP Data Pty Ltd

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