Hahndorf

Hahndorf Suburb Profile

A quaint heritage village infused with German culture, Hahndorf has a way of charming locals and tourists. With a bustling main street and an abundance of shops and eateries to choose from, this unique hillside suburb offers a constant buzz of activity and a good dose of country flair.

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The unique European village vibe, comfortable-sized blocks and access to top-notch wineries and local produce.

The Drawbacks

The main street can get very busy with tourists and day-trippers, particularly on weekends and public holidays.

Did you know

Hahndorf is Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement.

Nearby Neighbourhoods

Stirling , Crafers , Aldgate

Getting Around

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Lifestyle

Hahndorf’s picturesque colonial charm remains remarkably intact. Centred around iconic Main Street, the suburb has an abundance of shops selling everything from German smallgoods, homemade chutneys and traditional confectionary to handcrafted leather goods, antiques and specialty toys.

Although the main road can get congested at times, locals enjoy soaking up the bustling atmosphere and mingling with the out-of-towners. Tourists take their time browsing the stores and stopping for photos, while residents sidestep the crowds to access day-to-day services or grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants, cafés, pubs and bakeries.

Several boutique cellar-doors are based in the area where you can taste and purchase a huge range of wines from across the region. Or if you prefer the full experience, Hahndorf is just a short drive from some of the best wineries in the region including The Lane Vineyard, Nepenthe Wines and Shaw & Smith. Away from the main village, you can pick your own strawberries at Beerenberg Farm, take the children to the Hahndorf Farm Barn or get involved in local sport – basketball, netball, cricket, football and bowls are all popular.

Despite being in the heart of the Adelaide Hills, the town is well-serviced by public buses and is a smooth 25-minute commute to the CBD via the South Eastern Freeway. It’s a picturesque suburb in all seasons but autumn brings with it a special romance, with a beautiful show of colourful foliage lining the streets.

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Features

BY DAY

BY DAY

A tourist hotspot, Hahndorf attracts busloads of visitors on any day of the week. They come to browse the shops, enjoy an ice cream and soak up the town’s unique German charm. Offering an excellent selection of smallgoods outlets, bakeries, restaurants, cafés and pubs, the main strip is a popular destination for a relaxing, long lunch or an afternoon refreshment. The local Fairy Garden and the Hahndorf Farm Barn provides endless hours of daytime fun for families, while the town’s retailers and local services attract visitors from near and far.

BY NIGHT

The restaurants and pubs are the star of the show at night, with a number of iconic watering-holes turning into lively nightspots. The German Arms has a steady rotation of events and live music playing every Friday and Saturday night, while the award-winning Hahndorf Inn draws in crowds for dinner, specialising in German food including a Giant Hotdog that has to be seen to be believed.

BY NIGHT

Neighbours

Young families, professionals, creatives and empty nesters all call Hahndorf home. A safe neighbourhood with a strong community spirit, more and more Adelaideans are looking to settle here. Farming families and winemakers lay claim to beautiful rustic properties in the surrounding areas, while retirees and families tend to stay close to the bustling Main Road for convenience and atmosphere.

Locals love

As Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement, Hahndorf locals wake up each day in a bygone area. Historic and architecturally fascinating buildings line the main street and surrounding area, referencing a rich ancestry infused with ancient folklore, Indigenous dreamtime and migrant artistry.

Locals appreciate the assortment of shops and eateries on the Main Road – a melting pot of flavours from around the world. Renowned German pubs and smallgoods stores are intermixed with Australian style cafés and modern international influences, changing with the latest trends and every season.

An easy 25 minute drive down the South Eastern Freeway and you hit the big smoke. Hahndorf locals enjoy living the country life but having the city within easy reach.

Property

The town’s German influence is apparent in the traditional fachwerk architecture of the original buildings that line the main street. Beyond the town centre, homes are built on comfortable-sized blocks with rustic gardens. There are large country properties and farms in the outer regions, many complete with vineyards, grazing animals and rolling views of the surrounding countryside. As more and more people are lured by its countryside charm, demand for Hahndorf properties continues to rise.

Locals Guide

QUICK BITES

QUICK BITES

UDDER DELIGHTS CHEESE CELLAR

Cheese, local produce and café

91A Main Street, Hahndorf 08 8388 1588 www.udderdelights.com.au
HAMBUGS OF HAHNDORF

Confectionary, fudge and chocolate

2/78A Main Street, Hahndorf 08 8388 1600
THE GERMAN PANTRY

German delicatessen

45 Main Street, Hahndorf 08 8388 7454
TASTE IN HAHNDORF

Best of SA’s and Australia’s regional produce

35B Main Street, Hahndorf
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RESTAURANTS

RESTAURANTS

THREE GUMS BISTRO

Mediterranean with stunning views

145A Mount Barker Road, Hahndorf 08 8388 1144 www.threegumsbistro.com
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CAFES

CAFES

HERBEES CAFÉ

Gourmet light meals and snacks

55 Main Street, Hahndorf 08 8388 7929
THE LEMONRIE

All-day breakfast, brunch and burgers

3/44 Main Street, Hahndorf 08 8388 1073 www.thelemonrie.com.au
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BARS, PUBS AND CLUBS

BARS, PUBS AND CLUBS

HAHNDORF INN HOTEL

German & Australian cuisine and beer

35D Main Street, Hahndorf 08 8388 7063 www.hahndorfinn.com.au
THE HAUS HAHNDORF

Licensed wine bar and à la carte dining

38 Main Street, Hahndorf 08 8388 7555 www.haushahndorf.com.au
THE HAHNDORF OLD MILL

Bar, meals, accommodation and gaming

98 Main Street, Hahndorf 08 8388 7888 www.hahndorfoldmill.com
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SHOP

SHOP

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THINGS TO DO

THINGS TO DO

THE CEDARS

A 60 hectare heritage property once home to Sir Hans Heysen. Open 10am to 4.30pm Tuesday to Sunday

Heysen Road, Hahndorf 08 8388 7277 www.hansheysen.com.au
HAHNDORF FARM BARN

Children’s farmyard and wildlife park

2282 Mount Barker Road, Hahndorf 08 8388 7289 www.farmbarn.com.au
BEERENBERG FAMILY FARM

Strawberry picking, condiments and jams

Mount Barker Road, Hahndorf 08 8388 7272 www.beerenberg.com.au
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GROCERIES AND MARKETS

GROCERIES AND MARKETS

THE GERMAN PANTRY

Gourmet delicatessen

45 Main Street, Hahndorf 08 8388 7454
TASTE IN HAHNDORF

Best of SA and Australian regional produce

35B Main Street, Hahndorf 08 8388 7388
HAHNDORF CHRISTMAS MARKET

European-style Christmas market held in December

Corner Main Street and Auricht Road, Hahndorf www.christkindlmarkt.com.au
HAHNDORF CRAFT & PRODUCE MARKET

4th Saturday of each month

St Michael's Lutheran Church, Corner Balhannah Road and Church Street, Hahndorf 08 8388 4578
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Information Source: CoreLogic RP Data Pty Ltd

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