Adelaide’s proximity to the ocean and ivory sands of Australia’s Southern coast lends the city an easygoing serenity, a quality found in its many culinary establishments. Nestled in among the sprawling grid of the city’s layout are some truly excellent dining spots where both Adelaidean and wayward travelers can indulge in Australian fare. Here are 10 unmissable Adelaide restaurants.
George and Voula Kasimatis first established Georges on Waymouth in Adelaide in November of 2002. The restaurant is styled with a European theme and utilises the best seasonal produce to construct its lip-smacking Mediterranean menu. Try the confit pork belly served with piquant granny smith apples, mustard, morcilla, and fondant potatoes. The decor is minimalist; crisp white cloths cloak every table and the high ceilings lend the dining space a majestic quality.
Peel Street’s head chefs Jordan Theodoros and Martin Corcoran strive to serve customers generous, abundant and robust dishes. Their philosophy is straightforward and effective; every idea has to be simple, fresh and delicious. The menu sports palpable Asian and Middle Eastern influences and uses these to shake up traditional Australian delicacies, always prepared with fresh and seasonally apposite produce. With an exposed brick interior and bare beams, Peel Street’s industrial chic style and casual atmosphere make it a sought-after sanctuary.
Peel Street, 9 Peel Street, Adelaide, Australia, +61 8 8231 8887
The Apothecary 1878
‘Dining and imbibing’ is the raison d’être of Adelaidean hot-spot The Apothecary 1878. Opened in 2002, this locale is nestled in a grand heritage-listed building in the bustling center of the West End precinct. The Apothecary 1878 has modelled itself on European wine bars and as such exudes continental elegance. Many dishes on the menu have been devised from South Australian produce; try the divine pumpkin and caraway labne, served with fresh pepita and coriander.
The Apothecary, 118 Hindley St, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, + 61 8 8212 9099
KEEN TO EXPLORE THE WORLD?
Connect with like-minded people on our premium trips curated by local insiders and with care for the world
Since you are here, we would like to share our vision for the future of travel - and the direction Culture Trip is moving in.
Culture Trip launched in 2011 with a simple yet passionate mission: to inspire people to go beyond their boundaries and experience what makes a place, its people and its culture special and meaningful — and this is still in our DNA today. We are proud that, for more than a decade, millions like you have trusted our award-winning recommendations by people who deeply understand what makes certain places and communities so special.
Increasingly we believe the world needs more meaningful, real-life connections between curious travellers keen to explore the world in a more responsible way. That is why we have intensively curated a collection of premium small-group trips as an invitation to meet and connect with new, like-minded people for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in three categories: Culture Trips, Rail Trips and Private Trips. Our Trips are suitable for both solo travelers, couples and friends who want to explore the world together.
Culture Trips are deeply immersive 5 to 16 days itineraries, that combine authentic local experiences, exciting activities and 4-5* accommodation to look forward to at the end of each day. Our Rail Trips are our most planet-friendly itineraries that invite you to take the scenic route, relax whilst getting under the skin of a destination. Our Private Trips are fully tailored itineraries, curated by our Travel Experts specifically for you, your friends or your family.
We know that many of you worry about the environmental impact of travel and are looking for ways of expanding horizons in ways that do minimal harm - and may even bring benefits. We are committed to go as far as possible in curating our trips with care for the planet. That is why all of our trips are flightless in destination, fully carbon offset - and we have ambitious plans to be net zero in the very near future.