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The 10 Best Places To Brunch in Adelaide, Australia

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Updated: 21 September 2016
Adelaide, South Australia is the cosmopolitan coastal capital. You’ll find a mixture of brunch styles, whether that’s a light fruit salad and coffee by the sea, or a hearty, inner-city portion of French toast with several sides of bacon. Whatever you fancy, you’ll find it at one of Adelaide’s best brunch places.
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The Pantry on Egmont

When it comes to brunch, sometimes we want comforting classic fare, and sometimes we want something weird and wonderful to open our minds to new morning gastronomical possibilities. The Pantry on Egmont’s brunch menu offers modern twists on brunch classics. Sweet cinnamon encrusted French toast with blueberry and apple compote gives you a hint of what you can expect from its breakfast or brunch menu. Located in the middle of Hawthorn, this lovely cafe welcomes you to its cozy environment with an interesting mixture of contemporary art.

2 Egmont Terrace, Hawthorn, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, +61 08 8271 4409

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The Loose Caboose Cafe Hindmarsh

The Loose Caboose Cafe boasts an impressive brunch menu of welcoming classics. A variety of recipes with fresh and locally produced eggs, thyme roasted mushrooms, feta, smoked bacon and fresh sourdough are the basics of the brunch menu. Banana French toast with salted caramel and pure cream, and the popular Loose Caboose Board which consists of all the aforementioned ingredients, are among the cafe’s highlights.

21 First Street, Hindmarsh, SA 5007, Adelaide, South Australia 5007, Australia, +61 08 8340 0809

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Bar 9

Bar 9 in Parkside is a renowned server of some of the best coffee in Adelaide. Described by the owners as ‘a coffee nerds shed’, Bar 9 is a contemporary espresso bar which serves ethically traded single origin and blended coffee from Five Senses Coffee, a high-end coffee roaster. Enjoy your aromatic coffee alongside their rich and decadent creamy truffle mushroom ragu, or the house specialty: cured ocean trout with crème fraîche and dill, all carefully prepared with locally cultivated ingredients from South Australia.

96 Glen Osmond Road, Parkside, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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A Mother’s Milk

Expert baristas and a rustic, industrial feel welcome you to the hip and trendy A Mother’s Milk. Think brick walls, graffiti and warehouse style crates – not the typical brunch environment, but we did promise you something a bit different in Adelaide. You’ll find a variety of delicious dishes offered at A Mother’s Milk, such as baked Turkish eggs smothered with napoletana sauce and fresh parsley or sourdough with chunky bacon and tomato.

105 Unley Road, Unley, Adelaide, South Australia 5061, Australia, +61 08 8271 4329

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Mister Sunshine Cafe

The charming Mister Sunshine Cafe is operated by dynamic couple Comey and Prue Olsen. Open for breakfast, lunch and – of course – brunch, this lovely café serves fresh food, ethical coffee and sweet treats and pastries. You can enjoy a breakfast menu with French brioche, French toast with poached fruit, toasted crumble and maple syrup on their sun-filled terrace.

32 George St Thebarton, Adelaide, South Australia 5031, Australia, +61 08 8443 5125

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Georges on Waymouth

Established by George and Voula Kasimatis, Georges on Waymouth focuses on high-end, quality products, carefully prepared dishes and impeccable service. Situated in the heart of Adelaide, it has a loyal following of locals. The stylish and minimalist dining room, combined with high ceilings and a wooden floor, makes the restaurant’s atmosphere irresistibly classy. The breakfast and brunch menus, as well as the rest of the menus, are prepared by the Head Chef Brent Potuszynski and are always full of delicious creations.

20 Waymouth St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia, +61 08 8211 6960

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The Playford Restaurant

The Playford Restaurant is an award-winning venue in the heart of Adelaide. Emphasizing innovative and pioneering world-class cuisine, the Playford Restaurant spoils its diners and the visitors of Adelaide’s best luxury hotel in which it is housed. Quality ingredients from Southern Australia give local spirit to the cuisine and a wide range of breakfast and brunch menus with local and exotic fruits as their highlights.

120 North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia, +61 08 8213 8844

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BTS Café

If you’re after a quality, and adorable, cupcake in Adelaide, then look no further than BTS Café. Lovely, cute, colorful and delicious cupcakes line every surface, begging to be enjoyed. There are around 45 flavors available at BTS, but each day offers a new selection so every visit feels fresh and new. Start your Monday with a Salty Doll – vanilla buttermilk cupcake with creamy, salted caramel frosting – and swing by on the weekend for the Violet – blueberry cupcake with lemon cream-cheese frosting. All BTS’s cupcakes are made with quality, local ingredients – such as free range eggs from nearby Kangaroo Island – and are baked fresh every day, so you’re always guaranteed a soft, fresh, beautiful cupcake.

33A Pirie Street, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia, +61 08 7220 4747

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Royston Park Café

If you love good food and the classics, the Royston Park Café is for you. This lovely, cozy cafe is a new breakfast and lunch spot in the eastern suburbs of Adelaide. Every dish at Royston Park Café is a unique and incredibly delicious experience. Generous portions and reasonable prices are the key for success at this neighborhood cafe. The all-time classics such as eggs benedict and French toast are a must. The cafe’s menu is simple and tasty, with freshly prepared dishes and a small delicious selection of cakes.

59a Battams Road, Adelaide, South Australia 5070, Australia, +61 08 8363 3780

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One of the most successful and award-winning restaurants in Adelaide, Chianti is well-known for its exquisite mixture of traditional and modern Italian cuisine. Since 1985, Chianti has gained a stellar reputation. Located on Hutt Street, the restaurant offers a wide range of high-end quality menus, which change several times per year. Seasonal and local products and ingredients bring all the freshness of the Mediterranean cuisine, Australian-style. The breakfast menu consists of irresistible dishes such as crepes cooked in strawberry sauce, poached eggs on toasted homemade English muffin with leg ham & Hollandaise sauce.

160 Hutt Street, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia, +61 08 8232 7955