An ideal place for a relaxed drink after an exhausting day in the city, the Clever Little Tailor bar is almost always brimming with people looking for a good stress buster. Exposed brick walls and wood themed interiors coupled with dim lighting give it the ambiance of a cozy, classic bar that is always filled with excitement. Once done taking in the impressive interiors, sit with your friends at the bar on the lower level or make your way upstairs to the balcony, in a more intimate environment while you sip on one of the fine drinks available here.
A famous Australian pub with an alternative edge, the Exeter is an Adelaide landmark; an unassuming East End haunt sitting in an elegant 19th-century building. Very casual with a hint of retro, the decor has not changed much in years. The hotel attracts a very mixed crowd from grungy types to suits. Live alternative bands and DJs regularly entertain at night. Local beer goes down a treat here, but fussier drinkers can select from a decent wine list. The kitchen serves tasty pub cuisine at good prices, including schnitzels, steaks and a variety of burgers.
The best way to describe this wine bar would be: sophistication meets old world charm. The different types of champagne and extensive cheese platter will ensure that you come back for more. The Apothecary is also a stop for wine tastings, presentations, Christmas dinners, seminars and other such get-togethers. So dress up, step on the velvet carpet and feel like royalty.
One of the smallest bars in Adelaide, Pink Moon Saloon resembles a miniature alpine cabin from the outside, intriguing people who pass by it every minute. Established in 2015, this bar has already won truckloads of awards as they serve up some of the most creative cocktails in the land, taking your taste buds to places its never been before. They also offer a limited selection of pub grubs with the Smoked Venison Sausage, Charcoal Pork Jowl, and the Pink Moon Club Sandwich being some of their signatures.
Located in the heart of Adelaide, Mr. Goodbar is one of the city's most highly rated bars, serving a wide variety of international wines, beer, and spirits along with an eclectic selection of craft cocktails in a rustic yet elegant setting. Mainly known for its cocktails, the Americano, Aperol Spritz, and the Tarquin’s Cornish Pastis are some of their specialties that you must try if you ever visit. Food is also served here with a menu featuring a limited list of pub-grub favorites and charcuterie.
Located in the heart of Adelaide, Proof is a stylish bar that offers a plethora of strong cocktails, served chilled to thirsty patrons. It sports a classy decor with a dim lighting that adds to the appeal. As soon as you enter, you are greeted by the smell of warm toasties freshly prepared in the kitchen. You can choose to dine downstairs or move onto level one for some more privacy. The outdoor area is lovely as well.
An upscale lounge in the Ambassadors Hotel, Ambar Lounge is the ideal place for a quiet, yet enjoyable round of drinks with friends. Mood-lighting, polished light wood floors, cool colors, elegant chandeliers, cozy ottomans and an air of excitement make up its ambiance, and sets it up perfectly for an fun-filled evening. Best known for their cocktails, Ambar Lounge offers innovative drinks, that brings out the best of the flavors involved.
One of the jewels of Waymouth Street, The Gallery is a rooftop cafe. It is located inside a contemporary art gallery that is spread over three stories. There is an extensive menu of tapas bites as well as an assortment of wines. On weekends, watch the cafe convert into a stylish nightspot as talented DJs takeover and belt out jazzy numbers. The entire venue can be used for private functions as well.
A prominent brewery in the city, Lady Burra has established a connect with the locals owing to its fine concoctions. The brew house offers blends like American Pale, American Dark, Pilsner and Irish Red ale that pack a punch. Food is also served here that is equally tempting and influenced by Portuguese flavors.
A seafarer themed bar scene, Hains & Co promises a lively night out with friends. Operating the till the early hours of morning, the lounge offers a cozy setting for friends. The classy ambience is ideal for an elegant weekend after-hours. The drinks consist of gin and rum served with cubes of ice. There is a smoking area outside where one can enjoy cigars.
Kaffana, located on Peel Street, at the heart of the city, is a great mix of modern and rustic - both, in appearance as well as offerings. The charming dining area is filled with contemporary, unpolished furniture, dim lights and exposed-brick walls makes for a lively, casual yet elegant venue. On offer is a sensational menu, full of the Eastern European preparations such as cevapicci, sarma, pletenica and lots more. While the menu focuses on char-grilled variety of mains and tapas, the drink list offers Serbian and Balkan-inspired libations that complement the food brilliantly. Exquisite in every way, Kaffana is not to be missed!