Adelaide City and Adelaide Hills Food and Wine

There are many ‘eat-streets’ in Adelaide including Rundle Street, Gouger Street and Hutt Street. Head to North Adelaide for historic pubs and cafes. The Adelaide Hills has its own vibrant dining scene with delicious local produce such as cheeses, fruits and nuts.

Top 10 dining in Adelaide City

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1. Chianti Classico, 160 Hutt Street, Adelaide
Chianti made a name for itself thanks to the dedication to classic northern Italian cuisine. Breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week.  

2. Ruby Red Flamingo, 142 Tynte Street, North Adelaide 
One of the hottest restaurants to hit the Adelaide dining scene recently, Ruby Red Flamingo mixes casual elegance with a delicious range of Italian share plates. Lunch Wednesday - Friday. Dinner Wednesday - Saturday.

3. Jolleys Boathouse, cnr Victoria Drive and King William Road, Adelaide
Modern Australian cuisine served in understated but smart surrounds, Jolleys Boathouse is a pleasant surprise on the banks of the River Torrens. Dinner Monday - Saturday. Lunch Sunday - Friday.

4. Gaucho’s Argentinian Restaurant, 91 Gouger Street, Adelaide
The place for lovers of Argentinean-style grilled meats. The portion sizes are legendary. Dinner seven days a week. Lunch Monday - Friday.

5. Magill Estate Restaurant, 78 Penfold Road, Rosslyn Park
The restaurant combines modern architectural style with the natural attributes of its Adelaide foothills location and historic surrounds and delivers a contemporary and comfortable fine dining atmosphere. Contemporary food, an extensive collection of Penfolds wines, exemplary service and stunning views completes one of Australia’s finest food and wine experiences. 

6. Press Food and Wine, 40 Waymouth Street, Adelaide
Our menu, created by head chef Andrew Davies, reflects the changing seasons and incredible produce available to us. Our custom char-grill is an integral part of the kitchen and is reflected in our menu.

7. Concubine, 132 Gouger Street, Adelaide
Located on busy Gouger Street, Concubine is a modern contemporary restaurant which fuses oriental flavours with South Australian produce. Lunch Tuesday - Friday and Sunday. Dinner Tuesday - Sunday.

8. The Pot Food and Wine, 160 King William Road, Hyde Park
An intimate dining area, modern Australian menu and large wine list has made The Pot a popular spot. Lunch and dinner Tuesday - Sunday.

9. Oggi Osteria, 76 Pirie Street, Adelaide
Oggi Osteria is the place for modern italian favourites and contemporary creations. Lunch and dinner seven days a week. 

10. Windy Point Restaurant, Windy Point Lookout, Belair Road, Belair
Featuring stunning views and immaculate service, Windy Point is well worth the 15 minute journey south of the city. Dinner Monday - Saturday.

Top 10 dining in the Adelaide Hills

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1. The Haus, 38a Main Street, Hahndorf
With a German twist to its decor and menu, The Haus promises visitors a unique dining and social experience. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week.

2. White House [Fortified] Food + Wine, 90 Main Street, Hahndorf
Lunch is an ever-changing affair at the White House with delicious food accompanied by exclusive Adelaide Hills wine.  At night the mood changes, with every table treated as a special occasion from fantastic service to the range of whiskies available.  Lunch and Dinner Friday - Saturday.

3. Piccadilly Restaurant, Mount Lofty House, 74 Mt Lofty Summit Road, Crafers
Overlooking the beautiful Piccadilly Valley, it’s not hard to guess how the restaurant decided on its name. A changing menu features seasonal produce, while the wine list has a strong focus on Adelaide Hills wines. Breakfast and dinner seven days a week.

4. Bridgewater Mill Restaurant, Wine Lounge and Long Table, Mount Barker Road, Bridgewater   Set in an awe-inspiring rejuvenated flour mill, the restaurant spreads from indoors onto an open deck next to the huge water wheel. Regional, seasonal platters are served all day or enjoy a varied menu from the restaurant. Lunch 7 days a week. Dinner Friday – Saturday.

5. The Lane Vineyard, Ravenswood Lane, Hahndorf
Savour elegant dishes while being the first to try the latest cool climate wines. Relax on the deck and enjoy the views of the rolling hills. Lunch daily.

6. The Grill, 52 Mt Barker Road, Stirling
Recently renovated, the funky Stirling Hotel has silver service in its Grill restaurant. To complete the experience, why not book one of the stunning accommodation rooms upstairs? Dinner Wednesday - Saturday. Lunch Sunday and public holiday Mondays.

7. Maximilian's Restaurant and Cellar Door, Main Street, Verdun                                                      Visit for a long meal or stay for a whole afternoon. Enjoy meals celebrating the region and the seasons whilst playing a game of petanque or a hit of golf on the unique floating pontoon. Lunch Wednesday - Sunday. Dinner Wednesday – Saturday.

8. Locavore, 1/49 Mount Barker Road, Stirling 
The menu is designed around the best local produce on offer and is based on sustainable principles, sourcing food and wine within a 100-mile radius. Lunch Tuesday – Sunday. Dinner Tuesday – Saturday.

9. Miss Perez Kitchen and Bar. 2 Druid Lane, Stirling
A beautiful restaurant and bar in Stirling featuring Latin American flavours. Miss Perez Kitchen

10. Pike & Joyce, 730 Mawson Road, Lenswood
Located in the heart of the Adelaide Hills, Pike & Joyce has stunning 180 views over the Piccadilly Valley.  With a seasonally changing menu, it's a great stop to sample some wines or sit and take in the view. Open for lunch Thursday to Monday.

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