Where to eat in Adelaide

Written by: Cameron Ward

Published: 12/11/2018

Reading time: 3 mins

Adelaide is the cosmopolitan city of South Australia. It is a hub of art, culture, and of course food.

Regardless if you are travelling here for an upbeat adventure or a more relaxing break, you’ll need food during your stay. Luckily there is a lot to choose from! Discover the absolute must-visit food stops to experience all the greatness served up in fabulous Adelaide.

  • Adelaide Central Market

    Rise and shine and head on down to Australia’s largest fresh produce market. Adelaide Central Market offers a huge range of goodies ranging from juicy fruit to smelly cheese and freshly made bread to freshly caught seafood. Grab a basket and stock up on delicious foods for your trip! After grabbing everything your little arms can handle, finish at one of the cafes surrounding the area. Enjoy a delicious coffee and treat yourself with one of the sweet treats on offer.

  • Chinatown

    Take a chance and try the city’s multi-cultural food, the delicious flavours on offer at Chinatown. The area is well worth a wander. Stop to tuck into dishes from China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, and India. The beautiful Chinese-style archways create a lovely atmosphere as you walk through the crowded streets. If you want some fresh produce, you can even visit the Asian groceries. Pick up some fresh Asian fruit and vegetables, as well as snacks and treats.

  • Victoria Square

    Victoria Square is in the bustling heart of Adelaide, flooded with both locals and tourists. The square plays host to a range of shops and events. Plus, it sits right next door to the city’s most popular food hub-perfect for a people watching lunch or dinner. The square is always holding a different festival each week, including recent events such as the Vegan festival and the African festival. Thriving throughout the day and night, visit this square for a day of shopping, sightseeing, and delicious grub.

  • Beerenberg Strawberry Farm

    Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and take a short drive to the calming streets of Handorf. For an outdoor adventure, visit the family-owned Beerenberg Strawberry Farm, roughly a half an hour drive from the city’s centre, perfect for a blissed-out day adventure. Visit between November and April to try the delicious strawberries you can pick yourself. Simply grab a box at the gate and walk around the paddock patches, hunting for the plumpest fruit you can find. Head to the farm’s shop and pay for your haul.

  • Hahndorf Inn

    If you’re more of an inside traveller, the Hahndorf Inn is one of the most popular attractions in the Adelaide Hills. This historic place is bursting with mouth-watering food, art, and history. Formed after German settlers arrived in the country back in the late 1800s, the inn gives you a chance to experience German-inspired food and drink.

Cameron Ward
Cameron Ward
Managing Director at Sightseeing Tours Australia

Cameron Ward turned his travel passion into a thriving Australian tourism business. Before he co-founded his own business, Sightseeing Tours Australia, he was enjoying being a Melbourne tour guide. Even now, Cameron delights in helping visitors from all around the world get the most out of their incredible Australian trip. You’ll see Cameron leading tours or writing about his favourite Australian places where he shares his local insights.