has many great places to explore and stop for a light snack, lunch
To the east of the shopping mall and CBD is Rundle Street East,
and to the south east Hutt Street, to the North is O'Connell Street
and Melbourne Street both located in trendy North Adelaide.
In the Central Market area there is the Gouger Street precinct,
well known for its large variety of restaurants including asian,
seafood, greek, italian and australian. The Central Market area
of Adelaide also features little China Town.
Adelaide Cafe Precinct
Adelaide has 2 closely linked Cafe locations, north of Adelaide's
CDB there is O'Connell Street with icons such as
The Archer Hotel, Scuzzi
Cafe,Beyond India Cafe, Royal Oak Hotel,The Amarin Thai Restaurant,
and around in Wellington Square The Wellington Hotel, in fact there
are around 60 choices for a coffee or meal break from your Adelaide
Cafe, O'Connell Street, North Adelaide. Phone
/ Fax (08) 8239 2233
Open from 8 am in the morning till late 7 Days - Open most public
holidays - Closed Christmas Day
Interesting and comprehensive italian menu with regular changes,
good wine list featuring local South Aussie wines.
Large screen for television and cable major events, very popular
with the local set. Established in 1992.
palates and budgets are catered for in this part of Adelaide.
The Bakery on O'Connell stays open almost 24 hours a day and has a
great range of freshly baked on the premises, pies, pasties, breads,
and large choice of cake and pastry delights.
Hotels in North Adelaide often have entertainment from Tuesday - Sunday.
The old National Bank building has been recently converted to a trendy
upmarket Bar called The Banque and the Caledonian Hotel has just re-opened
after a major refit and is now under a group headed up by Rod Said
a well know Adelaide restaurateur, and Chef Gordon Brown.
O'Connell Street has banks, ATM teller machines, dry-cleaning shops,
hairdressers, men's fashion, a camera store and film lab, newsagents,
travel agents, supermarkets and gourmet food stores, a very well stocked
bottle shop at The Royal Oak Hotel, a very well know florist, a heritage
picture theatre, and a selection of general interest shops.
North Adelaide also has some very interesting heritage accommodation
in a range of properties and makes an ideal central location for your
stay in Adelaide. Details
The post office is located in Tynte Street next to the Library which
has a public internet facility.
The Adelaide City Council provide a free inter connector loop bus
service during the week every 30 minutes during the day to take you
around Adelaide.There is a bus stop located in Tynte Street near The
Post Office and another one near the old North Adelaide Fire Station
which has been carefully converted to heritage themed accommodation
by Rodney & Regina Twiss.
Around the corner at the northern end of O'Connell street is Greenhill
Galleries one of Adelaide's best known art galleries at 140 Barton
Tce, North Adelaide.
Hotel - O'Connell Street, North Adelaide - Great upstairs
dining in the late afternoon sun
Large range of beers to try, special guest beer of the month, popular
upstairs cocktail bar. interesting retro decor.
the north east of Adelaide's CBD and 5 minutes by car is
Melbourne Street, home of the Iconic Lion Hotel, and another
great selection of restaurants, cafes, art galleries and general
interest shops. There is an ATM machine located along side The Store
in Jerningham Street.
Lion Hotel, Melbourne Street, North Adelaide
Sophisticated award winning restaurant, friendly staff, very popular
with the locals, entertainment weekends
are 2 popular mexican restaurants located here, several hairdressers,
Melbourne Street Cellars, a well stocked South Australian wine and
beer outlet, as well as interesting art galleries and a general shopping
strip that runs for about a kilometre.
It is an easy walk to the Adelaide Zoo from Melbourne Street,
and O'Connell Street is a 5 -10 minute walk along
streets of well maintained heritage listed properties, or you may
choose to stroll through the well kept parklands that join the two
There are brochures available with details of interesting walks around
The free Adelaide City connector bus stops here in Melbourne Street
Melbourne Street also has a range of short stay accommodation ranging
from fully restored heritage
cottages to hotel style rooms and apartments.
Street East - The East End of Adelaide
the east end of Rundle Mall (the main shopping mall),
and stretching over two city blocks is a unique blend of small fashion
shops, hairdressing salons, flower shops, card shops. bookstores,
music shops, coffee shops, wine bars, hotels, in fact there is an
almost endless array of shop types and styles. New ones seem
to pop up overnight. There are two good camera stores located here,
and an excellent film lab with a 60 minute development time for your
photos, and is open 6 days a week.
part of Adelaide is also becoming a popular residential area as old
sites are taken over with trendy apartments. The City Council has
been careful to ensure the blend of the old with the new will give
this area a feel that is truly unique.
Irish style Pubs, and cigar lounges add new flavours to this area.
This end of Adelaide is also home to art style movie houses
Asian Style, Middle East, Japanese, European, are among the many styles
of fair that are available. Maybe you just want a quite coffee and
a chat, well this is the place to come.
Some of the cafes are open reasonably late, and you can usually get
a meal up to midnight most nights. Some of the eating houses also
have dj's or bands some nights.
Check with each establishment.
Friday and Saturday Nights are busy and it is always a good idea to
book your restaurant in advance
There are several ATM machines located in Rundle Street East and Rundle
west up Rundle St. east with the Stag Hotel on the left. In the distance
is Rundle Mall and the central shopping mall of Adelaide.