From rooftop views of the city to fresh oysters on the marina. Monday nights in Adelaide are better than ever, with hidden gems offering globally inspired menu’s, Adelaide doesn’t disappoint foodies any night of the week.
1. Gaja by Sashi, Adelaide.
MasterChef Australia 2019 winner, Sashi Cheliah, opened his Adelaide restaurant, Gaja by Sashi which celebrates his Singaporean culture by serving traditional hawker style food. Supported by a casual party atmosphere with an extensive drinks’ menu expect the music to be played a notch higher than usual.
2. 2KW Bar and Restaurant, Adelaide.
Rooftop views, signature cocktails, an extensive wine list and a modern Australian menu, 2KW Bar and Restaurant is eight floors above King William Road. We need we say more?
3. Coal Cellar + Grill, Adelaide.
Serving premium local South Australian food and wine with over 500 wines to choose from, Coal Cellar + Grill is an international culinary overload of the best kind.
4. Osteria Oggi, Adelaide.
Osteria Oggi, Pirie Street’s modern Italian restaurant is more than just traditionally made pasta designed for sharing. This local pasta powerhouse won the top gong at the prestigious World Interiors Awards for Restaurant Interiors in 2019. Mangia Mangia!
5. Shiki Japanese Restaurant, Adelaide.
Adelaide’s award-winning Japanese restaurant, Shiki Japanese, dishes up authentic Japanese food from sushi to teppanyaki. Located on level one of the Intercontinental Hotel on North Terrace it gets our vote for Japanese on Monday’s!
6. Bread & Bone, Adelaide.
Calling all wood grill connoisseurs! Burgers, steak, fried chicken, and various vegetarian options in between Bread & Bone is sandwiched between the small bar haven of Leigh St and Peel St. It’s a little bit fancy.
7. Peel Street Restaurant, Adelaide.
Bringing you a simple, fresh and delicious menu with middle eastern and asian influences, Peel Street Restaurant celebrates the diverse flavours from chefs Jordan and Marty’s universal food experiences. Sharing plates are recommended here because not only are they generous in servings, you’ll want to sample the whole menu.
8. Andre’s Cucina & Polenta Bar, Adelaide.
Experience Italy in Adelaide with fresh and authentic Italian dishes paired with their carefully selected wines. Andre’s Cucina & Polenta Bar is a hotspot on any given night, be sure to call ahead if you’re looking for a last-minute table.
9. La Boca Bar and Grill, Adelaide.
La Boca dishes up authentic Argentinian cuisine featuring the traditional asado cooking style in the heart of the restaurant.
10. Sean’s Kitchen, Adelaide.
Located within the Adelaide Casino, award-winning chef Sean Connolly serves up fresh seafood and locally sourced produce in his New Yorke style brasserie. Sean’s Kitchen is known to have the city’s most extensive wine list, so you better start sampling!
11. The Lady Burra Brewhouse & Kitchen, Adelaide.
Start the week off right with wood oven pizza, paella, piri piri chicken or a selection of tapas paired with one of their on-site craft brews. The Lady Burra is Adelaide’s only CBD microbrewery and is officially the ‘Australian Brewery of the Year’ for 2019. We’ll cheers to that!
12. Gondola Gondola, Adelaide.
Experience the exotic flavours of south east Asia with a menu that’s been designed to share. Think papaya salads, salt and pepper eggplant, low and slow soft pork belly and flame-grilled vegan options. We think this means you can order more, right?
13. Mexican Society, Adelaide.
It’s Mexican you can’t make at home. Their authentic and complex pairings like hibiscus lime reduction and cashew-ancho sauce make us happier than a Mexican mariachi band.
14. Chianti, Adelaide.
This elegant Italian style trattoria is a favourite among locals for traditional menu offerings and fine dining service. Located on Hutt Street in the city’s east end’s food quarter Chianti is our top pick for a special Monday night occasion.
15. The Unley, Unley.
The Unley combines modern gastropub fare with classic quality traditional selections utilising locally sourced South Australian produce. Take your pick from the rooftop terrace, fine dining patio or the front bar for something more casual.
16. Oyster Bar, Glenelg
When we think of Holdfast Shores in Glenelg think fresh oysters and seafood platters. From chilli and cheese, thai and panko crumbed toppings, The Oyster Bar is where you’ll find some of the most scrumptious oyster garnishing’s in Adelaide.
17. Melt Pizzeria, Hyde Park
Pizza and tapas? It’s a yes from us! With Spanish staples like meatballs, truffle and peas and the go-to Italiano icons such as bianca, el diablo and margarita Melt Pizzeria on King William Road is only a quick ten-minute drive from the CBD. Trust us, it’s worth it!