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Best things to do in Adelaide

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Travel Agency
“Great place to visit for information on how to travel a round Adelaide and S.A. **Note from here we have the M44 bus which comes every 15 minutes in peak hour and every half an hour every other time and runs until just after midnight. This travels from Westfield Marion to Adelaide City. Catch at STOP 16 on Marion Road.”
12 locals recommend
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“Great service and exceptional food; great for a special occasion or romantic meal.”
4 locals recommend
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“Located on the first floor of Electra House Hotel, Level One is an award winning modern Asian restaurant with an informed yet informal dining style. Want to impress or be impressed, make sure to get yourself a reservation. Electra House is also a great spot for a drink or two. Shirt and dress shoes are a must. ”
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“The Tour Down Under has various stages through metropolitan and regional SA, including (generally) a stage starting or finishing in Glenelg.”
3 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“For all your public transport needs. Download their app, which will give you real-time arrivals for buses, trains & trams. Timetables are in the Welcome Package: catch the 263, 265 or Seaford line.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you love Italian Food this is the place for you in the heart of the city. Lots of home made pasta options.....”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Adelaide does good pizza, and one of the best is Pizza e Mozzarella Bar on Pirie Street. Traditionalists when it comes to pizza making, the crew here hand stretch their dough and let it ferment for 48 hours resulting in extremely digestible, delicious pizza bases. Top menu picks include the calabrese with nduja hot salami and chilli and the napolitana buffalo mozzarella.”
2 locals recommend
Tree
1 local recommends
City Hall
“The Adelaide Town Hall is a significant icon in the history of the city. Both the striking physical presence and social importance are admired by residents and visitors. Such qualities make it a truly unique and memorable location to host corporate and private celebrations, weddings, concerts, and conferences. The centrepiece of the building is the regal clock tower that characterises its Victorian era heritage. The Adelaide Town Hall holds a celebrity in its own right – the $1.3 million Walker & Sons Organ. Organists from around the world relish the opportunity to play the organ. The Town Hall Garden Cafe is a great place to meet for a bite to eat.”
2 locals recommend
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“Lots of sushi choices (there's one on Gouger street near the Central Markets too).”
2 locals recommend
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“RESTAURANT / BAR - Where neon lights shine brighter than any star in the west and where Clint Eastwood can have a meal with Jay Z. Spaghetti Western takes a spin on traditional Italian restaurants with a cowboy twist, in this rustic and inviting venue. The bar is located on the ground floor and almost never without a crowd around it. The wide choice of tap beer, cocktails and an adequate wine list with local labels and a few Italian options means there is plenty to try from and to discover new favourites. On the second level lies the kitchen serving MOUTH-WATERING TRADITIONAL and MODERNISED ITALIAN meals with a few Americanised cuisines as well. ”
2 locals recommend
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“Electra House is a chic space for cocktails that is best suited to balmy summer nights. Also featuring a Greek restaurant and beer garden. Situated on King William Street, Electra House provides a home to some of Adelaide’s most diverse, world-class food. For the sophisticated 25+ crowd.”
1 local recommends
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1 local recommends
Cafe
“Great coffee and you don't have to leave the building, go out the backdoor in the lift lobby.”
1 local recommends
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“If French is your flavour (like me) then a must is Delicatessen at 12 Waymouth Street a relaxed and fabulous petit French bistro. (Ps Don’t miss the secret underground bar.) Or drop in and say bonjour to chef Clement Labaere at Maison Clement at the Adelaide Central Mark - open for lunch daily (except Sunday). While in Waymouth Street you might like to check out one of my favourite bars, Proof at 9 Anster Street or head up to the rooftop at the Gallery across the road.”
1 local recommends