After weeks of planning, pulling outfits and preparation, Adelaide Fashion Festival hits the city this week. The five-day festival is packed full, seriously full. With masterclasses, intimate lunches, runways, street parties and activations, it’s safe to say we’ll be needing a coffee (or ten) to get us through.
To keep you energised and runway ready this AFF weekend, we’ve collated our go-to guide of spots to caffeinate and recharge without straying too far from all the festival action.
Monday’s Coffee Store
If you’re looking to channel some serious New York Fashion Week vibes, drop into Monday’s Coffee Store. Serving inner-NYC ambiance, the cosy, minimalist fit out is home to some of the city’s best brews. Complete with comfortable booths, bar seating and groovy tunes, it’s the perfect stop off this AFF.
WHERE: 7/38 Gawler Place Adelaide
WHEN: Monday – Friday: 07.00 – 17.00 / Saturday: 08.00 – 15.00
Larry and Ladd
Renew Adelaide project turned Adelaide coffee staple, Larry and Ladd has carved a name for itself with perfect pours and specialty beans from Melbourne’s Seven Seeds. Complete with ooey gooey toasties and house-made almond milk, escape the grind and refuel in this Regent Arcade hidden gem.
WHERE: Shop 36, Regent Arcade Adelaide
WHEN: Monday – Friday: 07.00 – 16.00 / Saturday: 08.00 – 14.00
Juice Lovers Juicery
Another Regent Arcade mainstay, pop into Juice Lovers Juicery for a likely much-needed refresh. Pair your brew with plant-based fare from smoothies and juices to hearty burgers to raw treats to keep you on top of your game all festival long.
WHERE: Shop 34, Regent Arcade Adelaide
WHEN: Monday – Friday: 08.00 – 16.00 / Saturday: 10.00 – 16.00
Caffiend Coffee Company
One of the city’s newest additions, Caffiend, opened back in August after their success at the original Hahndorf locale. Roasting beans in-house, the Synagogue Place are serious about the good golden stuff. Better yet, a seasonal-focused menu includes plenty of to-go options are perfect when you’re in a pinch.
WHERE: 17 Synagogue Place, Adelaide
WHEN: Monday – Friday: 07.00 – 16.00 / Saturday: 08.00 – 16.00 / Sunday: 09.00 – 16.00
Pink Moon Deli
Hole-in-the-wall establishment, Pink Moon Deli provides a selection of simple brekky options and deli-style sandwiches. The sister-café to next door’s Pink Moon Saloon, the deli continues Pink Moon’s reputation for seriously good pours with 5 Senses beans on grind and a selection of premium softies, tinnies and cider.
WHERE: 17a Leigh St, Adelaide
WHEN: Monday – Friday: 07.00 – 16.00
If you’re heading into town on the train, be sure to stop in at The Beigelry. Nothing says delicious brrekky on-the-go quite like a bagel and coffee duo, especially when the bagels are hand-rolled and the beans are direct from local favourites, Elementary Coffee,
WHERE: Adelaide Railway Station Ramp, North Terrace, Adelaide
WHEN: Monday – Friday: 07.00 – 16.30
We’re calling it, Toast is one of Adelaide’s most underrated coffee spots. Pouring unbelievable coffee using 5 Senses beans and stocking drool-worthy Cake Boy vegan donuts, need we say more?
WHERE: 19 Bank St, Adelaide
WHEN: Monday – Friday: 07.00 – 15.00
Header Image by Caffiend Coffee Company