If you’re heading along to this year’s Adelaide Fashion Festival, why not grab a drink from a local bar pre or post show? From Cry Baby to Udaberri, Adelaide has a pretty great bar scene going on at the moment, so here are our top 5 picks.
Possibly Adelaide’s cutest and cosiest cocktail bar. Recently renovated, Maybe Mae is now a sit down and full table service cocktail bar. This art deco-inspired bar is home to some seriously notable cocktails. Nestled in the basement tunnel between Peel Street and Leigh Street, not to be missed.
WHERE: 15 Peel St, Adelaide
WHEN: Monday-Saturday 5pm-2am, Sunday 6pm-2am
Another Peel Street classic. Alfred’s merges the simplicity of a classic pub with a modern bar and offers affordable tap beers and ciders, good service and the perfect environment for an after-work drink.
WHERE: 14 Peel Street, Adelaide
WHEN: Sunday-Wednesday 3pm-11pm, Thursday 3pm-12am, Friday & Saturday 3pm-2am
Udaberri is Adelaide’s home of Spanish tapas, local craft beers and wine. The Leigh Street bar offers plenty of ground floor seating as well as a mezzanine level and a chic outdoor courtyard. With a tapas menu designed to share, it’s the perfect place to stop for a drink and a bite before heading back to the runways.
WHERE: 11-12 Leigh Street, Adelaide
WHEN: Monday-Wednesday 4pm-12am, Thursday-Friday 11am-2am, Saturday-Sunday 6pm-Late
Bank Street Social
Bank Street Social is an underground bar buried deep beneath Bank Street with a focus all things local. Serving pizzas with local, seasonal produce to complement their cocktails and local beers and wine, they host weekend jams with dance-floors and DJs until late.
WHERE: 48 Hindley Street, Adelaide
WHEN: Monday-Thursday 5pm-12am, Friday 4pm-3am, Saturday 6pm-4am
The newest kid on the block, Cry Baby, is home to some serious dive bar and good times vibes. Think neon signs, a pool table, jukebox and free Cajun-style popcorn. Plenty of craft beers, ciders and local brewers to quench any thirst.
WHERE: 11 Solomon Street, Adelaide
WHEN: Monday-Sunday 4pm-2am