224 Grenfell St
Anastasia Lavrentiadis and husband Roger Brackley's Greek vegan takeaway shop opened in July 2019 after the success of their food truck. With a focus on cruelty-free Greek street food, the couple have developed a delicious traditional menu containing no animal products at all, without compromising on taste.
Shop 32 & 35 Renaissance Arcade, 128 Rundle Mall
Adelaide’s retro vinyl specialists with its home in the Renaissance Arcade. Always buying and selling collectible and rare vinyl records across a range of obscure and sought-after genres, everything from Agostino Agazzari to ZZ Top. Open daily from 10am.
9a Anster Street (tunnel between Leigh & Peel St)
Escape the madness and find sanctuary at Proof, Adelaide’s first and favourite laneway bar. Providing all the essentials – wine, cocktails, beer on tap – as well as food by neighbouring institution Press* Food & Wine. Open every day from 3pm until late.
164 King William Rd, Hyde Park
As naughty or as nice as you want it. JoyBird is a diner and bar in Hyde Park (a 5 minute Uber from CBD). Rotisserie charcoal chicken, fried chicken, meat in bread, vegan, vego, natural wine… They've got all bases covered. Visit their shop, or their pop-up at Gluttony. Open every day from midday until late.
15 Peel St
Sometimes all you need is a quality burger, with a decent beer. Bread & Bone delivers (actually they do, literally – you can find them on UberEats). They do really good meat in bread and other fire-licked morsels from their wood-grill. Full table service, big wine list, vego options and small share plates available too. Open every day from 11.30am until late.
Union House, University of Adelaide
Student prices mean the eight taps of craft beer are $5 a pint from 4pm-6pm every weeknight and a rotating tap stays at that price all the time. Hand-stretched 12-inch Neapolitan pizza from Vera Pizza Oztalia are $10 on Wednesdays. Alfresco drinks? Just ask the bartenders for a picnic rug and take your drinks out to the grassy area beside the nearby cloisters.