Sometimes, beer and wine just don't cut it. It's then you need cocktails. Be it a well-made Negroni, or a complex, multi-layered sipper, Adelaide has a wealth of places at which to partake. These are our favourites.

Maybe Mae

Bar

Great. If you can find it.

15 Peel Street, Adelaide
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The Howling Owl

Cafe

New location, new energy.

Vaughan Place, Adelaide

Clever Little Tailor

Bar

A cosy classic with a drink to satisfy every mood.

19 Peel Street, Adelaide

Pink Moon Saloon

Bar

A faux-alpine hut from the team at Clever Little Tailor.

21 Leigh Street, Adelaide
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Proof

Bar

One of the city's original small bars.

9a Anster Street, Adelaide

Hains and Co

Bar

Relax with cigars and nautical-themed drinks.

23 Gilbert Place, Adelaide

BRKLYN

Bar

Head upstairs for a taste of New York.

260A Rundle Street, Adelaide

Mr Goodbar

Bar

What it says.

12 Union Street, Adelaide

Baddog

Bar

For whisky lovers.

63 Hyde Street, Adelaide

NOLA

Bar

There's more than just beer here.

28 Vardon Avenue, Adelaide

Bibliotheca

Bar

Sip a high-end spirit while you read a novel.

27 Gresham Street, Adelaide

Bar Lune

Bar

An approachable (and cosy) wine bar at the east end of The Parade. Park up at the sleek terrazzo benches for charcoal-cooked share plates and an exciting range of wines. From the top shelf down, there’s a drop for every taste and budget.

303 The Parade, Beulah Park

Udaberri

Bar

A Spanish-style small bar specialising in the finer things.

11 Leigh Street, Adelaide