Decent cocktail bars: the real upshot of the small-bar legislation.
Here's where we're drinking right now.
Where to while away the dog days of summer.
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A former drycleaner is now the setting for an exciting drinking den – a cosy, cleverly designed natural-wine bar serving world-class vino, house-made charcuterie and cheese, and inventive share plates.
A unique cellar door for winemakers Lucy Margaux and Commune of Buttons.
A behemoth brewpub, restaurant and rooftop bar with a star chef.
A contender for Australia's most well-hidden cocktail bar. But trust us, this one is worth seeking out.
A whisky den hidden away in the CBD. If the light’s on, they’re home.
It’s like a party in a friend’s wine cellar.
A “tiki-but-not-tiki” bar from the crew behind Sunny’s Pizza.
A modern Russian gastropub.
This narrow, faux alpine hut hits all the same targets as sister bar Clever Little Tailor.
The cocktail bar with its own interior “street”, complete with three shops.
A massive new-age barn run by some of the state’s best brewers, distillers, winemakers and cooks.
A carefully updated old classic.
Twenty beers to try, all malted, brewed and bottled on-site.
Fun, full-flavoured craft beer brewed in a big shed.
A brewshed with a big sense of community.
An old pub gets a welcome refurb in the Hills town.
Get to know the locals at this historic pub.
French-bistro cuisine, pub classics and seven rooms to stay the night in.
A live music venue and basement bar where anything goes.
Behind the roller door you’ll now find wine barrels, not beer tanks.
Two beer experts brewing and pouring in a friendly atmosphere.
A bar from the team behind 2KW that specialises in agave-based spirits and sherry, with tinned anchovies, terrines, charcuterie and cheese to eat in or take home.
Sip on whisky and gin in sleek, dimly lit surrounds.
South Australian food and wine in heritage surrounds.
A fine mix of New Orleans cuisine, worldwide whiskies and 16 beer taps.
Better known as “The Cranker”.
A century-old pub with an eye on the future.
This soul-inspired joint was two-and-a-half years in the making.
Aperitifs just like they have in France.
Australian-made spirits in a second-hand setting.
A retro beachside rooftop bar from Maybe Mae's Ollie Margan.
A polished-up dive bar that splits the difference between pub and small bar.
A cellar door for wine and spirit labels Unico Zelo and Applewood Distillery.
A small bar with the heart of a neighbourhood pub
One of Adelaide’s original small bars, with one of the city’s strongest drinks list.
This subterranean Americana-themed bar in the CBD uses a tried-and-tested formula: hot wings, cold beer and live sports “every damn day”.
An Italian “snack” bar.
A gin distillery and tasting room with an unusual, but welcome, housemate.
Wines that go against the grain.
A bar with craft beer on the brain.
Drink wine like an aristocrat in 1940s Paris.
A tiny wine bar which feels like home.
An unusual brewhouse serving kombucha – but no beer or wine – on tap.
Another boutique gin distillery joins the flock – and it’s already winning awards.
Ultra-themed minigolf, cocktails and pizza.
Share a giant bowl cocktail before heading next door to Madame Hanoi for dinner.
A suburban pub that offers more than the standard burgers and schnitzels.
Part art gallery, part after work rooftop.
The classic Adelaide pub that’s always open for a jug.
A casual lunch venue, afternoon beer garden and late-night bar.