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 behemoth brewpub, restaurant and rooftop bar with a star chef.
The cocktail bar with its own interior “street”, complete with three shops.
A unique cellar door for winemakers Lucy Margaux and Commune of Buttons.
A contender for Australia's most well-hidden cocktail bar. But trust us, this one is worth seeking out.
Drink wine like an aristocrat in 1940s Paris.
A massive new-age barn run by some of the state’s best brewers, distillers, winemakers and cooks.
A modern Russian gastropub.
Behind the roller door you’ll now find wine barrels, not beer tanks.
A “tiki-but-not-tiki” bar from the crew behind Sunny’s Pizza.
A polished-up dive bar that splits the difference between pub and small bar.
A whisky den hidden away in the CBD. If the light’s on, they’re home.
A fine mix of New Orleans cuisine, worldwide whiskies and 16 beer taps.
This narrow, faux alpine hut hits all the same targets as sister bar Clever Little Tailor.
One of Adelaide’s original small bars, with one of the city’s strongest drinks list.
A gin distillery and tasting room with an unusual, but welcome, housemate.
A carefully updated old classic.
French-bistro cuisine, pub classics and seven rooms to stay the night in.
An old pub gets a welcome refurb in the Hills town.
Twenty beers to try, all malted, brewed and bottled on-site.
South Australian food and wine in heritage surrounds.
This subterranean Americana-themed bar in the CBD uses a tried-and-tested formula: hot wings, cold beer and live sports “every damn day”.
Better known as “The Cranker”.
Two beer experts brewing and pouring in a friendly atmosphere.
This soul-inspired joint was two-and-a-half years in the making.
Australian-made spirits in a second-hand setting.
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.
It’s like a party in a friend’s wine cellar.
A century-old pub with an eye on the future.
Fun, full-flavoured craft beer brewed in a big shed.
The classic Adelaide pub that’s always open for a jug.
Aperitifs just like they have in France.
A brewshed with a big sense of community.
Wines that go against the grain.
A live music venue and basement bar where anything goes.
Get to know the locals at this historic pub.
An Italian “snack” bar.
A retro beachside rooftop bar from Maybe Mae's Ollie Margan.
A bar with craft beer on the brain.
Part art gallery, part after work rooftop.
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.
Sip on whisky and gin in sleek, dimly lit surrounds.
Ultra-themed minigolf, cocktails and pizza.
A cellar door for wine and spirit labels Unico Zelo and Applewood Distillery.
Share a giant bowl cocktail before heading next door to Madame Hanoi for dinner.
A small bar with the heart of a neighbourhood pub
A tiny wine bar which feels like home.
A casual lunch venue, afternoon beer garden and late-night bar.
A suburban pub that offers more than the standard burgers and schnitzels.