Top Things to do in Adelaide at Night

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Top Things to do in Adelaide at Night

09 Nov 2019 155 Views BA Guest

From drinking in Adelaide's booming bar scene to pulling up a seat at Australia's best restaurant or braving a hair-raising ghost tour, Adelaide comes to life at night. Turn off your morning alarm, here's our top picks of what to do in Adelaide at night during your T20 World Cup trip.


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Hains & Co, Adelaide - South Australian Tourism Commission

With small speak-easy style bars tucked under the streets, swanky watering holes perched above the city skyline, laneways packed with cocktail lounges and quirky bars hidden behind unassuming walls, Adelaide's bar scene is booming. Sip your way around the laneways of Leigh St, Peel St and Gilbert Place or drink in the boozy goodness of Adelaide's east end. Our top spots for a tipple or two include Hains & Co, Maybe Mae, Udaberri, BRKLYN or NOLA.


adelaide nightlifeAfricola, Adelaide - South Australian Tourism Commission

Pack your appetite and go on a gastronomic safari through Adelaide’s impressive restaurant offering. For the ultimate foodie experience, pull up a seat at Restaurant Orana - Australia’s best restaurant (it’s official) - for an unforgettable 22-course feast featuring native Australian ingredients. Snag a spot at chic North African-inspired diner Africola, tuck into a smorgasbord of Japanese cuisines at Shobosho or grab a slice of authentic pizza at laid-back pizza lounge Sunny’s Pizza. And that’s just the entrée in South Australia; incredible restaurants beckon hungry revellers all over the city.


adelaide nightlifeRoofClimb Adelaide Oval, Adelaide - South Australian Tourism Commission

From ghoulish ghost tours to impress even the most stubborn sceptics to climbing a local icon, explore Adelaide after dark with our picks of the best night tours in Adelaide. If spine-tingling ghost stories are your idea of a good night out, then Adelaide’s ghost tours are sure to satisfy your spooky inclinations. Haunted hotspots to brave include the old Adelaide Gaol, former Royal Adelaide Hospital and the Z Ward Asylum so jump on a tour with Adelaide Haunted Horizon’s, if you dare. For a heart racing tour sans the ghosts, reach new heights on the Adelaide Oval Roof Climb at night. Snag the bests seats in the house and see the sun set from the best vantage point in Adelaide.


adelaide nightlifeThe Moseley Beach Club, Glenelg - South Australian Tourism Commission

Warm, balmy nights in Adelaide are best spent beach-side, a cocktail in hand. Jump on a tram just 20 minutes to Adelaide’s favourite city beach, Glenelg. Walk along the foreshore and grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants dotting Jetty Road before kicking your shoes off and pulling up a seat at the bar without even taking your toes out the sand. Grab a cocktail at Australia’s only official bar on the beach, Moseley Beach Club, and drink in the summer party vibes surrounded by white sand and lapping waves. Casual dining is available as well as a bar, with live music and DJs providing the perfect summer soundtrack well in to the night.


adelaide nightlifeHenley Beach, Adelaide - South Australian Tourism Commission

South Australian skies put on a show come sundown when collages of blazing red, yellow and orange paint the sky in a sunset spectacular not to be missed. With so many incredible west-facing beaches, you’ll have front row seats on the sand to a fiery show-stopper as the sun slips behind the ocean. Jump on the tram to Glenelg’s Moseley Square, visit Brighton Beach for a post-work beach stroll or mosey down to Henley for dinner, drinks and incomparable sunset views. Other city beach sunset hot spots include Semaphore, Port Noarlunga and Grange. For sunset views over the city and hills, head just minutes from the city to Mount Osmond – the perfect spot for a picnic with a view.

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Author: South Australian Tourism Commission

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