By Jess from Dressed in Copper
Okay, I know I’m your ‘wine girl’, but sometimes you need a little detox — and juice is the next best thing to wine, right? Adelaide is full of freshly-squeezed, delicious juices that make you feel great! Here are my Top 10 in Adelaide…
In no particular order…
:: 1 Gawler Street, Port Noarlunga
A small cafe in the heart of Port Noarlunga, this little gem gives you the option to choose your ingredients for your own designer juice. The theme is always ‘healthy’, with a variety of fruit and veg to choose from. All the favourites are there to select from — carrot, apple, ginger and orange.
:: 41 Mortimer Street, Kurralta Park
As much as I want to keep this place to myself, it really does deserve the publicity. Friendly staff, great food and an excellent juice list.
My favourites include: Equatorial (watermelon, pineapple, orange and mint) and The Greener Glass (apple, celery, cucumber, kale and parsley). They also have a great list of smoothies and thick shakes. Good luck trying to resist the Golden Gaytime Thickshake!
:: 11 Old Coach Road, Aldinga
It’s a relatively new cafe and organic food store in beautiful Aldinga. They stock a huge range of fresh vegetables and fruit, local produce and homemade food. They do a mean green cold pressed juice, full of locally grown kale, organic apple, orange and pineapple. And the best bit? It doesn’t taste healthy or green.
:: 143 Mount Barker Road, Stirling
Where do I start with this gorgeous cafe?! It’s surrounded by trees, has a warm and eclectic plant focused interior and the kitchen dishes out great food using local ingredients. They have plenty of tasty treats for eating in, or on the go. They make a yummy juice too! My personal pick is the Green Juice with Ginseng. Oh, and it’s important to know, you’ll struggle not to order food from this joint too. The desserts are to die for.
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:: King William Road, Unley
Good luck resisting the temptation to order everything on the menu! This little cafe is full of personality and run by big-hearted staff. The food is vegetarian, so it’s no surprise that they have a rocking juice list. Sip on a concoction of pineapple, kale, cucumber, celery and ginger while you people-watch or lust over their ornamental kale flowers. There’s even the option of having your chosen juice cold pressed or packed with a super greens booster for a small fee.
6. Goodies and Grains (shop and kitchen)
:: Shop 21/22 Central Market Plaza, Gouger Street, Adelaide
If you’re in the Adelaide Central Markets and you’re looking for a place that sells fresh and bulk health foods then look no further than this haven! Here you can find almost EVERY healthy thing you can think of — including their own bottled pressed juices. Give The Sunrise a whirl: beetroot, carrot, pineapple, orange and turmeric. It’s the ultimate pick-me-up.
:: 18 Gawler Street, Port Noarlunga
If you’re after a cafe with your health in mind then this is has your name all over it. But just because they offer healthy options doesn’t mean they lack in taste. The Fleurieu Pantry has also given birth to a new addition next door –The Store, where you can buy plenty of fresh produce and health food products. They offer lots of juice and smoothie options. My go-to is always the Amazonian: organic mixed berries, acai berries, diced mango and orange juice.
Image credit: The Fleurieu Pantry
:: Distributed to different cafes around Adelaide
I discovered these juices at the Fleurieu Pantry in South Adelaide and what can I say, I’m hooked. A South Australian company based in Mile End with a focus on organic, cold press juices, packed full of nutritional benefits. You can order the 475ml bottles online or pick up a bottle from your local stockist. My must haves are the Sweet Green: spinach, kale, red apple, cucumber, celery and a hand full of fresh mint. I also love the Revive: pineapple, pear and mint.
Image credit: Purepress Juice
:: 231 Rundle Street, Adelaide
This super popular juice company is here in Adelaide and I couldn’t be happier. My visits to the city don’t happen as often as I’d like, but when I do visit, I make sure I stop past this little shop front. They stock freshly made cold, pressed juices in a variety of flavours for every taste. My personal picks are the Antiox 2: orange, raspberry, pomegranate and turmeric or the Greens 2: greens, spinach, cucumber, lettuce, celery, kale, parsley, apple and lemon. I also love the Zest 2: apple, lemon, mint, pineapple.
Image credit: @cookrepublic
:: 123 Goodwood Road, Goodwood.
A relatively new addition to Goodwood Road, sporting a excellent brunch menu in a interior filled with cow hide, timber and blackboard paint. When it comes to drinks they have fabulous coffee and plenty of options in the smoothie front. My favourite is their Green Juice filled with spinach, apple, coconut water and mint.
Can you suggest any other great juice bars in Adelaide?