Photo :: Wayne Pearson 

Exploring gets colourful when you head to Prospect Road.

Minutes from Adelaide CBD, this hub is buzzing with exceptional food, boutique shopping, entertainment and a contemporary lifestyle. It’s brought together with accessible parking, invigorating street art and a community vibe that welcomes families and dogs with open arms.

Wall-to-wall murals from the talented likes of local artists Leah Grant, Jack Fran, Claire Foxton and Kab101 light up this main street and alleyways — so open yourself to its wonder and discovery.

 Artwork :: Leah Grant  |  Photo :: Thomas Borgas 

Schinella’s Your Local Market

For over 70 years, the family behind this iconic market has provided exceptional local fresh fruit and vegetables. From the Fleurieu to the Barossa, Riverland, Adelaide Hills and Plains, Schinella’s is all about local and imported specialty eats. Think cheeses, cured meats, fish, homemade meals, nuts, condiments, sweets, freshly baked bread, pastries and flowers.

Photo :: Christopher Morrison 

Soonta Prospect

Apart from fuelling our bodies with food that’s healthy, these Vietnamese fusion dishes are oh-so-tasty. Whether it’s a Bún Bowl full of rice noodles, gourmet salad and meat, topped with herbs and traditional Vietnamese dressing; or fresh Cold Rolls, plus a side of Edamame sprinkled with black pepper, you’ll be left with a full belly and a smile on your face.

Photo :: Channel 44

Arriba Grill Prospect

For South Australians, the word ‘Arriba’ is synonymous with fresh and tasty Mexican food. Proudly owned and operated by an SA local, the popular chain continues to serve mouth-watering burritos, nachos and tacos. Hard, soft, vego, vegan, gluten-free, or topped with the lot — Arriba is a party for your tastebuds.

Photo :: Channel 44

Café Komodo

There’s so much to entice you in this iconic spot for brunch, lunch or a laid-back Friday night feed. All are welcomed to this quirky café by Lady Daphne (a beautiful British Bulldog), and the diverse mix of furniture, fixtures and crockery makes it the perfect backdrop for delightful coffee, brunch, burgers, cakes and treats — plus, they offer great vegan and gluten-free options, too. We can’t go past the halloumi burger with jalapeno mayonnaise… divine!

Photo :: Channel 44

Mekko Market & Café

Who doesn’t dig a second-hand fashion market, stupendous food, coffee and cocktails! Nestled in a heritage building, Mekko Market & Café is run by owners Tom and Irene who brought a touch of Finnish roots to SA. The bright ambience is full of gorgeous greenery, colourful walls and genuine smiles, making it ideal to grab a bite and nab a bargain (or make a sale) from racks of pre-loved clothes.

Photo :: Wayne Pearson

Indy Love

The bohemian vibe runs wild in this boutique store bursting with locally sourced jewellery, leather and homewares. These hand-crafted treasures sing the praises of skilled artisans — all carefully picked by the owner, Helen. It’s an eclectic mix — cute clutches, eye-catching earrings and wall hangings, unique furniture and fashion. Find a piece that will make your free spirit soar, in-store or online.

Photo :: Channel 44

SJ Establishment

One of the freshest kids on the block, this haven of Zen is the baby of four-times SA Hairdresser of the Year, Sam James. It’s a destination for a gorgeous new do and a holistic relaxation experience, plus, the art vibe runs deep with rotating artwork, so you can spruce up and grab an inspiring piece to boot.

Montaigo

Style Domain Got a special event, or keen to get out of trackies and slip into something more exciting? Destination: Montaigo. With jaw-dropping outfits from top Australian designers, you’ll strut out feeling fine after a shopping experience with Felicia. Think Mossman and Nookie for formal wear, plus Pasduchas, Third Form and more for statement pieces or stylish casual wear.

Photo :: Channel 44

Healthy Inspirations Prospect

If you struggle to make time or find the motivation to get fit and healthy, you need to visit Nola and her team. They’re ready to help you lose unwanted KGs in a way that works for you so you’re the healthiest version of yourself. This supportive environment is full of like-minded women of all ages, body shapes and backgrounds, using nutrition, one-on-one coaching, fitness and personal training to meet their individual goals.

Photo :: Channel 44

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