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It’s classic Adelaide with a 2021 vibe…

Take a walk down Adelaide’s East End and you’ll spot world-famous chefs setting up new restaurants alongside local institutions, high end and sustainable fashion boutiques and chic little bars, everywhere! The whole area is forever blossoming with colourful street art and new experiences.

It’s the food, fashion and lifestyle hub of Adelaide — so bookmark these must-do things for your next East End adventure — and thank us later!

New, now

These new-look venues are creating a buzz. Discover fresh experiences in former favourites at these zhuzhed-up locations…

1. Hidden Brew Taphouse

2. Ong Vietnamese Kitchen & Bar

3. Sugar

4. The Austral Hotel

Get in my belly!

With cuisines from all over the world and plenty of alfresco dining, you feel like you could be anywhere. East Enders enjoy a classy blend of world-class restaurants and quick bites at…

1. Africola

2. Amalfi Ristorante

3. Eros Kafe

4. Golden Boy

5. Hey Jupiter Brasserie Francaise

6. La Taberna

7. Lemongrass Thai Bistro

8. Mum Cha

9. Sosta Argentinian Kitchen

10. Taj Tandoor

11. Toyama Japanese Cuisine

12. Yiasou George

For the creatives 

As well as colourful street art, the East End is home to some galleries housing stunning Indigenous artwork. You can also get to know the area on a personal level with a self-guided tour of art, walking, riding, shopping, history or wine-tasting… 

1. Adelaide Botanic Gardens

2. Palace Nova Cinema

3. Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute

4. Urban Cow Studio

5. Little Plant Co.

Party on 

We aren’t the Festival State for nothing!  This vibrant hub provides the perfect backdrop for events multiple times a year, including…

1. Ebenezer Night Markets

2. East End Unleashed

3. Illuminate Adelaide

4. Winter Weekends

I love you a latte

The East End has so many cafés and laneway coffee bars that even the biggest caffeine snobs love. Sip away at…

1. Exchange Coffee

2. Felici Espresso Bar

3. Nano Cafe

4. Penny University

5. Steven ter Horst Chocolate

6. The Laneway on Ebenezer

Casual eats

We don’t always have time to wine and dine. For those time-poor days, these fuss-free East End eateries should hit the spot!

1. Betty’s Burgers

2. EST Pizzeria

3. Gunbae Chicken & Beer

4. Italy Café

5. Kutchi Deli Parwana

6. Munooshi

7. San Giorgio

Small bars, big personality 

If you need a thirst quencher and a good time, hit up a few of our favourite bars. Some are located on the main drag and others are in hard-to-find places, which makes it all the more exciting. Check out… 


2. Distill

3. East End Cellars

4. Hellbound

5. The Howling Owl

6. Mary’s Poppin

7. Mothervine

8. Mr. Goodbar

9. NOLA Craft Beer & Whiskey

10. Roxie’s

11. El Cheeky Flamingo

Classic favourites

You probably spent your uni days hopping between these East End pubs. Full of great memories, find your happy place again at…

1. Belgian Beer Cafe

2. The Crown & Anchor

3. The Elephant British Pub

4. The Exeter

5. The Stag Public House

Clothes galore 

In terms of fashion, there’s no other strip like it in SA! Offering a mix of popular Australian labels as well as local designers, the East End serves up high end fashion and boutique labels for both men and women. Head to…

1. Aje

2. AS Colour

3. Baku

4. Beg Your Pardon

5. Born in August

6. Cherri Bellini

7. Dangerfield

8. Decjuba

9. Flannel

10. Harvey The Label

11. Gorman

12. Jack London

13. Miss Gladys Sym Choon

14. M.J. Bale

15. Morrison

16. Mr Choon

17. Naomi Murrell

18. Nudie Jeans

19. SABA

20. Tony Bianco

21. Zimmermann

The conscious corner

If your thumb is green and you love to minimise your environmental impact, the East End is right up your alley! It’s a hot-spot for vegan eats, eco-friendly salons and sustainable fashion, including… 

 1. Australian Red Cross

2. Ayla’s Café

3. Delicia Acai Bar

4. Fox on the Run Vintage

5. Leonard St

6. Midwest Trader

7. Orenda Hair

8. RSPCA Rundle St Op Shop

9. Staazi & Co

10. Stentorian Leather

11. The Lion the Witch Vintage

12. The Rose East End

13. Utopian Creations

14. Vego & Lovin It

Here’s to feelin’ good

Refresh, rejuvenate and renew with these beauty and lifestyle gurus…

1. Aesop

2. Aleenta Barre

3. Bauhaus

4. Colour Cosmetica

5. Hunab Ku

7. Raw Hair on Rundle

To find out more about Adelaide’s fabulous East End, jump over to their website here and start planning your next shopping day!

Hayley xx

Hayley Pearson

Hayley Pearson

Co-Creator and Writer for Adelady, she still gets goosebumps that she’s combined her creative passion with sharing the best of her stunning home state.

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