Baby, it’s cold outside — there’s no denying that winter is here!

But the arrival of shorter days and icy-cold winds don’t mean you have to curl up in a ball and hibernate until Spring. There’s a million and one ways to warm your soul in Adelaide this season and we’ve made it easy to get started with a snuggly-warm list of the best hot chocolate, gin and whisky bars, plus roaring fireplaces around our sweet town…

Treat your sweet tooth

Holy smokes, there really is a bucket load of next-level hot choccie going around this town! Loosen your belt and pop past any of these delightful destinations to treat yo’self…

Image credit :: @bracegirdles

1. Bracegirdle’s House of Fine Chocolate :: stores in Clarence Gardens, Glenelg, Oaklands Park, McLaren Vale

2. St Louis House of Fine Ice Cream and Dessert :: stores in Gouger Street, Glenelg, Norwood, Hyde Park, North Adelaide, Tea Tree Plaza

3. 50SIXONE :: stores in Hyde Park, Prospect

4. The Stirling Hotel :: 52 Mount Barker Road, Stirling

5. The Holdy :: 83 Brighton Road, Glenelg South

6. Chocolatree :: 25 O’Connell Street, North Adelaide

7. Just Bliss Chocolates :: 5/38 Gawler Place, Adelaide

8. Koko Black :: Adelaide Arcade, Rundle Mall, Adelaide

9. San Churro Chocolateria :: stores in Oaklands Park, Rundle Street, Westlakes

10. Spats Coffee Lounge :: 108 King William Road, Goodwood

11. Steven ter Horst Chocolatier :: 256 Rundle Street, Adelaide

12. Chocolate @ No. 5 :: 5 Main Street, Hahndorf

Image credit :: @chocolateno5

13. Hey Jupiter :: 11 Ebenezer Place, Adelaide

14. The Loose Caboose :: 21 First Street, Hindmarsh

15. Argo :: Victoria Square, The Parade, Norwood

16. Chocolate Taperia :: 5/167 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide

17. Astonish Patisserie :: 393 King William Street, Adelaide

18. Acacia :: 3/269 Seaview Road, Henley Beach

19. Little Local Co. :: 85a Railway Terrace, Tailem Bend

 

Get into the Winter spirit…

Slip into any of these cosy bars for the finest gins, and whisky that will leave you warm from the tip of your tongue, right down into your belly…

1. Nola :: 28 Vardon Avenue, Adelaide

2. Hains and Co. :: 23 Gilbert Place, Adelaide

3. The Howling Owl :: cnr Vaughan & Cinema Place (off Rundle Street, Adelaide)

4. Lot 100 :: 68 Chambers Road, Hay Valley

5. Ambleside Distillers :: cnr Ambleside and Mount Barker Road, Hahndorf

6. 1857 Distillery & Gin Bar (Inglewood Inn) :: 1931 North East Road, Inglewood

7. Settlers Spirits :: 197 Foggo Road, McLaren Vale

8. Prohibition Liquor Co. :: 22 Gilbert Street, Adelaide

9. Twenty Third Street Distillery :: cnr Renmark Avenue and Twenty Third Street, Renmark

10. Chesterfield Whisky Firm :: 1/20 Henry Street, Woodside

11. Bank Street Social :: 48 Hindley Street, Adelaide

12. The Collins Bar :: 233 Victoria Square, Adelaide

13. Clever Little Tailor :: 19 Peel Street, Adelaide

14. The Apothecary 1878 :: 118 Hindley Street, Adelaide

15. The Caledonian Hotel :: 119 O’Connell Street, North Adelaide

16. The Archer :: 60 O’Connell Street, North Adelaide

 

Fireplaces

Gas, combustion… whatever your preference, there’s nothing like the crackle of some flames to really warm the cockles of your heart. Pull up a pew alongside any of these local venues that have stoked their fires…

In the city

1. 2KW Bar and Restaurant :: 8, 2 King William Street, Adelaide

2. Ambassadors Hotel  :: 107 King William Street, Adelaide

3. Hotel Metropolitan :: 46 Grote Street, Adelaide

4. Hotel Richmond :: 128 Rundle Mall, Adelaide

5. Jolleys Boathouse :: 1 Jolleys Lane, Adelaide

6. The Franklin Hotel :: 92 Franklin Street, Adelaide

7. The Jade :: 142-160 Flinders Street, Adelaide

8. The Saracens Hotel :: 82 Carrington Street, Adelaide

Image credit :: @2kwbar

In the East End

9. Botanic Bar ::  Cnr North & East Terrace, Adelaide

10. Chianti Classico :: 160 Hutt Street, Adelaide

11. Exeter Hotel :: 246 Rundle Street, Adelaide

12. The Austral :: 205 Rundle Street, Adelaide

 

In the West End

13. Benjamin On Franklin ::  233 Franklin Street, Adelaide

14. Peter Rabbit  :: Hindley Street and Liverpool Street Corner, Adelaide

15. The Cumby :: 205 Waymouth Street, Adelaide

16. The Grace Emily – 232 Waymouth Street, Adelaide

17. The Little Hunter :: 25 Victoria Street, Adelaide

 

Image credit :: @peter.rabbit.hindley

North of the city

18. Royal Oak :: 123 O’Connell Street, North Adelaide

19. Ruby Red Flamingo :: 142 Tynte Street, North Adelaide

20. The British Hotel :: 59 Finniss Street, North Adelaide

21. The Lion Hotel :: 161 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide

22. The Lord Melbourne :: 63 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide

23. The Queens Head :: 117 Kermode Street, North Adelaide

24. The Wellington Hotel :: 36 Wellington Square, North Adelaide

 

South of the city

25. Rob Roy Hotel :: 106 Halifax Street, Adelaide

26. The Duke of Brunswick Hotel :: 207 Gilbert Street, Adelaide

27. The Gilbert Street Hotel :: 88 Gilbert Street, Adelaide

28. The Kings Head :: 357 King William Street, Adelaide

 

Image credit :: @thebritishhotel

The Hills

29. The Stirling Hotel :: 52 Mount Barker Road, Stirling

30. The Crafers Hotel :: 8 Main Street, Crafers

31. The Belair Hotel :: 141 Main Road, Blackwood

32. Maximillians :: 15 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Verdun

33. 1918 Tanunda :: 94 Murray Street, Tanunda

34. The Club House Barossa :: 45 Macdonnell Street, Tanunda

35. The Balhannah Hotel :: 78 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Balhannah

36. The Bridgewater Inn :: 387 Mount Barker Road, Bridgewater

37. Haus – Hahndorf :: 38A Main Street, Hahndorf

38. Lobethal Bierhaus :: 3A Main Street, Lobethal

39. Lost In A Forrest :: 1203 Greenhill Road, Uraidla

40. Scenic Hotel – Norton Summit :: Norton Summit SA

41. Chapel Hill Winery :: Chapel Hill Road & Chaffeys Road, McLaren Vale

42. Line and Label :: 31 Whillas Road, Port Lincoln

 

The Beach

43. The Moseley :: 11 Moseley Square, Glenelg

44. The Anchorage :: 21 Flinders Parade, Victor Harbor

45. Bacchus Wine Bar :: 253 Esplanade, Henley Beach

46. Estia :: 255 Seaview Road, Henley Beach

47. Ramsgate Hotel :: 328 Seaview Road, Henley Beach

48. The Seacliff Hotel :: 221 Esplanade, Seacliff SA

49. Thunderbird :: 41 The Strand, Port Elliot

Image credit :: @maximillianssa
Em Worthington

Em Worthington

Writer and Content Creator for Adelady, her heart starts racing at the sight of a whiteboard or mere mention of a brainstorm.

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