Sometimes, beer and wine just don't cut it. It's then you need cocktails. Be it a well-made Negroni, or a complex, multi-layered sipper, Adelaide has a wealth of places at which to partake. These are our favourites.

Red October

A modern Russian gastropub.

22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide
Book a Table

Maybe Mae

Great. If you can find it.

15 Peel Street, Adelaide
Book a Table

The Howling Owl

New location, new energy.

Vaughan Place, Adelaide

Clever Little Tailor

A cosy classic with a drink to satisfy every mood.

19 Peel Street, Adelaide

Pink Moon Saloon

A faux-alpine hut from the team at Clever Little Tailor.

21 Leigh Street, Adelaide
Book a Table

Proof

One of the city's original small bars.

9a Anster Street, Adelaide

Hains and Co

Relax with cigars and nautical-themed drinks.

23 Gilbert Place, Adelaide

BRKLYN

Head upstairs for a taste of New York.

260A Rundle Street, Adelaide

Mr Goodbar

What it says.

12 Union Street, Adelaide

Baddog

For whisky lovers.

63 Hyde Street, Adelaide

NOLA

There's more than just beer here.

28 Vardon Avenue, Adelaide

Bibliotheca

Sip a high-end spirit while you read a novel.

27 Gresham Street, Adelaide

Thrift Shop Bar

Pouring Australian-made spirits only.

Waymouth Place, Adelaide

Udaberri

A Spanish-style small bar specialising in the finer things.

11 Leigh Street, Adelaide