So you swiped right and got a match. The next step is harder: finding the right place to impress your date.

These aren't places for quiet, white-tableclothed romance. They're fun, energetic restaurants and bars packed with atmosphere, where there's rarely a chance for an awkward silence. Good luck.


It's not garlic breath if you both have it.

26 O'Connell Street
North Adelaide SA 5006

Hains and Co

Those booths are nice and cosy.

23 Gilbert Place
Adelaide SA 5000

Exchange Specialty Coffee

For good coffee dates.

Shops 1-3 12-18 Vardon Avenue
Adelaide SA 5000

Maybe Mae

Dark but not too romantic.

15 Peel Street
Adelaide SA 5000


A party bar inspired by New Orleans.

28 Vardon Avenue
Adelaide SA 5000


One of the city’s strongest drinks list.

9a Anster Street
Adelaide SA 5000