Decent cocktail bars: the real upshot of the small-bar legislation.
Here's where we're drinking right now.
Where to while away the dog days of summer.
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A unique cellar door for winemakers Lucy Margaux and Commune of Buttons.
A former drycleaner is now the setting for an exciting drinking den – a cosy, cleverly designed natural-wine bar serving world-class vino, house-made charcuterie and cheese, and inventive share plates.
A contender for Australia's most well-hidden cocktail bar. But trust us, this one is worth seeking out.
A behemoth brewpub, restaurant and rooftop bar with a star chef.
A fine mix of New Orleans cuisine, worldwide whiskies and 16 beer taps.
A massive new-age barn run by some of the state’s best brewers, distillers, winemakers and cooks.
A whisky den hidden away in the CBD. If the light’s on, they’re home.
French-bistro cuisine, pub classics and seven rooms to stay the night in.
One of Adelaide’s original small bars, with one of the city’s strongest drinks list.
Behind the roller door you’ll now find wine barrels, not beer tanks.
A “tiki-but-not-tiki” bar from the crew behind Sunny’s Pizza.
A polished-up dive bar that splits the difference between pub and small bar.
A modern Russian gastropub.
Aperitifs just like they have in France.
It’s like a party in a friend’s wine cellar.
Twenty beers to try, all malted, brewed and bottled on-site.
A gin distillery and tasting room with an unusual, but welcome, housemate.
A carefully updated old classic.
A cellar door for wine and spirit labels Unico Zelo and Applewood Distillery.
The cocktail bar with its own interior “street”, complete with three shops.
This narrow, faux alpine hut hits all the same targets as sister bar Clever Little Tailor.
The classic Adelaide pub that’s always open for a jug.
Better known as “The Cranker”.
An old pub gets a welcome refurb in the Hills town.
A retro beachside rooftop bar from Maybe Mae's Ollie Margan.
Get to know the locals at this historic pub.
South Australian food and wine in heritage surrounds.
Fun, full-flavoured craft beer brewed in a big shed.
This soul-inspired joint was two-and-a-half years in the making.
Part art gallery, part after work rooftop.
A brewshed with a big sense of community.
Two beer experts brewing and pouring in a friendly atmosphere.
Drink wine like an aristocrat in 1940s Paris.
Australian-made spirits in a second-hand setting.
An Italian “snack” bar.
A century-old pub with an eye on the future.
A bar with craft beer on the brain.
A suburban pub that offers more than the standard burgers and schnitzels.
This subterranean Americana-themed bar in the CBD uses a tried-and-tested formula: hot wings, cold beer and live sports “every damn day”.
A bar from the team behind 2KW that specialises in agave-based spirits and sherry, with tinned anchovies, terrines, charcuterie and cheese to eat in or take home.
An unusual brewhouse serving kombucha – but no beer or wine – on tap.
Another boutique gin distillery joins the flock – and it’s already winning awards.
Sip on whisky and gin in sleek, dimly lit surrounds.
Wines that go against the grain.
Ultra-themed minigolf, cocktails and pizza.
Share a giant bowl cocktail before heading next door to Madame Hanoi for dinner.
A small bar with the heart of a neighbourhood pub
A casual lunch venue, afternoon beer garden and late-night bar.
A live music venue and basement bar where anything goes.
A tiny wine bar which feels like home.