Bar/ Clubs in Adelaide

THE 10 BEST Adelaide Pubs & Clubs

Pubs & Clubs in Adelaide

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What travellers are saying

  • Ceilidh A
    Canberra, Australia76 contributions
    Visited this hidden gem on reccomendation during a work trip. First time having a corpse reviver and it was quite refreshing! Cool space!
    Written 21 February 2024
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  • huju80
    Port Noarlunga, Australia208 contributions
    Staying at Holiday Inn Express, walking into Rundle St literally around the corner and Called in for Happy Hour Drinks decided to come back for Lunchtime Special. Nice venue friendly staff. Lunch was most enjoyable our friends had the Salt & Pepper Squid and we had the Rump Steak. Will be back and can recommend.
    Written 19 November 2021
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  • adelaidiantraveller
    Adelaide, Australia15,413 contributions
    The Lion is one of Adelaide’s iconic hotels.

    It has a great tradition of providing good hospitality, and the current owners have continued that focus, with an offering which includes good food, fines wines, a relaxed ambience as well as live music and special events.

    All of that makes for an appealing venue, where the management is keen to deliver a good experience for patrons.

    For dining, they offer casual and more formal service, with appropriate menus for each.

    In the main dining room, the food is excellent, and good value.

    You can choose wine from their extensive list, or select a special wine from their Wine Room, which has a vast range of fine wines.

    This is a great local pub, and a good place to relax and get together with friends.
    Written 18 January 2024
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  • NorthbyNorthEat
    24 contributions
    Went here for a drink round 6pm. They have some bizarre rule that you can’t take backpacks up, which they were awkwardly insistent on. It is a beautiful setting and quite intimate. The cocktails are fantastic priced roughly between $18-$25. Service was a bit slow though, but I’d go again. Photo includes the ‘backpack’ we were supposed not to take up!
    Written 20 March 2021
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  • Andrew C
    Gawler, Australia365 contributions
    Nice little bar with seating and a good vibe just off Hindley St!

    Does get a little busy and $30 entry fee at certain times.
    Written 14 August 2022
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  • geopony86
    Australia114 contributions
    I haven't been here since I left Uni - and let me say, its exactly the same as when I last left. Fun cocktails that go down far to easy - often with a fun fruity twist. Interesting blue lit room, with a small aquarium. Smell when you first walk in is interesting.
    Written 4 December 2016
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  • Vandieman111
    Adelaide, Australia1,416 contributions
    This is a great wine bar with an excellent selection of wines by the glass, very friendly staff and a place out the back for the odd dog or two. It is definitely a place to return to.
    Written 18 May 2019
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  • KennelKing
    Adelaide, Australia212 contributions
    Great unobtrusive service from a friendly Barkeep. played the great host, even though we only had a drink each

    reasonably priced drinks too.
    Written 16 January 2021
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  • giddyin0z
    Adelaide, Australia153 contributions
    If you like Art Deco style, check out the lounge bar in the Playford Hotel on North Terrace. When you enter the building from North Terrace, turn right for the lounge bar. (The restaurant is through the doors to the left.) We enjoyed the coffee here, and the sumptuous but charming interior. The service was prompt and friendly, and the atmosphere relaxed.
    Written 29 December 2019
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  • tranzactnow
    Perth, Australia747 contributions
    This is a nice quite classy bar for a drink or two before perhaps a meal or the theatre. Comfortable surrounds and friendly staff. Prices are not unreasonable although tending to the higher side but then again you have nice surroundings and no poker machine noise which in itself is worth paying more for. A good place for a before dinner or after dinner drink
    Written 25 November 2017
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  • Hev C
    Adelaide, Australia95 contributions
    Release your inner Queen!! Let your Diva out at Marys’s Poppin! One of the best bars/clubs in the world. Ecstatic Fun! The Drag shows at Mary’s are the Bomb!
    Written 28 January 2022
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  • Dave
    Sunshine Coast, Australia14 contributions
    Wow that was a great night. Lots of happy fun people and I could almost imagine I was back in Barcelona. Drinks were reasonably priced for Australia but the quality of the cocktails made up for it.

    However ... be aware of the taller waitress with slightly red hair and glasses. I’m not sure if it’s accidental or not but she will take full drinks from right in front of you and is pretty rude if you mention it. You’re dreaming if you think she’ll get it replaced. If it does happen to you don’t let it ruin your night, just move on and buy another.

    The bar staff are hilarious and dance around giving a great vibe to the whole place. Great night guys, thank you :)
    Written 18 November 2017
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  • Vikki B
    1 contribution
    I had my birthday party at Distill in the Private function room. The staff made it really easy to organise. Food and Bar packages were excellent. It was such a fun night and everyone had an amazing time. I highly recommend Distill.
    Written 27 October 2023
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  • Rachel B
    Adelaide, Australia123 contributions
    Popped in after dinner elsewhere to hear a musician we knew about. It is a bit hard to find unless you know what you're looking for. Look for Beware of the Dog marked on the footpath and if the light is on, they're open. A lovely, dark, moody little gem of a place. No menus or drinks lists and an overwhelming selection of bottles behind the bar but I asked for a recommendation and based on what I said I liked the barman poured me a drink which was perfect. We listened to the blues for a bit and moved on to the next place.
    Written 7 January 2023
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  • davem0454
    Adelaide, Australia13 contributions
    Go for the wings and if you like it "hot", get into the Suicide Wings. be warned, unless you can handle the hot stuff, get one or two other options to temp the taste buds
    Written 4 October 2017
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