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Apothecary 1878

$$$$European, ,
118 Hindley St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8212 9099
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
European, Australian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
118 Hindley St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Apothecary for Dinner in early June 2018 for our Anniversary Dinner. A very interesting bar/restaurant situated on Hindley St, Adelaide, South Australia. We had ordered a degustation Dinner with wine pairing. The servings were over generous and the food was...More

Thank WorldTravellerDR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have the option to do a chef’s tasting or a la crate. We opted to pick our own options and were not disappointed. The potato waffle was delicious but the favourites for me were the carrots with ricotta and chili and the risotto with...More

Thank Jinny57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was Sunday evening after a late afternoon concert at the Festival Theatre. We had a booking for four and walked the short distance to Hindley Street. We found the Apothecary staff very pleasant and efficient, and the food very well prepared, obviously by an...More

Thank Trevor R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Apothecary is located in an area where you would find bars and nightclubs. We were brought in by friends, would not have found the place otherwise. Great selection on Australian wines and other drinks. Menu is interesting and food was excellent. Chocolate menu topped it...More

Thank beachstone2c
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful food, amaing wines and exceptional service from Tanya and Duncan. We did the 6 course chefs tasting menu with matching wines, at $125 it was very reasonably priced and we were not dispoointed. The quality of the food and wine was high class. The...More

2  Thank Steve A
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

The reviews speak for themselves...great wine bar/restaurant with wonderful ambience, fabulous food, and exceptional service. Wine list has a great selection of South Australian varietals by the glass. A definite when in Adelaide.

2  Thank Gene M
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This restaurant is full of character but more than that, it benefits from having a first class waiter in Duncan, who made my friend and I very welcome from the outset. He guided us through the menu and made suggestions for pairing wine with dishes...More

4  Thank Jane H
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Whenever you are looking for a great dining experience in a place you have never visitied, you look for the word "but". Professional "but" not fussy, elegant "but approachable, classy "but" relaxed. This is the surest indication of an outstanding restaurant team who can deliver...More

3  Thank Dojii
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Atmosphere, food, wine, EVERYTHING was perfect! The waitresses were exceptional and very helpful. Will definitely be back when over from Sydney. BEST restaurant meal and experience in years.

Thank jenni7lindsay
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We came here for my partners birthday and decided to have the 6 course menu with matching wine. Our waiter and waitress were super knowledgeable and friendly without being over the top. The food was great, we loved the parsnips and the steak. The carrot...More

Thank samberly
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Questions & Answers
19 January 2017|
Response from ApothecaryTeam | Property representative |
Hi Darbii - Sorry to hear that! You can certainly dine on the ground floor (which also has a wc) with easy access. For all bookings please call 82129099 or head to our website and you can book online. Cheers Team at the... More
Didi C
7 October 2016|
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Response from ApothecaryTeam | Property representative |
Hi Di - we certainly can! If you would like to provide your email address or you can email us and we can let you know the options available. Thanks Team at the Apothecary 82129099 TripAdvisor does not permit me to add our... More
Pam M
20 May 2016|
Response from Heidi A | Reviewed this property |
sorry for the late reply pam. hope you did make it to the apothecary. Last time I booked via dimmi it was confirmed (for 12 people) and i didn't try to call them again (since it was the day they reopen after their... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 42
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Hindley St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8212 9099
  • E-mail
Apothecary 1878 Wine Bar & Restaurant opened December 2002 in a heritage listed building in the heart of the West End precinct. A true incarnation of a European-style wine bar. Explore the history, feel the culture and lose yourself in the elegance.
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