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Cos 18 Leigh

18 Leigh St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8231 7611
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Leigh St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in the cosy atmosphere the friendly staff and amazing service. Seated upstairs so romantic. Cheeseboard simply delightful. Our mains were both amazing The dessert honestly it just hit the spot. So perfect. Will be recommending to everyone true credit to...More

Thank Rebecca C
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

In Adelaide for a day and tripped over this gem of a restaurant. We had the most superb eye fillet. So tender, a perfect medium rare. Wonderful ambience right down to a huge bowl of lillies. Highly recommended. Great service too

Thank Rosemary k
Reviewed 4 days ago

Found this restaurant while site seeing,WOW the food was amazing, the steak is to die for,the pork belly is delicious, the desserts were amazing. Staff were fantastic,very knowledgeable about different wines,will certainly be back again.

Thank ashyleeb
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cos has been our favourite dinning place since last year. Beautiful wine, gorgeous food and excellent service. Unfortunately, we might have to find somewhere else from now on. We came to Cos few weeks ago with our friends from UK, couldn't expect the service was...More

4  Thank luv2222
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cos is a consistently excellent restaurant with fantastic service. The chefs do a great job of using seasonal, local ingredients. There's enough choice on the menu to satisfy classic tastes to modern fusion. Service is consistently great, especially from Raymond who is professional, friendly and...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to try this place by friends. We where not disappointed. Great food. Great service. Great wine list.

Thank _pauljohnsimon77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, great wine and excellent service. I eat here at least once a month and it is always fantastic.

Thank Alistair B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, amazing service and a wine list of local favorites and a thoughtful wine list. Loved it. Staff were fantastic. Knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. And the food? never fails to impress.

Thank Mathew R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In all areas "Cos is a Cut Above"!!! The Ambience of Leigh St now a pedestrians only precinct is just superb!! the magnificent historic 150 y.o. building housing the restaurant was once a temple.. Now it's a "Temple to Good Taste"..great food and wine plus...More

Thank tkbuddha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was keen to try the winter menu and didn't disappoint. Had the slow cooked lamb pie and it was amazing! Good to see the brussel sprouts with chilli butter back on the menu. As usual, staff were excellent! Highly recommend this gem in a beautiful...More

Thank BurgieM1
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Brooke C
7 August 2018|
Response from Jason G | Property representative |
We sure do! I think Cos has the best Negroni and espresso martini I’ve ever had. Plus we have around 20 gins (all with their own perfect accompaniments), whiskeys, cocktails and all the usual spirits. Ask our friendly... More
20 January 2018|
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Response from Jason G | Property representative |
Not specifically, no. We obviously reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone if they were really scruffy but dressing casually is fine. I am the owner and I am often seen there in shorts and a polo shirt :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 62
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Leigh St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8231 7611
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COS Restaurant sits in an 1800s built, heritage listed building, situated in the historic and beautifully restored Leigh Street; a short walk from the West End’s major hotels and convenient to Adelaide’s central business district, theatre precinct and Central Market. COS features an extensive wine list, showcasing predominantly South Australian wines from all major regions. You will find well known labels as well as carefully selected boutique wines that match perfectly with our menu. We also have a wide range of beers and spirits available. Dine inside in the comfort of the restaurant or, weather permitting, alfresco out the front or in the beautiful courtyard. We can also cater for your next private function in the character-filled upstairs dining room. Our team of experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic people pride themselves on creating memorable occasions. Their attention to detail and personalised service ensure a unique dining experience.
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