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Spats Coffee Lounge

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$$ - $$$
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108 King William Road, Adelaide, South Australia 5034, Australia
+61 8 8272 6170
18:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 18:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 18:30 - 02:00
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Adelaide, Australia
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Went here once before and was a bit underwhelmed. The next time was really good. The atmosphere is very ambient and a great place to take someone if you're getting to know each other. The food wasn't too bad either. They also use fresh cream, etc, none of that "out of the can" stuff which I can't stand.

Thank Robbie431
Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

From when you walk through the door, (mind the step) you are taking a trip back with the Edwardian atmosphere. I first visited SPATS back in the late '70s ( I remember the mongoose) and it is great to see that it has maintained its decor and charm. The intimacy is set by the lighting and the layout of the... More 

Thank ol55Gezza
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

There are very limited places in Adelaide where you can go and get a late night coffee/meal/dessert. Spats definitely holds a romantic feel, perfect if you want to take someone on a date. Or even just to catch up with a few friends. The decor is what makes this place great, the low light, the wallpaper and fixtures make the... More 

Thank ToughAlvin
Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

It is is dark and old but is very comfy and great place on a winter's night. Their desserts are amazing with large portions and reasonable prices. We took an overseas visitor there for a visit and they were very impressed. Highly recommend. Expresso Martini was a favourite too.

Thank AMC0804
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite cafes in Adelaide. Being a regular I know that I'll always get great service, food and drinks. Ask for a Mint hot chocolate, it's the best. The staff are always very friendly and welcoming and will do their best to meet any dietary requirements you may have 😊

Thank Wandna T
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146 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Quiet and dark atmosphere. Felt like a little too dark. Weird seating arrangements but very different. Some booths and tables. We sat on the second level unfortunately next to a group of rude fowl mouthed group that couldn't stay of their phone doing FaceTime. We had deserts and coffee. I had the sticky date pudding. It was very good but... More 

Thank franklin2015
Adelaide, Australia
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146 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We went with another couple to have a coffee and dessert. Jo had the gold cost coffee. Nice dark chocolate coffee with cream. Adam had the chocomint coffee. Dark chocolate with mint. Both agreed they were great coffee and very soothing. We also shared some banana and walnut crepe. Camarelised banana was amazing. Great combo for crepes. Atmosphere here is... More 

Thank TeamJoAdam
Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

My husband and I were here for our wedding anniversary dessert and have to say that both service and food was fantastic from beginning to the end. The atmosphere was incredibly romantic and intimate and the place itself had a unique style. Overall, both my husband and I were very impressed and will definitely be back. A definite must visit... More 

Thank beatricia2016
Adelaide SA
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Went here for dessert after a meal at a nearby place and really enjoyed the chocolate volcano cake. It's an Adelaide institution and has moved with the times just enough, but still maintains an olde world charm.

Thank packaporte
Adelaide, Australia
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Advertised as an "Edwardian" coffee/dessert place. Opens late and stays open till late. Really comfortable, quirky atmosphere with mismatched furniture. Great for a bite to eat - or to die for desserts. Arguably the best sticky date pudding ever made. It's comfortable and cosy. Very busy. Love going there and go often.

Thank 12ras

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 02:00
18:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 King William Road, Adelaide, South Australia 5034, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8272 6170

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?