Adelaide CBD has a fantastic and thriving Cocktail Bar Scene ... here's just a sample!
ATLANTIS BAR - 163 Waymouth St, Adelaide Champagne fountains, mermaids and super classy loos!
AFRICOLA - 4 East Terrace Adelaide. A place of adventure with cocktails you may never have heard of.
BADDOG - 63 Hyde St, Adelaide. Classy and roomy with booths, piano and bar with classic cocktails. A laid-back bar for whiskey lovers.
BAR TORINO - 158 Hutts St, Adelaide. A stylish black marble bar; Spanish-Italian tapas and some Asian flavours.
BANK STREET SOCIAL - 27 Bank St, Adelaide. Plush booths, dance floor & sweeping bar underground. Pizzas, SA wines, local craft beer and classic cocktails.
BIBLIOTHECA - 27 Gresham Street Adelaide. Books and spirits from around the world and beer and wine from SA or the globe.
BRKLYN - 260a Rundle St, Adelaide. It's new and it's got the vibe.
CANTINA SOCIALE - 108 Sturt St, Adelaide. A rustic small cellar door and wine bar with tasting plates and a European vibe.
CHIHUAHUA BAR - 20 Peel St, Adelaide. 2 Vibrant levels with Mex-inspired snacks,cocktails. Sth American, Spanish & local wines. Live jazz Thursdays.
CLEVER LITTLE TAILOR - 19 Peel St, Adelaide. Top shelf labels and people watch from the mezzanine.
CRY BABY - 11 Solomon St, Adelaide. Pool Table, Jute Box, 12 taps of draft beers, classic cocktails and food platters to share.
DEW - 101 Hindley St, Adelaide. It's a co-working space during the day and a meeting place at night.
ESCAPE HUNT ADELAIDE -Leve 3, 133 Rundle Mall Adelaide. (Enter via Twin St) A classic bar with champagne, tea and mind puzzles.
GONDOLA GONDOLA - 1 Peel St, Adelaide. It's a Sake Bar and Eatery - Japanese whiskeys and Asahi on tap!
GYPSY DRAGON LANEWAY BAR- 44 Waymouth, Adelaide. Craft beers, extensive wine list and Asian inspired nibbles.
HAINS & CO - 23 Gilbert Place, Adelaide. Nautical themed bar - an addition to Melbourne venues run by Marcus Motteram.
HACIENDA - Synagogue Place, Adelaide. You might think it's small but it opens into a big, bright and fun space for sing-alongs.
HELLBOUND -201 Rundle St, Adelaide. Great wine list and inspired snacks
IBERIA - 279 Rundle Street, Adelaide. Europeian style cocktails.
LA BUVETTE DRINKERY - 23 Gresham St, Adelaide. French apertifs, degustation platters with tasty cheeses and French-based spirit cocktails.
LA RAMBLA - 28 Peel St, Adelaide. A 3-level Spanish tapas bar in a 140 year old warehouse.
MAYBE MAE - 15 Peel St, Adelaide. Opposite the Bread & Bone Wood Grill, it's intimate booths and classic cocktails or top shelp spirits.
MOTHER VINE - 22 Vardon Lane, Adelaide. An East End gem that's open from late afternoon 7 days a week. Fantatic wine flights!
MR GOODBAR - 12 Union Street, Adelaide. A 2-storey bar with bar snacks and DJ.
NINETEEN TEN - Rooftop 143 Hindley St, Adelaide. It's got a swimming pool, jazz band and dancers. Sophisticated drinks and platters
NOOK NOSH - 111 Unley Road, Unley a small bar serving delicious locally produced wine, craft beer, cider, and tasty grazing food.
NOLA - 28 Vardon Avenue, Adelaide. Bright lights and jazz beats. Whiskey, cocktails, beer.
2KW BAR AND RESTAURANT -Level 8 2 King William St, Adelaide. A lofty view to die for with people who like to be seen.
PROOF - 9a Angas St, Adelaide. Hidden in a little laneway (behind Press Food and Wine) try gourmet toasties with an ever-expanding wine list.
PINK MOON SALOON -21 Leigh Street, Adelaide. A little hide-away with top-shelf spirits, creative cocktails and frozen daiquiris.
RED OCTOBER - 22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide. A Russian gastro pub.
SAX & VIOLINS - 2/195 Pirie Street Adelaide. A small Independent Film Society and bar. Enjoy movies and events with local and international beverages.
SUZIE WONG BAR - Basement, 22 Gilbert Place, Adelaide -a 500 whiskey bottle collection, other spirits and cocktails.Asian food.
THRIFT SHOP - Waymouth Place, Adelaide. Secluded bar (behind the Ambassador's Hotel) Aussie drinks list, their own gin and private function room.
THE COFFEE POT - Level 1, 27 Rundle Mall. a quirky place upstairs, off James Place
THE HOWLING OWL - Vaughan Place, Adelaide. SA beer, cider, wine and gin - and great coffee.
THE NOBLE GENTLEMAN - 41 Currie St, Adelaide.(Facing Topham Mall) A cellar door experience with brac-a-brac, pot plants and great wines, short menu
THE STAG PUBLIC HOUSE - 299 Rundle St, Adelaide. Local wines, beers, gins and Japanese whiskies. One of the few open late Sunday
THE WILLIAM BLIGH - 33 Vardon Ave, Adelaide. Great rum bar.
UDABERRI PINTXOS Y VINO - 11-13 Leigh Street. A touch of Spain off Hindley Street with tapas, wine and sherries. DJ and vibrant outdoor area.
WINSTON BAR - Hindley Street, Adelaide. A suarve little British-style bar and where your favourite vinyl albums play.
55ml - 55 Mill Street, Adelaide. An intimate hole-in-the-wall.
Adelaide SA 5000