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Best dining spots in the West End

Last updated 12 Nov, 2021

The laneways and streets are full of bars and tapas places, making it a great spot to try something different. Come and experience the intriguing eateries in Adelaide's West End!

Peel St Restaurant

9 Peel Street

Chefs Jordan and Martin draw on their diverse food experiences, use the best ingredients available, and most importantly, cook the food they love to eat - for you. Their food is simple, fresh and delicious and they make sure it is generous, abundant and bursting with robust flavours.


38 Waymouth Street

Melt has tapas and pizza in the heart of the city. With almost 20 pizzas to choose from, there is something for everyone. Their first floor dining space is designed to cater for all corporate and private events, so you can do anything from sit down dinner parties to cocktail functions, to shared feasts for lunch or dinner.

The Gallery

30 Waymouth Street

Head up to The Gallery's rooftop for cocktails with friends or a shared meal. You'll want to try one of every side on offer - from arancini, to halloumi or meatballs, or enjoy one of their pizzas. On Tuesday's, Wednesday's and Thursday's, you can get a pizza for only $10 with the purchase of a drink. 


17 Leigh Street

Shobosho is one of South Australia’s premier restaurants, having won a swag of accolades including One Hat and Top 100 Restaurant. At Shobosho, they blend smoke, steam, and fire; ancient traditions of Japanese yakitori, with the finesse, skill and texture of all that is raw, cured, pickled and fermented. The menu takes a journey through raw to cooked, with yakitori, noodles, dumplings, bao, robata grilled and spit roasted meats.

Bread and Bone

15 Peel Street

Voted by the public as South Australia's best burger in 2021, Bread and Bone is the place to go for a hearty burger and some fries. Known for its use of a wood grill for its burgers, hot dogs and fried chicken, Bread and Bone also has starters and salads and you can finish off your meal with a sundae or ice cream sandwich. 


9A Anster Street

Awarded Adelaide’s very first small venue license in 2013, the team at Proof has always been driven by the experience of the guest. They search for wines of interest both locally and internationally and their cocktail ethos sees drinks of innovation enjoyed alongside the classics. Located in the laneway behind Press* Food & Wine, you can enjoy food by Press*. Sit at the bar or head upstairs for table service at their booths or outdoor deck.

Gondola Gondola

1 Peel Street

Indulge in the vivid flavours of the Far East, cultivated by Asian foremothers and presented by handsome chefs. Best savoured with our exotic cocktails, beers or local drops. With lamb shanks, tiger prawns, egg pancakes, duck leg, pad thai and more to choose from, it's the perfect place to try something new.

Paloma Bar and Pantry

20 Peel Street

Fresh, fun and vibrant, just like their drinks, Paloma Bar and Pantry received the 2021 Best Small Bar award from the Australian Hotels Association South Australia. Modelled on French and Spanish drinkeries, Paloma is a great place to share a drink and a platter with friends.

Fugazzi Bar & Dining

27 Leigh Street

Owned by Masterchef's Laura Sharrad and her husband Max, Fugazzi is new on the scene in Adelaide, having opened in May 2021. Fugazzi's menu is inspired by Laura and Max's honeymoon in Italy and features Italian snacks and plates which you'll definitely want to try more than one of. Pasta, pizza and off the grill options are also available. 


11-13 Leigh Street

Udaberri has a menu full of Spanish and Mediterranean food and if you look at their Instagram, you'll definitely want to give some of it a try.  Visit the bar downstairs or head upstairs for a longer stay, where you can indulge in share plates full of lots of funky food.

Sunny's Pizza

17 Solomon Street

Despite it's name, Sunny's does more than just pizza (although it's seven pizza options are delicious). Also try gnocchi, fried chicken, zucchini ribbons and more, while you sip on a cocktail, beer or 'grape juice' as they refer to it on their website. You'll have a party size night at Sunny's.

Lady Burra Brewhouse

4 Topham Mall

A tribute to Lady Burra's entrepreneurial brewing techniques and thirst to find love in all things, the Brewhouse has traditional brewhouse fare with a Portuguese twist. Choose from tapas, pizza, burgers, mains, salads and sides including vegan options and pair them with one of Lady Burra's handcrafted beers.

Delicatessen Kitchen & Bar

12 Waymouth Street

Chefs Andy Thiele and Paul Gray worked together for years before establishing Delicatessen Kitchen & Bar. Growing from an original modest Waymouth Street bistro, to now including a funky speakeasy cellar and bar. Enjoy some French cuisine alongside some wine, with their list reflecting their passion for local produce.