Eat your way (cheaply) through Adelaide

Eat & Drink Food & Drink trails

If you're a week off from your next payday and your tummy is rumbling, don't stress. The city is full of incredible cheap-eat gems that are low on price and high on flavour. 

TUNO Izakaya

4/145 O'Connell Street, North Adelaide 5006


Did someone say house-made noodles? A Japanese favourite where the choices are abundant and the flavours are unforgettable. Known for their ramen, it is a crowd-pleaser every time.

Gilbert Street Hotel

88 Gilbert Street, Adelaide 5000


Serving up new creations and pub favourites, but the hero of the evening is their wings. Priced at $15 a kilo, they are sure to brighten any rainy day. Available on Wednesdays and Thursdays, let your tastebuds pick from the different flavours available - original, KFC (sticky Korean Fried Chicken) and spicy BBQ.

    Dumpling King

    1/108 King William Street, Adelaide 5000

    85 Grote Street, Adelaide 5000

    These no frills eateries have been thrilling hungry appetites on a budget for years. Despite the name, the extensive menu has way more than just dumplings. With nearly 80 dishes, most under $15, gather a posse of friends to try as many as possible. 

    Sit Lo

    30 Bank Street, Adelaide 5000


    With nothing over $16, this rustic Vietnamese style eatery is your go-to for tasty, yet inexpensive, food. The industrial interior gives off a casual, relaxed vibe, so grab a group of friends and head down there for quick lunch or late night snack.

    Kutchi Deli Parwana

    7 Ebenezer Pl, Adelaide SA 5000


    Treat yourself to the flavours of Afghan style street food in the heart of Adelaide's East End. This mouth-watering menu is sure to delight your taste buds, with nothing over $16.