If youre looking to escape the city crowds of Adelaide CBD, you may have to go further afield than North Adelaide. However, this little pocket of culinary paradise is ideal for a central night out on the town, without the hassle of going into the heart of the CBD. Combining a buzzing cosmopolitan vibe with the chilled feels of the surrounding parkland, North Adelaide is a great choice if youre looking to switch up your weekend routine.
While the name of your first venue may not call to mind classy or elegant associations, do not be fooled! This epic wine bar is both down to earth and set to impress with its wine list, cocktails and menu of nibbles to start your night off with. Boasting rustic exposed brick and ample offerings of oysters, The Pink Pig combines the best cosy vibes with an impressive wine list to bring you an experience which is far less pretentious than many other wine bars out there. Accessible, low-key and comfortable, The Pink Pig is a great place to start your night at.
50 O’Connell St, North Adelaide SA 5006 | www.pinkpig.com.au | (08) 8267 2139
After tickling your fancy with some incredible drinks, its time to move on to the main act for the night. Head on over to this US-inspired diner for some hearty carnivorous offerings. Whether youre looking to satiate your cravings for slow-cooked BBQ steaks, wings, racks of ribs or burgers, The Curious Squire is your go-to venue! Along with a great host of craft beers and ciders, this is the destination of choice for both ladies and gents looking to get a hearty dose of iron and protein.
10 O’Connell St, North Adelaide SA 5006 | www.thecurioussquire.com.au | (08) 7071 5767
Dessert at the Bakery on OConnell
While a bakery may not be your first instinct to visit after a night of wine and ribs, you certainly wont go wrong visiting Bakery on OConnell. Located in the heart of North Adelaide, this gem is open 24 hours a day, and serves up some of the citys sweetest midnight treats. Prepare to battle your indecisiveness when you pitch up to this after-dinner venue, as you choose between doughnuts and pastries, for the ultimate way to finish off your night in North Adelaide.
128-130 O’Connell St, North Adelaide SA 5006 | (08) 8361 7377 | www.bakeryonoconnell.com.au