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13 hot new venues that opened in Adelaide over autumn

This autumn saw plenty of new restaurants, cafes and eateries open their doors across the state. We can guarantee there’s a new venue in this list you’ll want to check out!

This autumn saw plenty of new restaurants, cafes and eateries open their doors across the state. Whether you’re looking for a cozy coffee shop, authentic restaurant or trendy sando store, we can guarantee there’s a new venue in this list you’ll want to check out!

Bean Counter

Opening their doors on Morphett Street this May, Bean Counter is bringing a twist to your usual coffee joint. After working for the past 25 years as an accountant, Owner Shane Buck felt it was time to switch it up and open a coffee shop. The cafe is more of a grab-and-go style, where people can stop by for a coffee or a bite to eat. The menu is perfect for those working from home, or in need of a quick pick-me-up during the work day. The breakfast wraps are most popular, filled with bacon, egg, and cheese and then toasted to perfection.

Bean Counter
Where: 315 Morphett St, Adelaide SA 5000
For more information,
 click here.

Dino’s Greek Diner

After months of anticipation, the causal Greek diner gracing Hindley Street, Dino’s, has finally opened its doors for business. Dino’s offers a range of traditional and creative style pita pockets, including options ranging from Adobo pork belly and Moroccan style Lamb, cooked on a Brazilian-style rotisserie grill.

Dino’s Greek Diner
Where: Corner Hindley Street & Gresham, 33 King William St, Adelaide SA 5000
For more information,
 click here.

Don’s Deli

A brand-new sando joint called Don’s Deli has opened in Adelaide’s eastern suburbs, brought to you by the talented team behind Spread, Dolly, Bar Lune, and Fine and Fettle. With a selection of toasties, sandos, and coffees, their menu features blueberry and maple bacon toasties, mortadella and pesto toasties, and a variety of focaccias, delivering a blend of flavours.

Don’s Deli
Where: 324 The Parade, Kensington, SA 5068
For more information,
 click here.

Fitoor – Fusion Kitchen + Bar

Fitoor – Fusion Kitchen + Bar has officially opened its doors in Kensington Park, and brings an exciting twist to Adelaide’s dining scene in the east, promising a journey through authentic Indian fusion cuisine. Fitoor combines cooking traditions from around the world, under the guidance of co-founder and Chef, Maheep Singh. The star of their menu so far has been their delicious bao buns, which have captured the hearts and palates of customers since the restaurant’s opening, with options like butter chicken, chicken tikka, cottage cheese, and even a vegan bao.

Fitoor – Fusion Kitchen + Bar
Where: 324 Magill Road, Kensington Park, 5068
For more information,
 click here.

HORANG Korean Restaurant

A new Korean restaurant has touched down in Adelaide’s CBD, and it’s bringing vibrant flavours of Korean cuisine with it. Located on Hyde Street, the newly opened eatery has been a long time coming for the owners, and marks the beginning of their new journey as restaurant owners. Horang’s head chef used to run a bistro in a port city in Korea, and is planning on bringing his gourmet style of cooking to Adelaide. As head chef, he’s curated a variety of Korean barbecue that can be enjoyed smoke-free and other Korean dishes that are carefully prepared by hand.

HORANG Korean Restaurant
Where: 65 Hyde St, Adelaide SA 5000
For more information,
 click here.

Hustle Barossa

A new providore style cafe has opened in the heart of Tanunda in the Barossa Valley, serving up delicious lunches, baked goods and excellent coffee, with an emphasis on freshness. Owned by celebrated local chef Stuart Oldfield, from Bar Musque and Hand-Made Catering, Hustle sets itself a part with its unwavering dedication to freshness.

Hustle Barossa
Where: Shop 4, 76 Murray Street, Tanunda, SA 5352
For more information,
 click here.

KAYA Desserts

Image credit: KAYA Desserts

KAYA Desserts is the latest, yummiest, sweet spot in town after opening its doors in April on Hutt Street. This late-night Southeast Asian-inspired dessert house fuses Malaysian, Cambodian, and other Southeast Asian traditions together, and is open from 6pm until late to satisfy your sweet cravings. Hutt Street boasts many fantastic dessert options, but when it comes to late-night indulgences, choices are limited. KAYA Desserts steps in to fill this gap with its scrumptious menu and extended operating hours, promising a experience like no other for dessert lovers.

KAYA Desserts
Where: 180 Hutt St, Adelaide SA 5000
For more information,
 click here.

Lunar Landing

Calling all sweet tooths, Lunar Landing dessert bar has officially… landed! The new dessert bar aims to fill the significant gap in Adelaide’s dessert scene by offering a casual and cosy, yet refined dining experience. Guests can enjoy their sweet dishes in a friendly, laid-back setting, or opt for takeaways to enjoy their tasty treats at home.

Lunar Landing
Where: Unit 2/28A Hawker Street, Brompton
For more information,
 click here.

Mali Cafe and Restaurant

Mali Café and restaurant has recently opened on Semaphore Road, offering a unique fusion of Asian-inspired brunch classics during the day and authentic Thai cuisine in the evening. Whether you’re craving a fresh Vietnamese salad or a classic egg-style breakfast, their diverse brunch menu offers a range of options like apple crumble porridge or a Korean chicken burger.

Mali Cafe and Restaurant
Where: 52 Semaphore Road, Semaphore, SA 5019
For more information,
 click here.

Sofia Bistro

Image credit: Jack Fenby

Sofia is an exciting new venue on Hutt Street and is the latest venture from hospitality expert, Joshua Baker, who describes Sofia as Part Time Lover’s European sibling. The bistro is set to be an extension of Part Time Lover, offering a more mature and polished dining experience. The menu at Sofia is designed to reflect a balance between accessibility and innovation. Diners can expect small plates like marinated olives and the exclusive Sofia sopressa, paired with handmade fermented flatbreads. From the oven, there will be protein-heavy mains like juicy steaks or whole sides of fish. Picture a table filled with shared plates, where you can dig in with your hands and enjoy a standout main.

Sofia Bistro
Where: 16 Hutt St, Adelaide SA 5000
For more information,
 click here.

Taprobane

Step through the ornately carved doors of Taprobane and immerse yourself in the aromas, flavours, cultural icons, and aesthetics of Sri Lanka. With a “taste of Ceylon” as its slogan, it draws cultural references from its former days on the ancient Silk Road to the bustling streets of today, upon which tuk-tuks and intoxicating kitchen aromas flow through the streets.

Taprobane
Where: 60 Unley Road, Unley, SA, Australia, South Australia
For more information,
 click here.

Tonino

Taking a contemporary approach to the traditional European deli, Tonino offers a vibrant space where patrons can indulge in authentic sandwiches, coffee, wine, cocktails, spritzes and more. Focusing on authenticity, Tonino offers a range of Italian specialties, including homemade sandwiches, freshly baked bread, and unique pastries like maritozzi and pasticciotti. For coffee enthusiasts, Tonino introduces the Cremino, a sugar coffee cream for espresso, a Naples specialty not commonly found in Adelaide.

Tonino
Where: 114, King William Road, Goodwood
For more information,
 click here.

UR Pizzeria

A new Italian restaurant, UR Pizzeria, has recently opened its doors in North Adelaide. This establishment serves as a sister venue to the already well-established UR Caffe on Melbourne Street. Located adjacent to its sister cafe, UR (pronounced Your) Pizzeria is bringing authentic pasta and woodfired pizzas to the neighbourhood.

UR Pizzeria
Where: 115 Melbourne St, North Adelaide SA 5006
For more information,
 click here.

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