Image courtesy of Gilbert Street Hotel
The weather continues to tease us with glimpses of the sunshine. Warmer days are just around the corner, and as we celebrate the sun it’s time to defrost in some of Adelaide’s great beer gardens.
Visit the historic Bridgewater Inn’s stunning multi-level beer garden. The venue is open 7 days a week, with live music playing from 1pm every Sunday. P.S. the beer garden is also dog friendly!
Find the Bridgewater Inn at 387 Mount Barker Rd, Bridgewater.
This traditional local pub has a modern feel to it. Broadway Hotel has a great beer garden and alfresco dining area, perfect for those spring afternoons.
Find the Broadway Hotel at 61 Broadway, Glenelg.
More commonly known as The Ed, the hotel has one of Adelaide’s lushest beer gardens. It’s the perfect setting to browse their premium wine list (and cellar), discover their innovative menu or to groove to the sounds of local DJs. The famed Ed Garden is open seven days a week.
Find The Edinburgh Hotel at 7 High St, Mitcham.
Awarded Australia’s best outdoor facility, the Feathers Hotel Terrace is the place for your spring social activities. The menu is jam packed with crowd pleasers and family favourites plus a few surprises for the more adventurous. Think pub classics, healthy salads, more-ish snacks and shared items.
Find the Feathers Hotel at 516 Glynburn Rd, Burnside.
Situated in the thriving south-west corner of the city, the Gilbert Street Hotel is the kind of Adelaide pub everyone wants to be their local. The hotel offers a vast selection of rustic and ethical food, as well as your traditional pub fare. This is all supported by their extensive drink list, to be enjoyed in their stunning beer garden.
Find the Gilbert Street Hotel at 88 Gilbert St, Adelaide.
This incredible aesthetically pleasing beer garden is definitely one to check out. With beautiful furnishings, lush green accents and more chairs then you can poke a stick at, The Gully is a perfect place to sit back and enjoy a cocktail under the dappled light.
Find The Gully Public House and Garden at 1349 North East Road, Tea Tree Gully.
The Highway Hotels open-plan beer garden has gorgeous booths lined with extra comfy cushioned seating. The sweeping sails, misters, generous heating and automatic shutters will keep you comfortable no matter the spring weather.
Find The Highway Hotel at 290 Anzac Hwy, Plympton.
Hula Hoop offers guests a beautiful garden space to enjoy the spring weather. All the food is designed to be shared. There’s also an extensive beer, wine and cocktail list. The Kensington Colonel cocktail with Stolichnaya vodka, lime and mint is a must-try.
Find Hula Hoop at 269 Kensington Road, Kensington Park.
The Mile End Hotel features great Adelaide pub food, tapas and modern Australian cuisine. Mix that with boutique wines, craft beers and gins and you’ve got yourself a winning match. Their fully enclosed outdoor beer garden is perfect for when the weather heats up and the rain starts to pour.
Find The Mile End at 30 Henley Beach Rd, Mile End.
Looking for sunshine, cocktails, live music and a spot to grab a bite with friends? Check out the Palais Hotel and Beach Bar. Enjoy food and snacks all day while you soak up those beach rays.
Find the Palais Hotel at 86 Esplanade, Semaphore.
The newly renovated and renamed Parkside Hotel is just minutes outside of the CBD. The contemporary food and beverage offerings paired with the sophisticated beer garden will keep you coming back for more.
Find the Parkside Hotel at 142 Glen Osmond Rd, Parkside.
This relaxed bar located in the east of Adelaide offers a contemporary food and beverage experience. Located in Norwood, the Robin Hood Hotel has been providing acclaimed food, wine and service in their stunning beer garden since 1851. Not to mention, the massive outdoor screen perfect for watching the last of the footy season.
Find The Robin Hood at 315 Portrush Rd, Norwood.
An inner city oasis, Roxie’s has established itself as one of the best beer gardens in Adelaide. A semi-permanent greenhouse, there’s food and drinks til’ late and coffee from the deli in the mornings. All day, always good.
Find Roxie’s at 188 Grenfell St, Adelaide.
The Unley combines a beer garden and rooftop to produce a sensational space. The Unley serves both classic pub fare and a range of different dishes from the chef’s menu. Sit and watch the world go by while you sip on cocktails in the spring sunshine.
Find The Unley at 27 Unley Rd, Parkside.
The Wheaty‘s mantra is to keep beer real, wine independent, whisky odd, music live and art public. This west-side institution has a great beer garden to enjoy the warmer weather. Added bonus; there’s always a food truck parked out the front.
Find The Wheatsheaf Hotel at 39 George St, Thebarton.