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Five new venues in Adelaide this week

From seaside dining bringing European summer holiday vibes, to fancy Chikko rolls in a 70’s style city restaurant, there’s load of new venues to check out.

With summer well and truly here, Adelaide is heating up with the hottest new venues.

From seaside dining bringing European summer holiday vibes, to fancy Chikko rolls in a 70’s style city restaurant, there’s loads for you to check out.

Here’s five new venues opening their doors in Adelaide over the past week or so!


New restaurant and bar, HNLY, has opened bringing your beachside dining experience at Henley Square to the next level. Located upstairs above Estia Greek Restaurant, guests are treated to elevated views of the vibing square while served the freshest seafood and local produce.

The new restaurant is brought to you by George Kasimatis of George’s on Waymouth along with Peter Louca and Angela Papas of Diaspora Kouzina and Loucas Restaurant. 

HNLY offers a Mediterranean menu in line with the European style interior. The food is cooked up by head chef Ricardo Plazola from Allegra Dining Room, who has the support of Grant Schooling from Loucas Restaurant. Whilst the menu has a focus on seafood, it’s paired nicely with meat and vegetarian options too.

Think balmy summer days ahead, the freshest seafood and an Aperol in hand. HNLY brings your dream European holiday to Henley Square.

HNLY is located at Henley Square, Henley Beach SA.

You can find out more about HNLY here.


A slice of Italy has come to Grange Road with Syculy opening its doors. The pizza restaurant and Sicilian pastry lab was born from the passion of a Sicilian couple, Mimmo Messina and Carmen Anarasco.

They have opened the new store to share their wealth of knowledge from 20 years of work experience in Italy.

Syculy brings the best of both sweet and savoury Italian cuisine to the western suburbs. Guests can choose from a variety of traditional wood oven Italian pizza with simple toppings so that each ingredient’s flavour is celebrated.

There’s a range of antipasti dishes and mains on offer too. Visitors can try a variety of arancina from pistachio to mushroom, while there’s also homemade gnocchi with ricotta and beetroot, as well as meat and other pasta options.

Syculy is located at 247 Grange Rd, Findon.

You can find out more about Syculy here.


Rundle Street’s newest two-level restaurant and bar, Two-Pot Screamer, brings more than just Australian slang to East End.

The venue invents a new Australian identity balancing nostalgia with contemporary design. Brought to you by emerging hospitality group Penny Hospitality, the new venue takes over the former site of award-winning Orana restaurant and, before that, Universal Wine Bar. It transforms the iconic location and pushes boundaries with a playful combination of bistro and fine dining.

The menu is perfect for sharing as it reinvents nostalgic Australian dishes in a unique way. Star dishes include the Chikko roll with barley, cabbage and curry; yabbies with whipped brow butter and pork snitty with pickles and gravy.

Two-Pot Screamer represents Australian food and culture in a fun and different way while paying homage to 285 Rundle Street’s past venues and pulling 70s cues in its design.

Two-Pot Screamer is located at 285 Rundle Street, Adelaide.

You can find out more about Two-Pot Screamers here.


Adelaide’s first fully open-flame restaurant arkhé has just opened bringing heat to Norwood. The new restaurant is the brought to you by Michelin-star chef Jake Kellie as he makes his debut in Adelaide.

The world-renowned chef has partnered with Palmer Hospitality – the talented team behind 2KW, Fishbank and Paloma Bar & Restaurant – to bring a unique dining experience.

Snacks include potato crumpet topped with taramasalata and Yarra Valley Brook trout roe; as well as smoked-pork empanada served with achiote crema. Starters include roast chicken with grilled mustard paste while there’s Southern Rock lobster served with citrus butter sauce and yuzu kosho for main.

arkhé brings a unique fine dining experience to the heart of Norwood as the opening marks an exciting move towards high street dining and a truly authentic style of cooking.

arkhé is located at 127 The Parade, Norwood. 

Find out more about arkhé here.


Abundance is Rose Park’s newest café serving up locally roasted coffee, mouth-watering brunch, and plenty of big smiles.

The café is Rose Park’s best kept secret, with its soft opening on Saturday December 4. Part owners Sam Mckay and Theo Engela also own HARK! in Malvern. Taking over the space that was once home to Little Sparrows, Abundance strays from the ordinary.

Sam said he wants people who come to the café to experience something unique, from the food, to the coffee to the culture.

The head chef Mel Gush who has worked with Chianti restaurant is the past serves up a delicious menu of seasonal dishes using locally sourced ingredients. There’s also an in-house baker at Abundance who cooks up fresh baked pastries, sweets and bread which switches up every day.

Abundance is located at 52 Alexandra Ave, Rose Park.

You can find out more about Abundance here.

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