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Our top five fried chicken joints in Adelaide

We did it, we launched a guide to some of the best fried chicken joints in Adelaide, for your fried chicken loving pleasure.

Fried chicken has reached a level of food glory known to very few.

The crunchy, crispy, salty exterior, countered by the juicy interior is a match made in literal heaven.

In complete transparency, the staff at Glam Adelaide include 1 x pescatarian and 1 x coeliac, but we’ve employed the help of our friends, family, and our memories pre-dietaries, to collate a list of our favourite fried chicken joints.

With no further ado and in alphabetical order.

Ban Ban

This traditional Korean fried chicken restaurant is an Insta-haven spot that slings the most delicious fried chicken.

The menu features original, secret, sweet and spicy, soy garlic and an angry sauce, so you know Ban Ban pretty much nail every flavour of fried chicken.

And at this restaurant our vegan loving friends don’t need to miss out because an incredible meat alternative is available that doesn’t sacrifice on flavour.

You can find Ban Ban at 145 Franklin St or Level 1 50 Rundle Mall.

Gunbae Fried Chicken

Gunbae Fried Chicken combines two of our favourite things: fried chicken and beer.

Serving a reflection of Korean fried chicken with four flavours, alongside specialty house cocktails, authentic Korean beer, this joint pretty much has it all.

Gunbae Fried Chicken is open for lunch and dinner seatings Monday – Friday, and Saturday for dinner at 5pm – 9:30pm.

You can find Gunbae Fried Chicken at 1-29 Union St, Adelaide.

Kokko Chicken

While Kokko Chicken has only been around for a few months, they are already a favourite for getting fried chicken.

Kokko Chicken is a Korean style fried chicken hidden in the side streets of Norwood. The menu boasts a range of delicious flavours such as Citrus Mayo Chicken, Hot Soy Chicken, and Cheese Flake Chicken.

With two seating times, Kokko Chicken is open Tuesday – Saturday 11:30 am – 2:30pm and 4pm – 9pm.

You can find Kokko Chicken at Shop 1/1 Margaret St, Norwood

Nola Adelaide

This New Orleans Style bar is not exactly a fried chicken restaurant, but boy oh boy do they do good fried chicken.

With jazz nights, good vibes and countless spirits to choose from, this is a trusted fried chicken experience.

And if you’re still not convinced, have a look at Nola’s reviews and let their customers do the talking.

You can find Nola Craft Beer and Whiskey at 28 Vardon Ave, Adelaide on Tuesday – Sunday.

Nugg Lyf

Starting off as a small virtual kitchen in the city’s west, Nugg Lyf very quickly gained a cult like following for the gourmet fried chicken, speedy service, and mouthwatering sauces.

They’ve now expanded all over the city, with brick and mortar kitchens too. For the vegans out there, they’ve got a delicious option for you too!

You can visit Nugg Lyf at these locations:
Morphett Vale – Shop 6/171 Elizabeth Rd, Morphett Vale
Nugg Lyf @ Brewboys – 151 Regency Rd, Croydon.

Have we missed your favourite fried chicken spot? Shoot us an email at [email protected].

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