Pop-up bar LUMEN transforms North Terrace with interactive experience this July

As Illuminate Adelaide transforms the city into an immersive dreamscape of lights, the highly-anticipated pop up bar and restaurant LUMEN opens this Friday 7 July to elevate your Winter evenings.

As Illuminate Adelaide transforms the city into a dreamscape of light displays, the highly anticipated pop-up bar and restaurant LUMEN will open this Friday 7 July. An immersive hybrid bar, restaurant and interactive playground experience, for three weeks the North Terrace destination will feature a myriad of brilliant installations for the whole family to enjoy.

Open to the public, this collaboration between East End Cellars and The University of Adelaide has something to delight everyone in your tribe. The playful display of LAPS Games by French artists Groupe LAPS is bound to captivate, with their giant-sized luminary take on classic games such as connect four and snake.

Designed to captivate every member of the family, there will be delicious culinary delights on offer for the kids and adults alike.

Open 4pm til late from Tuesday to Sunday, LUMEN boasts a full menu of gourmet snacks, large platters, charcuterie and cheese tasting platters to pair with the wines of East End Cellars.

Happy Hour is every day between 4:30pm – 5:30pm, during which you can enjoy selected wines at$9/glass, $10 Australian Distilling Co vodka, $9 Coopers beers and $3.50 hot chocolates. 

If you’re still craving more than LUMEN’s succulent steak and fries, crispy chicken, fresh pasta, and annatto chicken sliders, then the outside Family Tent is open seven days a week from 4pm til late, and offers tasty eats including hotdogs, hot soup and hot donuts, fish and chips, toasties, and lush hot chocolates.

LUMEN’s bespoke cozy glass marquee will be nestled right in the heart of the North Terrace’s light installations.

Construction of the pop-up marquee is already underway, which will be capable of housing up to 200 guests standing, and 140 seated.

East End Cellars’ Events and Marketing Manager Lizzy Shannon says there really is something special for everyone. “It’s a great family experience, LUMEN is just a one-off event for three weeks.”

The limited time only makes every moment more special: “It’s something where families can come and not spend a lot of money; the games are fun and free to enjoy.”

“You can sip on a glass of wine and sit down for a long dinner, or pop in for a in a quick bite,” says Shannon. “We’ve covered everything.”

Of course LUMEN wouldn’t be complete without its illuminated interactive playground for the young, and the young at heart. At LUMEN you can share a bottle of Pol Roger, soak up the vibrant atmosphere and take in the mesmerising displays while you indulge in its delicious menu, but that’s not all.

On Thursday, Friday and to Saturday nights, the talented current and former students of the Elder Conservatorium of Music will serenade you with live music.

Every Friday night, LUMEN will also be host to an exclusive tasting experience by the SA owned and University of Adelaide Alumni Australian Distilling Company, so you will have the opportunity to sample their exceptional creations.

If so desired, you can even book the space to host a stunning, unforgettable event at the LUMEN pop-up by contacting East End Cellars at [email protected].

LUMEN pop up bar and restaurant is the immersive adventure for all the senses, opening this Friday, 7 July.

LUMEN Pop-Up Bar and Restaurant
: 7 – 23 July | Open 4pm til late, Tuesdays to Sundays,
Where: Goodman Crescent Lawns, University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
More info: Click here

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