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UberEats And Chill: Top 10 Date Night Ideas For Under $30

Whether you have been with your partner for a month, a year or a decade, these date night meals will keep the spark alive.

We’re no stranger to UberEats, some of our favourite places to order from on a lazy pajama-filled weekend when we don’t want to venture past the front gate include COS 18 Leigh, Cafe Paparazzi and Jarmer’s Kitchen – you can even place an order for a couple of bottles of UTONIC to be delivered straight to your door during your fifth self-inflicted hangover in a row.

Whether you have been with your partner for a month, a year or a decade, having regular date nights is crucial to help keep the spark alive. We totally understand that a nice meal out can be expensive and sometimes Netflix and chill just doesn’t cut the mustard in the romance department (no matter how many candles you light).

Up until just last year, ordering in was mainly reserved for pizza and garlic bread: not exactly a romantic meal. Thankfully, since UberEATS has hit the scene it’s been easier than ever to get quality food delivered straight to your front door. While cheaper than dining out, many figure UberEATS is out of their price range, but we’re here to burst the bubble of lies and give you a list of incredible food for under $30 to turn your date night from zero to hero.

So set the mood, disconnect from the outside world and pull out the fancy cutlery with our list of the top dishes in Adelaide that are perfect for sharing and exploring world cuisines, sure to spice up even the most monotonous routine.

Moon Wok | $25.20

Choice of two Stir Fry Noodle and Rice dishes from Bing’s Chinese Restaurant, Adelaide

Bing’s Chinese Restaurant specialises in authentic, flavourful Chinese cuisine located in Adelaide’s Chinatown. The restaurant has five different Stir Fry Noodle and two fried rice options accompanied by the usual suspects – minced pork, mixed vegetables, prawn & eggs, beef, fish and pork belly.

Sake2me | $27.00

Bento from Kintaro Sushi Train, Norwood

Kintaro Sushi Train is all about healthy Japanese inspired cuisine with its fresh, fast-grab options for the days you’re feeling something lighter without compromising on taste. There are five Bento options, Teriyaki Chicken, Aburi Salmon, Eel, Teriyaki Beef and Teriyaki Salmon, all accompanied by rice and salad.

Thai And Mighty | $27.60

Green Curries from Hide ‘n’ Seek Thai Bar, Adelaide

Five star, Hide ’n Seek Thai specialises in Thai cuisine presenting the perfect combination of Thai specialties and modern cuisine. The Green Curries are accompanied by either chicken or tofu and contain apple, eggplant, broccoli, and green beans and are served with jasmine rice.

Happy Grillmore | $22.00

Two burgers from Nordburger, Norwood

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Nordburger is an American inspired restaurant offering all the great things USA has to offer including burgers, milkshakes, fries and fried chicken. There are ten different burger options, varying from the classic cheeseburger to the gym-junkies favourite low-carb protein-style burger and the delightful veggie option Mushroom Burger.

The Garden of Eat’n | $28.00

Two Marinated Tofu Bowls from PokeMe, Adelaide

Poké Me is sure to satisfy for the more health conscious of us with their range of bowl-based options. The price of the bowls is based on the protein, including tofu, poached chicken, salmon and tuna, and everything else has no extra costs.

That’s Amore | $29.80

Two pizzas from 30 Degrees South, Mile End

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30 Degrees South is a wood oven pizza and burger bar. Their pizza menu has thirty different options varying from classic flavours such as Margherita and Pepperoni to the more adventurous flavours of the Frutti di Mare (mozzarella, prawns & calamari).

Nacho Daddy | $23.90

Choice of two Burritos from Salsas Fresh Mex Grill, Brooklyn Park

Salsas Fresh Mex Grill is a fun and healthy Mexican restaurant offering a variety of Mexican traditional food, with fresh ingredients and exciting flavours. Their burrito menu has ten different options, such as the Pulled Pork Burrito, Mucho Veggie Burrito, 14-Hour Beef Burrito, Chipotle Chicken, Guacamole Burrito and more!

Naan But The Best | $29.80

Butter Chicken from Laxmi’s Tandoori Indian Restaurant, Glenunga

Laxmi’s Tandoori Indian Restaurant is your conventional curry house with traditional artwork and dishes inspired in the typical Indian cuisine. The butter chicken is one of Australia’s all-time favourites and consists of tender pieces of boneless chicken roasted in the tandoor, and cooked in a thick, creamy tomato sauce. 

The Chook Shack | $30.00

House crumbed Schnitzels from Hotel Royal, Torrensville

Hotel Royal specialises in the traditional Australian cuisine with their House Crumbed Chicken Schnitzel being one of their most popular. The Chicken Schnitzel can be halved or whole and accompany salad and chips, with an option of four sauces and one topping.

Burgatory | $21.00

Build your own Burgers from Veggo Sizzle, Adelaide

Veggo Sizzle is a vegetarian/vegan restaurant that has a diverse range of food, from the classic American Burgers to the exotic Indian spiced plates. The BFS (Build Your Own) burger presents four choices of bread, four choices of filling, seven choices of sauces, six choices of add-ons, and five choices of sides – lots to choose from! 

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