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Your Guide To Adelaide’s Early Morning Breakfast Spots

Whether you’re an early riser, post-gym, pre-work person, or simply a profession brunch enthusiast, weekday brunching in the city has never looked better. Here is your guide.

The Adelaide City is filled with many hidden gems for early morning breakfast during the weekdays. With gorgeous views of our city as the sun rises, local produce on offer, and arguably some of the greatest coffee going around, early morning weekday city brunching has never looked better. Whether you’re an early riser, post-gym, pre-work person, or simply a professional brunch enthusiast, this is the guide for you.

Luigi Delicatessen151 Flinders StreetAdelaide.
Open from 6.30am, free parking out front until 8am.

Luigi Delicatessen delivers the perfect brunching spot for your early morning needs. Not only does it provide amazing food and coffee, but its first class service is worthy of a mention. Priding themselves on preparing amazing experiences with their breakfast, their options of up to five specials which change depending on the season are delicious and a perfect reason to stop in. Their famous sharing platters are visually spectacular and taste even better! Watching the morning go by with gorgeous food and coffee in hand has never been better.

Peter Rabbit. 234-244 Hindley St, Adelaide.
Open from 7.30am

With its funky vibe and perfect location, Peter Rabbit is a gorgeous spot for early morning brunching. Bringing quality coffee, food and liquor to the West End of Hindley Street, this brunch spot is the perfect way to kick your morning off. A definite one to try.

Treasury 1860. 144 King William St, Adelaide.
Open from 6.30am

Treasury 1860 is Adelaide’s newest premiere food and drinking offering, serving up locally sourced dishes in tranquil surrounds. With its gorgeous options and stunning atmosphere, this really is a lovely spot to pop by for all of your early morning breakfast desires.

Biga Cafe. 200 Hutt St, Adelaide.
Open 6.30am

Biga Cafe is a family owned and run business, providing their customers with delicious food and beverages. Serving a lovely range of all-day breakfast options along with many other great options to satisfy your appetite, this gorgeous Hutt Street Cafe is one to try for all your early morning cravings.

Crack Kitchen. 13 Franklin St, Adelaide.
Open from 7am

Aiming to be a leading edge in the breakfast game, Crack Kitchen is focussed on quality food and coffee. With a food motto of ‘contemporary yet controversial,’ you can expect to be delighted with the unique and classic options available. Located in a former bank, the atmosphere is truly unique, and definitely one to try.

Public. 12 Franklin St. Adelaide.
Open from 7am

With an eclectic mix of the old and the new and inspired by grand public spaces, Public is a wonderful spot to have your breakfast and morning coffee. With simple yet interesting bistro style dishes which incorporate seasonal local produce, there will be something for everyone. Be sure to try this city breakfast spot for yourself.

Cafe Troppo. 42 Whitmore Square, Adelaide.
Open from 7.30am (not Monday)

Located in an eco-housing building, Cafe Troppo aims to promote sustainability, the environment and the community. Their food menu is seasonally based and strives to keep everything local. Along with this, the coffee is ethically sourced, fair-trade and organic. So if you’re looking for a quirky spot to relax and have a bite to eat, this is it.

Coffylosphy. 198A Hutt St, Adelaide.
Open from 7am

This boutique café on Hutt Street serves a wide variety coffees as well as a lovely all-day breakfast menu. Whether you’re after coffee, tea, cold-drip, juices or hearty breakfast meals, Coffylosophy has it all. In a gorgeous location, this is a beautiful spot for early morning feasting.

Ballaboosta. 289 Halifax St, Adelaide.
Open from 7.30am

Providing a relaxed and warming atmosphere where you can come to enjoy delicious coffee and wonderful food, Ballaboosta is the perfect spot for all of you early morning breakfast desires. Priding themselves on their service and quality of food, you can rest assured that you will be well looked after as you grab a delicious bite to eat.

Riverside Restaurant. North Terrace, Adelaide.
Open from 6.30am.

Begin your day the right way with an amazing full breakfast buffet that includes a thoughtfully selected spread of yoghurt’s, fruits, cereals as well as hot and cold breakfast options. This gorgeous food and coffee can all be enjoyed as you overlook stunning views of the river. Early morning breakfast has never been so lovely and luxurious.

The Flinders Street Project. 276 Flinders St, Adelaide.
Open from 7am

This hip, relaxed joint with avant-garde ceiling decorations is a lovely spot to head for breakfast. Serving modern Australian cafe food, there are many stunning breakfast options to choose from. Sit outside for a relaxed view of the city street or head inside to admire the vibrant vibes of the cafe.

Rigoni’s. 27 Leigh Street, Adelaide.
Open from 7am

Located on the delightful Leigh Street, this brunch spot is filled with many sweet and savoury options to indulge in. With ‘Bruschetta con salmone affumicato’ as well as a cheeky Rigoni Bellini (and many other options), this is a great way to start your morning off. Oh and $2 coffee takeaways are available on a Tuesday. All you need to do is bring your own cup, or buy one there, and you’re good to go on your merry way. So there really is no reason not to stop by.

Zuma Caffe. Adelaide Central Market, G56/56 Gouger St, Adelaide.
Open from 7am

Located in the Adelaide Central Markets, this cafe is a lovely option for an early morning breakfast in the city. With a funky vibe and classic breakfast options, be sure to check this one out if you’re around the area. (Especially on market day if you want to feel a part of the bustling atmosphere).

FRED Eatery. 220 Mount Barker Rd, Aldgate.
Open from 7am (not Monday)

While this one is not in the city, we thought we should give it a mention anyway. If you’re ever in the Adelaide Hills and looking for a spot to head for your early morning dog walks, then look no further than FRED Eatery. Gorgeous food and drink options along with a cosy atmosphere, this is the perfect brunch spot for when you’re heading out of the bustling city and wanting to find a perfect spot to relax.

The Cooks Pantry. 6 Jetty St, Grange.
Open from 7.30am.

If you are looking for somewhere to head when you are along the seaside, then may we suggest The Cooks Pantry at Grange. Open from 7.30am, this cafe is your ultimate early morning spot to prepare for the day ahead. Serving local and organic fresh produce as well as coffee, there really is nothing better. So as you’re walking the dogs or doing your early morning beach walk, be sure to stop on by.

Happy weekday brunching, Adelaide!

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