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Your guide to Adelaide’s coolest Winter trend: outdoor igloos in 2024

Here’s your guide to 2023’s igloo locations popping up around South Australia.

Winter has arrived in Adelaide, and with it comes the desire to seek warmth and comfort. What if we told you that you could enjoy the pub, restaurant, or cafe experience while staying cozy in your own private outdoor igloo?

These structures are popping up across Adelaide, offering a unique and delightful winter activity for you and your loved ones. Here’s your guide to Adelaide’s 2024 igloos!

The Moseley Igloos (Glenelg)

The Moseley has two igloos located right outside their venue overlooking Glenelg beach. Seating up to eight people, both igloos are fitted with a fireplace, Bluetooth speaker and include table service. Igloo 1 features a round dining table for four to six people, ideal for set menus and shared meals. Igloo 2 offers lounge seating for two to eight people, and a dining table for up to four, perfect for a casual dining experience.

The Moseley Igloos
Where: 11 Moseley Square, Glenelg
When: May 3rd – September 8th (Bookings for 2.5 hours at 11am, 2pm, 5pm, or 8pm)
Price: Min spend $150 from Mon-Thurs, min spend $300 from Fri-Sun
For more information and to book an igloo, click here.

The Coffee Institute Igloo (Walkerville)

For a casual igloo experience, The Coffee Institute in Walkerville has you covered. They offer a free walk-in shelter, providing a perfect spot for those who want to enjoy the outdoors without braving the cold and rain. This is especially convenient for dog owners who want to sit back and relax with their furry friends. The Coffee Institute is not just about providing shelter; it’s also a pioneer in sustainability and quality coffee. They recycle coffee grounds and source their produce locally. Its unique winter menu, adorned with spices, edible flowers, and herbs, showcases the Persian culture of the cafe.

Where: 96 Walkerville Terrace, Walkerville
When: Over winter
For more information, click here.

RACLETTE IGLOO EXPERIENCE (CBD)

From May 10th to June 9th, gather your friends or family and dive into a cozy, cheese-filled wonderland that’s popped straight out of your frostiest daydreams. Imagine settling into your own private igloo, named after iconic French ski resorts, as snowflakes fall around you and fairy lights twinkle overhead. Following its resounding success in Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney, this unique venture is set to captivate cheese enthusiasts in Adelaide.

Raclette Igloo
When: Friday May 10th – Sunday June 9th 2024 
Where : Festival Plaza, Adelaide
How much: $99 pp, parties of 6-8 minimum. Children under 6 are free.
For more information, click here.

Barossa Valley Chocolate Company Winter Dome (Barossa Valley)

Enjoy the Winter Choc Fest this July with a private chocolate experience in the Barossa Valley. The Barossa Valley Chocolate Company’s eastern lawns will transform into a winter wonderland, with four outdoor domes offering different experiences. These include: morning hot chocolate and scones, late morning melted chocolate trio grazing platter with a drink, lunch gourmet sliders and chocolate fondue with a drink, and afternoon melted chocolate trio grazing platter with a drink. Two of the domes seat four people and two of them seat eight, making it the perfect winter event to enjoy some delicious chocolate, while staying warm and cosy in an outdoor setting with family and friends.

Barossa Valley Chocolate Company Winter Dome Dining
When: Monday 1st of July – Wednesday 31st of July (various times available)
Where: Barossa Valley Chocolate Company: 64 Burings Road, Tanunda
For more information and to book a dome, click here.

Embrace the Winter season in Adelaide by exploring these charming outdoor igloos. Whether you prefer a lively pub atmosphere or a secluded dining experience, there’s an igloo for everyone.

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