Begin your day at Riverside Restaurant and indulge in our breakfast offering while taking in the expansive river view. Next, take a stroll down the cultural boulevard of North Terrace and take in the historic architecture and be amongst Adelaide’s iconic attractions such as Parliament House, Government House, the War Memorial, and the State Library. On North Terrace, discover the rich history of South Australia through Aboriginal arts and artefacts at South Australian Museum. For all lover of art, enjoy the extensive and ever-changing showcases of local and international arts from all over the world. For lunch, indulge in breath-taking rooftop views, innovative menu and delicious cocktails at 2KW Bar and Restaurant located on the corner of King William Street and North Terrace. Then, explore the latest styles and trends at Rundle Mall. Discover Adelaide’s 15 arcades and centres, 700+ retailers, and iconic landmarks such as The Mall's Balls, The Rundle Mall Pigs and our newest addition- The Giant Pigeon. Continue east, and revel in quirky cafés, boutiques and local treasures at Rundle Street, located between Frome Street and East Terrace. Sink into the festivities of the East End and take in the bustling ambiance of Hey Jupiter, Italy Cafe Ristorante e bar, Penny University and many more.
In the afternoon, head towards Victoria Square (or catch a ride on the tram using the free-tram zone) and enjoy the sight, delicious smell and sound of the Adelaide Central Markets. Discover a huge range of fresh local produce, flowers, seafood, cheeses, bakery and smallgoods, along with some of Adelaide’s best cafés and eateries. With over 9 million visitors every year, the Adelaide Central Market is Adelaide’s premier food destination and is well known for being one of the largest undercover fresh produce markets in the Southern Hemisphere. With over 70 traders under one roof, the Adelaide Central Market is buzzing with life and colour all year round.
For the perfect Adelaide evening, choose from world-class performances at the Festival Theatre, a sporting event at the historic Adelaide Oval or delectable cocktails and intimate ambience of Peel Street’s and Leigh Street’s boutique bars- just minutes away from the hotel. Indulge in a fine selection of spirits, craft beers and classic cocktails at locals’ favourite bars such as Udaberri, Clever Little Tailor and Leigh Street Wine Room.
When to visit
South Australia's arts scene is unique, boutique and thriving. First stop: Adelaide's Art Gallery of South Australia. Here you'll find over 47,000 art pieces and an ever-changing roster of Australian and international exhibitions. Catch a concert spectacular at the state-of-the-art Adelaide Oval or see internationally-acclaimed plays and productions at the Adelaide Festival Centre. Tune into fantastic live music and comedy in our lively city bars, spend the day exploring museums and galleries scattered throughout our beautiful regions, or immerse yourself in a world of art and culture at one of Adelaide's spectacular festivals- from the Adelaide Fashion Festival to the Fringe Festival, Adelaide Festival and WOMADelaide.
When it comes to food and drink, South Australia truly is the land of legends. From culture-rich Adelaide to the lush Adelaide Hills; the bountiful Barossa to the Eyre Peninsula; our state has been named a Great Wine Capital of the World and is home to an all-star cast of world-famous chefs, winemakers and producers. Adelaide is a culinary playground with a smorgasbord of cuisines on offer. Steeped in history and drenched in class, wash it all down at booming city bars, regional distilleries, cellar doors and wineries.
Adelaide Zoo is just a 15 minute walk from the central business district and is home to more than 1,800 animals and almost 300 species of exotic and native mammals, birds, reptiles and fish exhibited in over eight hectares of magnificent botanic surroundings. Adelaide Zoo is also home to Wang Wang and Funi, the only Giant Pandas in the Southern Hemisphere.