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Best Cocktail Bars in Adelaide

Adelaide’s best cocktail bars are mainly located on Leigh Street, Rundle Street, or Peel Street.

Adelaide has so much to offer from dimly-lit underground bars to bright and modern lounges. There must be something in the water here because bartenders are extremely talented in mixing up cool, delicious and different cocktails daily.

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The owner named this magical, brick and stone bar after German fairy tale. Take a seat and select from top-notch whiskeys or fantastic cocktails. Clever Little Tailor also has excellent selection of wines and boutique beers.

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2. Hains & Co

Hains & Co is a ship-themed bar. Cool decor and great drink selection including Lord Nelson Old Admiral, Smooth Beard, or Pirate Life makes it a great place to pop in for a bit different night out.

pink moon saloon
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Pink Moon Saloon has succeeded in turning shabby small hole to a magical cocktail bar. Enter through cute, blue doorway and discover a narrow bar for approximately 90 people. Enjoy creative, colorful cocktails and that unique feeling of drinking around a ‘campfire’.

If you are a fan of authentic Italian hospitality La Moka is the spot. Come in for an espresso or some delicious Italian food, while enjoying an excellent wine or cocktail. Closes at 4pm most days. Keep in mind that they open late only on some Friday and Saturdays.

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Udaberri Pintxos Y Vino is a cocktail bar which offers a balance of European charm and casual Aussie vibe. This piece of Spain in Adelaide offers house cocktails and excellent local and international wines.  Udaberri gets quite crowded at times so make sure to plan your visit.

La Buvette bar

La Buvette Drinkery is inspired by similar bars in Europe. It is a picture of today’s France, with elegant French waiters and music. The organic wine list is a mixture of the best French wines and local ones from South Australia.

Therapy adelaide

If you need some therapy that’s the place for you. Therapy is a basement bar what is so deep underground that you won’t even have phone reception.  Enjoy therapy with candlelight, old-fashioned decor, and an impressive list of hundred cocktails!

The Collins is a trendy place at the heart of the city. This sophisticated and stylish venue is an exclusive escape from daily routine and busy life. Come in to enjoy a relaxed lounge vibe, attentive service, and a fantastic cocktail list. The Collins also organizes events and has a lovely outdoor area. Enjoy!

Maybe Mae
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Located in Peel Street from ‘ancient times’, Maybe Mae is a lovely, sophisticated art deco style basement bar complete with green leather booths. It’s quite hard to find, but once you’re there you’ll be greeted by fun and friendly atmosphere, kind staff, wild tunes, and fantastic cocktail list. Recently Maybe Mae won SA cocktail bar of the year at the Australian Bartender awards.

Caribbean bar Adelaide

Last but not least the super fun Caribbean themed bar on Bank St. With a wide range of rum, whiskeys and interesting food, the Caribbean Bar is a great place to spend the night.

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