Most travellers might think of Melbourne as the coffee hotspot in Australia. And while there are numerous trendy cafes in the Victoria city, the cafe scene in Adelaide is growing at such a rapid rate that it’s catching up to both Melbourne and Sydney.
And, with trendy cafes comes…yep, you guessed it, brunch! This not-quite-breakfast and not-quite-lunch beauty is the shining beacon of our weekends. And, we’re glad to have been able to explore all the hot brunch spots in Adelaide.
Whether you’re just looking for a tasty slice of avocado toast to enhance the aesthetic of your Instagram or you’re actually in search quality brunch food, we’ve got you covered. Head to any one of the best best places for brunch in Adelaide for a tasty afternoon full of quality food.
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Move over Bali brunch. Argo on the Parade is bringing trendy Instagrammable brunch to Adelaide. With a pretty extensive menu, the most difficult part about dining here is deciding what to eat. They’ve got numerous wraps, smoothies, and breakfast plates to enjoy. Or, you can opt for something more flavourful and complex like a breakfast burger, Purple Toast, or the delectable Peanut Butter Espresso Jaffle.
Without a doubt, Pickle in the Middle is the trendiest spot for brunch in Adelaide. The minimalist decor and vibrant yellow tones create a super Instagrammable space in which to enjoy a late afternoon meal. However, the food is just as beautiful as the locale itself. Order a Vietnamese coffee and then tuck into their famous eggs on toast with fresh organic ciabatta.
While brunch isn’t always about being trendy, Hey Jupiter ensures it’s just as trendy as it is delicious. The entire cafe looks as if it’s a Parisian metro stop and serve typical Parisian bistro fare. While we suggest stopping by to sample pretty much one of everything, it’s their Champagne Breakfast For Two that’s the perfect brunch option. Indulge in a bottle of bubbles as you graze your way through eggs, salmon, and pastries.
The Flinders Street Project serves up some of the most beautiful brunch food in Adelaide, if not in the entire country. When you’re done gawking at the food, check out the unique wooden spoon ceiling. Then, you’ll finally be able to dive into brunch. From poached eggs to smashed avocado, they’ve got it all. Check out the mouth-watering stack of blueberry steamed cupcakes below, however, which come with berry coulis, sweet labneh, maple, and honeycomb.
Make your way to Henley Beach to enjoy a laid-back atmosphere at 303 by the Sea. This beachside cafe features light breezy colours that pull you straight from the sand an into brunch. You’ll get a pretty sweet view of the ocean as you eat. That is, if you can decide between such delicious dishes as mushroom and Brie toast, apple pie French toast, and piled high buttermilk pancakes.
If you find yourself exploring Adelaide’s famous Rundle Street, head on over to Penny University for some great brunch food. The cafe is bursting with life at all hours, filled with hungry guests eager to get a chance to devour scrumptious strawberry-covered French toast, grilled Haloumi, and even green eggs and ham.
Dining at Patch Kitchen & Garden is delightfully cosy. Every corner, nook and cranny is filled with a unique decor that makes you feel as if you’re in someone contemporary decorated farmhouse. As for brunch? Only the best. The brioche French toast with roasted quince, pistachio, hung vanilla yoghurt and a spiced quince caramel sauce is absolutely divine.